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Special Events

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Special Events

Recreational Sports & Fitness hosts a number of special events that bring students, faculty, staff, community members, and alumni together for fun and active experiences.

We have monthly, annual, and one-time events and are always looking for more ideas! Some of our most popular events include Late Night at the RecPush-Pull Competition, and Women on Weights.

Upcoming Events

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Flashback Field Day

When: April 23, 11am-2pm

Where: The Quad

Come to play the Field Day games of your childhood and compete to win prizes! The activities include a 3-legged race, corn hole, bouncy horse races, Kan Jam, and more!

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Recharge U Pop-Ups

When: May 1-3, 11am-2pm

Where: Table on The Quad

We will have activities each day to help you relax on The Quad during Finals Week! See below for what is planned on each day!

May 1st: Make Your Own Essential Oil Spray

May 2nd: Squeeze Your Stress Away

May 3rd: Hydration Station

Ongoing Programs

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Women on Weights

When: 5:30-7pm February 27th, March 6th and 20th
Where: Cassell Fitness Center Weight Room

Register now!

Women on Weights is a program designed to help women feel more comfortable in the weight room and get excited about training to become STRONG! In each session, the trainers will go over form and technique as well as how to build your own weightlifting program! This program will benefit the beginner lifters as well as intermediate lifters.

Looking to Collaborate?

If you are a student group looking to co-sponsor an event, please contact Lauren Kline, Fitness Coordinator of Wellness & Special Events: lkline@american.edu.

Partnership of a Healthy America

AU RecFit has partnered with PHA for their “Healthier Campus Initiative” which provides guidelines for campuses to promote healthier lifestyles on campus. One of the ways RecFit is doing this, is providing free “How to” classes for students, faculty, and staff that are free of charge!

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