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Rec Fest
Be a part of the bi-annual Recreational Athletics Festival during Fall & Spring Welcome Back Weeks! Meet Club Sport officers, register for Intramural Sports, discover Health, Fitness, & Wellness opportunities, interact with student clubs and Fraternity & Sorority Life representatives. Enjoy fun, games, music, giveaways & food throughout the event as well!

2014-2015 Event Dates
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. - Recreation Center Fitness Plaza
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. - Recreation Center Fitness Plaza

Dragon Gauntlet
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 9:30 a.m.

Come compete against other teams in the grueling obstacle course. Each team will only have 60 minutes to complete a variety of elements such as: Humvee Push, Sled Push, & Inverted Zip Line. The deadline to register a team is May 1, 2015. To register, e-mail Drew Deming or sign up now at the Climbing Wall. This event is co-sponsored by ROTC & Recreational Athletics.
Philadelphia City 6 5K
Join the Philadelphia City 6 on Saturday, November 7, 2015 for the 14th Annual 5K & 1-mile fun run to benefit Coaches vs. Cancer. Representatives from each of the City 6 schools will be present along with various coaches from each school. The race will start at 9:00am at 33rd & Market Street, outside of the Drexel University Recreation Center. For more information, visit City 6 5K Run.

Recreational Sports & Fitness Day

Drexel University is celebrating National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day - Monday, February 22, 2016! We're celebrating with lots of activity and a bunch of chances to earn a FREE T-SHIRT!

More Details Coming Soon!

Rec Recycle Regatta

February, 2016

Our annual cardboard boat race in the DAC Pool. An event that only video & photos can do it justice. Check out the 2015 event photos on our Facebook page.

2015 Award Winners:
The Black Pearl Award, fastest boat: Titanic ++
The Mayflower Award, best designed boat: Titanic ++
The Nina, Pinta, & Santa Maria Award, best team spirit:
The Titanic Award, best sinking boat: USS Sandy

Official Rules & Policies

Weight Lifting Competition

The annual Weight Lifting competition will take place on Saturday, April 25th, 2015

8:00am - 11:00am

: Everyone completes the 60m & 100m Sprint Time Trials and then chooses one of:
  • Maximal Strength, Push/Pull Meet - Bench press & deadlift
  • Bodyweight Challenge - Push up, pull up, dip, & plank

Event Details:

  • Male & female divisions, by age
  • Pre-event meeting to discuss rules, regulations, & scoring
  • Prizes given to top of each age group

To Register: Please contact Kathryn Formica at

The Crux - Bouldering Competition
Saturday, February 20, 2016

- Mens VB-V3, Womens VB-V2, 11:45am-3pm
Intermediate - Mens V4-V5, Womens V3-V4, 2:45pm-6pm
Advanced - Mens V6+, Womens V5+, 5:45pm-10pm

  • Same Day Drexel Student - $10
  • Non Drexel Climbers - $15
Sign up at the Recreation Center front desk. For more information, contact Drew Deming at