Special Events

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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

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

When: Every Wednesday beginning January 24th from 5:00-6:00 p.m. (excluding University holidays and special events).
Where: HPER Gym 1
Cost: Free

Commit to Well is a perfect way kick off your commitment to your health and wellness goals in 2018. 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 Tuesday, Jan. 30th.

Date: Thursday, February 1 - Thursday, March 16

Cost: Free

Sign up here: http://committowell.uark.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

Wellness Activities Calendar

The Welcome Back event will hold a variety of different events including Women on Weights (Donna Axum Fitness Center) where trainers will demonstrate how to incorporate weights in to a workout routine.  Additionally, the climbing wall (HPER Gym 1) will be open for women to learn how to climb, belay, and improve technique. Meanwhile, Broga (HPER 216) and the bouldering wall (HPER 102) will be open to males only. 

Date: Tuesday, January 30

Time: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Place: HPER

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

When: Tuesday, March 13 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Union Connections Lounge

Cost: Free

Come relax and unwind before finals with 2 hours of restorative yoga. Enjoy a smoothie after your practice.

When: Thursday, May 3rd from 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Where: HPER 220 
Cost: Free