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Mindful Finals

December 5, 2016

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VCU Rec Sports is helping The Well at VCU encourage students to reduce stress and be mindful during finals. The Well’s campaign, #MindfulFinals, serves as a way for students to manage their finals with less stress.What is mindfulness? Focusing on yourself. Take time to step back from all your thoughts and stressors. Mindfulness is one […]

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OAP’s Halloween Climbing Spooktacular

October 31, 2016

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Spooky vibes lingered throughout the “Scary Street Gym” as the Halloween Climbing Spooktacular kicked off the Halloween weekend on Friday night. Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) hosted the Halloween Climbing Spooktacular where participants showed off their climbing skills in the spookiest fashion. Spooktacular included a costume competition and even a haunted maze around the boulder wall. “I […]

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Homecoming Preview 2016

October 26, 2016

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VCU will celebrate its 14th year of homecoming festivities starting November 6. Homecoming week celebrates VCU pride with student competitions, fairs and rallies. The first event of Homecoming 2016, The Rectacular Spectacular, will kick off November 6 on the Cary Street Field! $1000 Challenge for Residence Halls: Join VCU Rec Sports and the Intramural Sports […]

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Tickled Pink: Exercise and Awareness

October 17, 2016

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Last Wednesday’s Zumba class was a little different than usual: it was pink! Rec Sports Fitness and Wellness hosted PINK OUT Zumba on Wednesday night to increase VCU’s involvement with breast cancer awareness. This group exercise allowed participants to practice their Zumba moves while supporting a great cause. October is breast cancer awareness month so […]

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Costa Rica Exploration and Surfing Trip

October 12, 2016

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Escape the winter weather to take surfing lessons, hike around an active volcano, enjoy natural hot springs and participate in class IV whitewater rafting! The Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) will be hosting a Costa Rica Exploration and Surfing Trip from January 6-14. Registration is open! What’s included? The first five days you will be staying […]

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