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2020-21 Rec Sports Dress Code
By Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez/Anthony Muscatello on Aug. 06, 2020

Learn more about the Rec Sports Dress Code

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A Message from VCU Recreational Sports
By VCU Recreational Sports on Aug. 06, 2020

We care about you and your well-being, and we are here for you during these difficult times. We truly believe that recreation is a universal right, and that sports, fitness, and outdoor adventure have the ability to bridge differences, encourage dialogue, foster resilience, and build healthier and happier communities.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impacts on VCU Rec Sports
By Anthony Muscatello on Aug. 06, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impacts on VCU Rec Sports

VCU Alumni enjoy a pre-tournament reception sponsored by Rec Sports [View Image]
Pregame Reception at the Atlantic-10 Tournament in March
By Anthony Muscatello on Aug. 06, 2020

VCU Rec Sports partners with Development and Alumni Relations in Brooklyn

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A message about Locker Safety
By Anthony Muscatello on Aug. 06, 2020

Member experience and safety is of extreme importance to us. Here's a reminder to secure valuables while working out.

Dance Day 2019
By Daniel R. Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

VCU Rec Sports is hosting its fourth annual Dance Day on October 11, 2019 at Cary Street Gym.

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No Man's Land Film Festival & Events
By Ciara Reed on Aug. 06, 2020

VCU Rec Sports Outdoor Adventure Program is hosting a showing of the No Man's Land Film Festival on October 2, 2019.

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Rec Sports in the Park
By Daniel R. Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

VCU Rec Sports is launching a series of events located in Monroe Park from all program areas.

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AORE Campus Challenge
By Ciara Reed on Aug. 06, 2020

Compete against other schools in the AORE Campus Challenge and see if VCU is the most active and "outdoorsy" school!

OAP Chili Cookoff
By Ciara Reed on Aug. 06, 2020

Bring your own chili, taste others' and judge them and sit back and watch some awesome films with OAP!

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Outdoor Adventure Program Film Series
By Daniel R. Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

The OAP is hosting an Adventure Film Series where they will be showing a collection of climbing, skiing, hiking and more movies.

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Rec Sports Night 2019
By Daniel R. Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

Rec Sports Night is Sunday, August 18!

Sport Clubs Win Big at 2018-19 Honors Reception
By Jason P. Lee on Aug. 06, 2020

Six individuals and seven clubs took home awards after being recognized for their hard work and dedication throughout the year.

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Join us for the annual Water Safety Fest
By Jason Lee on Aug. 06, 2020

Celebrate National Water Safety Month with us on May 4 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center!

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Shannon McGowan: From Passion to Profession
By Jason Lee on Aug. 06, 2020

Prior to working with the Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, McGowan worked with the OAP. Read how McGowan turned her passion into a profession.

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March Rec Sports Rockstar Recipients
By Jason Lee on Aug. 06, 2020

Congratulations to the two March Rec Sport Rockstars!

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VCU Sport Clubs Receive Donation
By Daniel R. Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation donated $3,500 to VCU Athletics and VCU Rec Sports in honor of their use of Enterprise and their affiliates with transportation.

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February Rec Sports Rockstars Award Recipients
By Jason Lee on Aug. 06, 2020

Congratulations to the February Rec Sports Rockstars!

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Trekking in Peru
By Daniel R. Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

Trekking in Peru, a student perspective of an upcoming trip offering by O.A.P.

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Spring Family Day
By Daniel R. Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

Spring Family Day on March 23 will be a sampling of activities that will be in our summer Rice Rivers Center Camps!

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Ice Hockey ECCHA Championship
By Daniel R. Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

The VCU Ice Hockey Club defeated the Citadel, 5-4, to win the East Coast Collegiate Hockey Association Championship.

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Sport Club Food Drive
By Jason Lee on Aug. 06, 2020

Sport Clubs at VCU gave back to the community by donating over 200 pounds of canned goods.

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December/January Rec Sports Rockstars Award Recipients
By Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez on Aug. 06, 2020

Gina Kihnley and Emma Troy [View Image]
Rec Sports Rockstar Awards Recipients
By Daniel Reid Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

Emma Troy and Gina Kihnley are the 2018 recipients of the Rec Sports Rockstar Awards!

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New Instructional Programming
By Daniel Reid Puryear on Aug. 06, 2020

VCU Recreational Sports is bring in a new program starting Spring 2019, Instructional Programming.

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Staff Spotlight: Ella Gray
By Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez on Aug. 06, 2020

Children using flotation devices in the Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center. [View Image]
Water Safety Tip
By Thomas Koller on Aug. 06, 2020

Simple Steps to Ensure a Safe Pool Visit

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How to Play Intramural Sports
By Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez on Aug. 06, 2020

Curious about what's happening with VCU Rec Sports Intramural Sports this semester? This post is for you!

Rec Sports Adjusted Hours and Closures, September 13 - 16
By Connie Kottmann on Aug. 06, 2020

Rec Sports will have shortened hours Thursday 9/13 and Sunday 9/16. All facilities will be closed 9/14 & 9/15. Read more for details.

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How to Use Lockers
By Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez on Aug. 06, 2020

VCU Rec Sports offers members two different types of locker options, do you know the difference?

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Connect With Us on Social Media
By Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez on Aug. 06, 2020

You can connect Rec Sports and your favorite programs on social media, read more to learn how!

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Top 5 Things to Know about Rec Sports
By Jacynth Serrano Rodriguez on Aug. 06, 2020

Here's some Rec Sports tips to keep in mind.

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Join us for Rec Sports Night 2018
By Connie Kottmann on Aug. 06, 2020

Rec Sports Night teams up with Water Wars for an incredible Welcome Week Monday night! Join us for activities on Cary Street Field, Linden Street and all throughout the Cary Street Gym. Grab a passport to fill out, and be entered into the Welcome Week prize drawing.

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New Summer College Student Membership
By Connie Kottmann on Aug. 06, 2020

Rec Sports announces a $99 Summer Student Membership for college students in Richmond May 15 - Aug. 16.

RecSports Personal Trainers Featured on VCU News
By Connie Kottmann on Aug. 06, 2020

VCU News recently featured Rec Sports personal trainers

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Tommy Otterbine - 2017 Recipient of The VCU Burnside Watstein Award
By Connie Kottmann on Aug. 06, 2020

"Whether we’re talking about inclusive rec or adaptive rec...we want to think more about who we aren’t reaching and why we aren’t reaching them."

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Joey Parent, Recipient of the 2017 Ralph White River Hero Award
By Connie Kottmann on Aug. 06, 2020

The Ralph White River Hero Award, is given by the Friends of the James River Park to "acknowledge and honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to James River Park."

Vice President of the Year, Barbara Williams, Women’s Rugby Club [View Image]
2018 Sport Club Honors Reception highlights accomplishments
By Jason Lee on Aug. 06, 2020

The annual VCU Sport Club Honors Reception honors and acknowledges our clubs and athletes.

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About Recreational Sports

VCU Recreational Sports offers a diversity of programmed and informal recreational, fitness and sports activities for the VCU community.

Page last updated 08/14/2018

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