Fall 2022 Special Events

Welcome Week - August 22 - August 26

Welcome Week - August 22 - August 26

    These events will allow you to see first hand some of the fitness programs we offer here at the Rec, and you will be able to explore and participate in some outdoor fun. We will be visiting the Campus Green, Hill Student Center Amphitheater, and the McMahon Courtyard. Whether you have been attending UAB or if you're a first-year student, come and check us out!

    August 22 - Sunrise Yoga

  • Location: UAB Campus Green
  • Pricing: FREE
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 and will remain open until the time of the event
  • Time of Event: 7:30 - 8:30 am
  • August 23 - Sundown Dance

  • Location: UAB Campus Green
  • Pricing: FREE
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 and will remain open until the time of the event
  • Time of Event: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • August 24 - Sundown Yoga

  • Location: Hill Ampitheater
  • Pricing: FREE
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 and will remain open until the time of the event
  • Time of Event: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • August 25 - Sundown Dance

  • Location: Hill Ampitheater
  • Pricing: FREE
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 and will remain open until the time of the event
  • Time of Event: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • August 26 - Sunrise Yoga

  • Location: Hill Ampitheater
  • Pricing: FREE
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 and will remain open until the time of the event
  • Time of Event: 7:30 - 8:30 am

Indoor Tri - Sprint - September 9

Indoor Tri - Sprint - September 9

    Participants will compete in a half-distance trialthelon. Compete againist yourself and others to see who can finish with the fastest time in our:

  • Location: UAB Campus Recreation Center - Cardio Area
  • Pricing: Student $5 l Non-Student $15
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Date of Event: Friday, September 9, 2022
  • Time of Event: 5:00 - 7:00 pm
  • 1000 meter row
  • 6.2 mile bike
  • 2.5K (1.55 mile) run

Stair Climb Challenge - September 11

Stair Climb Challenge - September 11

    Come and honor the service members who sacrificed their lives to help citizens during the tragic 9/11 incident on the World Trade Center. Hop on the stair master and climb 110 flights/2,200 steps just as they did. This event is self-reported,and we will provide a link to report photos of your climbing including a section to allow us to post to our social media story!

  • Location: UAB Campus Recreation Center - Cardio Area
  • Pricing: FREE
  • Registration details: No registration needed, but we ask that you self report
  • Date of Event: September 11, 2022

Cycle Family Weekend Ride - October 15

Cycle Family Weekend Ride - October 15

    Kickoff UAB Family Weekend by taking a Cycle class with a family member! We will be hosting 2 cycle classes to enjoy. As a student you can reserve 1 (one) spot in the class for you and up to 2 (two) family members. If unable to attend, please drop your spot at least 24 hours in advance so others may fill that spot. Only 14 bikes will be available

  • Location: UAB Campus Recreation Center - Studio 4
  • Pricing: FREE
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Thursday, September 1, 2022 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 10, 2022
  • Date of Event: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Times of Event: 4:00 - 4:45 Anne I 5:00 - 5:45 Savannah

Halloween Zumba - October 31

Halloween Zumba - October 31

    Arrive in your best costume and dance the night away with Halloween Zumba. Our normal Zumba classbut in the spirit of Halloween! Please be sure to keep costumes family friendly and light as you will be likely to sweat!

  • Location: UAB Campus Recreation Center - Center Court
  • Pricing: FREE
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Thursday, September 1, 2022 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 31, 2022
  • Date of Event: Monday, October 31, 2022
  • Time of Event: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Blazer Lift-Off - November 5

Blazer Lift-Off - November 5

    Blazers will test their strength to see who isthe strongest. This powerlifting competition will feature the squat, bench, and deadlift as they build up to see who has the best total in their respective weight classes.

  • Location: UAB Campus Recreation Center - Iron Cave
  • Pricing: $50 per participant
  • Registration details: Registration will open on Monday, August 1, 2022 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 10, 2022
  • Date of Event: Saturday, November 5, 2022