RecSports Blog

  Nov 19   Sport Clubs

Men’s Club Lacrosse Accepts New Team Member

The University of Florida’s Men’s Club Lacrosse team has recently signed off on a new player. He may be a little shorter, a little younger and a little greener than the rest of the team, but he is stronger than the entire team combined.  Ka’Narius Strong is his name and lacrosse is his game. Ka’Narius is a nine-year-old fighter of neuroblastoma in which he was diagnosed at age […]

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  Nov 15   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Nov. 9-11

This Veterans Day weekend was not very busy locally, however many of our teams were traveling to represent the Gators.Our surf club traveled to New Smyrna Beach, FL to catch some gnarly waves at the NSSA Regular. The team of 15 placed 4th overall. Noah Blanchard advanced to the semi-finals, and all other surfers placed 4th or better in their individual heats.Swimming […]

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  Nov 9   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Nov. 5

Weekend Wrap-UpNovember 5th            The SEC gator football team may have taken a L this weekend, but our sport clubs sure didn’t. This year our club crew team had one of their biggest accomplishments ever. They won 1st place at the Head of the Hooch, one of the world’s largest rowing regattas.  Our gators took home the win facing a total of 62 teams, 10 of them being […]

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  Nov 1   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Oct. 26-29

Weekend Wrap UpOctober 29thWhile most gators were traveling to Jacksonville for the Florida Gators vs Georgia Bulldogs game, some of our sport club teams traveled to participate in their own games. Our teams travelled from South Florida, Chicago and anywhere in between.Club Equestrian traveled to Ocala, FL and Green Cove Springs, FL to participate in two different […]

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  Oct 24   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Oct. 19-22

Weekend Wrap UpOctober 22nd           The sun may have been shining and the temperature may have hit mid 90s this past weekend, but our UF sport club teams stuck through the heat and brought home some victories.Women’s flag football participated in the Swamp Bowl at Southwest Fields. This weekend-long tournament was against teams traveling from all over the SEC region. […]

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  Oct 18   Sport Clubs

Player of the Week - Trevor Tilly

“It is pure bliss to have others as excited to do stupid workouts that will leave us beat and limping around for some time”, said Trevor Tilly, a 28-year-old UF PhD student and member of the tri-gator team.Tilly practices almost everyday by swimming, biking, running, rollerblading, strength training and stretching to train for Tri-Gators.He even says, “ I also started […]

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  Oct 17   Sport Clubs

Sport Club Weekend Wrap-Up Oct. 12-15

Weekend Wrap UpOctober 15thThis weekend was a busy one for our Competitive Sports Staff with competitions, flash tournaments and a round robin all happening right here on our campus.             Friday night, a cornhole flash tournament took place. Students formed teams, and came out to enjoy the nice weather at Broward Courts. In attendance were 16 teams, and a lot of […]

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  Sep 24   Fitness, News

Fitness Assessments for all Mobility Levels

Want more insight to your fitness routine? Get the most out of your gym experience by signing up for your free fitness assessment.So, why get a fitness assessment? Here’s our take on the four main reasons why you should: 1. A Fitness Assessment is a great opportunity to set specific goals and get one-on-one time with a wellness appraiser. All of our wellness appraisers […]

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  Sep 20   Fitness, Intramural Sports, News, Nutrition, Outdoors

10 Things You Never Knew About RecSports

1. You can see our hourly facility counts on our websiteWant to know how crowded the gym is before you head here? We now update hourly head counts of the basketball courts, weight room and other parts of our facilities to our website. 2. You can choose from 160 Group Fitness classes a weekFrom six forms of yoga to 45 sessions of cycle to boot camp six days a week, […]

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  Jul 31   News

First Trip to the Gym: What to Know!

Thinking about heading to the gym, but don’t know where to start? Keep reading to learn about 10 things to do on your first trip to Southwest Rec or Student Rec and Fitness Center!1. Get a tourLearn what RecSports has to offer! Ask the front desk for a tour of either facility to get to know the layout of Southwest Recreation Center, or Student Fitness and Recreation […]

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  Jul 2   News

The July Photo Challenge is Back & Better than Ever!

Chomp for the camera, Gators, because the July Photo Challenge is back! Follow the daily themes on July 2-6 and 19-13 to post Instagram photos/videos that showcase how you #LiveInMotion. At the end of the Photo Challenge, two participants will receive Apple Airpods as the grand prize!Instructions:Follow our calendar below and post your own photos/videos to Instagram […]

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  Jun 28   Fitness

Enhance Your Strength and Power with Small Group Training!

"Olympic Weightlifting?! I could never do that!” That's the most common comment I get Small Group Training Demo Week. I stand just past the turnstiles, waiting for you to walk in, ready to work out, and I want to introduce you to a free opportunity to try something new! But, alas, I am as much of a burden as those you see while walking through Turlington. I know you have […]

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