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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 with in-person and virtual special events and programs throughout the month. Gain new experiences and celebrate the community created by Women in Recreation Month. Whether you play, lift, move or rock, join us this month! Check out all the events listed below.







3/2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

5:00 p.m.

Women's Intro to Bouldering Clinic

SRC Climbing Wall

Come join our staff as we introduce you to the basics of bouldering at the WSU climbing wall. This clinic is designed to be introductory level, but we will be introducing skills that persist through most forms of climbing 


5:15-6:00 p.m.

FriYAY: Coug Cycle with Hannah L.

SRC 245

Inspired by boutique cycle classes, UREC’s Coug Cycle is an experience-focused, music-driven, dance-inspired Spin class that will bring upbeat energy and elevate everyone's workout experience! 


5:30-6:15 p.m.

FriYAY: Les Mills Body Combat with Kasey T.


We will learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira, and Kung Fu in a 45-minute cardio format. Designed for all fitness levels and experiences, no equipment and prior sports/combat experience are necessary. 


9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Women's Cross Country Ski and Yoga at Palouse Divide

SRC, Palouse Divide

Relax, rejuvenate, and celebrate Women in Recreation Month with cross-country skiing and yoga at Palouse Divide. Yoga location may be at Palouse Divide lodge or back at the SRC yoga lodge. 


9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Women's Intro to Mountaineering Skills Clinic

Moscow Mountain

In this introductory 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. 


5:30-7:00 p.m.

Cooking Night: Banana Bread Cookies


Join Melanie for a step by step cooking demonstration!


7:00 –  9:00 p.m.

Art Night


 Join Melanie for a virtual paint session! 


5:15 –  6:05 p.m.

FriYAY: Pink Gloves Boxing with Caroline S.

SRC 256

Let's work to reveal the champion within ourselves in this circuit-style, non-contact boxing format with values rooted in women's empowerment and community! 


5:30-6:05 p.m.

FriYAY: Les Mills GRIT with Laura Y.


Les Mills GRIT is a 30-minute High Intensity Interval Training class that incorporates short bursts of high-intensity exercises using barbells, plates, and body weight followed by periods of active recovery. 


5:30-7:00 p.m.

Cooking Night: Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders


Join Melanie for a step by step cooking demonstration! 


7:00-8:00 p.m.

ShePoops: Women's Hygiene in the Outdoors


Come learn tips, tricks, and LNT Outdoor Ethics and review a variety of gadgets that make a lady’s outdoor life easier.


4:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Women's Backyard Backpacking

Colfax, WA

In this backpacking trip, we'll utilize a local natural area and trail to cover all of the skills needed to backpack while we maintain social distancing!