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U of A Student Wins Scholarship From Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association
Ellen Starnes, a University of Arkansas junior, received a scholarship from the Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association last week at the association's annual meeting.
University Recreation to Host Special Olympics Unified Rivalry Series
The UREC Intramural Sports program is hosting the Special Olympics Unified Rivalry Series against the University of Missouri at 2 p.m. Sunday at the UREC Sports Complex on Mitchell Street.
UREC Sports Complex Open with a New Artificial Turf Playing Surface
The beginning of intramural flag football and the resumption of club sports practices signals the completion of the renovated UREC Sports Complex at the University of Arkansas.
UREC Outdoors Recycling Efforts Provide 10 People With Clean Water for Year
University Recreation Outdoors successfully recycled enough snack wrappers during the spring 2017 semester to supply 10 people with one year of water through the TerraCycle recycling program.
University Recreation Hosts Annual Fitober Event
University Recreation will celebrate National Walking month with its annual "Fitober" event. The event runs from the first of October and continues through the end of month.
University Recreation Releases New Mobile App
University Recreation has introduced a new mobile app with a user-friendly interface that is integrated with the UREC Membership Portal.
University Recreation Offering Small Group Training in Fall 2017
Small group training classes are offered at different times throughout the day and include offerings in RazorFitness, TRX Kettlebell, Foam Roll Yoga and Outdoor Athlete.
University Recreation Offers New UREC Sports Injury Clinic
Avery Rotenberry, a licensed athletic trainer with athletic training certification, is University Recreation's new graduate assistant for athletic training.
University Recreation to Offer Updated Massage Services
Beginning in fall 2017, UREC will expand and update its massage services. Prices have been decreased and an additional, more affordable student price has been added.
Progress Continues on UREC Sports Complex Renovation Project
When complete this fall, the playing surface of all five fields will be converted to artificial turf, with new LED light fixtures.