Special Events

  • WOW Events

    Week of Welcome Fitness: August 13-21

    Free Events and Fitness Classes

    No prior registration required; drop-in’s welcome. Non-members need to purchase a day pass to enter the facility.

    View the Campus Wide Week of Welcome Calendar - for more events from University Recreation. 

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    U.S. Masters Swim Practice Pass (Week of Welcome)

    SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00
    Item ID: 187809

    Schedule: Mon Wed 6:10 AM - 7:10 AM Location: Student Recreation Center Pool
    Tue Wed Th Fri 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Pool

    Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Friday, August 19, 2022


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    Class Dates: Monday, August 15, 2022 - Friday, August 19, 2022

    Instructor(s): Emily Weise (she/her/hers)

    # Class Description [U.S. Masters Swimming](https://www.usms.org/) is a structured aquatic program. Our [UREC U.S. Masters club practices](https://urec.wsu.edu/programs-classes/aquatics/us-masters-swimming/) are coached by U.S. Masters certified coaches in order to tailor the workouts to the group of swimmers participating. Each workout plan will be adapted to each individual swimmer to help push, challenge, and improve each participant’s personal goals. This program is perfect for those wanting to cross-train, improve swimming techniques, master skills, train for triathlons, be part of a club/team atmosphere, and more! --- # Prerequisites: None It is ==**highly recommended**== that all Masters participants be able to swim a length of 25 yards (or one length of the pool) using freestyle.

    Sunset Paddle (Kayak)

    SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
    Item ID: 187819

    Schedule: Th 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

    Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 14, 2022

    Open Spots: 6
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    Class Dates: Thursday, August 18, 2022

    Located only 30 minutes from WSU’s campus, the Snake River is perhaps one of the most well-known and scenic rivers in the entire United States. Come enjoy this beautiful river as you watch the sun set. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the river in their own kayak. Paddling down the Snake River will surely put anyone in a calm and relaxed state of mind. This is one of our most popular and well-liked trips- so register early! Depending on what phase of recovery the state and county is in, we may or may not be able to provide transportation down to the site. Please plan for providing your own transportation down to Wawawai County Park. We will let you know what our plan is after registration has closed. Trip rating is level 1. No experience is necessary. Trip cost includes; kayak rental, and an Adventure Facilitator (food is NOT included so bring a snack and some water). This trip runs rain or shine. Have all of your personal equipment (life jacket, wet-suit, booties, etc.) reserved via the rental center no later than 7pm the day prior to the trip departure. The rental center can be contacted by phone at 509-335-1892 to set up your appointment time. Please review the rental shops equipment rental procedures at the following link, and let us know what questions you have. https://urec.wsu.edu/outdoor-recreation/rental-shop/. Your reserved personal equipment will be transported to and from the site for you.

    Slackline Clinic

    SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00 Non-Member: $0.00
    Item ID: 187823

    Schedule: Mon 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Chinook Recreation Center Chinook Lawn

    Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Monday, August 15, 2022

    Open Spots: 20
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    Class Dates: Monday, August 15, 2022

    We will show you how to set up a slackline on the course as well as provide some tips and tricks for getting started.

    Sunset Paddle (SUP)

    SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
    Item ID: 187826

    Schedule: Wed 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

    Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 14, 2022

    Open Spots: 6
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    Class Dates: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    Located only 30 minutes from WSU’s campus, the Snake River is perhaps one of the most well-known and scenic rivers in the entire United States. Come enjoy this beautiful river as you watch the sun set. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the river from their own stand up paddle board. Whether you are an experienced paddle boarder or you have never been on a paddle board before, this trip will be a great experience! This is one of our most popular and well-liked trips- so register early! Trip rating is level 1. No experience is necessary. Trip cost includes; paddle board rental, transportation, and an Adventure Facilitator (food is NOT included so bring a snack and some water). This trip runs rain or shine.

