UW mascot Dubs licks the face of a smiling woman.Welcome, new Huskies! UW Recreation has a variety of online and in-person events that will spark your creativity and help keep you active for this year’s Dawg Daze!

Join us for a workout you can do anywhere, reduce stress with a yoga or meditation class, play a lawn game, hit some golf balls, or join UWild staff for a session on paddle boarding, hiking, and rock climbing!

See below for details and save your spot today.


WA Hiking (Virtual)

Western Washington is known for its lush forests and towering peaks. Join UWild’s experienced staff to learn more about hiking near Seattle.

  • We’ll discuss our favorite trails.
  • Go over some tips and tricks to make the best of your hike.
  • Have time to answer your outdoor adventure questions.

Date: Monday, September 28th
Time: 5:00-6:00 pm

Zoom Link

PassWord: UWild
*open to guests

Intro to WA Rock Climbing: From Recreation to Rainier! (Virtual)

Washington is home to some of the most diverse climbing and mountaineering in the country. From Husky Rock (the first artificial climbing structure built on a university campus) to, “The American Alps” and everywhere in-between.

  • We will be showing interactive maps and medias showcasing the best of what Washington has to offer.
  • An overview of the new Covid-modified procedures at UWild Adventures Crags Climbing Center within the IMA.
  • Open Q & A to follow the presentation!

Date: Wednesday, September 30th
Time: 6:00-7:00 pm

Zoom Link
PassWord: UWild
*open to guests

Stand Up Paddleboard Tour (In-Person)

Join UWild’s SUP instructors to explore the beautiful natural areas just behind Husky Stadium!

  • You’ll learn the basics of paddle boarding.
  • Get to know other UW students.
  • Space is limited to 6 in each tour.

Date: Friday, September 25th
Time: 9:00-10:30am

: Friday, September 25th
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm

Registration Link
*Students only
**Preregistration is required


Untangle Your Stress with UW Recreation

Join Mindfulness Manager Danny Arguetty for a 60 minute exploration of small and manageable stress reduction techniques to support you in your first quarter at UW.

  • Take time out to connect with other first year students.
  • Move your body and connect to your breath.
  • Learn techniques to navigate challenging thoughts that cause anxiety and stress.

Date: Thursday, September 24th
Time: 11:00am – 12:00 pm

Zoom Link
*Preregistration is required

Work it out with UW Recreation

Join Fitness Manager Jeff Palmer for a 45 minute body weight workout that can be done from your own living space!

  • Move your body.
  • Reduce your stress.
  • Have some fun!
  • No equipment needed. Everyone is welcome.

Date: Friday, September 25th
Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Zoom Link
*Preregistration is required

Rec Class Pass – Fitness/Mindfulness Classes – FREE ALL DAY!

Join UW Recreation for FREE yoga, meditation, movement, fitness, and dance classes!

  • Take time out to move your body, increase your energy, have some fun, and get your quarter started with wellness in mind.
  • Visit our website to view all the class schedules and sign up! Available for sign up beginning September 22nd.
  • Limited in-person spots are available, and all classes will be live-streamed and posted virtually.

Date: Monday, September 28 – Saturday, October 3rd
Time: All day


Lawn Games – UW Intramurals (In-Person)

Come play lawn games for FREE with UW Intramurals!

  • Individuals or teams of two can compete against other teams in a variety of lawn games including Corn Hole, Kan Jam, and Bocce Ball.
  • Teams of two must be comprised of individuals within their own social circle.
  • Event registration required as space is limited.
  • Create an IMLeagues account using your UW email and sign up on our UW IMLeagues website.
  • Game format – Corn Hole 1v1, Kan Jam 2v2, and Bocce Ball 2v2.

Dates: Monday, Sept. 28 and Tuesday, Sept. 29 at IMA Rec Turf Field # 1
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
*Students only
**Preregistration is required


Hit a bucket of balls at the Golf Range – FREE for fall quarter UW students

  • All UW Seattle fall quarter students are welcome to come hit a free bucket of balls at the Golf Range!
  • Students wishing to participate MUST make a reservation and provide their own clubs!
  • No walk-ins or loaner clubs available.
  • Reservations can be made here or over the phone (206-543-8759) up to one week in advance.

Date: Thursday, October 1st
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


75% OFF Boat Rentals at the WAC!

  • Come on down to the Waterfront Activities Center (WAC) to get 75% off boat rentals!
  • Reservations ONLY!  You must submit a reservation request in advance.   No walk-ups or same-day reservations accepted.
  • Final confirmation will come via email after your request has been reviewed and processed.
  • Two students per boat.  Masks required.  Husky Card and credit card required at time of rental.
  • Book your start time using the link below.  All boats due back by 5:00pm.

Date: Monday, September 28th
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Find the full list of all events on the Dawg Daze webpage!

Questions About Accessibility?

UW Recreation’s programs, operations, and facilities are intended to be inclusive and accessible. If at any time, you have a need or concern please contact us, we encourage everyone to participate in our department offerings. For accommodation requests connected to a disability or health condition contact us at (206) 543-4590 or at Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible, preferably at least 10 business days.

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UW Recreation does not provide accident or medical coverage for participants. It is recommended that participants obtain their own personal coverage. Students may obtain additional information on student accident/sickness insurance by contacting:  Insurance & Cost | Husky Health & Well-Being (

Questions About Refunds?

For questions about program or membership refunds check the Registration page or contact