Get Involved. Be Active. Live Healthy.

Who We Are
Our Mission & Values

Our Mission & Values

We are the programing side of recreation at GVSU. Check out our offerings for club sports, esports, fitness, intramural sports, outdoor adventures & wellness programming. 

What We Do
Programs & Services

Snapshot of Offerings

We offer something for everyone! In one easy-to-read visual, see what we offer and find ways to get involved, be active, and live healthy! 

Laker Weekly
Campus Events & Programming

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The Laker Weekly is curated by the Division of Student Affairs each week to provide information to students about upcoming events and resources on campus. 


2023 Laker Family Weekend Fun(d) Run

2023 Laker Family Weekend Fun(d) Run

A new spin on the Laker Family Weekend tradition raises $1,300 to support students.

Sep 18, 2023

Level Up

Level Up

Laker Esports Center provides access to gaming, creates student community.

Jun 28, 2022

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

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GVNext News

A woman speaks to a student over a table covered in small hand-outs.

Lakers Keep Lakers Safe initiative invites students to build a stronger, healthier campus community

The new campus-wide initiative offers students the opportunity to take a pledge to take care of one another, and provides them with the resources needed to help themselves and others.

Sep 19, 2023

GVSU Students at a football game holding their hands up in the Laker L.

10 things every incoming Laker must know

Students are headed back to campus! As Grand Valley comes to life for another great year, here are 10 things that every incoming Laker should know.

Aug 18, 2023

two students walk down the steps inside the Mary Idema Pew Library

Joining national network advances health promotion, prevention strategies

The network advances strategic initiatives around the well-being of students, faculty and staff members.

Feb 8, 2023

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Upcoming Events

Women's Club Soccer vs University of Michigan

September 29, 2023 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Grand Valley State Women's Club Soccer team hosts University of Michigan at 7pm.

Club Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

September 30, 2023 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grand Valley State Club Ultimate Frisbee team hosts a tournament at 8am with teams such as Eastern Michigan University, Western Michigan University, Hillsdale College, and Ball State University.

Men's Club Rugby vs Central Michigan University

September 30, 2023 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Grand Valley State Men's Club Rugby team hosts Central Michigan University 11am.

Men's Club Ice Hockey D1 vs Indiana Tech University

September 30, 2023 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Grand Valley State Men's Club Ice Hockey team hosts Indiana Tech University at 7:30pm.

Women's Club Lacrosse Tournament

October 1, 2023 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Grand Valley State Women's Club Lacrosse team will host a tournament with teams such as Michigan State University, Aquinas College, and Madonna University at 10am.

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

Page last modified September 27, 2023