The World of Fitness and Recreation

The World of Fitness and Recreation is designed for incoming freshmen from any area of study, interested in developing or maintaining a physically active lifestyle.

As a member of the World of Fitness and Recreation Living-Learning Community, you will:

  • Live in a residence hall with other students interested in developing or maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle
  • Explore ways to fit physical activity and recreation into your life, without compromising academic success
  • Learn how food fuels physical activity, and how healthy food choices and activity can improve your academic performance
  • Begin developing healthy habits that you can carry with you into life after college
  • Become familiar with campus fitness facilities and recreation options
  • Meet representatives from relevant student clubs and organizations
  • Actively participate in L-LC events (guest speaker presentations, workshops, study groups, outings) in both the fall and spring semester
  • Develop and implement a community service project that puts fitness within reach of an under-served local community
  • Take some of your classes together with other members of your L-LC
  • Form study groups for your L-LC classes
  • Have lunch with your professor on a regular basis

What members of Living-Learning Communities are saying:

“The best thing about being a part of a L-LC at UAlbany was living with other people who shared my interests.” -L-LC Student, Class of 2014

“Being a part of a UAlbany L-LC allowed me to get to know freshmen at a level that is unique on university campuses today.” -Hon. Joe Sheehan, L-LC professor

View our 2012-2013 brochure!