Individual Sports

Students enrolling in courses taught at UM's Fitness and Recreation Center must present a Griz Card validating that the Campus Recreation Fee has been paid for that semester.


NOTE: For all HHP ACTivity Classes: 

  1. There are additional Montana Board of Regents approved fees with courses that are noted with that course.  Please visit the detailed course information within Cyberbear for more information.  
  2. Grading Policy strictly enforced- classes missed prior to and after late registration count towards total absences allowed.
  3. Auditing of HHP ACTivity Classes is not allowed
  4. For more information on Student Tuition and Fees, please visit:  http://www.umt.edu/business-services/Students/Tuition%20and%20Fees/default.php .
ACT 151 Fundamentals of Pocket Billiards
This course will cover the fundamentals of several billiard techniques. Curriculum includes an 8-Ball and 9-Ball tournament and thorough knowledge of rules. Instructors are fluent in all popular billiard games, strategies, history and equipment. Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Provided by UC Game Room.

ACT 151 Intermediate Pocket Billiards
Offered as a course focused on improving your skills. Intermediate Billiards will cover the game of Billiards more in depth and offer more difficult games such as Straight Pool, trick shot knowledge, and snooker. This class will also give students the opportunity to play against more experienced players. Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Provided by UC Game Room.

ACT 146 Fundamentals of Golf
This course will cover the fundamentals of golf. Topics will include rules, terminology, etiquette, proper equipment use. Instruction on individual skills for grip, stance, and swing. Classes are held at the University of Montana Golf Course. Students must provide own transportation. Additional Golf Course Fee. Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Limited clubs available.

ACT 167 Mountain Biking
Instruction in the principles of and how to be comfortable and confident riding a mountain bike off-road. Topics/Skills include: basics of mountain biking, understanding balance and agility of your bike, and basic repair and maintenance. Class will be held on-campus and at scheduled sites. Students provide own transportation. Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Helmet!! No helmet, no riding! Bike in good working order. Comfortable riding shorts/tights and sneakers or riding shoes.

ACT 175 Fundamentals of Fly-Fishing
An introduction to Fly - Fishing. Students will be introduced to elements of the sport including: equipment, trout biology, reading water, casting proficiency and bug identification. Students will leave the class with the ability to: select appropriate gear for the spectrum of fly-fishing situations; defend against "salesmanship" when buying new gear; skills and confidence necessary to catch fish with a fly rod more consistently. Class will conclude with a day on the river. Graded Credit/No Credit. Requirements: Current fishing license or willingness to buy a short-term license for the river day. Equipment Needs: Personal gear if you have it.

ACT 175 Fly Fishing For Women
An introduction to Fly - Fishing for women only. Students will be introduced to elements of the sport including: equipment, trout biology, reading water, casting proficiency and bug identification. Students will leave the class with the ability to: select appropriate gear for the spectrum of fly-fishing situations; defend against "salesmanship" when buying new gear; skills and confidence necessary to catch fish with a fly rod more consistently. Class will conclude with a day on the river. Graded Credit/No Credit. Requirements: Current fishing license or willingness to buy a short-term license for the river day. Equipment Needs: Personal gear if you have it.

ACT 109/202 Racquetball
Introduce/review basic skills to beginning players. Instruction on rules and etiquette, proper equipment use, basic shots, serves, returns, and game strategies (singles, cutthroat, doubles). Class tournaments may be played. Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Racquets, eye protection, balls provided.

ACT 143 Fundamentals of Table Tennis
This course will cover the fundamentals of table tennis. Topics will include terminology, serving techniques, knowledge of forehand and backhand drives, push, loop, block, flipping, smash, lob, etc. An in-class tournament will also be offered. Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Provided by UC Game Room.

ACT 143 Intermediate Table Tennis
Offered as a course for players to enhance their skills. Instructors will cover strategies and playing with spin on the ball. This class will give students the opportunity to play against more experience players and will offer an in-class tournament. Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Provided by UC Game Room.

ACT 169 Fundamentals of Tennis
Introduce/review basic skills to beginning players; develop and enhance skills of intermediate and advanced players. Instruction on rules and etiquette, proper use of equipment, basic strokes, basic shots, serves, returns, game strategies (singles and doubles). Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Balls provided, limited number of racquets.

ACT 237 Trampoline & Aerial Acrobatics
Learn or refine aerial acrobatic and tumbling skills on a variety of trampolines. Focus is on proper progressions and techniques. Strengthens and tones body, while increasing flexibility, agility, and spatial awareness. Class is designed for all skill levels. Held off campus at Bitterroot Gymnastics. Graded Credit/No Credit. Equipment Needs: Appropriate Dress.

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