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News

Club Sports Focuses on Student Development

Club Sports Focuses on Student Development

Just like NCAA athletes across the country, our club sports athletes lost their competitive seasons to the pandemic, with some programs losing two seasons. To help facilitate a meaningful experience for our athletes, community building and engagement...

Mar 25, 2021

Public Health in Action at RecWell

Public Health in Action at RecWell

Public Health has become quite the buzz term since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. But, public health is a field of study that's so much more than the pandemic and viruses. It is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of people...

Feb 23, 2021

Meaning to mission: RecWell invests in diversity, equity, and inclusion 

Meaning to mission: RecWell invests in diversity, equity, and inclusion 

With diversity and inclusion a core value of Recreation & Wellness (RecWell) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU), staff members are committed to continuing their education around it. Each chose opportunities that encouraged individual growth while...

Dec 7, 2020

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A graphic with a black background and pause button, white text that reads: press pause. rest, relax, refresh. #GVPressPause

Rest, relax and recharge: Recreation & Wellness encourages pressing pause

Just like your laptop and cell phone, you need time to recharge. The Recreation & Wellness team developed the Press Pause campaign to encourage students, faculty and staff members to rest, relax and refresh.

Feb 19, 2021

A bridge at Grand River Park that forms an angle.

Photos: Explore parks and trails near GVSU

Whether youýre looking for a quiet, outdoor place to study, or a Saturday hiking adventure, you don't have to go far from GVSU to find picturesque nature and outdoor activities.

Nov 2, 2020

Two male GVSU students in yellow vests give another GVSU student a reusable face covering on the Allendale Campus.

GVSU students encourage positive wellness behavior through new outreach program

The Laker Outreach Ambassador program, within Recreation and Wellness in the Division of Student Affairs, began on the Allendale Campus this week.

Sep 23, 2020

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Upcoming Events

First Aid, CPR, and AED Training

May 13, 2021 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Recreation & Wellness is a proud provider of American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED blended-learning courses.  Classes are offered weekly on the Allendale campus and will follow the...

Intramural Sports Sand Volleyball Deadline

May 17, 2021 All Day

Register for IM Sports Sand Volleyball by May 20. This spring league will be five weeks of regular season games, with no playoffs. Games begin May 25 and end on June 22. Games will be played...

First Aid, CPR, and AED Training

May 24, 2021 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Recreation & Wellness is a proud provider of American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED blended-learning courses.  Classes are offered weekly on the Allendale campus and will follow the...

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