This summer, the West Virginia University Student Recreation Center will be more family-oriented than ever before.

For the summer months, several classes have been designated as �€?family friendly.�€? Children of Student Rec Center members over the age of 12 are welcome to attend class with a parent or supervising adult.

KidFit Aerobics and Yoga Kids are also being offered for children ages 8-12.

For a complete schedule of classes, visit the website at

Also, a reminder that summer membership plans at the Rec Center are still available. The cost is $90 to students (not taking summer classes), faculty and staffand their families. The plan includes free exercise classes.

The summer membership plan is a collaborative effort between Student Affairs, the Rec Center and WVU ’s Student Government Association.

Under the plan, students enrolled for fall �€including incoming freshmen and transfer students �€can join as summer members for $90 for the period May 15-Aug. 15. Faculty and staff who have not joined as year-round members are also eligible for the summer membership at $90 per person. Spouses and family members are also eligible.

Along with a stunning 50-foot climbing wall with a simulated rock surface, the facility boasts weight and fitness equipment; courts for basketball, volleyball, squash and racquetball; a six lane lap pool, plus leisure pool and whirlpools; an elevated jogging and walking track; and an outdoor recreation center for renting ski, camping and other equipment. It is known as one of the finest student recreation facilities in the country.