Why Do You RecWell?


Telling your story is powerful - to us, to others, and to you. Plus, it's widely known that recreation has its benefits and is important to student success and overall well-being, and we'd love to know what that means to you (or how we've helped you achieve that)! 

We want to promote, encourage, and motivate you to keep moving through testimonials and stories about why Recreation & Wellness has impacted them and how it has made a lasting impression. 

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Success Stories

Whitney Card

"The reason I participate in Intramural Sports it to get more involved on campus, make new friends, and compete. I played competitive sports all my life and since I didn't play in college, IM Sports takes their place. IM Sports provide a competitive...

Ronda Huster

"I participate in the Campus Recreation program and services to keep in shape and to train for my up coming races. Being a staff member here at GVSU, I am able to use all the programs and services that Campus Recreation has to offer, which makes GVSU...

Nicole Andriot

"Coming into college as a freshmen is kind of terrifying about the beginning. But with Campus Rec it allows you to try many different things that you never would have thought and allows you to find something you love and can help make the transition..

Brandie Tenney

"I have found that by working out regularly and staying active, I am more able to keep up with my kids. The more I incorporate exercise into my daily routine the better I feel overall!"

Sofia Draper

"I have been overweight my entire life and have battled with eating disorders, weight fluctuations, and poor body image along the way. When I got to GVSU  for graduate school, I was weighing the most I had ever weighed, and I felt completely awful and...

Thomas Quaine

"I am a firm believer that when it comes to wellness keeping a sound attitude and effort will help accompany any situation life throws at you. I participate in Recreation & Wellness programs, services, and events to help establish a balance in my..."

Allie Goeddeke

"As a student, the Group Exercise classes through Campus Recreation at GVSU really allowed me to discover a way of exercising that was fun for me. I have always struggled with the motivation to drag myself to the gym. However, through a variety of..."

Tabitha Cecil

"I love all of the options offered that allow me to workout any time of the day and any part of my body. I also have a group exercise pass and really enjoy all the classes offered! I participate in Campus Rec programs because I love being active and...

Alexis Smith

"After working with Campus Recreation, I've realized that there really is a program for everyone's skill level, interest and fitness goal. I participate in the programs because it holds me accountable when I plan out my weekly schedule to attend..."

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