Rec Center News

SRC Aquatics Area Closing for Renovations

The Student Rec Center aquatics area will be closed from Thursday, April 26 to Wednesday, May 30.

During this time, both pools will be drained to allow for the replacement of the interior shell and installation of new underwater lights. 

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WVU Campus Recreation Ramps Up Industry Involvement

Written By: Joseph Deal | Student Staff Writer | WVU Campus Recreation

WVU Campus Recreation ramped up it’s industry involvement with a strong showing at the 2018 NIRSA Conference, held earlier this month in Denver, Colorado. In addition to sending four full-time staff and two graduate assistants to attend the conference, WVU presented on leadership, claimed two national awards and had one if its own elected to the position of NIRSA Region II Representative. 

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LED Lighting Renovations Extend to SRC Aquatics Area.

Campus Recreation, in collaboration with Facilities Management, has been working to make improvements to the Student Rec Center in order to better serve students, reduce utility costs and reduce energy consumption.

A phased replacement of interior lighting is forecasted to reduce energy consumption by over 80 percent. Currently, light fixtures in both multi-court gyms and the pool have been converted from metal halide to LED. The next phase of interior lighting replacement will include the racquetball and squash courts, followed by the climbing wall floodlights. These lighting replacements have allowed Campus Recreation to reduce consumption while dramatically increasing user experience with appropriate light levels.

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2017 Strongest Mountaineers Crowned

By Vincent Powell

Morgantown— Strength is a characteristic found in every mountaineer. On Sunday, August 27, the Student Recreation Center hosted a weightlifting competition to find the strongest.

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Summer Rec Memberships $110.00

The Student Recreation Center will be offering summer memberships from May 15 – August 15.

Summer membership are available for students, faculty, staff and university affiliates. The cost of the membership is $110.

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2017 Kids Safety & Fitness Expo

Come out and play at the 6th Annual Kids Safety & Fitness Expo!

The Kids Safety & Fitness Expo is planned for Tuesday, May 23rd from 5pm to 7pm on the WVU Student Recreation Center Fields.

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Arboretum No Longer Alone

Students, staff and community members gathered on April 29 for WVU’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Falling Run Trail.

Trail marker on the new Falling Run Trail. //Photo Credit: Ali Chambers

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WVU Boxer Claims National Title

By Vincent Powell

It was a Cinderella story. After a 3-round bout, Steven Ware, a member of the West Virginia University Boxing Team, won the highest collegiate boxing title in the country.

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