Events & Special Programs

You'll always find something special happening that is organized, sponsored, hosted, or just promoted by the Wellness & Recreation Center! If you have a great event idea, or would like to host an event at our facility please contact us! 

  • FIU Run Club's Tuesday Night Runs

    FIURunClub

    FIU Run Club powered by Go Run Specialty Running Store

    FIU Run Club is a social running group that's all about having a good time while getting fit. It's completely free to join and all levels (including run/walkers) are welcome to join us for a scenic 3 mile run through the FIU Campus!

    Date: Every Tuesday starting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    Location: Meeting point is outside the Wellness and Recreation Center

    Time: 7:00pm

    Cost: FREE 

    Open to ALL FIU students, faculty/staff and FIU affiliates (friends and family)! 

    Questions? Contact Sara Holtzman (sholtzma@fiu.edu)

  • Go Run 5k Walk/Run

    GoRun5k

    Team FIU at Go Run 5k!

    Bring the whole family to join FIU at the Go Run 5k!  

    When: Sunday, May 14

    Time: 7:30am

    Where: Tamiami Park

    Use the code FIU to register for just $20!

  • Special Programs

    TRAC

    TRAC Ropes Course

    Located next to the Kovens Conference Center on the BBC campus, TRAC, FIU’s Team Ropes Adventure Course, offers half, full-day, and multi-day challenges on both low and high ropes courses. Registration is open to all and can be geared toward any type of group and goal(s).


    Art Park

    Outdoors @ FIU

    Florida International University has a beautiful campus that provides many opportunities to enjoy the out-of-doors once you get outside of your classroom, the library, GC, or your residence hall room. In addition to recreation facilities like the tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, the pool, outdoor basketball courts, and the Recreation Field, there are a number of other areas to consider.

    Outdoor Sculpture Park
    FIU is the site of the Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park, one of the world's most important international outdoor sculpture collections that includes works by Calder, de Kooning, Nevelson, Serra, Dubuffet and other well-known artists. Guided tours are available to groups (coordinated through the Frost Art Museum), or just walk your own tour. View a campus map via the FIU App (available on iTunes and Google Play

    Lakes, Ponds & Gazebos

    The University Park campus is adorned with both natural and man-made lakes and ponds that attract a wide variety of wildlife. Catch early morning flights of birds, the open wings of an anhinga, and late afternoon mating calls. Many of these campus environs have gazebos nearby where you can sit and watch nature's interplay. Taking a walking tour of the various trees around campus. 

    Play in the Residence Hall Quad
    Created by surrounding Everglades Hall, UP Towers, Lakeview, and Panther Halls, the Res Hall Quad always has something going on. Whether its a pick-up soccer match, a game of sand volleyball, tossing the frisbee, or relaxing at the pool, the Quad can be THE place on a lazy afternoon.

    A Day in the Park - Tamiami Park
    South of campus and north of Coral Ave. lays Tamiami Park, one of Miami-Dade's largest public parks. Playing fields, a pool, tennis courts, a playground, and lots of open space are available. FIU students, faculty and staff can swim for FREE at Tamiami Pool during open swim hours (12:00-3:00pm) - just show your FIU Panther ID.

    Outdoor Basketball Courts
    You can find outdoor hoops at 4 MMC campus locations: next to the Tennis Center (across from FIU Arena), near Parkview Garage, at the University Apartments, and on Fraternity Row.

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11290 SW 12th St.
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Miami, FL 33199
305-348-2575
camprec@fiu.edu

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