By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| There will be a cosmic climbing night extravaganza at CSUSB Recreation & Wellness (SRWC/Rec Center) to ease the heavy pressures of school on June 3. This upcoming event is free for all students at CSUSB and there is no prior experience needed for anyone trying to climb. There will be several climbing supervisors at the climbing wall to show proper technique to those who have never climbed before. All that is going to be required by CSUSB faculty and students is to come out and have a good time at the event with your fellow Coyotes. The time for the event is schedule to start at 10:30 p.m. and will be wrapping up all activities at 2:30 … [Read more...] about Cosmic climbing night at CSUSB
By Aaron Wolf |Staff Writer| For the adventurer seeking enthusiasts in us all, the CSUSB campus offers many activities that students can participate in, ranging from the 34-foot-tall, 1,000 square foot climbing area to outdoor, day trips to Holcomb Valley. The Rec Center offers a full range of climbing instruction where CSUSB students are able to learn how to rock climb. Rock climbing is said to be a physically strenuous activity, but the Rec Center's indoor climbing wall is suited to all abilities. The climbing wall is open to all students and Rec Center members. The wall features bouldering, which is rock climbing done without support ropes. Bouldering does not require … [Read more...] about Rock climbing enthusiasts, rejoice!
By Shane Burrell |Sports Editor| CSUSB Student Recreation and Fitness Center, referred to as the Rec Center, has a position available for rock climbing enthusiasts seeking work on campus. The Rec Center and rock all staff are looking for another member to be a part of their team as the new rock wall instructor. The rock wall is 1,000 square feet, 34 feet high and is open for all students and members of the Rec Center. The Rec Center provides shoes, harnesses, and chalk bags for anyone that is willing to climb after the informative session that provides detailed rules and safety tips for all participants. Although climbing the wall serves as a recreational activity for some … [Read more...] about Rock wall seeking new climbing enthusiast
By Luis Petty |Staff Writer| CSUSB Student Recreation and Fitness Center (Rec Center) provides the perfect opportunity for students to try rock climbing as an alternative exercise. Rock climbing is a sport unlike any other in that it provides students a new outlet in their workout routine and an opportunity to experience something new. The rock wall is equipped with a 34-foot wall and managed by experienced staff and faculty. The knowledgeable staff will guide students through the basics of safety and climbing rules in order to provide a safe climbing experience. The Rec Center’s rock wall requires climbers to be physically and mentally versatile for each section of the … [Read more...] about Climb to a new quarter
by Inno Sita |staff writer| Are you interested in rock climbing but aren’t sure if you know how to? Well, now is your chance to get your climb on at the recreational sports center where the climbing staff offers rock climbing lessons throughout the quarter. The artificial rock wall is located inside the Recreation Center, with a 34 feet high, 1,000 square foot climbing artificial rock. The wall contains several trails, which vary in difficulty. The climbing hours are Monday through Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Closed on Saturday. The classes are taught by certified instructors, so they understand all the necessary … [Read more...] about Rock climbing techniques offered all quarter long
By Jessica Bracamontes |Staff Writer| The rock climbing wall in the Student Recreation and Fitness Center offers students a chance to test their athletic abilities while providing health benefits. The wall is 34 feet high and has a width of 1,000 square feet. It is open to all CSUSB students. Those brave enough to scale the wall will reap plenty of health benefits such as weight loss and increased muscle tone. Climbing wall staff member David Dysart explained how climbing is good exercise for students to take advantage of since it’s here on campus. “It is a full body workout. It’s very similar to swimming in a way,” said Dysart. “You’re working out your entire muscle … [Read more...] about Rec Center features rock climbing fitness