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Student referee officiates at national basketball tournament

Student referee officiates at national basketball tournament

RecWell student staff David Stewart recently represented the department and officiated basketball at a college national championship event.

Apr 21, 2022

Laker Esports Center Is Now Open

Laker Esports Center Is Now Open

Recreation & Wellness opened the Laker Esports Center (LEC) on December 1 for drop-in gaming for the GVSU community.

Dec 1, 2021

Rec Fest 2021 promotes the importance of recreation, wellness at GVSU

Rec Fest 2021 promotes the importance of recreation, wellness at GVSU

First year students learned about opportunities to get involved in RecWell programs, and won prizes at RecFest.

Aug 30, 2021

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GVNext News

Members of Lakers Dance Team pose with national championships trophies.

Lakers Dance Team wins national championships, goes viral on social media

Grand Valley won two national titles thanks to the help of a celebrity choreographer while a video of its performance has drawn more than 1.7 million views on TikTok.

May 12, 2022

The Laker Esports Center seen from the outside. On the wall is the Grand Valley athletic logo and the words, Laker Esports Center.

Laker Esports Center to host first competition for high school students

The competition is part of the Movement Science Showcase.

Apr 20, 2022

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Upcoming Events

First Aid, CPR, and AED Training

June 2, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Recreation & Wellness is a proud provider of American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED blended-learning courses. Choose between three different blended learning courses:   Adult...

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Recreation & Wellness is a department in the Division of Student Affairs at Grand Valley State University.

Page last modified February 9, 2022