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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS for 2015

 

DATE NAME LOCATION DESCRIPTION

Begins Wednesday, March 25

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Ends Wednesday, June 10

Walking Programs

Across All Campuses

To encourage participation, participants will receive a variety of FREE prizes after four instances of participation in either program.

Register for Walk to Win! (competitive based on teams formed)

Register for Walk on Wednesdays! (non competitive)

Wednesdays April 15 - May 13

Guided Tours of the Ashley Schiff Park Preserve (Bramble Rambles)

Ashley Schiff Park Preserve

Walks will last about an hour, and will begin at the trailhead next to the wooden kiosk along Circle Road, across from the end of Lake Dr. Look for more info, including weather cancellations on the Ashley Schiff Park Facebook page or contact Michael Schrimpf at michael.schrimpf@stonybrook.edu.

Wednesday, 

April 29

Martial Arts for Fitness, Health & Safety

Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center

Learn brief history of martial arts and explore the physical fitness aspects including stretching, breathing, stress relief, control and strength training. Experience self defense aspects such as awareness, stance and personal defense. Register below:

April 29

Wednesday, May 6

Keeping Your Heart Healthy at Any Age (for the Spanish speaking community)

Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University

Hosted by the Stony Brook University Heart Institute, this free community event  from 5:30-8:30pm will include a one-hour panel discussion led by Stony Brook Medicine experts on heart-healthy topics, a buffet dinner and blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. The first 200 to register will receive a heart-healthy cookbook. Registration is required at stonybrookmedicine.edu/hearthealthy.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Campus Recreation Golf Tournament

TallGrass Golf Course

The 2015 Campus Recreation Golf Tournament is just around the corner. This tournament has been continuously running for more than 20 years and we would like to thank you for your continued participation. For more information

Saturday, May 9

2015 Bench 5k for Play Fit-Stay Fit

The Bench Bar & Grill

Play Fit-Stay Fit! is a fun and dynamic comprehensive 12-week wellness program that runs each spring and fall for children and their families. We provide an opportunity for families whose lives have been affected by a child’s disease to renew their fitness goals. 

Thursday, May 14

Keeping Your Heart Healthy at Any Age 

Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University

Hosted by the Stony Brook University Heart Institute, this free community event from 5:30-8:30pm will include a one-hour panel discussion led by Stony Brook Medicine experts on heart-healthy topics, a buffet dinner and blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. The first 200 to register will receive a heart-healthy cookbook. Registration is required at stonybrookmedicine.edu/hearthealthy.

Summer 2015

Summer 2015 Fitness Classes

Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center

Healthier U sponsors FREE fitness classes at the Recreation Center during Spring 2015. Register here & receive free passes.

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 2 - August 13

Faculty/Staff Pink Gloves Boxing (Women Only)

Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center

With Pink Gloves Boxing (PGB) you’ll take your workout to the next level, physically AND mentally! This small group fitness program empowers women, fosters relationships, and works for all levels of fitness. It is structured similar to martial arts, where members level up, learning new skills and earning new gear. The program/classes focus will be with the 3 tools of empowerment; Fun, Community and Achievement. No experience necessary. See Flyer for more Details, Register here for Tuesdays OR Thursdays.

Tuesday, July 28

Marcum Workplace Challenge

Jones Beach State Park

The Marcum Workplace Challenge is Long Island’s largest corporate run-walk for charity as well as the region’s largest corporate picnic. Companies, organizations and government agencies from across the Island come together to field teams for the cause, pitching a virtual sea of hospitality tents to celebrate the occasion and enjoy the camaraderie of their colleagues.

In 2014, over 9300 participants on 215 corporate teams participated in the Marcum Workplace Challenge with over $100,000 raised for our charity beneficiaries – the Long Island Children’s Museum; Long Island Cares: The Harry Chapin Food Bank; and the Children’s Medical Fund of New York – bringing our cumulative fundraising proceeds to nearly $500,000 to date.

