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Student Life

Recreation, Fitness & Wellbeing

You want it? We've got it.You want it? We've got it.

Live in balance at Lake Forest College. Take advantage of our recreation, fitness, and wellbeing programs and services.

Break a sweat with friends on the basketball court in our state-of-the-art Sports & Recreation Center, or slow down, take a breath, and examine your inner peace during a 90-minute yoga class. The Forester Fitness Team is here to help you keep pace with life’s demands.

Recreation, Fitness & Wellbeing News

  • Boomer's Wellness

    What is the Challenge?

    Boomer’s Wellness Challenge invites campus community members to complete different tasks related to physical, emotional and social wellness.  You can participate in the Challenge as an individual or as part of a team (2 to 5 people per team).  For each task completed, participants receive points which are recorded via weekly email surveys.  Attached you’ll find a preview of the weekly tasks.  As points are accumulated, participants earn fun, wellness related, prizes as they reach certain “milestones”!  This is a great challenge to improve your own well-being, work together with friends or colleagues and earn fun prizes along the way!  

    What can I win?

    Beyond earning terrific milestone prizes, at the end of the 3-week challenge, the top 2 student individuals, top 2 faculty/staff individuals and first place student & faculty/staff teams will be rewarded with our fabulous grand prizes!

    How do I sign-up? 

    Click here to register!  Lastly, all participants will receive a Forester Fitness themed prize just for signing up! 

  • Students playing soccer
    Check out the spring 2018 schedule for student fitness classes!
  • Challenge yourself in the new year.
  • Sgt. Dwight Davis demonstrates self-defense moves to Lake Forest College senior Mara Negru during a class at the Lake Fore...
    The Chicago Tribune interviewed two Lake Forest students for an article on a women’s self-defense course offered at the Lake Forest Police Department.
  • More than 100 students volunteered at the Area 13 Special Olympics Aquatics Meet at the Sports and Recreation Center on March 19. Click here for more photos.

    Lake Forest College proudly participated in the 30th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Sunday, February 21. Forester athletes spent the afternoon working with young women ages 6-14 on volleyball, running, basketball, tennis, soccer, and cheerleading.

  • Inspirational talks were part of the all-night Relay for Life event.
    This year’s Relay for Life had 34 teams and more than 500 students at the event, which raised $35,500 for the American Cancer Society.
  • The Lake Forest College Athletics Department hosted its 6th Annual Ry’s Run on South Campus on Tuesday, April 14. Over 100 faculty and staff participated in the annual event which honors Ry McCarthy, a goaltender on the women’s hockey team who passed away from cancer. Proceeds from the event went to the College’s Relay for Life event.
  • New videos capture the liveliness of two annual events that took place the week of April 15: Ry’s Run, sponsored by Athletics, and Relay For Life. Both raised money for the American Cancer Society, which supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment, and education.
  • Twenty-two student teams and 27 faculty/staff teams are registered for the challenge. Each team is made up of three people...
    The Forester Fitness team launched a program this week to help students, faculty, and staff achieve their wellness-related New Year’s resolutions and get ready for spring break.