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Recreational Sports

Upcoming Events


  • Sunday

    09/22

    9:00am - 5:00pm

    Arabia Mountain Hiking 9/22/19

    Arabia Mountain is a moon-like landscape with a deep history of both natural and human origins. It is strange, unique and in Atlanta’s backyard. Come with us for a day and experience this rocky and alien-like world for yourself. Register here.

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  • Sunday

    09/22

    11:00am - 3:00pm

    Intro to SUP Yoga 9/22/19

    Enjoy a yoga class on a Stand Up Paddle Board on Lake Chapman in Sandy Creek Park. In this outdoor setting, participants will be taken through several basic yoga movement flows while floating on water. Register here.

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  • Wednesday

    09/25

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Leave No Trace Clinic 9/25/19

    This three-hour course will educate participants about the responsible enjoyment of the environment while engaging in outdoor activities. Learn about minimum impact techniques and understand the value of appropriate outdoor ethics. Register here.

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  • Wednesday

    09/25

    8:00pm - 10:00pm

    Try Climb/Night Heights 9/25/19

    Come try out the climbing wall with no Belay Certification! Our wall staff will be there to belay you. The high ropes course in gym east will also be open to try out!

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  • Friday - Sunday

    09/27 - 09/29

    5:00pm - 5:00pm

    Lake Conasauga Hiking 9/27-9/29/19

    We are taking you to the beautiful mountains of North Georgia for a simple, fun 5-mile hike up to a fire tower. The views from the fire tower ought to be breathtaking. We get to follow up our hike with some camp games like frisbee in a big field we will camp in. Register here.

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  • Friday - Sunday

    09/27 - 09/29

    5:00pm - 5:00pm

    Fontana Lake Island Escape 9/27-9/29/19

    Fontana Lake is a scenic lake in Western North Carolina, surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains. The sweeping views and calm water makes Fontana Lake a popular place for kayaks and canoes. This is a great overnight trip for beginner paddlers to build up some experience. Register here.

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  • Saturday

    09/28

    5:00pm - 5:00pm

    Intro to Caving 9/28-9/29/19

    Come explore the rooms of the cave with UGA Outdoor Recreation! We will be exploring Tumbling Rock in Scottsboro, Alabama. No experience necessary—get ready to get muddy! Register here.

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  • Friday - Sunday

    10/4 - 10/6

    5:00pm - 5:00pm

    Sleuthing for Salamanders 10/4-10/6/19

    Come learn about the world of our amphibious friends at Crockford-Pigeon Mountain Wilderness Management Area!! Hike, cave, camp and explore over a three day period in some of the most unique environments in Georgia. Register here.

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  • Sunday

    10/6

    10:00am - 5:00pm

    Unplug and Recharge Day 10/6/19

    Take a day to relax and refresh before midterms week starts! Join UGA Outdoor Rec on a peaceful day of hammocking and yoga at Ben Burton, a local wildlife preserve. The park is on the Oconee River and provides a peaceful setting to slow down and unwind. Register here.

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  • Tuesday

    10/8

    5:30pm - 7:00pm
    This is a reoccurring event. Click on details for more dates/times for this event.

    Midterm De-stress: Yoga & Meditation

    De-stress during midterms with free yoga and meditation sessions! Yoga & Meditation focuses on a calming, quite atmosphere to center the body and mind. Emphasis will be placed on lengthened meditation time to improve serenity and focus as well as comfortably lengthening the muscles.

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  • Tuesday

    10/8

    5:30pm - 7:00pm
    This is a reoccurring event. Click on details for more dates/times for this event.

    Midterm De-stress: Yoga & Meditation

    De-stress during finals with free yoga and meditation sessions. Yoga & Meditation focuses on a calming, quite atmosphere to center the body and mind. Emphasis will be placed on lengthened meditation time to improve serenity and focus as well as comfortably lengthening the muscles.

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  • Wednesday

    10/9

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Diversity in the Outdoors Clinic 10/9/19

    Join the ORC as we start the conversation about the underrepresentation of minorities in outdoor activities! This clinic will teach the essentials of the outdoors, such as the types of trips offered, safety in the outdoors, and how to get the most of what nature has to offer. Register here.

