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UREC Water Ski Captain Wins National Award

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Madison Hayden, a U of A senior and captain of the UREC Water Ski Club, has received the 2017 Outstanding Female Leader Award from the National Collegiate Water Ski Association.

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UREC Outdoors to Explore Costa Rica During Spring Break

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

UREC Outdoors will offer a trip to Costa Rica from March 17-25 full of adventure and cultural immersion. The cost to attend is $1,850 for U of A students and $1,950 for UREC members.

College of Education and Health Professions Events International University Recreation

University Recreation Offers Personal Training to U of A Community

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Personal training offers a unique opportunity to explore a new dimension of fitness by receiving individualized fitness instruction from a certified UREC personal trainer.

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University Recreation Finds Positive Correlation Between Facility Use and Freshman Success

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Freshmen who visited UREC facilities an average of 2-3 times per week had an average cumulative GPA that is 0.7 points higher than those who did not use UREC facilities.

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University Recreation to Host Study Hall Open to All Students

Thursday, December 07, 2017

University Recreation will offer an alternative location for students to study during finals week. From Sunday, Dec. 10, through Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 5-10 p.m. in HPER 220.

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U of A Student Wins Scholarship From Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards University Recreation Recreation and Sport Management

University Recreation to Host Special Olympics Unified Rivalry Series

Friday, November 10, 2017

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.

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UREC Sports Complex Open with a New Artificial Turf Playing Surface

Thursday, October 19, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions University Recreation

UREC Outdoors Recycling Efforts Provide 10 People With Clean Water for Year

Thursday, October 05, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Sustainability University Recreation

University Recreation Hosts Annual Fitober Event

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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.

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