“Everyone felt like a freshman at the new Margot Connell Recreation Center, Boston College’s expansive four-story recreation complex that opened Tuesday.”
Chris Cataldo has logged six years and 500 classes as a yoga instructor at the plex.
Students battled it out at the Plex for first place in the Campus Activities Board and BC Table Tennis club’s ping pong tournament on Saturday.
“Boston College has recently announced a series of commendable investments and innovations.”
Last Wednesday, the Plex was filled with neon-clad exercisers, as BCRec commemorated the founding of the National Intramural Recreation Sports Association with an ’80s-themed day.
“Or maybe it was because I had never been initiated into the increasingly obvious boy’s club, the club that encourages deadlifts and pull-ups and cold, metallic weights. I had been initiated into a different club, one with calorie counting and cardio. The boundary between these two clubs seemed impenetrable.”
When plans for BC’s new athletic facility did not include a 3-meter diving board, swim and dive coach Tom Groden grew concerned about what it meant for the future of his program.