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 On the Wall

October 6, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Women on the Wall! This event is open to women and anyone who identifies as female or non-binary folks! Learn how to climb in a calm and safe environment surrounded by likeminded individuals and...

Women's Club Ice Hockey vs Adrian College

October 6, 2023 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Grand Valley State Women's Club Ice Hockey team hosts Adrian College at 7:30pm.

Club Pompon Varsity Football Halftime Appearance

October 7, 2023 All Day

The Club Pompon team will be making a halftime appearance at the Varsity football game against Kentucky State University.

Women's Club Volleyball Tournament

October 7, 2023 All Day

Grand Valley State Women's Club Volleyball team will host a tournament with teams and time TBD.

Men's Club Lacrosse Tournament

October 7, 2023 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Grand Valley State Men's Club Lacrosse team will host a tournament with teams such as Aquinas College and CalvinUniversity at 8am.

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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