Special Events/Training | Recreational Services

Recreational Services hosts a wide variety of events and training throughout the year. Check back for more upcoming events!

Fall Frenzy

We need you to help the University of Iowa win Fall Frenzy 2017! We will be competing against schools across the country to see who can ride the most miles our Expresso bikes. Expresso exercise bikes are located on the second floor of the CRWC, facing East. Miles will be recorded for 48 hours, every Wednesday and Thursday for five weeks. Qualifying round takes place on October 4th and 5th.

To compete, you must have a MyExpresso account. Accounts can be created on an Expresso bike on the second floor of the CRWC or register online

WIN $500!!!
The top 25 riders with the most miles tracked will be entered to win the grand prize of $500!

Stay up to date with Fall Frenzy on our Facebook Event! 

Questions? Want to learn more? Visit the Expresso website!


Get ready for the second annual RECFEST on Wednesday, September 7th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center! 

FREE and open to the public!

RECFEST will give you the chance to experience all that Rec Services offers including:

  • Sport Clubs
  • Intramurals
  • Free Try Climbs
  • Free Bootcamp, TRX, and Fitness Barre Classes
  • Information about:
    • Fitness, aquatics, tennis, the Macbride Nature Recreation Area, the UI Challenge Course, Lifetime Leisure Skills Classes, the Outdoor Rental Center

Stay up to date with our Facebook event and online!

Intramural Sports Kickoff Classic

Join us for August 24 from 2:00 to 5:00pm for the Intramural Sports Kickoff Classic!

Find a team, make friends, and learn more about the Intramural Sports experience at Iowa! Play some Kan Jam, Spikeball, Cornhole, and Ultimate Frisbee and enter for a chance to win a free Intramural Sports Fall Membership!

Questions? Visit our Facebook event or learn more online

Fall Golf League

UI faculty, staff, and students are invited to join the Fall Golf League to play 9-hole doubles at the Finkbine Golf Course.  This league runs for 6 weeks starting August 23 to early-October.  The registration period opens on August 1 and will close Wednesday, August 16 at noon.  Entry fees are $30 per team, plus a $20 green fee for each 9-hole round.  Register at the Field House Member Services desk or online!  Questions?  Visit our golf page!


Join us this fall in the CRWC Natatorium for inflatables!  All times are noon to 3:00pm.  To participate, you must be able to swim 25 yards proficiently, without stopping, and without goggles on.  Join us for a fun day in the pool!

Fall 2017 Inflatable Schedule

  • Sunday, September 17
  • Sunday, October 15
  • Sunday, November 5

For further information and rules, visit our webpage.