Registration Information.

Ongoing
Tuesdays

Weight Watchers

Melville Library, Room E2340

Weight Watcher Meeting on West campus meets every Tuesday in the Javits Conference Room, 2nd floor of Melville Library (E2340) from 12:15PM - 1:15PM. You can bring your lunch. 

Ongoing Thursdays

Weight Watchers 

Hospital Level 1, Room 748

Weight Watchers at Work – Thursdays at Noon, Hospital Level 1, Room 748, Patient/Guest Services Conference Room.  Take Blue Elevators (located past Cafeteria & Hospital Cashier).  Bring your lunch, a friend, and please help spread the word and post the flyers in your department!  

Questions??? Call Melissa Shampine at 444-1371 or Tracey Ledger at 444-3312. 
Feel Great, Look Great & let Good Health be the Goal for 2015! 

TBA

Weight Watchers

Technology Park

A Weight Watchers at Work group is now forming at 31 Research Way in Tech Park. If you are interested don't delay, contact Susan Boudreau: Susan.Boudreau@StonyBrookMedicine.edu or call 638-4266 today!

Ongoing

Free Nutritional Education Sessions

Employee Health & Wellness 

Need help with managing weight loss, diabetes or other health issues? Employee Health & Wellness is sponsoring FREE Individual Nutritional Education sessions. These 30-minute sessions are Free, individual, private and confidential. Call Employee Health & Wellness at 444-7767 to schedule your appointment. 

Ongoing

Blood Pressure & Body Fat Testing

Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center

Make an appointment with dean.bowen@stonybrook.edu or amanda.turnbull@stonybrook.edu Recreation Center. Not a member? No problem. Stop in for a free screening and leave with your one-day free pass. No need to register. Walk-ins accepted.

Ongoing

The ARTS in MEDICINE program.  

 

Stony Brook Cancer Center offers FREE workshops for anyone touched by cancer: patients, survivors, caregivers, staff, family, friends, community. 

Ongoing

LEARN TO BE TOBACCO FREE

 

Smoking Cessation Program.  Learn more

Suffolk County Office of Health Education Smoking Cessation Schedule.

Ongoing Diabetes Classes   The program provides the knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes. Learn more
Ongoing Diabetes Support Groups   "Dealing with Diabetes" - Monthly adult diabetes support groups on Friday mornings and Monday evenings.  Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by Stony Brook Diabetes Center.  Learn more
Ongoing Personal Training Campus Recreation Center Not a Campus Recreation Center member? No problem. Stop in to enjoy this personal training session (see flyer for fee schedule) and leave with your one-day free pass.  No need to register.  Walk-ins accepted.

 

ONGOING EVENTS:

 

LEARN TO BE TOBACCO FREE

Smoking Cessation Program

Learn To Be Tobacco Free is a six-week, one-hour-per-week program. Techniques to stop smoking as well as stress management, relaxation and behavior modification will be shared. Skills will be developed. Nicotine replacement is offered for three months as indicated. The program is free, and you need not stop smoking to attend. Speaker is a smoking cessation counselor/educator with the Suffolk County Department of Health or with Stony Brook University.



Diabetes Classes 2015

Diabetes Education at Stony Brook Medicine is offering a comprehensive, ADA accredited, Diabetes Self Care Management Training and Support Program for all adults with diabetes and their families. The program provides knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes need to know in order to manage their chronic condition successfully and avoid the many associated complications. Our multidisciplinary professional staff takes a compassionate approach to help you through all the information about the disease and its management. Topics covered include, but not limited to, types of diabetes, meal planning, blood glucose monitoring, exercise, use of medications, acute and chronic complications, stress, travel, vacationing, and community resources. Individuals should inquire with their insurance carriers about coverage. Pre-registration is required. 2014 course dates are listed in the attached flyer.  

Register by calling 444-0580 option #4.

Learn more