Special Events

 candlelight yoga
Pictured: Candlelight Yoga

Special Events provide opportunities for leisure, education, socialization, fitness, and fun through a variety of alternative events. Download the UREC app for up-to-date special event information by searching "uarkrec". It is free and available for Android and iPhone.

Wheelchair Basketball is open to all UREC members. Drop-ins are welcome and all equipment is provided.  

When: Every Wednesday beginning August 30th from 5:00-6:00 p.m. (excluding University holidays and special events).
Where: HPER Gym 1
Cost: Free

UREC full House is out biggest event of the year. This freshman move in week event is open to all University of Arkansas students and UREC members.  

UREC Full House, our annual fall kickoff event, welcomes you back to campus with games, food, and even a chance to win a free MopedU scooter!

Drop by the UREC Food Court for free food from a variety of delicious eateries. Collect playing cards from each station, including velcro soccer and UAPD's Mario Kart station (with a twist), and turn them in at the end of the event to win prizes. All participants to this free event can even join a 3-point knockout/half court shootout content to win a free, brand new MopedU scooter!

When: Thursday, August 17th from 3:00-7:00 p.m.

Where: HPER Gyms 2-4

Cost: Free - Drop in anytime

Walk or run and log your mileage online to earn a free pair of UREC performance socks.  This program is open to all U of A students, faculty and staff.  UREC membership is not required.  There will also be a team competition option. 

Register beginning October 1st at fitober.uark.edu

Add a spooky spin to your climbing, cycling, and group fitness workouts.  UREC will be offering these activities in black light settings with a Halloween theme.

When: Thursday, October 26th from 5:00-8:00 p.m.Where: HPERCost: Free

Attend any regularly scheduled Group Cycle class to help UREC log mileage to beat Coastal Carolina in the highest total miles before the big homecoming game.  Receive a free Celebrate Cycle water bottle for participating.

When: Week of October 30 during regularly scheduled cycle classes.Where: UREC Cycle studioCost: Free

Learn how to make healthy substitutions in your cooking, as well as sample healthy foods.

When: Tuesday, November 7th from 5:30-6:30 p.m.Where: The Wellness Center Garland Ave. Suite 113

Cost: Free

Come relax and unwind before finals with 2 hours of restorative yoga. 

When: Thursday, December 7th from 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Where: HPER 220 
Cost: Free