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Virtual RecWell

Even though we are all currently practicing social distancing, we still want to remind you that you can still Play as Lions and Move with Pride. Here is a list and links to virtual programming to help you while at home.

How to Join Atleto

Atleto is the official app for the Recreation and Wellness Department. All events, activities, and fitness are posted on the app. In order to join, please download Atleto from the App Store or Google Play Store. 

In order to accesses Recreation and Wellness Activities:

  1. Please download the “ATLETO” app on a smart device from the App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Create an account on the Atleto app using your “@tcnj.edu” email address.
  3. Setup your account by selecting preferences for activities you would like to see on your news feed
  4. After your account has been created, you can search for activities under the “Find Activities”
  5. Select “Join” in order to register for the event
  6. Show up and enjoy!

Group Fitness from home

The TCNJ group fitness instructors are busy creating content and scheduling live classes for you to follow along at home. 

All virtual group fitness classes will be hosted through the Atleto App. Classes will be added weekly by instructors with live or recorded links, or both, depending on the class. Please check the Atleto app regularly for updated class schedules.

In order to accesses the classes:

  1. Follow the step by step directions on the top of this page to download the “ATLETO” app
  2. All classes will be located in the “Rec Activities” tab instead of “Fitness”
  3. Join the class that you are interested in participating in.

Fitness Opportunities

F45 Challenge App

Download the F45 Challenge App through Apple or Google Play Store and sign in using your @tcnj.edu email for a free subscription and you will have access to F45. The app provides a variety of fitness workouts with or without equipment, wellness and nutrition information, and guides. For more information, please visit the F45 website.

Intramural Sports

UFC Pick ‘Em

Register on IMLeagues.com/tcnj between 1/25 and 2/5. Your goal is to pick the fighter from each UFC Fight Card you think is going to win. Events will be added on an ongoing basis as the fight cards are announced. All events from 2/6 to 5/1 will be added (with the exception of Dana White’s Contender series).

Winner will be given a $50 Amazon gift card!

Esport leagues- all Esports leagues will be offered using Mission Control. 

SEASON 1
Registration: 2/1-2/12
Season: 2/15-3/7
Playoffs: 3/8-3/21
Games: Words with Friends, Chess, COD Cold War, COD Warzone Duos, COD Warzone Quads, NBA 2k21, Mortal Kombat 11

 

SEASON 2
Registration: 3/8-3/19
Season: 3/22-4/11
Playoffs: 4/12-4/25
Games: Brawl Stars, PGA Tour 2k21, FIFA 21, Dragonball FighterZ, Street Fighter V, PUBG

Please download the Mission Control App on your smartphone, search for our organization (TCNJ), and join either the appropriate video game league. All leagues will be played completely online so you can play from the comfort of your own room against other players in the league.
  1. Download the free Mission Control app—go to missioncontrol.gg/play
  2. Create your profile
  3. Join The College of New Jersey 
  4. Check your schedule, chat with your league mates, and keep track of your standings.

Winners from each Esport league will be given an Intramural Champ T-shirt!

Trick Shot Contest

We are hosting a trick shot contest where our campus community can upload videos of their trick shots for a chance to win a prize and have their video posted on our social media (@tcnjrecwell). Each contest participant can only upload one video total. Video submissions will be accepted between February 1st and February 14th.  Then, a random bracket will be created where head to head contests will be featured on our social media page starting February 15th. We are going to have the TCNJ Community vote on which trick shot they like best and the winner from each match-up will move on in the bracket until we crown a champion!

The winner will be given a $25 Amazon gift card!

Upload Video Here

March Madness Bracket

Register on IMLeagues.com/tcnj between 2/24 and 3/12. We are going to host a March Madness Bracket on ESPN. Whichever email address is linked to your account on IMLeagues is the account that will receive the ESPN Invite. If you wish to have the invite sent to another email address, please email intramur@tcnj.edu.

