Special Events

Come join your fellow Cougs at University Recreation's special events.  Click on any of the events below to expand the selection for more information. 

  • WOW Events

    Week of Welcome Fitness: August 10-17

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

    Free Activities

    Chat with a Personal Trainer Monday, August 12 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. SRC Lobby
    Chinook Slackline Clinic & Bouldering Orientation Monday, August 12 5:00-6:00 p.m. Chinook Slackline Course
    Chat with a Personal Trainer Tuesday, August 13 4:00-6:00 p.m. SRC Lobby
    Sunset Paddle Tuesday, August 13 4:00-9:00 p.m. Meet in ORC
    Chat with a Personal Trainer Wednesday, August 14 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. SRC Lobby
    Afternoon Paddle Wednesday, August 14 1:00-6:00 p.m. Meet in ORC Lobby
    Chat with a Personal Trainer Thursday, August 15 4:00-6:00 p.m. SRC Lobby
    Kamiak Butte Hike and ORC Tour Thursday, August 15 5:00-9:00 p.m. Meet in ORC Lobby
    Intramural Lawn Games Sunday, August 17 Backyard Building (SRC)
    Wheelchair Basketball Tuesday, August 19 SRC Court 4

    Free Fitness Classes: Aug 11-17

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

  • Fall All Access Week

    All Access: August 18-24

    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! 

    Faculty and Staff with a valid cougar card can access UREC or Chinook Facilities to participate in All Access Week by checking in with the front desk upon entrance.  Individuals interested in purchasing a semester or annual membership can view options on our membership webpage.

    View All Access Week activities below or explore the events page

    Free Activities & Events

    SRC Weight Room Orientation Monday, August 19 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. every hour Meet in SRC Lounge
    SRC Slackline Clinic Monday, August 19 4:00-5:00 p.m. SRC Slackline Course
    Intramural Sports Challenge  Monday, August 19 4:00-7:00 p.m. SRC Court 4
    Free Body Composition Testing: UREC Personal Training Monday, August 19 5:00-7:00 p.m. SRC Personal Training Office
    Esports Lounge Games & Events Monday, August 19 6:00-9:00 p.m. Chinook Esports Lounge
    Free Belay Clinic Monday, August 19 7:00-9:00 p.m. SRC Climbing Wall
    SRC Weight Room Orientation Tuesday, August 20 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. every hour Meet in SRC Lounge
    Intramural Sports Challenge  Tuesday, August 20 4:00-7:00 p.m. SRC Court 4
    Free Body Composition Testing: UREC Personal Training Tuesday, August 20 5:00-7:00 p.m. SRC Personal Training Office
    Esports Lounge Games & Events Tuesday, August 20 6:00-9:00 p.m. Chinook Esports Lounge
    Free Belay Clinic Tuesday, August 30 7:00-9:00 p.m. SRC Climbing Wall
    Kayak Skills and Rescue Clinic Tuesday, August 20 7:00-10:30 p.m. ORC & Gibb Pool
    SRC Weight Room Orientation Wednesday, August 21 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. every hour Meet in SRC Lounge
    Intramural Sports Challenge  Wednesday, August 21 4:00-7:00 p.m. SRC Court 4
    Standup Paddle Board Yoga Wednesday, August 21 4:00-9:00 p.m. Meet in ORC Lobby
    Free Body Composition Testing: UREC Personal Training Wednesday, August 21 5:00-7:00 p.m. Chinook Personal Training Office
    Esports Lounge Games & Events Wednesday, August 21 6:00-9:00 p.m. Chinook Esports Lounge
    Free Belay Clinic Wednesday, August 21 7:00-9:00 p.m. SRC Climbing Wall
    SRC Weight Room Orientation Thursday, August 22 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. every hour Meet in SRC Lounge
    Intramural Sports Challenge  Thursday, August 22 4:00-7:00 p.m. SRC Court 4
    Intro to Backpacking Skills Clinic Thursday, August 22 5:00-8:00 p.m. ORC
    Free Belay Clinic Thursday, August 22 7:00-9:00 p.m. SRC Climbing Wall
    SRC Weight Room Orientation Friday, August 23 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. every hour Meet in SRC Lounge
    Hammocking Clinic Friday, August 23 4:00-5:00 p.m. ORC Lobby
    Free Belay Clinic Friday, August 23 7:00-9:00 p.m. SRC Climbing Wall

    Free Fitness Classes

    The full list of free classes is coming soon!

  • AquaPatch

    AquaPatch

    October 9 | 5:00 PM | Student Recreation Center

    Come pick a pumpkin! This event is free and no pre-registration is required to attend.

