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Wellbeing Center to be close early on April 26; reopen April 27 on regular schedule

The Wake Forest Wellbeing Center, including Reynolds Gym and Sutton Center, will be closed on Thursday, April 26 from 1:30 p.m. until midnight for a private event.

The Wellbeing Center will resume normal hours of operations on Friday, April 27.

Wellbeing Center administrators announced, “This will be a one-time occurrence.  We apologize for the inconvenience.”

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Wellbeing Center to close early on April 26; resume normal schedule April 27

This is a guest post f rom the Wellbeing Center:

The Wake Forest Wellbeing Center including Reynolds Gym & Sutton Center will be closed on Thursday, April 26 from 1:30 p.m. until midnight for a private event.  We will resume normal hours of operations on Friday, April 27. This will be a one-time occurrence.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Reynolds Gym's transformation to be celebrated on March 28

Reynolds Gym

Wake Forest will celebrate the completion of the renovation and transformation of Reynolds Gym into a wellbeing center with a campus grand opening on March 28 from 4 to 6 p.m.  The celebration is open to students, faculty and staff to attend.

A new eight-lane indoor pool, replacing the original 1956 pool, will officially open for Wake Forest students, faculty and staff.  In addition, the Phase III renovations include group fitness studios, multipurpose spaces for intramural and club sports, and a varsity court for the volleyball team.

“Our vision for a residential community includes creating spaces that enhance all aspects of students’ wellbeing,” said Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch.

Hatch and Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue are among those who will speak at the opening event.

Schedule of events include:

  • Kayaking and stand-up paddleboard demonstrations in the pool
  • Inner tube water polo
  • Water basketball
  • Cycle studio demonstrations
  • Boxing, rowing and other specialty studio demonstrations
  • Mind/body studio demonstrations
  • Group fitness classes
  • The official opening of lap swimming

Phase II opened in August with new state-of-the-art fitness equipment, a 3,000 square-foot open living room, a bouldering and climbing wall and fitness space for weight training and other activities.

Leadership gifts through the Wake Will Lead campaign helped make the Reynolds Gym transformation project possible.

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Campus closed at 12 noon March 12 due to bad weather conditions

This announcement was emailed March 12 to students, faculty and staff by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

Because of weather conditions, the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will close at 12 noon today, March 12. Offices will be closed.  Any in-progress, on-campus classes will end at 12 noon.

This includes Wake Downtown.

Travel on and off campus today is expected to be hazardous, so all are encouraged to be cautious outside.

For those planning to attend events on campus today, check with the host or sponsoring organization.

Food service will be available. To obtain information on campus dining, visit deacondining.com.

Recreation facilities, Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Benson University Center will be open today.

Here is the revised University shuttle schedule for today:

–The last departure for the Wake Downtown shuttle from Innovation Quarter will be 1:10 p.m.

–The last departure for the Gold/Black Lines from campus will be 12:50 p.m.

–The last departure for the Gray Line from campus will be 1 p.m.

–There will be no Gray Line or On Call shuttle service tonight.

Please continue to check the Wake Alert website at wakealert.wfu.edu for any other announcements that may be made.

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Faculty, staff offered 'sneak peek' of Reynolds Gym Phase III renovation

New pool in Reynolds Gym

This is a guest post from Campus Recreation, the Student Health Service and the Office of Wellbeing:

Campus Recreation, the Student Health Service and the Office of Wellbeing are pleased to offer faculty and staff a “sneak peek” into the Reynolds Gym Phase III renovation on Friday, March 9, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Members of the campus community will have an opportunity to see:

  • The renovated and expanded Student Health Service
  • The Reynolds natatorium with a renovated and expanded pool, as well as a new whirlpool, locker rooms and showers
  • Four new group fitness studios including new exercise cycles
  • Three multipurpose rooms, two classrooms and a conference room, all reservable on Deacon Space

A separate Phase III grand opening celebration for the entire campus is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, from 4 – 6 p.m.

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