COVID-19 Impact

In light of the current health crisis, all athletic facilities remain closed until further notice.

There are several virtual physical education classes being offered during summer term 2020 as well as a few virtual FLIP classes available for the community.

The College has suspended the requirements of a successful swim test and all remaining physical education credits for those undergraduate students who are graduating at the conclusion of summer ('20), fall, winter, or spring terms of the 2020-21 academic year and have not yet met these requirements.

Summer 2020 Virtual PE Classes

KORU MINDFULNESS - CRN 60607

During this 4-week class offered by Student Wellness, you will be introduced to the practice of mindfulness and learn several skills, including meditation, for managing stress and enriching your life. Attendance & participation at all four Zoom classes, reading assignments, and a commitment to a daily 10-minute mindfulness practice will be required for completion of course.  All course materials and fees (required reading, optional Koru App) will be provided free of cost to all participating students. 

Meeting day and time: Mondays, 4:00 – 5:15 pm (EST) via Zoom.

Monday, July 6th – Monday, July 27th

Instructor: Laura Beth White
Limit:14
No fee

INTERMEDIATE SAILING - CRN 60615

Intermediate Sailing is for a sailor who can do most of the following tasks and wants to improve their performance: rig a boat with minimal supervision, understand  basic terminology, do basic main and jib trim, steer a steady heading, tack and gybe, get a boat out of irons, tie basic knots, leave and land on a dock in light to moderate air.

The six-week course will include: advanced sailing terminology, main and jib trim, target boat speeds, spinnakers, navigation, racing rules, safety, cruising, anchoring and mooring, plus the weekly "Knot of the Week".

Course will consist of six weekly 45 minute online sessions plus approximately 1 ½ hour reading/video assignments.

Starts the week of July 6 and runs through August 10

Mondays 4:30-5:15
Instructor: John Brady
No Fee
Limit 8

VIRTUAL LEARN TO SAIL - CRN 60614

A Beginner Sailing is a course for students with no sailing experience , with minimal sailing experience as a casual crew, who plan to take an on-water course and would like to get a "head start" or plan  to sail in the future with friends and wants to avoid going aboard without a clue!

The six-week course will include: sailing terminology, rigging, tacking, gybing, jib trim, mainsail trim, navigation, rules of the road and the weekly "Knot of the Week".

Course will consist of six weekly 45 minute online sessions plus approximately 1 ½ hour reading/video assignments.

Starts the week of July 6 and runs through August 10

Mondays 3:30-4:15
Instructor: John Brady
No Fee

MOBILE CARDIO WITH STRAVA - CRN 60608

This is a virtual class. This course emphasizes cardiorespiratory (CR) fitness through walking, running, biking, hiking, and other modes of mobile exercise. Students will learn the importance of participating in a lifetime fitness program and begin to develop or maintain their own. You will be required to complete at least 150 minutes of mobile fitness activity per week x 6 weeks. Your minutes will be tracked using the mobile app Strava – a GPS tracker for fitness activities. There will be additional assignments for a pre- and post-fitness test, and a recorded lecture with a learning assessment.

Facilitator:  Heather Somers
No Fee
Limit 25

Pandemic Personal Wellness

This class is a facilitated independent project. We will focus on learning about and finding the best ways for physical, mental and emotional self-care during these trying times.
A once weekly Zoom meeting will discuss the week's expectations and create a support network of fellow students and your facilitator. A weekly log of 150 minutes of activity and a reflection on weekly assignments will be due by Friday evenings 9PM EDT. The class starts the week of July 6 and runs 6 weeks, ending August 14.

Facilitated by Mason Kaiser
No fee

Limit 12 

  • Section A: Monday 8-8:45AM EDT -- CRN 60609
  • Section B: Monday 8:30-9:15AM EDT -- CRN 60610
  • Section C: Monday 4:30-5:15 PM EDT -- CRN 60611
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CONTINUING PANDEMIC PERSONAL WELLNESS

This class is for students who completed Pandemic Personal Wellness Spring 2020. A facilitated independent project. We will focus on learning more about and finding the best ways for physical, mental and emotional self-care during these trying times.

A once weekly Zoom meeting will discuss the week's expectations and create a support network of fellow students and your facilitator. A weekly log of 150 minutes of activity and a reflection on weekly assignments will be due by Friday evenings 9PM EDT. The class starts the week of July 6 and runs 6 weeks, ending August 14.

Facilitated by Joann Brislin
No fee

  • Section A: Monday 4:30-5:15PM EDT -- CRN 60612
  • Section B: Monday 9-9:45AM EDT --      CRN 60613

 

INSIDE SNOWSPORTS CRN 60617

The goal of the course is to provide an experienced skier or rider with an in-depth cognitive perspective of the mechanics of skiing and riding.  Additionally, interdisciplinary comparisons and the history of skiing at Dartmouth will be discussed, as well as safety on the slopes.

Limit 8
No fee

 The class will meet online from 4:30-5:15 PM for six Tuesday afternoons starting July 7 and concluding August 11. There will be a few physical drills presented during these sessions, so wear comfortable clothing.   In addition to the mandatory weekly 45 minute class time, there will be 2-2 ½ hours of written/video material assigned for study each week, with follow-up discussion during the next class meeting.

Instructor: John Brady, Dartmouth Snowsports Director