Campus Recreation

Rec Events

Rec Events are held at various times throughout the semester. Most events are free, though some may require a minimal fee. Check out upcoming Rec Events to find out if registration is required and the registration deadlines. Some events even offer opportunities to win prizes!

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Go Red Luncheon
Friday, February 6
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
$6.00/students, $10.00/non-students
Register by Wednesday, January 28
Multicultural Center Activity Room

Rocky After Dark: Midnight Mardi Gras
Friday, February 13
9:00 PM - Midnight
Free! No pre-registration!
Spencer Student Recreation Center

Moms' Weekend: Big Pink Volleyball Challenge
Saturday, March 28
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Free! No pre-registration!
Spencer Student Recreation Center

eXtreme Dodgeball Tournament
Thursday, April 2
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
$5.00/person
Register by Thursday, March 26
Spencer Student Recreation Center

Goalball Tournament
Thursday, April 9
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Free! 
Register by Monday, April 6
Spencer Student Recreation Center

Jackie Robinson Wiffle Ball Tournament
Wednesday, April 15
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Free! 
Register by Friday, April 10
Spencer Student Recreation Center

Outdoor World Cup Soccer Tournament
Friday, April 10 - Saturday, April 11
$5.00/person
Register by Tuesday, April 7
Vince Grady Field

Best Week Ever: Westfest
Friday, April 24
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Free! Hosted by University Union Board
Spencer Student Recreation Center

Register in the Campus Recreation Office, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm or call (309) 298-1228 for more details. Costs are payable at the time of registration by cash or check.

Rec Events for Charities

Big Pink Volleyball
  • Each year, graduate assistants, student employees, and staff members from Campus Recreation work with other groups on campus to co-sponsor philanthropic events to benefit specific charity organizations.
  • Western Illinois University is home to the ORIGINAL Big Pink Volleyball! We work with Thompson Hall to hold the biggest and the best Big Pink Volleyball Tournament in the state to educate Western students about breast cancer and send donations to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation and the McDonough District Hospital Mammogram Assistance Program. This year's program raised $10,456.74 to be split between the two charities.  Overall the program has raised $103,620.86
  • The eXtreme Dodgeball for Diabetes tournament is held in conjunction with National Residence Hall Honorary, and all proceeds are given to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In 2014 we raised $533.50.  All students are encouraged to participate.

For additional information on any of our Rec Events, stop by the Campus Recreation Office in the Spencer Student Recreation Center, Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M., or call the Campus Recreation Office at (309) 298-1228.

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Contact Info

Campus Recreation
Donald S. Spencer Student Recreation Center, 200A
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Email: C-Recreation@wiu.edu
Office: (309) 298-1228
Front Desk: (309) 298-2797
Fax Number: (309) 298-3224