Adaptive Recreation & Exercise

Photo of a client working on her cardio with the Motomed ergometer Photo of a trainer helping his client with a machine bicep curl

Our Purpose

The Adaptive Recreation and Exercise program provides students with disabilities an opportunity to become fit and active. Our professional and qualified fitness staff will work with you to help you reach your goals. Whether it's losing weight, getting stronger, or reaching new levels of independence, you can get there with Adaptive Rec.

Our Equipment

Photo of Caleb Paschall monitoring his client on low rowsIn addition to our weight and cardio equipment which can be adapted to fit your specific needs, we also have a selection of specialty equipment including:

  • Motomed Upper and Lower Body Ergometer
  • Easystand Standing Frame
  • Sci Fit Total Body Recumbent Bike
  • Medical Grade Wheelchair Scale
  • Zero Entry Pool
     

Our Commitment

Adaptive Recreation is committed to making our students healthy, active, and independent. Campus Rec’s activities and outdoor events can be modified for most student accommodations. We provide levels of service from simple fitness consultation and activity coordination all the way up to personal training programs, all with the goal of giving you the tools to participate in all of our programs as an autonomous, independent individual.

Get Involved

We are open Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am-5:00 pm. Contact Caleb Paschall, the Adaptive Recreation and Exercise Coordinator, at 615-898-5691 or through email at caleb.paschall@mtsu.edu to find out more or to make an appointment.

Audio Tour

Activate the Play button below for an overview of the ARC by Jessica Miller, a former student. You will find more tour clips on the main section pages of our website.

Audio Tour Transcript

Photo of a client performing pulldowns with help from his trainerPhoto of a client working on coordination and endurance with the Scifit exercise ergometer