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 Fit is a perfect way kick off your commitment to your health and wellness goals in 2023.   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. . This program is open to all U of A students, faculty and staff.  UREC membership is not required. 

Sign up beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1st at urec.uark.edu>fitness>special events or https://fitevent.uark.edu

Date: Wednesday,  Feb. 1 - Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Join UREC fitness staff as they show you how to utilize the open recreation spaces to the full potential.  Enjoy a smoothie bowl after your workout.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023 from 10-11am in the Donna Axum Fitness Center

Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 10-11am in the UREC Fitness Center

Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10-11am in the UREC Sports Complex

Sign up at urecmembers.uark.edu

Come relax and unwind before finals with restorative yoga in the Razorback Gardens.  Enjoy a healthy snack from the Teaching Kitchen and learn more about healthy study habits before finals. 

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2023 from 5:30pm-7:00pm

Where: Razorback Gardens

Sign up at urecmembers.uark.edu beginning April 3, 2023