UNL Recreation Credit Classes

Outdoor Adventures

Enroll via MyRed under Course Subject "Rec-Outdoor Education" and call letters "ODED."
Call # Course Credits
ODED100A Canoeing I 1
ODED103A Indoor Rock Climbing 1
ODED113A Outdoor Climbing 1
ODED105A Kayaking 1
ODED107B Back Country Camping 1
ODED117B Intermediate Backpacking 1
ODED110B Wilderness First Responder 2
ODED177E Cycling II – Bike Camping 1
ODED130A Rock Climbing Instructor 2
ODED140A Stand-Up Paddleboarding 1
Most ODED academic classes consist of Meeting Dates and an associated Field Experience which takes place over a weekend. Field Experience locations vary from local trips in Nebraska to regional trips in locations such as Minnesota, Colorado, Missouri, and Arkansas. Refer to MyRed or contact course instructor for specific field dates.

Course Descriptions

Canoeing I – ODED 100A

This course is designed to introduce the student to canoeing and canoe camping with an emphasis on building fundamental canoe skills. This course is designed for the novice canoeist. The goal of this introductory course is to help students develop basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe and comfortable canoe travel/camping while minimizing environmental impacts.

Indoor Rock Climbing – ODED103A

The goal of this introductory course is to build a basic foundation for rock climbing which will allow the student to climb indoors comfortably and effectively.

Outdoor Rock Climbing – ODED113A

The goal of this introductory course is to provide a basic foundation for rock climbing which will allow the student to climb indoors comfortably and effectively while building the basic skills required to climb effectively outside with minimum environmental impact.

Kayaking – ODED105A

Backpacking I – Backcountry Camping – ODED107B

This course is designed to introduce the student to backpacking and backcountry travel with an emphasis on building fundamental backcountry skills. This course is designed for the novice backpacker. The goal of this introductory course is to help students develop basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe and comfortable backcountry travel/camping while minimizing environmental impacts.

Backpacking II – ODED117B

This course is designed to introduce the student to backpacking and backcountry travel with an emphasis on building fundamental backcountry skills. This course is designed for the novice backpacker. The goal of this introductory course is to help students develop basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe and comfortable backcountry travel/camping while minimizing environmental impacts.

Wilderness First Aid (Also offered as non-credit course) – ODED109B

If you plan to spend time in the backcountry you need to be prepared. Fast paced and hands-on, this two-day course covers a wide range of wilderness medicine topics for people who travel and work in the outdoors. This course will be taught by Wilderness Medicine Institute instructors of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Learn more...

Wilderness First Responder (Also offered as non-credit course) – ODED110B

The Wilderness First Responder course has been designed specifically to meet the needs of wilderness guides, expedition leaders, and outdoor instructors. It is the outdoor education and recreation industrys' standard for wilderness medical training. It is the wilderness medicine training course for outdoor professionals...and the course you want your friends to have taken before you travel with them. This course will be taught by instructors from the Wilderness Medicine Training Center (WMTC). Learn more...

Cycling II – Bike Camping – ODED117E

This course is designed to introduce the student to cycling and touring with an emphasis on building fundamental touring skills. This course is designed for the novice cyclist. The goal of this introductory course is to help students develop basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe and comfortable bike travel/camping while minimizing environmental impacts.

Cycling III – Bike Touring – ODED127E

Rock Climbing Instructor – ODED130

Stand-Up Paddleboarding – ODED140A

Fitness

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Fitness" and call letters "FITN."
Call # Course Credits
FITN102D Weight Training I 1
FITN102E Aerobics I – Cross-training 1
FITN103N Group Fitness 1
FITN112D Weight Training II 1
FITN113N Group Exercise Instructor Prep 2
FITN122D Weight Training III 1
FITN132B Physical Fitness IV – Endurance Training 1
FITN151B Intro to Wellness Programming 1
FITN180 Personal & Group Exercise 1
FITN222 Personal Training 1
ODED107E Indoor Cycling I 1



Course Descriptions

Weight Training I – FITN102D

Fundamentals of strength training. Learn basic weight lifting exercises and simple programming techniques. Majority of the class will be hands-on.

Aerobics I: Cross Training – FITN102E

This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of group fitness formats and weight training movements targeting cardiorespiratory training, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility. The objective of this course is to provide students with experiences in various group fitness formats and increase their general fitness level. This class is a mixture of lecture and activity.

