UREC Events

Homecoming 5K

Register now for our first-ever Homecoming Virtual 5K! Every registrant will be shipped a participant kit that includes an exclusively designed UT Dallas Homecoming 5K t-shirt, finisher’s medal, and personalized bib.

Friday After Class

Sometimes the best thing to do is no-thing. Enjoy these Fridays After Class with some down time. Come eat a little, play some games, or lounge in our chairs and hammocks.

International Week Tournaments

Play in the most comprehensive badminton and table tennis tournaments on campus. Sign up and get more details at imleagues.com/utdallas.


You sunk my...canoe? Join the wettest, wildest competition of the semester! Teams of four climb into canoes and set out to become kings and queens of the Phase VIII Pool. Team members utilize buckets to attempt to sink their opponent's canoes before they themselves become swamped.

Finals Float Party

Float away from stress and enjoy root beer floats, ice cream, giant pool inflatables and a dive-in movie. Enjoy a warm evening in the pool with friends before your last tests and get some sweet treats.

Rec N' Wild

Summers are hot in Texas; come cool off at Rec N' Wild. Enjoy water rides, games, treats and more!

Silent Disco

Join us for silent disco, where dance music is transmitted through wireless headphones. If you enjoy people watching, silent disco is your paradise!

Laser Battle

Leave laser-tag in the past and upgrade to Laser Battle. Grab your Comet Card, gather your team of 8 (or find your allies when you arrive) and join University Recreation at this year’s clash to become entrenched in battle and root from the stands.

Cardboard Boat Regatta

Teams construct a boat made only of duct tape and cardboard for this challenge. The boat will have to make it to one end of the pool and back. The first boat to reach the finish line with crew onboard wins!

NIRSA Sports and Fitness Day

Celebrate NIRSA's National Sports and Fitness Day. Free giveaways, demos and exciting challenges.

Triathlon Express

Want to TRI something new? Our indoor triathlon is a great event for the first-timer or experienced triathlete. Points are awarded to racers after a 10 min swim, 30 min bike, and 20 minute run.
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Recess Rewind

Remember when your school day had the most amazing built-in break? RECESS! We do too, join UREC in the Chess Plaza for 4 square, hopscotch, and more of your favorite recess activities.