Fitness

Special Events

Various special events including challenges, competitions, incentive programs, and social media contests are offered throughout the year to keep you motivated to reach your fitness goals and stay engaged with Campus Recreation. Events are scheduled to reach many different interests and fitness levels. Most events are free for students and Campus Recreation members. Special events may require a small fee and/or advanced registration if space is limited.

Cycle Concert Series

Combine your cardio workout with the soundtrack of your favorite artist. Be prepared to pedal harder and sing out loud in this cycling concert series ride featuring the greatest remixes around!

Cycle Concert Series

Available Sessions

Ariana Grande
Wednesday, Aug. 30th
6 – 7 p.m.
REC 021C

Beyoncé
Wednesday, September 27th
6 – 7 p.m.
REC 021C

Drake
Tuesday, Oct. 24th
6 – 7 p.m.
REC 021C

Island Vibes
Tuesday, Nov. 28th
6 – 7 p.m.
REC 021

 

Advanced registration is required for each session.

 

Yoga Under the Stars

Yoga Under the Stars is a unique outdoor yoga experience designed to cultivate physical and mental transformation under the beautiful night sky. Beginning and ending with meditation, this class is designed to encourage harmony and peace within ourselves and the surrounding world.

Yoga Under the Stars

Available Sessions

Tuesday, Sept. 5th
8 – 9 p.m.
USF Inventor's Commons

Tuesday, Oct. 10th
8 – 9 p.m.
USF Inventor's Commons

Tuesday, Nov. 14th
8 – 9 p.m.
USF Inventor's Commons

Advanced registration is required for each session.

 

Glow & Flow Yoga

Flow in the dark! Grab your glow sticks and mat for this uniquely lit yoga party. This event will feature a 1 hour yoga class followed by free snacks and giveaways. 

Glow & Flow Yoga

Available Sessions

Tuesday, Sept. 19th
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
REC 022B

Thursday, Nov. 2nd
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
REC 005

 

Advanced registration is required for each session.

 

Ladies' Night: Meet Me at the Bar

meet me at the bar

Grab your friends and join us for a Ladies Night with private access to the WELL, USF's newest fitness center. Experience the benefits of strength training and learn about body positivity in a fun, open, and comfortable setting. Certified female personal trainers will be there answer questions as they guide you through exercises to build strength and help you feel your best. A collaboration between Campus Recreation and the Center For Student Well-Being.

Tuesday, October 24th
8 – 9:30 p.m.
The WELL Fitness Center

 

Sunrise Yoga & Lattes

sunrise yoga and lattes

Available Sessions

Tuesday, Oct. 17th
Cramming your brain for midterms? Renew and refresh in this restorative yoga class followed by lattes and pastries. It's the perfect way to start your day. Yoga mats provided.
7:15 – 8:30 a.m.
REC Front Lawn

Tuesday, Dec. 5th
Make finals week a stress free by joining us for a morning yoga class that will renew and refresh. This special event will feature a restorative yoga class followed by lattes and pastries. It's the perfect way to start your day. Yoga mats provided.
7:15 – 8:30 a.m.
REC Front Lawn

Advanced registration for each session is encouraged.

 

Campus Rec Triathlon

Perfect for beginners and advanced athletes alike. Come participate in this one-day sprint triathlon event. This event will involve swimming 500 yards, indoor cycling 12.4 miles, and running 3.1 miles. Whether it's to improve your fitness, train for a race, or just to have fun - give this training program a try. Class sessions will meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm -7pm. Previous triathlon racing experience not required, but all participants must be able to swim one lap (50 yards) continuously.

campus rec triathlon

Friday, Oct. 27th
Starts at 9:00 a.m.
Cost: USF Students: $5, Campus Rec Members: $10

Advanced registration is required. Registration closes Oct. 23rd.

 

REC Fit Games

Calling all USF Bulls to compete in a 5 workout cross-fit styled competition to challenge the athlete in you! Workouts will include a combination of endurance, strength, and functional exercises. Let the REC Fit Games begin!

rec fit games

Friday, Nov. 3rd
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Cost: USF Students: $10, Campus Rec Members: $15

Advanced registration is required. Registration closes November 2nd at Noon.

 

Bulls Fitsgiving

GET FIT & GIVE BACK! Teams of 4 will compete in a timed obstacle course featuring indoor and outdoor challenges. Participate and win free tanks and other cool prizes. Shave seconds off your final time by donating food, hygiene items, or clothing to REC 111 before 3pm on Wednesday, November 15th. Your friends can donate on your team's behalf as well! Donations will benefit the Feed-a-Bull Food Pantry on campus and Metropolitan Ministries. Send your team names and any questions to groupfitness@usf.edu!

bulls fitsgiving

Wednesday, Nov. 15th
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
REC East Gym

Advanced registration is required. Registration closes Nov. 14th.