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12/5/2007 —

Give the gift of health this holiday season, and think fitness for yourself in 2008! The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Athletics and Recreation Building, a premiere fitness facility situated in the Back Mountain area, is hosting a free day of fitness for the public on Saturday, Dec. 15, starting at 8:00am. The state-of-the-art fitness facility, which is located on the Wilkes-Barre campus, can become your partner for success in meeting individual fitness and wellness goals. Attend the event, and learn how you can achieve better health through their various types of exercise and sports equipment.

Members of the community are encouraged to visit the Athletics and Recreation Building during the Free Day of Fitness to receive a complimentary workout, and a tour of the facility. No purchase necessary. Those who attend will have the opportunity to use the regulation size gymnasium, racquetball courts, and the fully-equipped Cybex Weight Room, complete with a full range of free weights. Participants, can also try-out the Precor treadmills, exercise cycles, and elliptical trainers, as well as the Stair-Master, and Concept 2 rowing machines. 

In addition, the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Athletics and Recreation Building offers aerobics and step aerobics, Pilates, volleyball, and spinning classes, which are all taught by certified instructors. Plus, at any time visitors can give the gift of fitness by purchasing gift cards, or membership certificates.

For more information on membership programs and rates, contact the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Athletics & Recreation Building at 570-675-9259, or go to www.wb.psu.edu/StudentLife/Athletics/fitness.htm.

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