Rec After Dark are late night events that are free for University of Iowa Students and Members.  Join us for a fun evening of activities and food! 

On Iowa!

Join us for an evening of fun as we welcome new students to the University of Iowa!  

  • Date: Friday, August 19
  • Time: 9:00 p.m. - Midnight
  • Location: Field House

  • Group Fitness Class | Main Deck: Want to try a group fitness class?  Join us at 9:30pm on the main deck for Zumba. 
  • Canoe Battleship | Field House Pool: Bring your swim wear and be ready to sink your friends. 
  • Log Rolling | Field House Pool: Log rolling in the pool?  Yep, try to out run, or stand, your competition! 
  • Rowing | Field House Pool: Have you ever wanted to try the sport rowing?!  We've got you covered. Come try it out in a real rowing boat in the pool!  
  • Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Pickleball, and Yard Games | Main Deck/South Gym: Enjoy a more relaxed competition with pick up basketball, volleyball and yard games. 
  • Free Food | Main Deck: On behalf of our community sponsors, come enjoy some free food!

Glow Hard or Go Home

Join us for our glow-in-the-dark themed Rec After Dark: "Glow Hard or Go Home." 

  • Date: Friday, February 24
  • Time: 9:00 p.m. - Midnight
  • Location: Campus Recreation and Wellness Center

  • Silent Disco | Court 1: Dance the night away while rocking one of our free headphone sets. Each headphone will have various stations that dancers can listen to!
  • Laser Tag | MAC Gym: Two teams of 10 can compete to eliminate the other team. Hide behind barriers and crawl on the floor to avoid being tagged.  Are you up for the challenge?
  • Glow Climb | Climbing Wall: Love climbing or want to try it for the first time? We have a unique opportunity for you! Glow Climb incorporates glow features into the climbing wall to light up your experience. 
  • Glow Fitness: Try one of our fitness classes, in the dark
    • Pilates Fusion with Jamie | AR1 @ 9:30 p.m.
    • Zumba with Darya | AR2 @ 9:30 p.m. 
  • Free Food | Hallway outside basketball courts: On behalf of our community sponsors, come enjoy some free food!