The Campus Recreation Department host and co-sponsors a number of events, open activities through each term. Many open activities are set-up when no official programming is in progress yet the facility is open for “pick-up” games or individual participation. Each activity is free of charge for Peter Courtney Health and Wellness Center (HWC) members. Schedules vary according to the time of year and facility availability.

Please note the Events schedule is subject to change to accommodate reservations, holiday schedules, training periods and maintenance work.

Fall 2018 schedule

Event or Activity Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Locations(s)
Pink Out Friday October 19, 2018 6:00am-9:00pm Entire Department
Powder Puff Football Friday October 19, 2018 6:00-8:30pm Turf Field
Hike Saturday November 3, 2018 9:00am-5:00pm Silver Falls
Water Volleyball Thursdays September 27-November 29 6:30-9:30pm Aquatic Center
Badminton and Pickleball Saturdays October 1-December 1 11:00am-2:00pm HWC Lower court
Volleyball Sundays September 30-December 2 2:30-10:30pm HWC Lower court
Self Defense – Women’s class
(see Registration information below)
Thursday November 15, 2018 5:00-9:00pm HWC 204/201

Winter 2019 schedule

Event or Activity Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Locations(s)
Self Defense – Coed class
(see Registration information below)
Thursday February 21, 2019 5:00-9:00pm HWC 204/201
Avalanche Presentation Tuesday TBD 5:00-6:30pm HWC 105
Water Volleyball Thursdays January 11-March 15 6:30-9:30pm Aquatic Center
Badminton and Pickleball Saturdays January 13-March 17 8:30-11:30am HWC Lower court
Volleyball Sundays January 14-March 18 2:30pm-9:30pm HWC Lower court
Futsal – (Modified Indoor Soccer) Fridays January 26-March 16 4:30-6:30pm HWC Upper court

Spring 2019 schedule

Event or Activity Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Locations(s)
Sahalie Falls and Tamolitch Falls Saturday May 5, 2018 9:00am-5:00pm Central Oregon
Aquatic Exercise fitness challenge Monday-Friday May 7-11, 2018 Aquatic Exercise class schedule Aquatic Center
Cape Perpetua Scenic Area Saturday May 19, 2018 9:00am-5:00pm Oregon Coast
Self Defense – Women’s class
(see Registration information below)
Thursday May 16, 2019 5:00-9:00pm HWC 204/201
Worlds Largest Swim Lesson Thursday June 21, 2018 Registration at 3:00pm; event at 3:30pm Aquatic Center
Water Volleyball Thursdays April 5-June 7 6:30-9:30pm Aquatic Center
Badminton and Pickleball Saturdays April 7-June 9 8:30-11:30am HWC Lower court
Volleyball Sundays April 8-June 10 2:30pm-9:30pm HWC Lower court

Event Descriptions

Self-Defense

In an effort to help make WOU´s campus more aware and safe, Campus Recreation and Campus Public Safety have teamed up to provide 3 separate FREE self-defense courses throughout the academic year. The self-defense course includes a classroom segment in addition to a hands-on workshop. The fall and spring courses are female only and the winter course is co-ed.

Registration: Pre-registration required at the front desk of the Peter Courtney Health and Wellness Center (HWC) prior to the course. Please call (8-9530) for more information. To expedite your registration process, please fill out the Activity Registration prior to your arrival at the HWC.

Dependents or partners (16 years or older) directly accompanied by a WOU student/staff/faculty may join our self-defense opportunities if space is available.

Pink Out

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Campus Recreation Department will be hosting a PINK OUT in the Health and Wellness Center. We want to encourage all our patrons and staff to wear pink.

Powder Puff Football

Powder Puff Football is a Homecoming event and an opportunity for WOU on-campus and off-campus female students to compete against each other in a flag football game.

Aquatic Exercise fitness challenge


Attend/complete any 3 Aquatic Exercise fitness classes to win a FREE t-shirt.

Who can participate
Students, faculty, staff, and community (normal guest pass rates apply for non-members)

Dates of challenge
Next week: November 12-16, 2018

Schedule of classes
wou.edu/fitness

Benefits of Aquatic Exercise
Low-impact workout
Whole body conditioning
Increase muscle strength

Show up at least 5 minutes before the scheduled class times to get a Fitness Card at the front desk of the Health and Wellness Center. We’ll keep track of your class attendance.

Water Volleyball

Come enjoy pick-up games of water volleyball in the swimming pool. The water volleyball net will be put up across the width of the swimming pool for you to play. Water volleyball is a great way to meet new people, get a good workout, and it’s a fun family activity.

Volleyball

Come enjoy pick-up games of volleyball on an HWC lower court on Sundays. The volleyball net will be set-up for you to play.

Badminton and Pickle Ball

Come enjoy pick-up games of badminton and pickleball on an HWC lower court on Saturdays. A badminton and pickleball net will be set-up for you to play.

Futsal

Come enjoy pick-up games of Futsal in the HWC upper court during the winter term schedule. The Futsal goals will be set-up for you to play.

Worlds Largest Swim Lesson


Cost: FREE

What: Join us, along with kids and parents at aquatic facilities across the country and around the globe as we set a new Guinness World Record™ for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson ever conducted, to spread the word Swimming Lessons Save Lives!

Where: Western Oregon University’s Health and Wellness Center 345 N Monmouth Ave. Monmouth, OR 97361

When: (TBD)

Registration: Begins on-site at (TBD)

For more information: Go to WLSL.org, WLSL’s Facebook page or contact Campus Recreation at 503-838-9530 or hwc@wou.edu


           
Contact

Campus Recreation

(503) 838-9530 | e-mail: hwc@wou.edu | or in person: Directions/Parking