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Campus Rec Events


UPCOMING - free unless stated otherwise ($)

April 9 | Campus for a Cause

Thursdays, April 9 - May 28 | Art & Sports Lecture Series

April 11 | Rose City Rock Rodeo Bouldering Competition  

May 02 | Amazing Race for Kids and Families - youth event

May 05 | Sound Waves: Pool Party

May 13 | Nourish Wellness Fair




Campus for a Cause

Join our crusade for a better community. Campus for a Cause invites you to volunteer and engage in health-promoting behaviors alongside fellow PSU students, faculty and staff. Taking place on campus and at local organizations, Campus for a Cause events are designed to be active and improve wellness. All events are free and open to the entire PSU community.

Garden to Give
Thursday, April 9, Noon - 2 pm
Urban Center 4th Floor High Patio (Rain or Shine)
PSU is planting produce and flowers for a good cause. Join us to plant, decorate small pots with inspirational quotes and hand-deliver our final creations to local nonprofit organizations. Help brighten someone's day and learn about organizations that fulfill our community’s needs. Supplies and free light snacks will be provided. 

Art & Sports Lecture Series

Explore the intersections of art and sports in this new lecture series by Campus Rec's Artist-in-Residence Program. A different artist will speak every Thursday during Spring Term, each sharing a dedication to interdisciplinary work that crosses lines and disorients stereotypical understandings of artist and athlete identity. The lectures take place in the Campus Rec Lobby from 1 pm to 1:50 pm.


April 9 - Alicia McDaid

April 16 - Physical Education

April 23 - Ryan Woodring & Peter Vickery

April 30 - Katie Holden & Chris Freeman

May 7 - Arianna Warner

May 14 - Nathan McKee

May 21 - Adam Moser

May 28 - Lee Walton


Over and Back
April 24 - Over and Back Artist Panel with Carolyn Castano, Terry M. Boyd, Greg Hayes and Hand2 Mouth Theater. Likewise, 3564 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 6 pm to 8 pm. 


April 25 - Over and Back Exhibition at Suplus Space Curated by Ryan Woodring with Guest Curator Roz Crews. Suplus Space, 3726 NE 7th Ave., 8 pm to 10 pm.



Amazing Race for Kids and Families

This is a fun family Amazing Race and is geared towards families with children 5 and older; there will be some limited activities for younger children.  This is a chance for the family to do a variety of challenges around the rec center and this event is a partnership between Campus Rec and the Center for Students With Children.

Date: May 2, 2015

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