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 REC. Try new activities, win prizes, meet new friends, and have a blast with us!

Looking to volunteer with the Rec? Check out our special events throughout the year. We offer an array of opportunities. Sign up for a volunteer spot below! 

Battleship- 04/03/2020



Spring 2020 Special Events Schedule

REC Mania

  • Date: 01/30/2020 
  • Time: 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM
  • Location: REC
  • Details: Come learn about all things REC for the Spring Semester! Take a free fitness class, take on the Intramural Basketball Combine, register for quarter three intramurals, go black light climbing, and more. FREE PIZZA & PRIZES!

Night on the Slopes

  • Date: 02/07/2020
  • Time: 4:00 PM- 9:00 PM
  • Location: Mt. Lacrosse
  • Details: Come take on Mt. Lacrosse with us! We will be offering discounted rates and bus transportation. Register by 12:00 PM on 02/07/2020 to secure you spot. You can register at the REC info counter!


  • Date: 02/21/2020
  • Time: 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM
  • Location: REC Lobby
  • Details: How do you rec?! Today we celebrate everything the REC offers and all the many ways you can rec. Make a post about how you rec, tag and follow UWL Rec Sports on instagram, and show a staff member to get a free t-shirt (while supplies last)! 


Swim & Splash

  • Date: 03/04/2020
  • Time: 8:30 PM- 10:30 PM
  • Location:Mitchell Hall Pool
  • Registration: Registration is on imleagues!
  • Details: Get ready for Spring Break by coming to Swim & Splash on Wednesday, March 4th! From 8:30 pm till 10:30 pm we will have individual races, team relays, and a cannonball contest that you and all your friends can participate in. New this year we will be offering inflatable log jousting. You can sign-up for as many of the events as you would like, as long as there are spots available.

    Individual races will be 50 meters each. The team relay will be 200 meters. The 1st swimmer will complete the breast stroke, the 2nd swimmer will complete the freestyle/ front crawl, the third swimmer will complete the back stroke, and the fourth swimmer will complete the doggy paddle. The team relay challenge will be 200 meters. Each team will get one t-shirt that their starting swimmer will wear, the first swimmer will complete one lap and then give it to the second swimmer, the second swimmer will complete one lap and give it to the third swimmer, the third swimmer will complete on lap and give it to the fourth swimmer, the fourth swimmer will complete one lap to complete the relay. All swimmers will be asked to swim the freestyle/ front crawl.  

    Swim & Splash will be held in the Mitchell Hall Pool. Mitchell Hall is located at 1820 Pine St, and there will be signage directing you to the pool from the main entrance. We will NOT be providing towels, so please make sure to bring your own. We will have goggles provided but if you would prefer to bring your own, you are more than welcome to! Make sure to register by 6:00pm on 03/04/2020.

    We hope to see you all there!!

Paddle Battle

  • Date: 02/24/2020
  • Time: 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM
  • Location: REC- Court 1
  • Registration: Registration will be live on imleagues soon!
  • Details: This FREE tournament is open to all skill levels. This will be a single elimination singles tournament. Winner takes home a intramural champ shirt. Make sure to register by 12:00 PM on 02/24/2020!

Campus Clean Up

  • Date: 04/22/2020
  • Time: 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM
  • Location: REC Lobby
  • Details: Help give back on Earth Day! We will be breaking up into groups to clean up different parts of campus. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Cookies & lemonade for all participants after the event!

Eagle Open Power Lifting Meet

  • Date: 04/25/2020
  • Time: Later morning/ early afternoon
  • Location: REC Fitness Center
  • Details: Come check out the Barbell Club and show off your own skills! This event is open to ALL. Information on divisions, registration, and scoring are coming soon! 


Stress Buster Week

  • Sunday 05/02/2020-Sand Volleyball Tournament
    • $10 per team- register on imleagues (Open on April 1)
    • Double elimination tournament 
    • Intramural Sand Volleyball Rules
  • Monday 05/03/2020- Yard Game Night
    • 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM @ Drake Field
    • Bag toss, giant jenga, kan jam, giant connect four, and more
    • Free
  • Tuesday 05/04/2020- Therapy Dog Night
    • 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM @ Drake Field
    • Come de-stress with your favorite dogs
    • Free
  • Wednesday 05/05/2020- Bag Toss Tournament
    • 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM @ Drake Field
    • $5 per team- register on imleagues (Open on April 1)
    • Winning team takes home intramural champ shirts
  • Thursday 05/06/2020- Intramural Spike Ball Tournament
    • More details coming soon
  • Friday 05/07/2020- Spring Spectacular
    • hosted by multiple department on campus
    • More details coming soon