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Short Documentary Highlights UREC Outdoors Leadership Program on the Rio Grande River

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

In early 2020 a group of University Recreation student employees will spend five days canoeing and canyoneering in the desert along the Rio Grande River, part of the UREC Outdoor Leadership Institute.

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University Recreation to Operate on Reduced Holiday Hours

Friday, November 22, 2019

All UREC facilities, including the HPER building, the UREC Fitness Center, and the UREC Sports Complex will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and reduced hours will be set on other days.

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UREC Small Group Training Classes Incorporate New Technology

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Small group training session 2 starts on Monday, Oct. 28 and runs through Thursday, Dec. 12.

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University Recreation, Special Olympics Hosts Unified Rivalry Game

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The University Recreation Intramural Sports program hosted the Special Olympics Unified Rivalry series against Arkansas State on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the UREC Sports Complex.

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University Recreation Offers Discounted Staff Membership

Thursday, October 03, 2019

U of A staff members are able to purchase an annual UREC membership at a discounted rate during the month of October. With this offer, an annual membership is only $183.

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University Recreation to Host Annual Fitober Challenge

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

University Recreation is set to host its annual Fitober challenge during the month of October. Engage in physical activity during from Oct. 1-31 and log your physical activity to win prizes.

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Arkansas Alumna to Host Inaugural Mountain Bike Festival for Women

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Beckie Irvin, a former UREC graduate assistant, is one of the co-founders of the Grit MTB Festival, a mountain biking festival for women to be held Nov. 15-17 at Kessler Mountain Regional Park.

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University Recreation Functional Training Space Set to Open in the HPER Building

Monday, September 09, 2019

University Recreation is hosting an open house from 3-8 p.m. today, Sept. 9, at its new functional training space, located on the first floor of the HPER Building.

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University Recreation Participants Gain Valuable Perspectives Exploring Iceland

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Students, faculty, UREC members and university alumni recently completed a five-day, 33-mile backpacking trip along Iceland's Laugavegur Trail

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