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Campus Rec Events


Viking Days 2014

Sep 22 | Weight Room Wonders: Exploring Nontraditional Weight Training Equipment - free

Sep 23 | Night at the Rec - free

Sep 24 | Rock 'n' Roll: Functional Training Equipment - free

Sep 25 & 26 | Belay Classes - free

Sep 24-26 | FLASH Info Sessions - free



Oct 1-31| Walktober free

Oct 7 | Climbing Center Open House - free

Oct 14 | Dive-In Movie - free

Oct 17 | Amazing Race

Oct 25 | Spooky Saturday - free youth event 

Nov 6 | Women's Climbing Night - free

Nov 19 | Get HAPPY!  free

Jan 12-Mar 8 | Healthy U Wellness Challenge

May 13 | Nourish Wellness Fair free

May 18-31 | Campus for a Cause free

Weight Room Wonders

Come explore nontraditional weight training equipment and find ways to spice up your workouts. Personal trainers will be on site to introduce you to the TRX, Max rack, and landmine. This session is sure to keep your workouts challenging and creative!


Date: September 22, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Weight Room (ASRC Third Floor)

Night at the Rec

Come enjoy free food, live music, fun activities, rock climbing, enter to win big raffle prizes, and see all that Campus Rec has to offer in this fun action-packed Night at the Rec!


Date: September 23, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: ASRC Courts 1-3 & Climbing Center 

Rock 'n' Roll

Explore equipment found in the cardio suite. Learn how to use foam rollers, stability balls, and BOSUs and implement them into your workouts for some functional fun! Trainers will be on site to lead and assist with questions.


Date: September 24, 2014
Time: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Multipurpose Room ASRC 440/441 

Belay Classes

This FREE class will teach the basic knots involved in roped climbing, the process of belaying a climber, and how to perform a safety check. The class will begin promptly at 12:00 and space is limited to the first 20 people to show up. You should arrive early so that you have time to watch the Climbing Center orientation video and complete a short quiz, plus check out (FREE!) climbing shoes and a harness from Member Services.


Option 1 Date: September 25, 2014
Option 2 Date: September 26, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Climbing Center 


Walktober is coming! Get your team ready and register starting September 22, 2014.


Enjoy being outdoors, walking, and meeting new people?  Join Walktober, our annual 31 day walking challenge! Track your minutes spent walking or exercising, earn incentives, and meet others through weekly guided walks. Register as an individual or compete as a team to win great prizes.


Walktober goes from October 1 - 31 and is open to the entire PSU community for FREE.  


Come to the kickoff walk on Wednesday, October 1 for some free incentives and a group walk across the Morrison bridge.  We’ll meet at 5:00 pm at the entrance to the Rec Center on the Urban Plaza side.


Registration opens September 22nd at and is limited to the first 250 participants.

Climbing Center Open House 

Come explore the Climbing Center! This is the perfect event for anyone interested in learning more about the sport of rock climbing. Our knowledgeable instructors will be on hand to belay and teach basic climbing technique. No previous experience is necessary to attend, but you must complete the Climbing Center orientation video and quiz before climbing. 


Date : October 7, 2014

Time : 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location : Climbing Center

Dive-In Movie

Campus Recreation will be hosting a Dive-In Movie!  Bring your swimsuit and join us in the pool for free food and a movie. Inner tubes will be provided or you can bring your own. The movie will be The Lego Movie.


Date : October 14, 2014

Time : 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Location : ASRC Pool

Women's Climbing Night

Calling all women climbers! Whether you’re brand new to climbing or a seasoned pro, this event is for you. Climb in a supportive environment with the help of knowledgeable staff, meet other climbers at PSU, and explore opportunities for rockin’ adventure that the Outdoor Program has to offer. No prior experience is necessary, but you must complete the Climbing Center orientation video and quiz prior to climbing. 


Date : November 6, 2014

Time : 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location : Climbing Center

Amazing Race

This is a team event.  You may sign up as an individual but you will be paired up with someone before the race starts. Teams of two will face between 8-10 challenges that take place in the rec center. This is a great time to enjoy a fun race with a buddy, family member or meet someone new. Participants between 12-17 must be partnered up with an adult who is a  campus rec member.


DateFriday, October 17, 2014

Time: 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Whole facility

Spooky Saturday 

This is a fun family event for our PSU community. There will be pumpkin painting, face painting, crafts and games for the young ones. Of course there will be a little candy as well. We will have our climbing center open and costumes are encouraged.


DateSaturday, October 25, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Courts 2 & 3, Climbing Center

Get HAPPY! Movie Night and Small Group Discussion

What makes you happy?  Join us for this free event where we’ll kick back and relax while watching the highly-rated documentary film Happy. Then explore your own thoughts on the subject in a fun small group activity. Light snacks provided.


DateWednesday, November 19, 2014

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Smith Memorial 333

Healthy U Wellness Challenge

Join this competition to improve your health and wellness in 8 weeks. Individual and team categories available.  Earn and log points in three categories: healthy habits, exercise, and event participation. Open to the entire PSU community (non-members receive a 6 visit pass to the Rec Center with registration). Great prizes and incentives! Visit for more information.


DateJanuary 12 – March 8, 2015

*Registration opens December 1st 

Nourish Wellness Fair 

Attend PSU's annual Nourish Wellness Fair to learn more about on campus and off campus wellness resources. Receive free acupuncture, massage, healthy food samples, gait analysis, body composition testing, fitness screens, farmers market produce, $5 helmets, and more! FREE to all PSU students, faculty, staff and Rec Center members.


DateWednesday, May 13, 2015

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Campus for a Cause

Join our crusade to better our community while engaging in health-promoting behaviors.  Volunteer alongside fellow PSU members on campus and at local organizations, in events that are designed to be active and improve wellness.  This is a great opportunity to meet new people, help others, and have fun!  This 2 week series of events is FREE and open to the entire PSU community.  


DateMay 18 – May 31, 2015