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Office of Recreation and Wellness
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida 33314
(954) 262-7301

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Recreation and Wellness News

decorativeSummer Time is Scuba Time, Join an NSU Scuba Club Trip
Published on May 30, 2017

Ask us about the Master Scuba Diver Challenge Specialties for this semester: Underwater Navigation, Wreck Diver, Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy Shore Dives Saturday, August 5 (Night Dive), Lauderdale by the Sea (North) For more information, contact Tec Clark, Associate Director for Aquatics and Scuba Diving at or (954)...

decorativeYouth Swim Lessons Available
Published on March 13, 2017

Youth Swim Lessons are now open for registration with our NSU Aquatics Institute. We offer detailed descriptions about each level on our website,, which will help you decide. If you are still not sure, contact us and we will do our best to guide you. However, until we get...

decorativeRegister for Adult Swim Lessons
Published on March 13, 2017

Want to learn how to swim for the first time? OR maybe you want to refine your stroke a little and learn better technique. Then adult group lessons are for you. Session 2: April 17 – May 11 Learning the Basics 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. NSU Affiliated: $100 Community:...

decorativeRegister for Intramural 7v7 Soccer
Published on March 06, 2017

Is your department in need of team building activities? If not, have you ever wanted to relive the glory days to show off your sports skills? If you answered yes to either of the questions above, go register for any of our Intramural (IM) Sports offered during the spring 2017...

decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Eating Well – Oatmeal Trials and Tribulations
Published on February 27, 2017

Few foods have made the turn from meal time staple, to trendy alternative treatment, the way oatmeal has. While it seems ridiculous that mothers who insist that bowls of plain, beige-colored stuff is good for you could have something in common with self-proclaimed fitness gurus who advocate bathing in the...

decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Best time to Work Out
Published on February 20, 2017

Many of us have probably heard our friends’ spiels about why we should work out at some time of day or another. The truth is, there’s no proof that exercising at a certain time of day makes your work out more or less effective. However, the time in which you...

decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: You are What You Eat
Published on February 14, 2017

What you put on your plate matters, beyond how many calories it sums up to. For example, eating excessive amounts of processed grains, such as white rice, white potatoes, or white flour pasta, is associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. This risk becomes even more pronounced when...

decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Exercise and Mental Wellness
Published on February 07, 2017

Elle Woods’ comment in Legally Blonde that, “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands,” is played as a joke, but she does have a point. At least, she has a point about exercise and endorphins leading to happiness. We will not comment...

decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Shoes for Every Occasion; especially Working Out
Published on January 30, 2017

Not all shoes were created equal – so how do you decide which athletic shoes to buy? When comparing dress shoes and flip flops that may seem obvious, but when searching for a pair of athletic shoes, all the sneakers may seem to blend together. For that reason, here are...

decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Making Wellness a Habit
Published on January 24, 2017

The New Year is already rolling, but can the same be said for our New Year’s resolutions? No matter what aspect of your life you’re trying to improve, whether it’s physical health or mental well-being, it can be difficult to follow through on these commitments we make to ourselves. How...