Special Events/Fundraising | Kent State University

Special Events/Fundraising

Fundraising Events

Masquerade MArdi Gras Zumbathon

  • Come dressed up and ready to rock for this FREE two hour Mardi Gras-themed  dance fitness fundraiser!  Start the evening at the Flashathon table to make your Masquerade mask then proceed the Mardis Gras celebration.  A $5.00 donation is suggested but anything is appreciated!  All proceeds benefit Akron Children's Hospital.
    • Thursday, February 15, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

March For Heroes

  • March for Heroes is a uniques 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 fitness and exercise activities.

Special Fitness Events & Promotions 

Butterball Burn-off

  • This is a free, two-hour Spinning event is designed to help burn off those extra holiday calories.
    • Friday, November 24 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Belay & Namaste!

  • Come out and try something new!  This free 2-hour workshop will allow participants to experience rock climbing in a fun, safe environment followed by a specially designed Yoga class geared towards climbers. *This event requires pre-registration.
    • Every Wednesday in February, 6 - 8 p.m.

SilverSneakers Spring Fling

  • We love to show our appreciation for our SilverSneakers members in a big way!  Join us for food, friends (new & old) and games.  Help us celebrate what a great SilverSneakers community we have at Kent State!
    • Friday, April 20, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.