April News and Announcements
REGISTER FOR THE UPCOMING BLACK SQUIRREL 5K RACE!
Please join us for our eighth annual spring race on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The race, named after Kent State University's unofficial mascot, will be held at 8 a.m. The course is a loop course beginning and ending near the entrance to the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on the Kent State University Campus. The course takes runners through the campus via the Esplanade and Portage Bike and Hike Trail. A few small hills add to the runners experience and be on the lookout for the infamous black squirrels! There is an awards ceremony immediately after the race and participants are invited inside the Student Recreation and Wellness Center for a variety of food and beverage items.
Check In: will take place on Friday, April 13 from 5 - 8 p.m. in lobby of the SRWC. Runners may also check-in before the race from 7 - 7:30 a.m. in the lobby of the SRWC.
Cancellation policy: Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable to another person, event or year. The Black Squirrel 5k Race will be held rain or shine.
PEAK SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Are you looking for fun summer programming for your children? PEAK Youth Summer Camp 2018 sign ups are now open here. *(Make sure you have Summer 2018 selected)* Recreational Services offers nine different themed weeks for your son or daughter to enjoy!
SPecial EVENTS AT THE SRWC
During the month of April, our facility will see increased traffic due to multiple Spring events. These University sponsored events and initiatives align with our mission to create an outstanding experience for students, faculty/staff and our community members and we're proud to support them.
Please be advised of the following event dates and any restrictions in facility spaces:
- KSU Flashathon (Saturday, April 7)
Noon - Midnight
*Courts 3 and 4 will be offline
- Sibs N' Kids: Dive-In Movie (Friday, April 13)
7 - 9 p.m. in the natatorium
- Black Squirrel 5K Race (Saturday, April 14)
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
*Courts 1 and 2 will be offline
- Sibs N' Kids: Inflatables (Saturday, April 14)
1 - 4 p.m
*Courts 1, 2 and 3 will be offline
- Sibs N' Kids: Free Swim (Saturday, April 14)
1 - 4 p.m. in the natatorium
SUMMER PROGRAM SIGN-UPS AVAILABLE NOW
Sign up for Summer Programs online today! Check out classes like BOGA Fit, climbing and archery clinics. Make sure you select the 'Summer 2018' tab on the left side of the page to show our latest program offerings!
SUCCESSFUL NATATORIUM CONSTRUCTION
The replacement of the dehumidification system in the natatorium has been a success and the project is wrapping up later this month. We're already seeing a positive impact on temperatures and humidity levels in the natatorium along with efficiencies in energy use.