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The Rec Center's 12 Days Before Winter Break

Special thanks for Stephanie Ferguson

(Written by: Stephanie Ferguson, SRC Aquatic Director)(sung to the tune of The 12 Days of Christmas)

Tis the season to be merry and bright
Or do the kids just want to fight?
With 12 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
There's a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn't you be here too?

Bouncing basketballs is fun, have no doubt
Let them run around and get their energy out.
So with 11 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

It’s cold outside, but the kids want to swim please
No need to worry, the water in here is a toasty 87 degrees.
So with 10 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

Stop by after work, or sometime before you hit the sack
Step inside the court and give the ball a good whack.
So with 9 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

If running’s too hard on your knees
Try something different. It really is a breeze
So with 8 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
5 elliptical machines
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

In the pool it’s splish, splish, splash
Come on in, you’ll get fit in a flash.
So with 7 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
6 splashy lap lanes
5 elliptical machines
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

Our fitness classes are great by the way
You could do a new one each and every day.
So with 6 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
7 days of fitness
6 splashy lap lanes
5 elliptical machines
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

Peddling hard, peddling fast
Jump on a bike and you’ll have a blast
So with 5 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
8 bikes a spinning
7 days of fitness
6 splashy lap lanes
5 elliptical machines
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

Holiday party at your house? “Oh no!” you say
“I haven’t had the time to clean. Maybe we’ll do it another day.”
So with 4 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
9 rooms for renting
8 bikes a spinning
7 days of fitness
6 splashy lap lanes
5 elliptical machines
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

Getting fit is a great thing to do. It’s on everyone’s mind
Get in a workout and take a break from the daily grind.
So with 3 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
10 membership plans
9 rooms for renting
8 bikes a spinning
7 days of fitness
6 splashy lap lanes
5 elliptical machines
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

The weather outside may be frightful
But inside running is so delightful.
So with 2 days until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
11 treadmills for running
10 membership plans
9 rooms for renting
8 bikes a spinning
7 days of fitness
6 splashy lap lanes
5 elliptical machines
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

When all else fails and the kids hate all their stuff
Kids Corner is great, they just can’t get enough
So with 1 day until the kids are out of school what is there to do?
12 toys (and more) to play with
11 treadmills for running
10 membership plans
9 rooms for renting
8 bikes for spinning
7 days of fitness
6 splashy lap lanes
5 elliptical machines
4 walls for racquetball
3 indoor pools
2 basketball courts
and a Rec Center full of fun. Shouldn’t you be here too?

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