January 30, 2023

Rec Student Employee Leadership Board hosts canned food drive

A graphic of mostly blue and orange cans stacked up displays next to text describing the Canned Food Drive happening at Rec's IMA facility.

Members of the Student Employee Leadership Board (SELB) invite IMA members to participate in a canned food drive Jan. 30 – Feb. 14. Donate canned foods and get a chance to win a UW Recreation T-shirt! Canned goods will be donated to the UW Food Pantry. Drop your cans off at any time the IMA…

September 6, 2022

Five questions with Punya Shetty

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am Punya Shetty. I am based out of Bangalore, India and am currently pursuing a two-year Early Career Master of Science in Information Management program from the iSchool with a specialization in data science. I am passionate about trekking and running. I hope to run…

June 9, 2022

UW Recreation hosts blood drive

An image of an ambulance with the text "At the Ready" and "Blood emergency readiness corps" and "Bloodworks Northwest" overlaid on it.

What: Blood Drive Who: Open to current Rec Members Where: IMA Room 246 When: December 1st Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm (closed for staff break: 12-12:45)  Ready to help save a life? In collaboration with Bloodworks Northwest, UW Recreation will be co-hosting a blood drive on Thursday, December 1st, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The…

February 2, 2022

UW Recreation is permanently closing the Pavilion Pool

The brilliant blue water of the Pavilion Pool shimmers behind a pair of starting blocks. The image is symmetrical, and the design of the pool and the ceiling appear to focus in at the center.

Over the course of the winter break, there was a catastrophic failure caused by a pipe that burst in the Pavilion Pool mechanical room. This led to eight feet of flooding and damaged all the mechanical and electrical equipment in the room, including some additional plumbing damage.​ UW Recreation made the difficult decision to permanently close the Pavilion Pool…

December 20, 2021

Feeling good during the holidays

Greenery highlighted with golden lights.

By Jeffrey Palmer, Recreation Fitness Manager The holidays are here! It’s the time of year to eat mashed potatoes and stuffing, desserts, and maybe even enjoy some bubbly! And with no classes until January 3rd, it’s a great time to catch up on some ZZZZZs, right? Well, yes and no. The holidays are also a…

October 28, 2021

Memorial statue taken from the UW Golf Range

A photo of the wooden memorial statue Tora. The Golfing Man wears a medical mask and stands near a sign reminding patrons to follow the COVID-19 rules.

Update Nov. 11: The statue has been returned to the Golf Range. According to Niles Appleby, manager of the range, “Many kids are happy to see him back as well as a number of seniors.” The statue will reside inside until we are able to better secure him outside the range. A memorial wooden statue created…

October 22, 2021

Students paddle UWild’s longest kayaking adventure

Student kayaking trip participants gather holding a purple UW banner on a rocky shore with a blue sky behind them.

In early September, six incoming first year students joined two rising senior trip leaders, Maia Kent and Jackson Hall, on what turned out to be an incredibly memorable adventure. The group paddled nearly 75 miles and camped on eight different islands, completing UWild’s longest kayaking trip yet! The eight huskies met at the Waterfront Activities…

September 15, 2021

Summer 2021 Intramurals Champs announced

Softball team Champs Backdoor Sliders gather smiling on the field wearing purple Champs shirts.

Congratulations to this quarter’s intramural champions! Over the summer we hosted five intramurals which consisted of a Spikeball Tournament, 2v2 Sand Volleyball Tournament, 3v3 Soccer League, Softball League, and Tennis League. Over 400 students participated in intramural activities this quarter! Find additional Champ and event photos on our UW Intramural Wall of Champions Flickr Page….

September 2, 2021

Schwinn Indoor Cycling Power Certification offered through UW Recreation

A photo of Janelle Veteri, cycling master trainer. Janelle is smiling and wearing a black top.

#RideRight anywhere and everywhere with one of the the industry’s most up-to-date, respected, and progressive indoor cycling instructor training course! Register now for this power-packed day to obtain the tools you need to become a successful and sought-after instructor on the latest bike and console from Schwinn. This critically-acclaimed course, based on the Schwinn Cycling…

August 30, 2021

Team conquers UWild’s longest backpacking trip

First Year Adventures hikers pose with the UW flag against a backdrop of trees, grass, and the trail.

The goal of UWild’s First Year Adventures is to provide an opportunity for incoming first year students to build community in incredible places. This year we stepped up the adventure, with six first-year students joining two student trip leaders, Mahika and Liv (both rising juniors at UW), on UWild’s longest trip to date. The team…

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