    Our pool/aquatic pumpkin patch is just the place for you to get your Fall necessity, the pumpkin! You can get in the pool and pick one out yourself or you can come in dressed and our staff in the pool will hand you the one that you point to and you can take it home. We will also have carving and painting tables for those who wish to decorate their pumpkin here at the Student Recreation Center. One pumpkin per individual. This event is first come first serve, when we run out we run out. We will have around 200 pumpkins to give away that are donated from a local farm.

     

  • Sweat the Stress

    Sweat the Stress: Dec 9-13

    Attend free fitness classes during finals week to help bust stress! Exercise (and fun!) are proven to aid concentration and memory. Find options in the Student Recreation Center, Chinook Student Center and online. No registration required!

    Not a UREC member? Purchase a day pass at the front desk or view membership options

    Schedule coming soon.

  • All Access Week (Summer)

    All Access Days: May 6-12

    Free Facility Access

    WSU students, faculty and staff can get free access to the Chinook Student Center and enjoy full access to everything offered. 

    Want more of our facilities? Check out our memberships, including summer options. Students who are not enrolled in summer classes will need to purchase a summer membership.

    Free Fitness Classes 

    Try out fitness classes before you buy! University Recreation has a wide range of options, from aerobics and cardio to mindfulness and yoga.

    Fitness classes during All Access Week will be offered in the Chinook Student Center, while the Student Recreation Center (SRC) undergoes cleaning and maintenance. Classes will be offered in the SRC for the rest of the summer.

    View the schedule below.

    • Monday, May 6
      Class Time
      Sunrise Spin 6:10-7:00 a.m.
      Les Mills BODYPUMP 12:10-12:55 p.m.
      BARREfusion 4:15-5:00 p.m.
      Pink Gloves Boxing 5:10-6:10 p.m.
    • Tuesday, May 7
      Class Time
      Gentle Yoga (Hybrid) 12:05-1:00 p.m.
      TRX Turbo 12:10-12:55 p.m.
      Les Mills BODYPUMP 4:00-5:00 p.m.
      Core Yoga 4:00-5:00 p.m.
      Pilates 5:15-6:00 p.m.
      SOULkickboxing & SOULfusion 5:15-6:15 p.m.
      Spin & Core 5:30-6:30 p.m.
      Pole Fit Choreography 6:15-7:15 p.m.
      Pink Gloves Boxing 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, May 8
      Class Time
      Sunrise Spin 6:10-7:00 a.m.
      Les Mills BODYPUMP 12:10-12:55 p.m.
      BARREfusion 4:15-5:00 p.m.
      Pink Gloves Boxing 5:10-6:10 p.m.
    • Thursday, May 9
      Class Time
      TRX Turbo 12:10-12:55 p.m.
      Gentle Yoga (Hybrid) 12:05-1:00 p.m.
      Core Yoga 4:00-5:00 p.m.
      Les Mills BODYPUMP 4:00-5:00 p.m.
      Pilates 5:15-6:00 p.m.
      SOULkickboxing & SOULfusion 5:15-6:15 p.m.
      Spin & Core 5:30-6:30 p.m.
      Pole Fit Choreography 6:15-7:15 p.m.
      Pink Gloves Boxing 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Friday, May 10
      Class Time
      Sunrise Spin 6:10-7:00 a.m.
    • Saturday, May 11
      Class Time
      Les Mills BODYPUMP 10:20-11:20 a.m.
  • Family Weekend

    Family Weekend: Sept. 20-22

    Whoever your Coug Family is, celebrate Family Weekend with University Recreation! Find the full calendar of events at family.wsu.edu.

    Free SRC & Chinook Access

    Work out at the Chinook or SRC with your student for for free over Family Weekend! If your student isn't with you, no problem- a day pass is only $10 at the front desk.

    Friday, September 20

    • Family Weekend & Free FriYAY Magical Ride: Disney-Themed Spin Class

      Join us for a whimsical adventure in our Disney-themed spin class! Pedal through the enchanting world of your favorite Disney classics, set to a soundtrack of timeless tunes. Led by our spirited instructor, this class promises a magical workout filled with fun, nostalgia, and plenty of pixie dust. All fitness levels are welcome to embark on this fairy tale journey. Get ready to spin, sing along, and unleash your inner child as we make fitness dreams come true!

      Register for Magical Ride

    Saturday, September 21

    • Les Mills BODYPUMP Launch Party | 10:20-11:20 a.m. | SRC 256

      Join us for our free Les Mills Launch event weekend! We will be premiering all the latest releases from Les Mills International. We will have prize giveaways and more!

      BODYPUMP features the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Great music, awesome instructors! Perfect for all fitness levels. Bring the whole Coug family and kick your weekend off with some group fitness magic."