PERK 231 Class Tours Soldier Field

Students taking Prof. Joshua Edwards ‘15 PERK (Physical Education, Recreation, and Kinesiology) 231 class are introduced to concepts and central issues around recreation and leisure. They also study how recreation and leisure services are organized and administered.

And on a recent field trip, they had the opportunity to learn more about one of Chicago’s most iconic sports and recreation facilities: Soldier Field, current home of the NFL’s Chicago Bears and Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire and the venue for upcoming concerts by Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, Elton John, and others. “What an amazing experience for these students,” said Associate Professor and Department Chair Shari L Jurgens, Ph.D.