Fall Rec and Play

March 4 Heroes Rec & Play Day 

Friday, Nov. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

March 4 Heroes is a unique fitness event that celebrates our nation’s past and present veterans and members of the armed forces. This event helps raise funds for our local Veteran’s Services organizations by collecting donations and participating in various activities such as spinning, rock climbing, archery, Kin-Ball, cornhole and more...

Our Kent State March 4 Heroes Rec & Play Day event will take place Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 between 11:30 a.m and 1:30 p.m. at the Warren Student Recreation & Wellness Center. This event is open to all Kent State faculty and staff, as well as the local community, and is sponsored by the Department of Recreational Services and Employee Wellness at Kent State University. All attendees will be entered into our prize raffle drawings. Light refreshments will be available.

Come celebrate our heroes, have fun, move, laugh and play at the Kent State Rec & Play Day on Nov. 8!

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Registration is requested. Please click here to register to attend.

If you wish to donate to March 4 Heroes please click here.

What activities will we have? 


Have some fun with co-workers volleying an abnormally large-sized ball.

Participants can jump in anytime.


This is the next generation of cornhole. Play one-on-one or in teams of two and work together to get your bag in the hole.


Pick up a racquet and hit a few "birdies" across the net. Compete against a friend or just take a few shots. Team up for a game of 2 vs. 2.

Spinning Classes

There will be two 25-minute sessions of spin, starting at 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.


Learn the basics of archery and safety techniques. SRWC staff will provide equipment and instructions. Let's see your target shooting skills!

Participants can jump in anytime.

Giant Jenga

Dismantle and rebuild the tumble tower without causing the tower to topple. How tall can we make our tower?

Participants can jump in anytime.

Giant Connect 4

Challenge your coworker and be the first to get four of your colored checkers in a row either horizontally, vertically or diagonally.


Win points by tossing bean bags onto the board opposite you. Win more points for getting the bag in the hole. Always a popular one!

Rock climbing 

Try your skills on the rock climbing wall. SRWC staff will provide equipment and instructions. 


  • Come and win, win, win!  We have lots of prizes to give away!

  • Games, activities and spectating too!

  • Enjoy some healthy snacks.

  • Celebrate YOU

All activities will take place in the lower level basketball courts. Check in upon your arrival to the Rec Center. We'll see you there!