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(Feb. 18, 2014) -- UTSA Campus Recreation will celebrate the anniversary of the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) with events on Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21 in recognition of the many positive benefits of recreational sports, fitness activities and wellness programs.

Guests can learn about the programs and services available at Campus Recreation through a variety of activities. Events will be at the UTSA Main Campus and the UTSA Downtown Campus.

UTSA students, faculty, staff and alumni with valid membership are invited to take part in the celebration. Members of the UTSA Alumni Association who are not current members are eligible to purchase a membership. Feb. 21 also is a Free Friday day for faculty and staff.

For more information, contact Tony Daniels at 210-458-6262.


The activity schedule is as follows:

Thursday, Feb. 20, Downtown Campus:

  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Table Tennis Challenge
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. -- 30-Second Burpee Challenge (mandatory warm-up)

Thursday, Feb. 20, Main Campus:

  • 6 a.m.-midnight -- Cardio Across Texas

Friday, Feb. 21, Main Campus:

  • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Tables near north and south entrances with Campus Rec information and fruit bowls
  • 9-9:50 a.m. -- Kinesiology Class Agility Competition
  • 10-10:50 a.m. --Kinesiology Class Volleyball Challenge (Rowdy Court) and Basketball Knock-Out activity (Rec Court)
  • Noon-midnight -- Synergy 360 (Rowdy Studio)
  • Noon-12:50 p.m. -- Yoga (Orange Studio)
  • 1-3 p.m. -- Fruit Smoothies (outside Rec Studio)
  • 3-5 p.m. -- Intramural Court Activities (Rec Court)
  • 3-5 p.m. -- Outdoor Resource Center Open House
  • 4-6 p.m. -- Rowdy Challenger Competition (core area)
  • 5:15-6:05 p.m. – Cycle 50 (Rowdy Studio)


About UTSA Campus Recreation

UTSA Campus Recreation enhances the quality of life and educational experiences of our diverse university community by developing student leaders to facilitate a variety of recreational and wellness opportunities. These opportunities are made readily available through our various program areas including fitness, intramurals, club sports, outdoor pursuits, operations and marketing.



UTSA's Mission

The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.

UTSA's Vision

To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

UTSA's Core Values

We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.

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