Release Tension with Massage Therapy

A classic way to relieve stress! When the services are available, make sure to book yourself an appointment. Customize this to your preferences by choosing an appropriate massage style.

(Massage services are unavailable Summer 2022, and will return in the fall).

Stretch it Out in our Yoga Classes

Zen out with some of the Rec’s yoga classes. For ultimate relaxation, check out gentle yoga, which moves nice and slow. 

Head Over to our Fantastic Fitness Facilities

Find your favorite area and spend some time getting that stress out through fitness. Exercise can be a great way to release some much-needed endorphins.

Take a Trip with the Outdoor Programs

The outdoor program almost always has something fun going on. Whether it’s paddleboarding, hiking, camping, or any other activities, these all offer a great way to get a fresh breath of the crisp Colorado air!

Suit Up and Enjoy all the Aquatics Facility has to Offer

The aquatics facility at the Rec Center offers a myriad of activities like hot tubbing, stepping into the sauna, or floating in the lazy river. The entrance to this area can be accessed through your preferred locker room.

That’s all for now, Rec’ing Rams! Are there any other ways you like to de-stress at the Rec? Let us know in the comments.

See you soon!


As we get closer to finals season, having a post-study workout session might mean doing it from your room instead of at the Rec. But don’t worry, here are five ways you can do just that!

Video classes

Rec tours

IM leagues

  • Fantasy sports
    • Intramural Sports runs an NCAA Basketball Tournament Pick ‘Em Contest in March and an NCAA Football Bowl Game Pick ‘Em Contest in December. Check back early in those months for information on how to sign-up online!
  • Video game tournaments
    • IM Sports holds Xbox Madden, FIFA, NHL, Tournaments throughout the year. Tournaments are one-day events at the Student Rec Center, usually taking place from 3-11 pm. Check back often for upcoming tournaments!

Outdoor programs

Sports Clubs

  • These student-managed groups offer a great way to participate in the sports you like at a more competitive level than intramurals. Find out more here!