Athletic & Health


Start Up Theater Org

The Center for Arts in Medicine, Dean of Students and STRIVE seek culturally diverse individuals interested in social justice for a new theatre troupe that uses the power of the arts to prevent interpersonal violence.  Become part of the movement to eliminate stigma, build awareness, and educate your peers!  They provide training and opportunities; you [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on November 2, 2015.

Horseback Riding, Yoga & Camping TRiP

Experience the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina by horseback! Join the newest department of RecSports, TRiP on the outdoor adventure. You’ll camp out in the woods, spend Saturday riding horses on a guided 4-hour adventure, and then do some relaxing, including outdoor yoga, and exploring the Pisgah wilderness. For more information and instruction on [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on October 26, 2015.

RecSports Small Group Training

Try RecSports Small Group Training formats for free this week, October 12-16. Register on or as RSConnect. Make sure to try out all the formats and see which you like best!

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on October 12, 2015.

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course

On September 29 the American Red Cross will be holding a lifeguarding course from 6-9:30 p.m. It is designed to teach skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services take over. This class includes, Lifeguarding, [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on September 29, 2015.

GatorWell’s Helmet Safety Campaign

According to the Gainesville Police Department, in 2014 there were 225 bicycle, moped, and scooter accidents in Gainesville.  The University of Florida Student Senate recently passed a scooter safety resolution and are planning a scooter safety awareness week for October 19 – 23.   To compliment these efforts, GatorWell Health Promotion Services has created a Helmet [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on September 21, 2015.

Fall Intramural Sports

RecSports is offering 10 league sports and 7 flash tournaments this semester. Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee and Team Tennis registration closes on September 10. Don’t delay! Visit to register a team.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on September 7, 2015.

Amazing trips with Outdoor Adventure Recreation

Outdoor Adventure Recreation (OAR) is holding a meeting this Thursday (and subsequent Thursdays) in Yon Hall at 6:30 p.m.  Hiking the Appalachian Mountains, caving tubing in Tennessee, spectacular sites in the Southwest, paddling and rope swinging on the Suwannee, exploring countries in the Caribbean, and even weekly climbing and ultimate Frisbee are all real possibilities [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on August 24, 2015.

Fitness Workshop: Olympic Lifting

Registration for RecSports’ Fitness Workshop: Olympic Lifting (Beginner) opens July 5th at 8 a.m. USAW-certified staff will lead a two-hour Olympic Lifting Fitness workshop to help students develop the skills necessary to effectively perform the snatch, clean and jerk. Taking this course makes students eligible for the intermediate course, which focuses on loaded lifts to [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on June 22, 2015.

Summer B Intramural Sports

Register by July 2 at noon for Summer B sports leagues: Sand Volleyball, Indoor Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee 5-on-5 Basketball and Softball. All leagues start on July 6. For all Intramural Sports, register on IMLeagues.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on June 22, 2015.

5k Walk/ Run for Oral Cancer Awareness

Register today for UF’s third annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk/ 5K on Saturday, May 30 at Westside Park in Gainesville. Get your free Oral Cancer Health Screening before its too late and come run/ walk a 5k with them. Sign up now for this awesome event to raise awareness for oral cancer, a leading killer [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on May 18, 2015.