Upcoming Special Event

Frozen in July
  • We will be giving out frozen hot chocolate and cookies on Tuesday, July 5th from 4:00-5:00pm.
  • Wednesday, July 6th we will have our Open Rec Night consisting of Indoor Hockey.
  • It will be in Center Court from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
  • FREE pizza for all particpants!

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night
  • First Thursday of every month we will celebrate our Faculty/Staff members by providing a fitness class just for them! 
  • It will be in Studio 1 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
  • It will include free KidZone, and by attending this event you will be entered into a drawing for two free months membership to the rec!
  • Bring your business card to every event to win a raffle for a Campus Recreation gift bag valued at $40. 

Open Rec Night Series
  • These will be hosted every 3rd Wednesday of the month to celebrate our students. Each event will be unique. We will offer an activity (ex: key log rolling, indoor hockey, bubble soccer, etc.) that is outside of normal rec activity. There will be a chance to enter a raffle and win free prizes.
  • July - Frozen in July: Indoor Hockey, Holiday-themed fitness classes, free frozen hot chocolate/cookies and prize raffle!
  • August - Rec-Stravaganza: September 1, 2016
  • September - Rec Olympics
  • October - Halloween Themed Fitness class

Campus Rec-Stravaganza
  • Annual Welcome Week event hosted during the first week of classes. This event will be a carnival-themed showcase of what Campus Recreation has to offer. There will be inflatables, carnival games, free food, raffles and more! September 1, 2016

Bouldering Wall Grand Opening
  • Celebration of the new Bouldering Wall opening for member use. There will be raffles for a chance to win free Adventure Rec trips and free equipment vouchers. There will also be a free movement clinic to demonstrate how to properly use the Bouldering Wall and a crate stacking contest. September 2016

Homecoming 5k/Fun Run
  • NEW annual 5k/Fun Run the Saturday of Homecoming Weekend. We will be partnering with multiple offices across campus to put on this event. There will be food provided at the end of the race, as well as an Expo setup on the Campus Green with student organization representation, vendors, etc. October 22, 2016

Outdoor Movie
  • Outdoor movie showing on the Campus Green. We plan to partner with another office across campus to make this event successful! We will provide free guests passes to students who want to bring a friend into the facility. November 2016

6th Annual Climbing Competition
  • Come and join us for the UAB 6th Annual Wall Crawl Climbing Competition. Climbers of all ages and abilities can come and show their skills. The competition will be divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced brackets for both male and female. Competition will feature both bouldering and top-rope climbing. The champions of each division will get to pick from our selection of great prizes
  • Prices: 
    • Students/CRCT Members: $40
      Faculty/Staff/Alumni/Other: $45

March Mayhem Basketball Championships - March 2017
  • March Mayhem is the intramural basketball championship night where the women’s, co-rec, fraternity, and men’s divisions will each play their championship games in Bartow Arena. Throughout the games we will offer other special events to get the spectators involved such as a 3-point contest, knock-out contest and hot-shot contest. We will also have a ton of giveaways for the event attendees. Be sure to join us in March for some fun prizes and exciting basketball!

Summer Programs Safety Fair - May 2017
  • This summer we will be having our Summer Programs Learn and Play. This event is designed to give parents/guardians an insight into what their children will be doing while attending our Rec Summer Camp, as well as learn about all the other programs offered at the Rec. It is a great way to keep them active leading into the summer and build excitement for summer camp! We hope to see you in 2017!