Winner will be given a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Photo Challenge Contest

We are hosting a photo challenge contest where our campus community can upload a picture of their most scenic and favorite places, landmarks, things in nature, etc. The submission ideas are endless; this is a photography challenge! Each student who submits their picture will have a chance to win a prize and have their video posted on our social media (@tcnjrecwell). Each contest participant can only upload one picture total. Picture submissions will be accepted between March 1st and March 14th. Then, a random bracket will be created where head to head contests will be featured on our social media page starting March 15th. We are going to have the TCNJ Community vote on which picture they like best and the winner from each match-up will move on in the bracket until we crown a champion!

The winner will be given a $25 Amazon gift card!

Upload Picture Here

Wednesday IM Tournaments

Each Wednesday in April, we are going to host a different in-person tournament that will be safe and socially distant. Students can register on IMLeagues.com/tcnj starting 3/17. The schedule will be as follows:

  • April 7th: Kan Jam Tournament, registration closes 4/4
  • April 14th: Spikeball Tournament, registration closes 4/11
  • April 21st: Cornhole Tournament, registration closes 4/18
  • April 28th: 2 Person Scramble Tournament @ Mountain View Golf Course, registration closes 4/21
    • NOTE: There is a $40 per team charge ($20 per player) to join

Winners from each league will be given an Intramural Champ T-shirt!

Phone App Games Bracket

Games TBD.

When registering, please read the description within each league so that you download the correct app for each game. All leagues will consist of a bracket with head to head match-ups. Teams will have one week to complete each match-up. At the end of the game, please screenshot the game score and send the results to intramur@tcnj.edu so we can advance the winning team in the bracket.

Winners from each Phone App league will be given an Intramural Champ T-shirt!

RECreate Your Night at Home

RECreate Your Night will still be happening while you are at home. We will be hosting virtual events and also providing recorded content as well, in order for you to engage with us. Please check the RECreate Your Night Activities tab for more information on events.

How To Videos:

Easy Two Ingredient Cloud Dough

DIY Friendship Bracelets

Sidewalk Paint

DIY Mindfulness Jar

Resources to support your Recreation and Wellness

Free Fitness links

https://www.fitbod.me/

https://nationalfitnesscampaign.com/optinside-kit

Yoga with Adriene – https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene

Matrix Fitness Exercise Library

Make Your Body Work Online Videos

https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/at-home-workouts

Coronavirus Anxiety

Free Trial Links (These sites are for product trials and at the end of trial will ask you to pay for content)

Peloton – 30 day free trial

Fitness Blender – Basic Content is free but can upgrade to premium version

Daily Burn30 day free trial

Wellness and Well-being Resources

TCNJ Campus Well  – Articles and posts about a wide range of wellness topics aimed at college students

TCNJ Health and Wellness Resources – Scroll Down to Health and Wellness Section

Happiness Unpacked: Positive Emotions Increase Life Satisfaction

Free Class on Happiness Offered by Yale (Certificate of Completion Included)

Making Health & Nutrition a Priority During the Coronavirus

How to Curb Emotional Eating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Roadmap to Resilience – Resource to help with your wellness

On Instagram, Follow “eat.and.fit.weightloss”

Outdoor Recreation

Please take advantage of outdoor opportunities such as hiking, running, biking, and disc golf. However, please continue practicing social distancing and Governor Murphy’s orders regarding the virus and any park closings.

Below is a list of accessible hiking locations, separated by region in NJ.

North Jersey Central Jersey South Jersey
High Point State Park Hartshorne Woods Park East Creek Trail
Mount Tammany Red Dot Trail Sourland Mountain Hiking Trail Wells Mills County Park
Ramapo Valley County Reservation Watchung Reservation Rancocas State Park
Pyramid Mountain Cheesequake State Park Wharton State Forest
Norvin Green State Forest D&R Canal State Park Blueberry Hill
Apshawa Preserve Autumn Hill Reservation Maurice River Bluffs Preserve