Women in Recreation

Women in Recreation Month

 

Women in Recreation Month empowers women to step outside of their comfort zone by trying new recreational endeavors while celebrating strength and community.

The month is organized week by week with special events and programs throughout. Gain new experiences and celebrate the community created by Women in Recreation Month. 

February 1-5

ShePlays—Focus on Women in Sport

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Women’s Triathlon Training 101 Swim Clinic

SRC Pool

Learn the basics of what it takes to train for and complete a triathlon. Topics covered will include the different types of triathlons and clothing and equipment used for triathlons.

 

4v4 Women’s Volleyball   Tournament

SRC

Create a team to participate in this evening’s Women in Recreation tournament!

 

Women’s CrossFit

Smith 21

Join coaches for a Women’s CrossFit class to check out this popular format!

 

 

February 6-12

SheLifts—Focus on Women in the Weightroom

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Women’s Only Hours

Down Under 101D

Utilize our private, closed space for your workout.

 

Women’s CrossFit

Smith 21

Join coaches for a Women’s CrossFit class to check out this popular format!

 

Women Swimming for Strength Clinic

SRC Pool

This clinic is designed to help you learn a variety of ways to use the water to improve your fitness. Work with one of our UREC Swim Instructors to learn ways to make the pool part ofyour workout.

 

Women’s Deadlift Competition

SRC Weight Room

Visit our Women's Deadlift Competition page for more information.

 

 

February 13-19

SheMoves—Focus on Women Making a Change Through Recreation

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Women’s Only Hours

Down Under 101D

Utilize our private, closed space for your workout.

 

One Billion Rising: Zumba

SRC Court 1

One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that one in three women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at seven billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Join us in this Zumba class as we take a stand against women’s violence! For more information visit our One Billion Rising page.

 

Women Swimming for Exercise Clinic

SRC Pool

This clinic is designed to help you learn a variety of ways to use the water to improve your fitness. Work with one of our UREC Swim Instructors to learn ways to make the pool part of your workout. 

 

SheThrowsDown: PGB Showcase

SRC Court 3

Our way to celebrate the community of Pink Gloves Boxing! We will be presenting a giant PGB class with tons of energy and some surprises along the way!

 

 

February 20-28

SheRocks—Focus on Women in the Outdoors

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Women’s Intro to Climbing Movement Clinic

SRC Climbing Wall

New to climbing? Come learn a variety of techniques to get your climbing career off the ground!

 

Women’s Triathlon Open Water Training Swim Clinic

SRC Pool

Get used to the distance –  make sure you can comfortably swim further than your open water distance in the pool. Open water techniques covered include sighting, deep water starts, turning, breathing both ways, and group swimming.

 

Women’s Belay Clinic

SRC Climbing Wall

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? This course provides the necessary instruction to belay your partner, climb, and use our autobelay systems.

 

ShePoops: Women’s Hygiene in the Outdoors

Outdoor Recreation Center

Backcountry trips can be a challenge if you don’t know bathroom basics. Come learn tips, tricks, and LNT Outdoor Ethics and review a variety of gadgets that make a lady’s outdoor life easier.

 

Women’s XC Ski and Snoga Retreat

Palouse  DIvide

Relax, rejuvenate, and celebrate Women in Recreation Month with cross-country skiing and yoga during this overnight retreat at Palouse Divide Lodge. Cabin accommodations and some meals are provided by the lodge as part of this program. Space is limited.

 

Women’s Mountaineering Skills Clinic

Moscow Mountain

This local day trip provides an educational opportunity to develop basic mountaineering skills. In this introductory one-day course, participants will learn basic snow travel techniques, including kicking steps, rest step, self-belay with ice axe, self-arrest with ice axe, and sitting glissade. Space is limited.

 

No Man’s Land Adventure Film Festival

CUB: Butch’s Den

Join us for all-female adventure film festival dedicated to showcasing passionate and powerful women exploring their environments. We’ll host a panel of female outdoor professionals and a raffle of outdoor goods and gear as well.

 


Please direct questions to mandy.schenkemeyer@wsu.edu.

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Registration Ends February 14

Women's Cross Country Ski and Snoga Retreat

Feb 23 - Feb 24 in ORC Palouse Divide, ID
[F] 4:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
[Sa] 12:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$95 - $165
 
 
Relax, rejuvenate, and celebrate Women in Recreation Month with cross-country skiing and yoga during this overnight retreat at Palouse Divide Lodge. The Palouse Divide ski area offers 18 miles of beginner to intermediate trails to accommodate a variety of levels. Cabin accommodations and some meals are provided by the lodge as part of this program. There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting Tuesday February 20st, from 6:00pm-9:00pm in the ORC lobby. Trip rating is level 1. No experience necessary. Cross-country skiing is mentally and physically demanding. Please come prepared for a workout in the cold. Trip cost includes: cross country ski equipment, transportation, permits, and trip facilitator (Food NOT included). Cancellation Policy: In order to minimize our environmental impact, maintain facilitator-to-participant ratios, meet permit criteria, and transportation logistics, ORC programs are designed for small groups (typically up to 6 participants with 2 facilitators). Late cancellations can seriously impact our ability to accommodate others and recover costs. • Cancellations made up until 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline will receive a full refund. • Cancellations made within 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline receive 50% refund. • Sorry, no refunds are given past the registration deadline.