    Adult First Aid/CPR/AED (August 17th @ 5 PM)

    SRC Member: $65.00 Chinook Member: $65.00 Non-Member: $75.00
    Item ID: 187894

    Schedule: Wed 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Room 144 (Classroom)

    Registration: Friday, April 22, 2022 - Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    Open Spots: 16
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    Class Dates: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    Learn to save a life! American Red Cross safety education classes will prepare you for emergencies. This training covers First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for workplace, schools, and community. The First Aid/CPR/AED certification is valid for 2 years from the date of completion.

    Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (August 17th @ 5 PM)

    SRC Member: $72.00 Chinook Member: $72.00 Non-Member: $82.00
    Item ID: 187906

    Schedule: Wed 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Room 144 (Classroom)

    Registration: Friday, April 22, 2022 - Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    Open Spots: 16
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    Class Dates: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    Learn to save a life! American Red Cross safety education classes will prepare you for emergencies. This training covers First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for workplace, schools, and community. The First Aid/CPR/AED certification is valid for 2 years from the date of completion.

    UREC for You - McNair Scholars Program

    SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00 Non-Member: $0.00
    Item ID: 187977

    Schedule: Tue 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Location: Student Recreation Center Court #6

    Registration: Sunday, May 1, 2022 - Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    Open Spots: 23
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    Class Dates: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    UREC for You - McNair Scholars Program

    Free CrossFit Classes (Mon-Thur)

    SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00
    Item ID: 188191

    Schedule: Mon Tue Wed Th 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Location: Chinook Recreation Center Chinook B40

    Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Thursday, August 18, 2022

    Open Spots: 99
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    Class Dates: Monday, August 15, 2022 - Thursday, August 18, 2022

    Based on principles of mechanics, consistency, and intensity, CrossFit workouts involve constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensities. We will work to set a solid foundation, increase knowledge of fundamental exercises, and improve work capacity, strength, and endurance. Broad and inclusive for all levels and experiences, CrossFit at UREC considers any physical or unknown contingency! This all-inclusive pass gives access to ANY of the following Week of Welcome CrossFit classes: *Monday, August 15 from 5:30-6:30 PM *Tuesday, August 16 from 5:30-6:30 PM *Wednesday, August 17 from 5:30-6:30 PM *Thursday, August 18 from 5:30-6:30 PM

  • All Access Week (Fall)

    All Access: August 22-28

    Join us for FREE fitness classes and events for All Access Week ! With multiple classes to choose from, it’s hard to decide which classes to register for. Try any class for free during All Access Week so you can pick the perfect one for you! 

    Participants must have valid SRC or Chinook membership, or purchase day pass, to participate in All Access Week Events.

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    Sunset Paddle (SUP) & Yoga

    SRC Member: $25.00 Chinook Member: $25.00 Non-Member: $45.00
    Item ID: 187827

    Schedule: Wed 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

    Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

    Open Spots: 6
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    Class Dates: Wednesday, August 24, 2022

    Located only 30 minutes from WSU’s campus, the Snake River is perhaps one of the most well-known and scenic rivers in the entire United States. As the sun goes down, come enjoy this beautiful river. Beginning with a relaxing yoga session, participants will take in the beautiful scenery before exploring the river in their own stand up paddleboard. The atmosphere at the Snake River will surely put you in a calm and relaxed state of mind. This is one of our most popular and well-liked trips- so register early! This trip runs rain or shine. Depending on what phase of recovery the state and county is in, we may or may not be able to provide transportation down to the site. Please plan for providing your own transportation down to Wawawai County Park. We will let you know what our plan is after registration has closed. This trip is rated at a Level 1. Trip cost includes; SUP rental, yoga instructor, and trip facilitators. Food is not included. Have all of your personal equipment (life jacket, wet-suit, booties, etc.) reserved via the rental center no later than 7pm the day prior to the trip departure. The rental center can be contacted by phone at 509-335-1892 to set up your appointment time. Please review the rental shops equipment rental procedures at the following link, and let us know what questions you have. https://urec.wsu.edu/outdoor-recreation/rental-shop/. Your reserved personal equipment will be transported to and from the site for you.

