Dad's Weekend 2019




Bring your Dad to the SRC or Chinook for Free

WSU students can bring their Dad (or Father figure) to the SRC or Chinook for Free.  Dad must be accompanied by the student member at the time of entrance. 

Special Events Weekend Passes

Thursday-Sunday Special Event Weekend Passes are available for purchase during all home football game weekends. These passes can be purchased at the Membership Services Desk in the Student Recreation Center or at the Chinook Student Center for $12.  Special Event Weekend Passes grant access to the SRC and Chinook. 

Dad's Weekend FREE Fitness Fun

Already registered for a fitness class with UREC? Bring your dad for FREE! In addition, we are also offering the following FREE activities: 

  • Dad's Weekend CrossFit-Saturday, November 16, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Chinook B40.
  • Dad's Weekend Yoga
    • Saturday, November 16 11:10 a.m-12:10 p.m. in Chinook 20
    • Sunday, November 17, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in SRC 245 

Dad's Weekend Sunset Hike at Kamiak Butte
November 15th, 2 – 6 p.m.

Spend a little quality time with Dad in the great outdoors of the Palouse! This easy 3.1-mile hike through the scenic landscapes of Kamiak Butte is sure to be an adventure that you will remember for years to come! This trip takes patrons to one of our county parks to overlook the entire Palouse and learn more about the ecosystem. This trip is both affordable and close, allowing patrons to maximize their time in the great outdoors. 
Registration ends November 13th; $15 per person. Register for Dad's Weekend Sunset Hike at Kamiak Butte. 

Dad's Bench Best, Bench Press Competition
November 15, 6 - 7 p.m, SRC Weight Room

Time to bring dad to the gym and participate in a friendly bench press competition. Will you be able to surpass your legendary dad, or do dad's bench best!? You will be paired up with your dad in this bench press competition to form the ultimate bench pressing team! Each participant will have 3 attempts to find a one-rep max bench press. We will then compute your score using the Wilks Powerlifting Equation. Both team member's scores will be added together to determine the champion.  The champion team will be awarded two trophies, one for dad and one for the student! Register for Dad's Bench Best. 

Dunking with Dad 2 on 2 Basketball Tournament
November 16, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., SRC Basketball Courts

Are you a fan of Donuts? Coffee? Basketball? If you answer yes to any of the above, this event is for you! Sign up as a team with your parent, guardian (or any dad-like person) against other teams for the grand prize! From Dunking to Dunkin’! Before or after you play, relax with coffee and donuts! Registration Ends November 15; $10 per team
Register for Dunking with Dad. 

Dad's Challenge
November 16, Noon-2:00 pm

This challenge course program provides an opportunity for you and your dad to work together in groups and explore your limits on the ropes course. Led by our trained staff, participants can expect to climb either our 72’ tall giant ladder or the obstacle course. This challenge will be an opportunity to take adventures to new heights while enjoying views of the Palouse.
Registration Ends November 1; $10 per person. Register for Dad's Challenge. 

Dad's Weekend Open Climb

November 16, Noon – 2 p.m.

Is your dad visiting for the weekend? Enjoy quality time with him at the Student Rec Center for a morning of Rock Climbing where our climbing wall supervisors will help you climb to the top! One registration equals an entry into course for one person. Registration Ends November 1; FREE. Register for Dad's Weekend Open Climb. 


Visit the official Dad's Weekend website to view all WSU Dad's Weekend events!