Summer Programming Series

SUMMER 2021 UPDATES--Campus Recreation facilities will be open during the summer, please check out Hours of Operation page for the most up to date schedule.  Group Fitness will be offering in-person, outdoor sessions during the summer, please visit the Summer 2021 page for the schedule.  To stay up to date on our full complement of virtual programming, visit our Virtual Recreation page.  Lastly for current information regarding Campus Recreation check back to the Campus Rec COVID-19 Updates page or our social media platforms.

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Summer Programming Series

Current Episode

Week of June 14th: Spring Into Summer Fitness Challenge

Let's Spring into Summer and get moving!  Join TU Campus Recreation all week long as we take on a new fitness challenge leading up to the first day of summer!  We have 5 exercises we'll be working on this week that you can do in our spaces, at home with family or out with friends.  Consult your physician prior to participating and modify the activity to your fitness level (check out our helpful resources below).

To get started in the challenge click here to watch.  Let's get moving owls!

5-day workout plan, description listed below

  • Day 1
    • 3 Squats
    • 3 Jumping Jacks
    • 3 Situps
    • 3 Pushups
    • 3 Burpees
  • Day 2
    • 5 Squats
    • 5 Jumping Jacks
    • 5 Situps
    • 5 Pushups
    • 5 Burpees
  • Day 3
    • 7 Squats
    • 7 Jumping Jacks
    • 7 Situps
    • 7 Pushups
    • 7 Burpees
  • Day 4
    • 9 Squats
    • 9 Jumping Jacks
    • 9 Situps
    • 9 Pushups
    • 9 Burpees
  • Day 5
    • 11 Squats
    • 11 Jumping Jacks
    • 11 Situps
    • 11 Pushups
    • 11 Burpees

Resources to learn more about the exercises:

Past Episodes

  • June 9th: Swim Safety Tips

This week we're inviting everyone into the POOL!  Its June and temperatues are rising which means its time for outdoor swimming season.  In this episode Joe Wolgast, Aquatics Coordinator, wants to share with you some important safety tips to prepare you and your family for the pool and the beach this summer.  Click here to view this week's episode

  • June 4th: Topics with Terri--Easy Overnight Breakfast Bowls

This week you will get a double dose of "Topics with Terri!"  In our second episode Terri will show you how to make another great item to start your day off right.  Once again we are giving you some options to prepare for whatever fun you have planned on your summer day.  Check out this video for three great and easy overnight breakfast bowls to start your day off right!  Click here to view this week's episode.  


  • Oat
  • Plain Vanilla Yogurt
  • Milk
  • Honey
  • Flax Seed (Optional)
  • Fruits 
  • Cinnamon

  • Combine oats, yogurt and milk into a medium bowl
  • Stir to combine
  • Add other ingredients to the mixture
  • Cover with a top or plastic wrap
  • Refridgerate overnight
  • June 2nd: Topics with Terri--Chocolate Breakfast Energy Balls

This week you will get a double dose of "Topics with Terri!"  In our first episode Terri will show you how to make a great items for breakfast that is quick and simple.  More importantly it will pack some energy to carry you through whatever fun you have planned on your summer day.  Click here to view this week's episode.  Click here to view the recipe.  


  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup of old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup of ground flax seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

  • Combine all 5 ingredients into a medium bowl
  • Stir to combine
  • Shape into balls
  • Refridgerate for 15-30 minutes
  • Week of May 17th: Mental Health and Climbing

In this week's episode of Summer programming we head to the Climbing Wall.  Claire Meaney, Climbing Coordinator, talks about her own relationship with climbing and mental health,  She'll talk about which aspects of the sport have had the biggest impacts on her.  Click here to view this week's episode. 

  • Week of May 10th:  Try a Sport Summer 2021 Road Trip

To kick off our summer 2021 programming series, the good staff at Try a Sport Tuesdays has decided they worked hard over the last year and needed a break.  They've decided to take a ROAD TRIP this summer to some of their favorite destinations in and around the City of Philadelphia.  In this episode our Associate Director of Programs, Jay Gallagher, shares some of our picks for outside fun for the summer.  We have everything from animals to food to baseball to a sport you've probably never seen before!  CLICK HERE to view this episode.  Below you will find the links to get information on all these great locations: