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! 

Please note, events are in chronological order.

  • Ride & Dance Spookathon

    Spookathon Flyer

    Can you complete this spooky PantherFit challenge? Trick or Treat at three different fitness classes: Zumba, Slay and Squat, and Spinning. Win personal training packages, raffles and the following gift cards:

    • $25 Best Buy gift card
    • $25 BurgerFi gift card
    • Free personal training session (valued at $35)
    • $20 Shorty's BBQ gift card
    • 2 x $25 Gulfstream Park gift cards
    • Free bowling passes from Bowlero Bowling
    • additional prizes from Top Golf, Texas Roadhouse, MD Now, Iovate Health Sciences International Inc, and Rx Bar
    • More to come!

    Prizes also available for best costume! 

    Cost: $10 Register at any WRC MMC front desk. Open to the entire community. 

  • Faculty & Staff Yoga

    Yoga for Faculty & Staff

    Every Tuesday in November

    Time: 5:30PM in GC 241A

    Free and open to all FIU Faculty and Staff members. Bring your own yoga mat! Contact Brittany Baldwin at bbaldwin@fiu.edu for more information.

    How to Sign Up:

    From your mobile device: 

    1) Download the FIU Pantherfit mobile app 

    2) Create an account and log in

    3) From the home screen, click on the stack of three horizontal lines located in the top left corner of the screen 

    4) Under the “booking section,” select, “Faculty Fitness” 

    5) Select the desired “yoga for Faculty & Staff” class that you’d like to register for 

    6) At the bottom of the screen, select “book workshop” to complete your registration 

    From your desktop: 

    1) Visit online registration for FIU PantherFit Programming.

    2) Create an account (if you don’t already have one), or just log into your existing account 

    3) Select “faculty fitness” from the top tool bar (next to the FIU student affairs logo in the top left corner of the screen) 

    4) The “event schedule” page will populate. Select the desired “yoga for faculty & staff class” that you’d like to register for and click “sign up now” (blue button at bottom of class). This completes your booking.

     

     

     

  • 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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