University of Wisconsin-La Crosse |

Rec Sports
Expand menu

  • Special Events Schedule

    The Recreational Sports Department's Special Events program offers a variety of unique recreation and sporting events throughout the year. There is something for everyone and activities include: tournaments,skill competitions, road races, endurance challenges, and mini carnivals held in the R.E.C. Try new activities, win prizes, meet new friends, and have a blast with us!


     Sandblast 4v4 sand volleyball tournament
    Sat. Sept. 13, 2014-10am
    There is no better way to spend a fall Saturday than with your feet in the sand!  Co-Rec teams can sign up at the REC to join the double elimination tournament until Thurs. Sept. 11th.  $25/team entry fee.  Register online at IMLeagues

    RECtoberfest 2014....
    Fri. Sept. 26 2014-9pm
    Join us for RECtoberfest 2014.  It'sFREE, it's FUN, there's FOOD,  there's PRIZES..

    Fall Golf Scramble 
    Fri. Oct. 3, 2014
    Join us at Forrest Hills Golf Course for 9 holes of golf, prizes and competitions!  Clubs and golf carts are available for rental.  This event is fun for everyone!  Register online at IMLeagues.  

    Paddle Battles  
    Wed. Oct. 15, 2014
    Come join us for our table tennis tournaments! These single or double elimination tournaments are fun for all talent levels and spectators!  Register online at IMLeagues

    City Championship-6's Volleyball Tournament

     Sat. Oct. 25-10am

    Don't miss out on this great opportunity to play in a volleyball tournament with your friends from Western or Viterbo Intramural programs.

    20th Annual UW-L Turkey Trot
    Sat. Nov. 22, 2014
    It's one of the largest 5k road races in the La Crosse area and a popular Thanksgiving tradition for many.  Join us for this fabulous 5k prediction fun run and walk!  Check out the Turkey Trot link and make sure you gobble up early registration deals!


    Night on the Slopes
    Excited to hit the slopes?! Bring your friends and enjoy an exciting, memorable night skiing on the slopes of Mt. La Crosse!

    Indoor Tri 
    Sat. Mar. 7, 2015
    The UW-L Tri Challenge is moving into its seventh year with the Rec Sports Department!  This event provides experienced and beginner multi-sport athletes with an opportunity to put their endurance to the test. Indoor triathlons are unique events that require participants to swim, bike and run for a predetermined amount of time instead of distance. Scores are determined by combining the overall distance one travels during the three legs of the race.

    Battleship...The Battle Begins Again...Spring 2015!
    Mitchell Hall Pool
    Battleship is one our newest tournaments and it's sure to be a blast! Four person teams use buckets and other tools to "attack" other canoes with water until the competing team's canoe is sunk and/or they tip over. The last canoe floating is the winning team of that heat. Teams may also use tools to block water from coming into their canoe. To move their canoe, teams must use their hands, buckets, or other water tools. Up to 6 canoes will be in the pool at once. Teams will compete in heats and the winning one or two teams per heat will advance.

    Check out this video from Battleship 2013.

    Spring Golf Scramble 
    Join us at Forrest Hills Golf Course for 9 holes of golf, prizes and competitions!  Clubs and golf carts are available for rental.  This event is fun for everyone!


    Want to volunteer with the Recreational Sports department?? A great way to do that is through the special events our program puts on throughout the year. If interested, please complete the following survey!