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Coronavirus (COVID19) RecWell Updates

May 15, 2020

With the health and safety of the GVSU community top of mind, please note the following closures and cancellations. This is a fluid situation and more information will be coming out as it is shared with us. GVSU will be adhering to CDC guidelines and...

GVSU earns gold level designation from the Exercise is Medicine® On Campus (EIM-OC) program

April 30, 2020

Grand Valley State University is one of only 166 universities and colleges around the world to be honored by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise is Medicine® initiative for its efforts to create a culture of wellness on campus.

GVSU Student Earns National Award in Sports Officiating

January 20, 2020

Rec&Well student employee recognized for his work as a flag football official.

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GVNext News

Signing out: Recreation and Wellness says unplug from technology and attend healthy events

February 24, 2020

Unplugged week at Grand Valley runs through March 2.

Walk with President Mantella, Wellness Fair to be held October 4

October 03, 2019

President Mantella and university leaders will lace up their shoes for a campus walk October 4.

Men's club lacrosse coach helps build wheelchair team at Mary Free Bed

August 05, 2019

Coach also brings able-bodied GVSU club lacrosse player to play in scrimmages.

Campus Rec encouraging GVSU community to unplug from technology, participate in healthy events

February 21, 2019

Unplugged will run from February 24-March 2.

GVSU staff working 24/7 to clear snow, maintain buildings

February 01, 2019

GVSU staff members have been working around the clock to remove snow and keep buildings warm.

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Upcoming Events

RecFest 2020

September 13, 2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This FREE EVENT gives students the opportunity to experience what GVSU is all about. This annual event takes place in the Rec Center - a prime location to many on-campus housing and dining...

2020 Family Weekend 5K

September 19, 2020 All Day

Details are still being finalized for this event! 

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