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 2014-2015 Special Events 



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 2014-2015 Special Events.

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.
October 13
Day: Sunday
Time: 8 am-5 pm
Member Fee: NA
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.
October 21
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 21
Days: Tuesday
Times: 12:30-1:30 pm

Member Fee: 
Non Member Fee: Free

PIRSA State Tournaments: (Pennsylvania Intramural Recreational Sports Association)   Annual PIRSA Fall flag football and Spring basketball tournaments provide an extramural opportunity for the winning intramural teams from western Pennsylvania College campuses to compete against each other in a one day tournament.
Flag Football
Date: November 1
Date: April 11
Fee: $150/Team
Non Member Fee: $175/Team

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.
February 18
Day: Tuesday
12:30-2 pm
Member Fee:
Non Member Fee: $8/One Day Pass

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: February 28
Day: Sat
Time: 8 am-2 pm
Member Fee: $500/Team
Non Member Fee: $500/Team

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.
March 29
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

Campus Recreation Mini Triathlon: This competition will be conducted on Sunday, April 26, 2015.  For additional information c lick on:
A. Event Information to learn more
B. Registration: Go to
C. Course map to view course
D. Waiver Form for SRU Assumption of Risk Waiver of Liability Form to be submitted with registration form.


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Recreation Center (ARC)

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

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.

When the University is on a 2 hour delay due to weather, the ARC will not open up until 10:00 a.m..