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

Start the year off right with this free event that features games, food, prizes, and the official UREC t-shirt.

When: Thursday, August 17th from 3:00-7:00 p.m.Where: HPER Gyms 2-4Cost: Free

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 113Cost: 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