Weight Training II – FITN112D

Dive into the advanced concepts of resistance training and programming. In this class you will be exposed to a variety of training protocols and learn how to effectively program your workouts to reach your specific goals. Experience with resistance training and the ability to demonstrate proper form and technique on major lifts is required. This class is a mixture of lecture and activity.

Group Fitness Instructor Prep – FITN113N

Academic class (2 credit hours) with the intention of taking the ACE certification and applying to become a Campus Rec instructor. Contact Sarah at slewis26@unl.edu or 402-472-6170 with questions.

Weight Training III – FITN122D

Learn the two Olympic Lifts: the Clean & Jerk and the Snatch! Experience with resistance training and ability to demonstrate proper form on major lifts is required. The majority of the class will be hands-on and instructor-led activity.

Weight Training IV – FITN132B

Focus on new, relevant research and how it impacts recreational lifters. We will bridge the gap between exercise science and application of strength training. We will explore a variety of topics, including: low-rep vs. high-rep for muscle growth/strength, tempo training efficacy, blood flow occlusion training.

Combatives

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Combatives" and call number "COMB."
Call # Course Credits
COMB101B Judo I 1
COMB111B Judo II 1
COMB101J Kendo-Japan Fencing 1
COMB101D Shotokan Karate – Section 003
Shorin Ryu – Section 004
1
COMB104 Krav Maga I 1
COMB114 Krav Maga II 1
COMB124 Krav Maga III 1
COMB101E Personal Defense 1

Activity Classes

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Ind/Dual Activity" and call number "INDV."
Call # Course Credits
INDV102 Beginning Massage 1
INDV105B Bowling I 1
INDV105D Golf I 1
INDV105K Learn to Skate 1
INDV112 Intermediate Massage 1
INDV115B Bowling II 1
INDV115E Rec Games II Volleyball/Soccer/Basketball 1
INDV125E Pickleball 1
INDV140 Intro Basic Meal Prep 1
MARK106A Archery 1 1



Course Descriptions

Beginning Massage – INDV 102

The goal of this course is to introduce students to the basic theory and practice of massage therapy and other natural wellness concepts and approaches. Students will gain basic knowledge and skills to give self-massages, reflexology, and other self-treatments.

Intermediate Massage – INDV 112

The goal of this class is to introduce students to the basic theory and practice of massage therapy. Students will gain basic knowledge and skills to deliver safe and effective massage strokes to others.

Pickleball – INDV 125E

Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. By the end of this course students will feel confident playing Pickleball at a recreational level. This class is designed for beginning players with little or no experience who are interested in learning about the sport and getting their heart rates up. This class is entirely activity-based.

Intro to Basic Meal Prep – INDV 140

The goal of this course is to provide students with the ability to plan and cook fast, easy meals while considering basic good nutrition and food safety. It is designed to provide basic cooking skills in a lab environment as students create meals they can eat and enjoy and make in the future.

First Aid | CPR | AED

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Fitness" and call letters "FITN."
Call # Course Credits
FITN160 First Aid/Adult CPR/AED 1

Racquet Sports

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Racquet Sports" and call letters "RACS."
Call # Course Credits
RACS108E Tennis I 1
RACS108K Racquetball I 1

Scuba Diving

Enroll via MyRed under the Course Subject "Rec-Fitness" and call letters "FITN."
Call # Course Credits
FITN100E Scuba I 1
FITN110E Scuba II 1


Course Descriptions

Scuba I – FITN 100E

Scuba Diving is an exciting lifetime recreational activity you can enjoy year round, anywhere in the world. This course teaches students the basics of open water diving including equipment preparation, pre-dive safety check, assembly and maintenance, underwater swimming, descents and ascents, etc. Open water dives are optional for this course, but are required for certification.
Activity fees: $190 for instruction and administration, $95 for SDI Online Open Water Diver Academic Course and an optional $150 for Open Water Certification dive.

Scuba II – FITN 110E

Sample some exciting specialty dives in the Advanced Adventure specialty! In this course students will learn about Deep Diving, Navigation Diving, Advanced Buoyance Control and more. A current Open Water Diver Certification is required.
Activity fees: $190 for instruction and administration, $139.95 for SDI Advanced Adventure Specialty Online Course, $150 for Equipment rental, and an optional $75 for a refresher course.


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