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  • Wednesday

    10/9

    8:00pm - 10:00pm

    Climbing Wall Ladies Night 10/9/19

    Ladies, come try out the climbing wall with no Belay Certification! Our female wall staff will be there to belay you.

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  • Sunday

    10/13

    9:00am - 5:00pm

    Raven Cliff Falls Day Hike 10/13/19

    Join the ORC as we venture through one of the most beautiful and popular hikes North Georgia has to offer! This five-mile hike outside of Helen is a great way to spend a fall day. Register here.

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  • Sunday

    10/13

    12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Paddle Lake Herrick 10/13/19

    Join Outdoor Recreation at Lake Herrick for an afternoon of paddling. We will have canoes, sit-on-top kayaks, and SUPs available for use, free of charge! Register here.

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  • Sunday

    10/13

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Intro to Kayak Rolling 10/13/19

    These clinics provide an opportunity to learn skills such as paddle strokes, rolling, and whitewater maneuvers. These clinics can be used to learn new skills or to hone and perfect existing skills so beginner and experienced paddlers are welcome. Register here.

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  • Sunday

    10/20

    9:00am - 5:00pm

    Wolf Laurel Day Hike 10/20/19

    Embark on a short day hike to Wolf Laurel Top via the Appalachian Trail and enjoy the breezy, colorful outdoors with the ORC in mid-October. Bask in the beautiful scenery as we hike through four miles of wildflower-lined trails and arrive at Wolf Laurel Top for lunch overlooking rewarding views. Register here.

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  • Sunday

    10/20

    12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Intro to Disc Golf 10/20/19

    Have you always wanted to try out the magical sport of Disc Golf? Have you ever wanted to improve your frisbee/disc throwing abilities? Do you enjoy Disc Golf and just haven’t had anyone to go and play with? Well… Now’s your chance!! Come join us for a day of fun at Sandy Creek and get your Disc Golf game on! Register here.

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  • Wednesday

    10/23

    8:00pm - 10:00pm

    Try Climb/Night Heights 10/23/19

    Come try out the climbing wall with no Belay Certification! Our wall staff will be there to belay you. The high ropes course in gym east will also be open to try out!

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  • Friday - Sunday

    10/25 - 10/27

    5:00pm - 5:00pm

    Roan Highlands Backpacking 10/25-10/27/19

    Hike through abundant high-elevation beauty at Roan Mountain, a series of five mountain summits on the Appalachian Trail near the NC / TN state line. With gorgeous views, lush forest and abundant wildflowers, the remarkable beauty of Roan’s highlands, knob and bluff make for an exceptional backpacking adventure. Register here.

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  • Friday - Sunday

    10/25 - 10/27

    5:00pm - 5:00pm

    Climbing in Foster Falls Tennessee 10/25-10/27/19

    There are many students at UGA that enjoy climbing at the indoor rock wall at Ramsey but do not know how to take the next step to climb outside. This gym to crag trip to Foster Falls will reiterate basic climbing commands, skills, technique, and knots as well as introduce more factors that come with outdoor climbing such as reading routes. Register here.

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  • Wednesday

    10/30

    5:00pm - 10:00pm

    Dutch Oven Cooking Clinic 10/30/19

    When you think about cooking in the great outdoors, you probably don’t think about baking cakes, brewing stew, or perfecting a pot of chili. Learning to use a Dutch Oven increases your campsite cooking prowess. Register here.

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  • Thursday

    10/31

    12:19am - 12:20am

    Thriller Dance Night

    Happy Halloween! Put a costume on and come to the Memorial Hall Ballroom to learn Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance. There will be candy, giveaways, and more information on the fitness and wellness programs and services offered at the Ramsey Student Center. There is no cost to attend this event.

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  • Saturday - Sunday

    11/2 - 11/3

    7:00am - 5:00pm

    Intro to Vertical Caving 11/2-11/3/19

    Join the ORC and take advantage of the opportunity to explore a vertical cave right here in Georgia at Crockford-Pigeon Mountain! Learn how to rappel with us on campus the first day, so that you can descend into the depths of this amazing cave. Register here.

