Why should one use a foam roller? The benefits of foam rolling have to do with the mobility of the fascia. Fascia is a fibrous layer of connective tissue that surrounds all of the muscles in our body. Without proper mobility, fibers of the fascia become cross linked and bind to muscles and nerves, inhibiting…

WOW! The Rec Center rocked it in the World Erg Rowing Championship. There were 211 participants and collectively, they rowed 14,216,446 meters!! Check out the individual meters rowed here. All participants who rowed at least 100,000 meters will receive a free T-shirt. Rockwell Rec Center did fabulously finishing in 1st place finish among all corporate competitors…

The Locker Room renovation project has officially begun! Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions or concerns. You may use the comment box to relay the information or contact a staff member directly. Below are some specifics: Padlocks will be needed for lockers in both women’s and men’s temporary changing rooms. The women…

During the Rec Center locker room renovation, April-September, RB Courts 1 & 2 will be not be available for use. To allow for more efficient use of court space, reservations are highly recommended. Please call or stop at the Front Desk to reserve. (319-295-2552) During the renovation period, reservations will be accepted up to 24…

Mark your calendar for the annual Pilates Day coming to the Rec Center on Saturday, May 5th. There will be a FREE Outdoor Mat Pilates class at 8:30am open to both members and eligible non-members. Pilates Day is an annual, international, community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May every year. The mission of…

Members can now listen to the Rec Center televisions on their smart phones with the AudioFetch app. Just follow these three steps and you’ll be ready to go! Download the free AudioFetch app from iTunes or Google Play. When downloading the app, please click “Allow.” Connect to the Rec Center’s WiFi network. WiFi Network: Sparkworld…

Registration for the next RC N.O.W. session will run April 16-26 for the  session beginning on April 30. See the RC N.O.W web page for class times and pricing. If you are new to RC N.O.W., an introduction to basic punches and kicks is offered on Saturday, April 28 prior to the start of the 8-week session….

The annual March of Dimes March for Babies will be held on the Rockwell Collins campus on Sunday, April 22. The March raises money used to promote the health of all moms and babies. This is a free, family event complete with food, bouncy houses, local mascots, community vehicles and much more! Register in advance or donate…

Once again, the Rec Center will be offering their members the convenience of picking up CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) shares onsite at the Rockwell Collins Recreation Center. To register, members must go online to select the farmer and share they are interested in receiving and make an online payment. The three CSA’s that drop off…

As recently announced, the men’s and women’s locker rooms will be receiving a whole new look in the very near future. The plans are being finalized for the complete redesign of both locker rooms. We will be communicating details to all members in the soon and will have several Q & A sessions to answer…

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