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Community invited to UToledo June 22 as part of “Take It Off, Toledo!” weight loss challenge

The University of Toledo will offer an open house Saturday, June 22, as part of its support of the city’s “Take It Off, Toledo!” wellness and weight loss challenge.

Community residents looking for an opportunity to try a ninja course, work out, and explore the UToledo Rec’s wellness programs are invited to the Student Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Free parking is available in lot 18.

All guests must enter through the Oak Room to sign waivers and receive wristbands. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

From 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, the UToledo Student Recreation Center will offer:

  • Competitive You!
    • Ninja Challenge Course (10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.).
  • Youthful You!
    • Parent/Child Yoga in Fitness Studio (10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.);
    • Dodgeball in Auxiliary Gym (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.); and
    • Kickball on Carter Field (12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.).
  • Healthy You!
    • Fitness Assessments in Wellness Suite (10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.);
    • Meditation Yoga in Fitness Studio (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.);
    • Health Screenings (10 a.m. to noon); and
    • Wellness Labyrinth on Court Three (12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.).

Rocky and Rocksy are scheduled to make guest appearances. Food trucks will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community members are welcome to use the facility and its amenities between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Activities will include:

  • Climb Wall (10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.);
  • Swimming (pool closes at 7 p.m.);
  • Basketball;
  • Pickleball;
  • Table tennis;
  • Volleyball;
  • Air hockey;
  • Sand volleyball (weather permitting);
  • Corn hole; and
  • Badminton.

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