Fitness and Wellness

Instructional Programs

We are happy to announce our NEW Instructional Programming! These new programs are designed to have a trained professional teach you and guide you through the foundations and techniques of a specific activity. Most programs will be in a group setting led by one individual. Registration opens for all programs on 12/31 at MyRecSports Portal.


Olympic Weightlifting Clinics

If you’ve mastered the squat, press and deadlift, it’s time to add some power! These hour long clinics will teach you the fundamentals of Olympic Weightlifting. If you have previous experience, no worries, it's not just for beginners! We will teach you different corrective exercises and techniques to help improve your numbers! Small groups of six or less ensure individual attention.

Clean & Jerk and Snatch will be taught the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, respectively, in the MCV FIT Zone.

ClinicClinic DateDayTimeRegister
Clean & Jerk Clinic - April 4/10 Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 12/31 - 4/7
Snatch Clinic - April 4/24 Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 12/31 - 4/21

Run Club

On Wednesday's, we run! Join us each week as we take on the streets of Richmond. All levels are welcome to join, and we'll be running 2-5 miles each time. Meet us outside the entrance to Cary Street Gym and be sure to be hydrated and fueled up! 

SessionSession DatesDaysTimeRegister
Run Club  5/27 - 8/16 Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. 5/1 - 5/24

 Intro to Powerlifting

Learn how to successfully perform the squat, deadlift and bench press with our NEW Intro to Powerlifting course. This technique based class will cover everything you need to know to perform the Powerlifting movements safely and efficiently. We will cover powerlifting specific warm ups, stretches, technique exercises and more to improve your knowledge and technique in powerlifting. After completing the course, we will be holding our very own Powerlifting Meet where you can put your new-found strength to the test. Registration for the meet is waived with purchase of this class.

This class will be held at the MCV Campus Recreation Center FIT ZONE.

SessionSession DatesDaysTimeRegister
Intro to Powerlifting  5/27 - 8/16 Tues/Thurs 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. 5/1 - 5/24

Intro to Yoga

Are you interested in beginning or deepening your yoga practice? Join our Instructor Ashley for a 6-week Intro to Yoga course where you will take an in-depth look into the history and meaning of Yoga, the ancient teachings and philosophies behind the practice. You'll also work towards developing and progressing the foundational physical postures and creating a healthy and balanced lifestyle rooted in yoga philosophy.

Intro to Yoga will be taught at the Marshall Street Studio next to the Basketball Development Center at 1300 W. Marshall Street.

SessionSession DatesDaysTimeRegister
Intro to Yoga Session 1  5/27 - 7/5 Tues/Thurs 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 5/1 - 5/24
Intro to Yoga Session 2  7/8 - 8/16 Tues/Thurs 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 5/1 - 7/5