    Kamiak Butte Hike and ORC Tour

    SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
    Item ID: 187828

    Schedule: Th 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

    Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

    Open Spots: 14
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    Class Dates: Thursday, August 25, 2022

    Spend a little quality time 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! On this trip we will take you to one of our county parks to overlook the entire Palouse. This trip is both affordable and close, allowing patrons to maximize their time in the great outdoors. We'll start this trip with a full tour of the Outdoor Recreation Center, highlighting all of the resources and trips you can take advantage of for the rest of the year. Trip rating is level 1. No experience necessary! Trip cost includes trip leaders & transportation (food is NOT included so bring snacks and water).

    Intro to Backpacking Skills Clinic

    SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
    Item ID: 187839

    Schedule: Tue 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

    Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

    Open Spots: 13
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    Class Dates: Tuesday, August 23, 2022

    In this clinic, you’ll learn the basics of backpacking and backcountry living! Backpacking is a fantastic activity and can lead to awesome adventures. However, it can be a little overwhelming to prepare for a backpacking trip if you have never done so before. This clinic is here to teach you the basic skills needed to have a fun and comfortable trip! We’ll cover several topics such as: necessary equipment, appropriate clothing and layering systems, sleeping comfortably, purifying your drinking water, cooking on a backpacking stove, and how to hike/camp utilizing “Leave No Trace” principles. Program rating is level 1. No experience necessary!

    Pole Fit, Jumpstart

    SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00
    Item ID: 188039

    Schedule: Tue Th 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Location: Stephenson Fitness Center 101A

    Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Wednesday, September 21, 2022

    Open Spots: 24
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    Class Dates: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - Thursday, August 25, 2022

    Instructor(s): Brenna M. (she/her)Kyla S. (she/her)

    POLE FIT Jumpstart is our "on ramp" program intended to give first-timers the essentials of Pole Fit in preparation for regular classes. This beginner-focused class includes lecture, discussion, and coaching on foundational movements. We encourage everyone to attend this class during All Access Week before enrolling in another Pole Fit class. Separate registration required for all Pole Fit classes. Pole Fit takes concepts from barre, yoga, and Pilates and utilizes them in a way to build strength and empowerment on a pole. Through lifting our own body weight and defying gravity, we will increase the strength in our core and upper body. Combined with floor work to target the whole body, this class offers a unique approach to fitness that everyone can enjoy.

    UREC Fitness Instructor Training (FIT): 2-Day Course

    SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00
    Item ID: 188074

    Schedule: Sat Sun 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Room 256

    Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Friday, August 26, 2022

    Open Spots: 12
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    Class Dates: Saturday, August 27, 2022 - Sunday, August 28, 2022

    Instructor(s): Jess W. (she/her)JJ M. (he/him)Devon T. (he/him)

    We will learn the basics of group fitness instruction with UREC's Fitness Instructor Training (FIT) Course, which is required to work for UREC as an instructor. After successfully completing the FIT Course and subsequent format training and apprenticeship process, participants can audition to lead group fitness classes for UREC. Please note that completion of this course does not guarantee employment.

    Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (August 27th, 10am)

    SRC Member: $72.00 Chinook Member: $72.00 Non-Member: $82.00
    Item ID: 188103

    Schedule: Sat 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Room 144 (Classroom)

    Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Thursday, August 25, 2022

    Open Spots: 16
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    Class Dates: Saturday, August 27, 2022

    Learn to save a life! American Red Cross safety education classes will prepare you for emergencies. This training covers First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for workplace, schools, and community. The First Aid/CPR/AED certification is valid for 2 years from the date of completion.

    Adult First Aid/CPR/AED (August 27th, 10:00a)

    SRC Member: $65.00 Chinook Member: $65.00 Non-Member: $75.00
    Item ID: 188109

    Schedule: Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Room 144 (Classroom)

    Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Thursday, August 25, 2022

    Open Spots: 16
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    Class Dates: Saturday, August 27, 2022

    Learn to save a life! American Red Cross safety education classes will prepare you for emergencies. This training covers First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for workplace, schools, and community. The First Aid/CPR/AED certification is valid for 2 years from the date of completion.

    Belay Clinic

    SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $13.00 Non-Member: $18.00
    Item ID: 188225

    Schedule: Sun 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

    Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Monday, August 29, 2022

    Open Spots: 6
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    Class Dates: Sunday, August 28, 2022

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