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What We Love About UMBC

The start of the school year means new beginnings. For most, this looks like new classes and friends—new experiences and opportunities. UMBC’s new president is even experiencing a whole chapter of firsts! But among the new beginnings, some things never change. This is what we love about UMBC: We bond over new experiences In the classroom and in student clubs, Retrievers take pride in finding ways to connect with each other. “People are more open to learning about different things than you would think, like different cultures,” says Sara Motamedi ’23, mathematics, who has found her classmates to be truly… Continue Reading What We Love About UMBC

Jump into Summer Fitness

Have you got the urge jump into the pool? Dance your way into better health? Say no more, UMBC is here to help you stay in shape with fitness classes and pool access that help you fight those lazy summer days. The Retriever Athletic Center provides UMBC alums with the perfect opportunity to keep you moving. As a fellow dawg, you can take advantage of several fitness perks this summer. Break out a few dance moves in Cardio Party, balance your energy in Yoga, or practice your breaststroke in the pool. Since classes are offered throughout the day and evening,… Continue Reading Jump into Summer Fitness

Alumni Perk: the RAC

With spring right around the corner (fingers crossed), we hope that you’ll shake off the winter lazies with us at the RAC. The UMBC athletic/recreation department offers a special discounted rate to all alumni who want to use the facilities at the newly-renovated Retriever Activities Center. Amenities include exercise equipment, weight room, indoor track, pool, basketball courts, tennis courts, locker rooms, and group fitness classes. The alumni rate for membership is $250 per year, with 6 month, 3 month and 1 month rates available. Click HERE to download the membership application and HERE for the 2015 Spring recreation and group… Continue Reading Alumni Perk: the RAC

Fetching Discounts for our Dawgs: Retriever Athletic Center

Feeling a little out of shape? Catch yourself panting after climbing up the stairs? Look no further than your alma mater to get you back on track! The Retriever Athletic Center, otherwise known as the RAC, has everything a retriever needs to get in shape. Our great facilities, such as a cardio balcony, a newly renovated weight room, an indoor track, three full-sized basketball courts, and two pools — an outdoor, 50 meter, Olympic-sized pool, and an indoor 8-lane pool — will leave you drooling. If you find yourself wanting to chase after some tennis balls, there are five available… Continue Reading Fetching Discounts for our Dawgs: Retriever Athletic Center

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