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Wellness Catering: Health that's going places!

Wellness Catering is a program designed to cater any recreation, health, and/or wellness topic to the UAB community. All programs are presented by a recreation professional and can be modified for your groups exact needs. Topics covered vary from fitness trends, healthy eating habits, to fitness and nutrition demonstrations. Departments have the opportunity to pick a topic to be presented at a staff meeting, lunch group, or any time of your choice! Services we offer can be viewed below!


Whats a Calorie Lunch N Learn 2014

Lunch N' Learn: What is a Calorie? (June 13, 2014)
FitWell Lounge sponsored and catered by McAlister's Deli

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Wellness Catering: Health that's going places!

Wellness Catering is a program designed to cater any recreation, health, and/or wellness topic to the UAB community. All programs are presented by a recreation professional and can be modified for your groups exact needs. Topics covered vary from fitness trends, healthy eating habits, to fitness and nutrition demonstrations. Departments have the opportunity to pick a topic to be presented at a staff meeting, lunch group, or any time of your choice! Services we offer can be viewed below!


Whats a Calorie Lunch N Learn 2014

Lunch N' Learn: What is a Calorie? (June 13, 2014)
FitWell Lounge sponsored and catered by McAlister's Deli

Mini Series/Informational Sessions


Each semester the UAB Campus Recreation's Wellness Catering will host a series of nutrition and wellness information sessions.  Each month a different topic will be discussed regarding nutrition, health, and wellness. All members and non-members are welcome to join our monthly discussions.  Each session will be held in the Campus Recreation Center from 12:15-1:00pm on the second Friday of every month during a semester. Please sign up for for an info session at Membership Services so we know how many to expect each Friday - Registration is Free! Also, all participants are encouraged to bring their lunch to enjoy during each discussion. We hope to see you all there!

Details & Policies:

  • Sessions will be held each semester, lasting 45 minutes in length and held on the second Friday of each month.
  • The fall semester sessions include the following months; September, October, November, December.
  • The spring semester sessions include the following months; January, February, March, April.
  • The summer semester sessions include the following months; May, June, July, August.
  • The location of the sessions will be held in the UAB Campus Recreation Center, room location will vary based on availability.
  • All sessions are open for members and non-members and are free to attend.  Pre-registration at Membership Services is highly encouraged.
  • Each session will be led by the Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness, the Graduate Assistant of Fitness and Wellness, the Intern of Fitness and Wellness, or other health professionals.
  • All attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches to the sessions.

Mini Series Dates, Topics, & Locations:

Summer 2014 Semester
Semester Dates Session Topic  Time Location
Friday, May 9th How to Read a Food Label 12:15 - 1:00 PM CRCT Room 242
Friday, June 13th What is a Calorie? 12:15 - 1:00 PM CRCT Room 242
Friday, July 11th Maintaining Optimal Activity 12:15 - 1:00 PM CRCT Room 242
Friday, August 8th Stress Busters 12:15 - 1:00 PM CRCT Room 242
Fall 2014 Semester
Semester Dates Session Topic Time Location
Friday, September 12th Time Management and Organization 12:15 - 1:00 PM CRCT Room TBD
Friday, October 10th Halloween's Hidden Scares
12:15 - 1:00 PM CRCT Room TBD
Friday, November 14th Holiday Survival 101 12:15 - 1:00 PM CRCT Room TBD
Friday, December 12th Healthy Cooking Swaps 12:15 - 1:00 PM CRCT Room TBD


One-on-One Health Coaching and Counseling


Looking for a bit of extra advice or simply just need an accountability partner to assist you with all your health, activity, and weight-loss goals?  The UAB Campus Recreation Center and Wellness Catering is now offering individualized personal health coaching.  Meet with our certified Health Coach and begin your lifestyle transformation today.

Details & Policies:
  • The UAB Campus Recreation Center does not offer registered dietician services at this time. Health Coaching and Counseling is not a licensed dietician service.  Prescribing of diets, calorie intake, or medications is not within our scope of practice.  However, in scheduling an appointment with a Health Coach, you will receive recommendations and pointers on current diet choices, nutrition, and activity levels. 
  • To schedule an appointment with the Health Coach, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  at least 48 hours in advance.
  • The initial meeting is free; all follow up packages must be purchased at Membership Services.
  • Proof of purchase is necessary at the initial follow-up meeting in the form of a receipt.
  • All members and non-members are eligible to schedule and register for appointments.
  • Cancelling appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance from the scheduled appointment time.  Failure to cancel 24 hours in advance will result in losing that scheduled appointment.
  • Refunds are not available.

Health Coaching & Counseling Pricing
CRCT Members & Students Initial Visit Follow-Up (3 visits) Follow-Up (6 visits)
   Prices FREE $10.00 $20.00
       
Non-Members Initial Visit Follow-Up (3 visits) Follow-Up (6 visits)
   Prices FREE $15.00 $25.00

Small Group Presentations and Trainings


Are you a corporate business looking to schedule your next staff retreat or training? Or are you a professor simply wanting to schedule a presentation for your class?  Either way Campus Recreation and Wellness Catering want to work with you at your next program or event!  Schedule a presentation, demonstration, training, or workshop focused around any health, wellness, or fitness topic and we will cater it to fit your needs.  Call or email the Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at 205-996-6994 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today!

