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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…


August 26, 2021

Recreation events for Dawg Daze 2021

A collection of four images framed in UW colors featuring people dancing, bumping elbows, playing bocce ball, and hiking.

We’re so excited to have you back on campus for Dawg Daze! We have a super-fun collection of offerings that we’d love to have you join us for. Register at the link below, or read on for more information and individualized links to attend our fall offerings. See you there! RECREATION FAIR Attend the Recreation…


June 16, 2021

Spring Intramurals Champs announced

Intramurals is excited to celebrate our spring term champions! This spring we hosted nine intramural activities which consisted of seven in-person sport tournaments, a UW Trivia League, and a PAC-12 Trivia Night. Over 250 students participated in intramural activities this quarter! Congrats again to our Spring Intramural Champions! Champ and additional event photos can be…


May 24, 2021

Congratulations to the 2021 senior class!

A graphic that reads: "UW Recreation presents graduate thanks from Rec staff members" with gold ribbons around it.

  We applaud all of our 2021 graduates and couldn’t be more happy for you! As a small measure of gratitude, we wanted to take a moment to thank those senior student employees who have helped UW Recreation to reopen and thrive in the last several months. Read on for a virtual yearbook celebrating this…


Exploring green spaces

Enjoy the sun – or even the PNW mizzle – at one of the many outdoor spaces the city of Seattle, Rec, and the UW campus offer! Intrepid Creative Team student photography lead Kaitlyn Confer went exploring over the past several weeks; here are some of her photos and reasons for visiting each location. Gas…



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