Upcoming Special Events

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 once a 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.
  • August - Rec-Stravaganza: September 1, 2016
  • September - Beep Kickball
  • October - Halloween Themed Fitness class
  • November - TBA

Campus Rec-Stravaganza
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  • 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

Blazer 5k/1 Mile Walk
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  • NEW annual Blazer 5k/1 Mile Walk 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

12th Annual Step Up to Wellness Health & Wellness Fair
  • Campus Recreation is coordinating plans for the 12th Annual Step Up to Wellness Health & Wellness Fair. We would like to extend an invitation for you and your organization to participate in this year’s event on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017. The event will be held from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Campus Recreation Center. This will be a tremendous opportunity to reach out to the UAB students, faculty, staff and other vendors in the community as we focus on whole body health and wellness. There will be 60-plus vendors to engage the UAB community to promote their healthy lifestyles. February 8, 2107

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!