Campus Recreation

Skating party sees students slipping and sliding

students sitting in chairs being pushed by students on skates

Students get a push around the Adie Knox Herman Arena on Friday afternoon, during a free ice skating outing organized by Campus Recreation.

The free event gave students new to the sport a chance to try out a Canadian favourite. The municipal recreation complex, located at 1551 Wyandotte Street West, even provided skates, reports organizer Josh Leeman.

Health Fair full of giveaways and takeaways for students and staff

UWindsor students and staff were educated on wellness issues and treated to giveaways at the Health Fair in the CAW Student Centre Commons on Wednesday.

“Students need to know about our programs so that they can easily access the help they need right here on campus,” says Sophie Kargl, who staffed a booth for Campus Recreation.

Kargl promoted physical activity and fitness classes at the Forge Fitness Centre, encouraging students to spin the Info Wheel, which had questions testing their knowledge of health issues affecting young people.

Health Fair aimed at promoting student well-being

Lots of giveaways, interactive displays and even a chart to track the nutritional value of your food intake are on the menu for the Health Fair in the CAW Student Centre Commons on Wednesday, September 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Displays by health providers on campus and in the community will encourage attendees to focus on issues relevant to young adults:

Innovation and participation earn recognition for Campus Recreation

With 5,000 student participants – and another 1,000 drawn from faculty, staff, and community – Campus Recreation is a huge success story, says intramurals coordinator Josh Leeman.

That success won plaudits last week, as the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Intramural Recreation Association recognized the University of Windsor with its Outstanding Intramural Achievement Award for the sixth straight year. The award honours programs that offer varied activities, promote fair play and build leadership capacity.