RecFest LogoRecFest 

Every August, RecFest kicks off the school year in style. Learn about various departments and clubs by visiting their tents and tables. Free food from many local vendors makes this event a small taste of University City. Add carnival style games, fitness demos, and intramural sigh-ups and you have one of the biggest events of the year! T-shirts are given to the first 1,500 students – bring your student ID!

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Group Fitness Sampler PictureGroup Fitness Sampler

Join University Recreation for a fun-filled evening of group fitness. Enjoy 10 – 15 minute sample classes and try out what you will see on the Group Fitness class schedule this year! 

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Party In Pink PhotoParty in Pink

Every year, University Recreation offers a week of activities designed to celebrate October, Breast Cancer Awareness month, by encouraging students to stay active and to lead healthy lifestyles. Free T-Shirts will be given out at the events throughout the week!




Monday, 10/15
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM in Belk Gym 011

Tuesday, 10/16
TOUR DE CURE (Cycling)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM in Belk Gym 009

Wednesday, 10/17
KICK CANCER'S BUTT (Butts and Guts)
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM in Belk Gym 011

8:00 PM - 8:45 PM in the SAC Fitness Studio

Thursday, 10/18
PARTY IN PINK (Dance Party)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM on the Belk Gym Courts

*Note that all group fitness classes will be canceled after 1:00 PM on Thursday.
We encourage you to join us for Party in Pink that evening.

Shine Bright Like A Niner pictureShine Bright Like A Niner

Join us for activities in aquatics, open recreation, intramural sports, sport clubs, and group fitness. End the night with a neon cardio dance party! 

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5K Photos49er Gold Rush 5K

The 49er Gold Rush 5K has become a February tradition. With a challenging hilly course that takes runners and walkers alike on a tour around the ever-changing UNC Charlotte campus, we represent the first race in the Healthy UCity Race Series.

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NIRSA Day ImageNIRSA Recreational Sports & Fitness Day

Every February, join us in celebrating the importance of staying active and healthy! We will hold special events throughout the day to highlight our programs and spotlight our student staff!

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On the Green PictureOn the Green Golf Tournament

This year's event will be held at the Tradition Golf Club. The event has sold out the last six years, with 132 golfers and features numerous sponsorships and prizes.

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