Special Events

 candlelight yogaPictured: 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

Commit to Well is a perfect way kick off your commitment to your health and wellness goals in 2020.   Participants will earn points for doing physical activity and completing a variety of wellness challenges. The fitness and wellness points earned will determine the prizes awarded at the completion of the event.

Sign up beginning Friday, Jan. 31st here: https://fitevent.uark.edu

Date: Saturday, February 1 - Saturday, March 14 

Walking routes on campus:

1 mile

2 mile

3 mile

Join UREC personal trainers as they show you how to utilize the open recreation spaces at UREC to the full potential.  Enjoy a yogurt bowl after your workout.

Date/Time Topic Location
Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9:00-10:00am Free Weights 101 Donna Axum Fitness Center (HPER)
Saturday, March 14 from 9:00-10:00am Functional Training Functional Training Space (HPER)
Saturday, April 11 from 9:00-10:00am Cardiovascular Training UREC Fitness Center (Union)


Learn how to make  appetizers and mocktails while creating artwork with a local artist .

When: Tuesday, March 3rd from 5:30-6:30pm

Where: Union connections lounge

Sign up beginning February 1st at urecmembers.uark.edu

Attend any regularly scheduled Group Cycle, HIIT Cycle or Cycle and More class to help UREC log mileage to beat Georgia in highest total miles before the big game.  Receive a free Celebrate Cycle water bottle for participating.

When: Week of Feb. 24th

Where: UREC Cycle studio on the 1st floor of the HPER bldg.

Come relax and unwind before finals with 2 hours of restorative yoga.  This class is free to attend.  

When: Thursday, April 30th, drop in anytime between 5-7pm.

Where: TBD