- 0.1 NIRSA CEUs; 0.1 AqP
- Thursday, November 30 • 3:30pm – 5:45pm
- Sanford then Offsite at Kennesaw State–Marietta
- Emily Ward, Key Log Rolling; Abby Hoeschler, Key Log Rolling; Adam Penn, Georgia State University
Log rolling, a classic North American pastime, is taking a new spin on college campuses! Come learn to log roll and discover why log rolling is a safe activity that can increase student participation and revenue at your rec center, and attract new users through clubs, open recreation, events, and more. Log rolling provides benefits that include cardio, agility, balance, core strength, self-confidence, and achievement for individuals of all ages. Successful campus programming models will be shared. The classroom portion of this session will take place in Sanford Room and Breakout K in the hotel. After the classroom portion, attendees will meet in the lobby and be shuttled to the Kennesaw State Marietta campus for the water portion.
Target Audience: New Professional, Mid-Level (Manager), Executive
Core Competencies: Programming; Personal & Professional Qualities
- Learn about four programming models for log rolling in campus recreation, as well as about revenue generation opportunities and an effective instructor recruitment and training model.
- Be able to demonstrate the proper stance and techniques of beginning log rolling and identify best practices regarding safety in log rolling for both indoor and outdoor settings.
- Understand the history and development of the sport of log rolling as well as the social and physical benefits to participants of all ages.