In conjunction to the objective of promoting healthy lifestyles among HCT-Ras Al Khaimah campuses, the Student Life Department initiated a week-long series of health-related activities from March 24 to 28, 2019.
Under the system-wide theme of “HCT Healthy Life…Wealthy Life”, the initiative started with RAK-Ministry of Community Development “People of Determination” visit where Fun games, art work and gift giving activities were conducted.
It was then followed by a gym tour at Al Rashaka Club for the Foundation Students to experience the opportunity to learn a variety of fitness programs the club offers. “Rethink Your Drink” Awareness campaign was held on the second day wherein complimentary fruits and fresh juices were offered and various healthy tips were presented in both campuses.
Another feature was a Health awareness campaign participated in by health and fitness-related organizations, such as the Euro Optic Eye Check and RAK Hospital Medical Screen test, Kcal which has presented low-calorie food sampling, Toro Verde Jebel Jais Flight and Al Jazeera Diving and Swimming Center have introduced their programs of activities. Several fun games were also initiated in both campuses while table tennis, billiards and Fussball were held at the Men’s campus.
The Health and Fitness Week has culminated with a Community Plank Challenge at the Park in Al Qawasim Corniche in the morning and followed by Fun Games (tug of War) and Lunch with the College Laborers.
Such week-long activities were strongly patronized by the community and have inculcated the importance of health and fitness in a relaxed and fun environment.