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  • Wednesday

    11/6

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Backcountry Cooking Clinic 11/6/19

    Join UGA Outdoor Recreation as we go over basics of backcountry cooking. We’ll show you how to use backcountry cooking equipment and prepare several easy backcountry recipes that the group can enjoy! Register here.

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  • Friday - Sunday

    11/8 - 11/10

    5:00pm - 5:00pm

    Snorkel with Manatees 11/8-11/10/19

    Join the ORC as we embark on this unforgettable experience! Crystal River in Florida is a favorite habitat for manatees and what better way to spend your weekend than to snorkel among them! Register here.

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  • Sunday

    11/10

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Yonah Mountain Rappelling 11/10/19

    Ever wanted to kick start a new phase of the school year? Now you can with UGA Outdoor Recreation! This November you can learn how to safely descend cliff sides with ropes and experienced instructors. Register here.

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  • Wednesday

    11/13

    6:30pm - 10:00pm

    Advanced Scuba 11/13/19

    Continue to develop your dive skills and experience more of the underwater world. This course is designed for those with PADI Open Water Certification. Register here.

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  • Friday - Sunday

    11/15 - 11/17

    5:00pm - 5:00pm

    Great Smoky Mountains Adventure 11/15-11/17/19

    Come join us to explore the Smoky Mountains this fall! If you have never been, this is the perfect opportunity to see the National Park for the first time. We will be driving through much of the park to embark on a hike to Abrams Falls from Cades Cove. One night in a campground and one night in the backcountry! Register here.

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  • Saturday - Sunday

    11/16 - 11/17

    7:00am - 5:00pm

    Lowcountry Stargazing 11/16-11/17/19

    Do you enjoy stargazing and want to kick it up a notch? Come join the ORC for an adventure-filled weekend as we geocache, hike, and end the day by setting up camp underneath one of the darkest skies in the southeast! Register here.

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  • Sunday

    11/17

    10:00am - 4:00pm

    Tabata GX Instructor Certification

    Tabata GX offers the science and sizzle. Master the application, patterning, and exercise progressions and regressions for the ultimate group X class. With options for a 30-minute, 45-minute, or 60-minute class, keep you students coming back time and time again. As a Tabata GX instructor, learn what is needed to create workouts “that matter.” Register Here

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  • Sunday

    11/17

    12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Intro to Disc Golf 11/17/19

    Have you always wanted to try out the magical sport of Disc Golf? Have you ever wanted to improve your frisbee/disc throwing abilities? Do you enjoy Disc Golf and just haven’t had anyone to go and play with? Well… Now’s your chance!! Come join us for a day of fun at Sandy Creek and get your Disc Golf game on! Register here.

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  • Wednesday

    11/20

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Map and Compass Skills with Orienteering Day Trip 11/20 and 11/24/19

    Come join us at the ORC for an evening of learning how to never get lost in woods again! We’re going to teach you all the basics of navigation and orienteering to make you confident and proficient at getting around in the backcountry. Register here.

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  • Sunday

    11/24

    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Zip Line and High Course Adventure 11/24/19

    Join us for a high adventure evening of zip-lining and maneuvering obstacles on the outdoor high adventure course in the Oconee Forest Park (behind the IM fields). Register here.

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  • Thursday

    12/5

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    POUND Your Stress Away

    Fitness & Wellness instructors will teach a free POUND fitness class to participants for stress relief during finals! Channel your inner rockstar with this full-body cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, torch calories and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique - all while rocking out to your favorite music!

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  • Thursday

    12/5

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    POUND Your Stress Away

    Fitness & Wellness instructors will teach a free POUND fitness class to participants for stress relief during finals.

    This full-body cardio jam session is inspired by playing the drums and burns calories using Ripstix®, lightly weighted exercise drumsticks.

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  • Friday - Wednesday

    12/6 - 12/11

    (All Day)

    Finals Free Week

    Find your fit! Burn off the stress of finals by attending a group fitness class! Attend any of our Group Fitness classes for FREE! Visit https://recsports.uga.edu/content_page/group-fitness for more information.

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