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Recreation and Wellness

Ringling College believes that wellness is essential for optimal academic performance. Students are encouraged to get involved with clubs, organizations, and local outings. Recreation and Wellness is one of the fastest growing departments at Ringling. With the addition of more hours, more events, more Club Sports than ever, and a partnership with HealthFit, you will not want to miss any of the opportunities.

Susan Palmer Fitness Center

For those who like to get their hearts pumping and bodies moving, the on-campus Susan Palmer Fitness Center offers a number of options. Students can attend one of the HealthFit classes from yoga to HIIT to Bodyweight classes, sign up for free personal training, or put on their headphones and work out solo with our countless cardio and weight machines, free weights, medicine balls, resistance bands, and more, at no cost to students.

 

Located on the first floor of Ulla Searing Student Center.
The center is open Monday-Thursday, from 6-12 am, Friday from 6 am-9 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 1-7 pm when classes are in session. Hours are limited during breaks.

 

The fitness center has extended membership to official Ringling College guests of Faculty and Staff. To request access email Recreation and Wellness.

HealthFit partnership

Recreation and Wellness is proud to present a partnership with HealthFit via Sarasota Memorial Hospital. HealthFit gives students the ability to sign up for free Nutrition sessions with a Registered Dietitian, sign up for free Personal Training, or attend free Group Fitness classes. Students can get involved by attending the HealthFit Health Fair the first week of the semester and sign up for both Nutrition and Personal Training. They can also sign up via the Director of Recreation and Wellness.

 

To sign up for personal training, email E Ramey

 

Classes and PT start on January 15, 2024

 

Spring 2024 Group Fitness Schedule:

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9am-10am   YOGA
4pm-5pm  Rest and Revive
4:45pm-6pm
 
5pm-6pmPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal Training
6pm-7pmPersonal Training
Sculpt
(6:30-7:30)
Personal Training
Circuit Training
(6:30-7:30)
Personal Training
TEX
(6:30-7:30)
Personal Training
7pm-8pmPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal Training
8pm-9pmPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal Training

Esports

The Ringling Rollers are the College's championship-winning Esports team. Their Varsity team has amassed the Overwatch, Valorant, and Super Smash Bros titles, plus two league titles.

Club Sports

Club Sports are a driving force for competition and social activities on the Ringling campus. We currently have more Club Sports than ever before, with 11 total clubs, engaging over 100 students.

 

  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cardio kickboxing
  • Dance Club
  • Esports
  • Grappling
  • Ping pong
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Outdoor Recreation

For students looking to get involved in the Sarasota community by being outdoors, the Outdoor Recreation programs trips and activities such as: cleaning up the Bayou, kayaking, visits to Celery Fields, walks to Indian Beach, and more. To get involved, be sure to sign up for trips when available on Ringlink.

Recreation Trips

Ringling Recreation and Wellness hosts several trips each year, allowing students to enjoy explore the surrounding area and forge friendships.

 

Students can sign up for trips via Ringlink when emails are sent out.

 

Past trips include: Swimming with manatees, Treeumph, Lightning games, Buccaneers games,  Rays games, ice skating, the farmers market, a yoga trip, a Marauders game, and more!

Spring 2024 Group Fitness

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9am-10am   YOGA
4pm-5pm  Rest and Revive
4:45pm-6pm
 

5pm-6pm

Personal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal Training
6pm-7pmPersonal Training
Sculpt
(6:30-7:30)
Personal Training
Circuit Training
(6:30-7:30)
Personal Training
TEX
(6:30-7:30)
Personal Training
7pm-8pmPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal Training
8pm-9pmPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal TrainingPersonal Training