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 Special Events 

 

SPOTLIGHT

Each semester a variety of Special Events are offered by the Office of Campus Recreation often in conjunction with other Student Affairs offices and camps departments. Below is a list of 2013-2014 Special Events.

Presidents Scholarship Fun Run/Walk
Join Slippery Rock Uvneirsity President Dr. Cheryl Norton for the 2nd annual 5K race and 2K un walk around the Rock's campus to raise money for scholarships!
Where: Slippery Rock University's Aebersold Student Recreation Center
Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: Check in/Race Day Registration 7:30-8:45 a.m., Race at 9 a.m.
Register Online: www.rockalumnicafe.com/5k
Fee: Students $12/Non Students $20




Battleship:
Enter a team in this exciting event as teams will compete in a human-sized version of the popular board/video game with the same goal: sink them before they sink you. 
Date: TBA
Days: TBA
Times: TBA
Member Fee: Free
Non Member Fee: Free

Freshman Outdoor Adventure Experience: Four day outdoor adventure and orientation experience for incoming SRU freshmen. Students will experience a wide variety of outdoor activities while building a bond with fellow students that share their interests in the outdoors. Activities include: rock climbing, sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, caving, and camping. Participants also have the opportunity to move into their residence halls early.  Limited to 20 participants.
Dates: August 19-23

Days: Monday-Friday
Times: Begins Monday 4 pm,
Member Fee: $120
Non Member Fee: NA

Health Fest: FREE inter generational event aimed at joining the university and tri-county communities for a day of health related exhibits, screenings and presentations.
Date: 
October 15
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9 am-2:30 pm
Member Fee: Free
Non Member Fee: Free

In The Pink Walk: Breast Cancer Awareness Walk is held in conjunction with Health Fest.  T-shirts are available for purchase with all proceeds benefitting the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. Over $12,000 has been generated in the past five years.
Dates: October 15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 12:30-1:30 pm

Member Fee: 
Free
Non Member Fee: Free

Mini Triathlon: This competition begins with a 400 yard swim followed by a 10.5 mile bike ride and 2.5 mile run on the Slippery Rock University campus.  Click on:
A. http://srutriathlon.weebly.com/ for more info
B. 2014 Registration for registration form
C. Waiver Form for SRU Assumption of Risk Waiver of Liability Form to be submitted with registration form.
Date: April 27
Day: Sunday
Time: 7:30 a.m. start
Individual ARC Member Fee: $20.00
Team ARC Member Fee: $50.00
Individual Non ARC Member Fee: $30.00
Team Non ARC Member Fee: $75.00

Mr. & Ms. SRU Show: This annual bodybuilding and figure show is organized by the SRU Bodybuilding and Fitness Club (BBFC). Providing an opportunity for students to learn more about figure, fitness and bodybuilding, at both competitive and noncompetitive levels.  Members learn about the human body, nutrition, exercise and are provided opportunities to achieve personal goals. For more information click on Mr. & Ms. SRU Show.

Date: 
March 30
Day: Sun
Times: 10 am Pre Judging 2 pm Show begins
Member Fee: $3 Pre-Judging $8 Show (SRU Student ID)
Non Member Fee: $3 Pre-Judging $10 Show

National Sport & Fitness Day: Students and ARC members are welcome to come and participate in Common Hour events: basketball free throw contest, corn hole, fitness contests (bench press, pushups and pull ups),  and group fitness classes.  Open informal play available for basketball, volleyball, badminton, rock climbing stand up paddle board, aquatics and more.
Date: 
February 18
Day: Tuesday
Time: 
12:30-2 pm
Member Fee: 
Free
Non Member Fee: $8/One Day Pass

PIRSA (Pennsylvania Intramural Recreational Sports Association) State Tournaments: Annual PIRSA flag football (fall) and basketball (spring) tournaments provide an extramural opportunity for the winning intramural teams on western Pennsylvania campus to compete against each other in a one day tournament. 
Dates: Flag Football October 26 & Basketball April 5

Days: Sat
Time: 9 am-5 pm
Member Fee: $150/Team
Non Member Fee: $175/Team

Race to Any Place: 4th annual stationary bike race with all funds donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Teams will ride stationary bikes in timed heats of 15 minutes for 6 consecutive hours and compete for mileage and top fund raising.  Divisions Campus Community, Business and Open Division.
Date: March 8
Day: Sat
Time: 8 am-2 pm
Member Fee: $500/Team
Non Member Fee: $500/Team

Special Olympics: Campus Recreation hosts this fall sectional event at the ARC and the MAC for Special Olympic athletes competing in bocce, soccer, long distance running, volleyball and power lifting. Volunteer opportunities are available by emailing specialo@sru.eduand spectators are welcome. 
Date: 
October 13
Day: Sun
Time: 8 am-5 pm
Member Fee: NA
Non Member Fee: NA

 

 

ARC Hours

This Week at the ARC

Upcoming Programs
and Events

Location:
Aebersold Student
Recreation Center (ARC)
724.738.4800

ARC Academic Year Hours:
Mon-Fri: 6am - 11pm
Sat: 9am - 11pm
Sun: Noon - 11pm

Play is prohibited at the MAC (McFarland Recreational Sports Complex) when the RED FLAG is flying. The MAC will be closed from December 1-March 1.

Notice:
When the University is on a 2 hour delay due to weather, the ARC will not open up until 8:00 a.m..