Details & Policies:
  •  Scheduling your small group presentation and training must be made at least two weeks in advance of your preferred program date.
  •  Availability and services are not guaranteed and may be subject to change.
  • All small group presentations and trainings are free, unless outside travel is required or the scheduling of a fitness staff instructor is necessary.
  • Outside travel is considered, but not limited to; any destination that is held off UAB main campus property or for any corporate business locations.
  • Payment must be completed 24 hours in advance of the scheduled program.  Payment will be accepted at our Membership Services desk only.
  • Refunds are not available after payment is received.
  • Cancellations or rescheduling of program sessions must be made 24-48 hours in advance.  Failure to cancel before that time will result in loss of refund if applicable.
  • For complete program pricing contact the Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness.

Small Group Presentations & Training Pricing
On Campus Location One Instructor Two Instructors
   Pricing Per Hour $20.00/hour $40.00/hour
     
Off Campus Location One Instructor Two Instructors
   Pricing Per Hour $30.00/hour $50.00/hour

Personal Training

Do you want to get back into shape or simply looking to kick start a new workout?  Personal Training is the service for you!  Here at the UAB Campus Recreation Center we offer a variety of Personal Training packages for both members and students.  Check out our Personal Training now for complete pricing, packing, and details.

Complete Fitness Assessments

Fitness Assessments provide individuals with their baseline measurements of flexibility, endurance, blood pressure, muscular strength, body composition, and cardiovascular fitness.  The results of these tests are reviewed by a certified Personal Trainer and are used to help personalize a tailored workout plan specifically for you.  To schedule your Fitness Assessment please email the Graduate Assistant of Fitness and Wellness at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and complete the Health History Questionnaire prior to the appointment. 

Details & Policies:
  • Fitness Assessments are free for anyone purchasing personal training sessions and required for anyone purchasing Personal Training.
  • Appointments will take about 45-60 minutes and will be held in Studio V with a certified Personal Trainer.
  • Proof of purchase is required by showing of receipt.
  •  Clients are requested to wear comfortable athletic clothing, shorts and T-shirt. 
  • The completed Health History Questionnaire is required prior to beginning the Fitness Assessment.
  • Cancellations and rescheduling of Fitness Assessment must made 24 hours in advance to the scheduled appointment.  Failure to cancel or reschedule will result in the loss of your appointment.
  • Refunds are not available. 
Components of a Complete Fitness Assessment
Body Composition Administered using the 3-site Skin Fold Assessment
Cardio Respiratory Fitness Assessment Administered using the YMCA Step Test
Muscular Strength Assessment Administered using the Push-Up and Crunch Test
Flexibility Assessment Administered using the Sit-and Reach Test

Complete Fitness Assessment Pricing
CRCT Members & Students Personal Training Client Students Member
   Pricing Free $10.00 $20.00
   *Not available for non-members

Body Fat Testing


Want to check in on your progress?  The UAB Campus Recreation Center and Wellness Catering provides Body Fat Testing for all members! Schedule your appointment with the Graduate Assistant of Fitness and Wellness today by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  today!
  • Students = Free
  • CRCT Member = $5.00

Massage Therapy


Celebrate a little YOU time by scheduling yourself a massage today! Appointments are available for 30 or 60 minutes and are performed by one of our certified massage therapists. Choose from a variety of massage packages in order to customize the perfect relaxation for you. Massage therapy appointments are based upon the therapists’ schedules and availability. Please allow at least 24 hours advanced notice of your preferred appointment time in order for us to best schedule your appointment.

Details & Policies:
  • Please schedule all your massage therapy appointments at least 24-48 hours in advance using the online booking system.
  • Upon scheduling your appointment please provide the following information in order for us to best meet your needs:Appointments are available based upon the therapists' schedules availability.
    • Male or female therapist preference
    • Length of appointment preferred
    • Days and times available 
  • Prior to appointments booking an appointment, proof of purchase must be made available. All payment for massage sessions can be made with Membership Services. Once payment is made, please use our online booking sysytem.
  • If the scheduled appointment is your first appointment scheduled at the UAB Campus Recreation Center the following paperwork must be completed and given to your massage therapist at your first appointment:
    • Massage Therapy General Health Questionnaire
    • Massage & Bodywork Intake Form
    • Confidential Health History
    • Post Massage Evaluation
  • Cancellation and rescheduling of appointments must be made 24 hours in advance in order to avoid loss or refund.
  • Failure to cancel or reschedule your appointment will result in loss of refund and session.
  • Massage appointments are non-refundable.
  • All massage appointments will take place in our quiet, spacious massage room located in our Wellness Suite on the first level of the Campus Recreation Center.
Massage Therapy Pricing
CRCT Members & Students 30-minute Session 60-minute Session
   Pricing  $35.00 $60.00
     
Non-Members 30-minute Session 60-minute Session
   Pricing $45.00 $75.00

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(Please note that massage appointments will not be scheduled until proof of payment can be provided.)