Beckerman Recreation Center Weeklong Anniversary Celebration

Beckerman Recreation Center Weeklong Anniversary Celebration

UNH will host a weeklong celebration beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 13, to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the opening of the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center.

Wednesday, Feb. 13 – Sports Theme
•    Giveaways – First 100 people to say the password ** get mini foam fingers and are entered into a drawing for a $25 Whitey Benson gift card

Thursday, Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Theme
•    Giveaways – First 100 people to say the password get heart-shaped stress balls and stickers
•    Activities – Free health screenings and heart information in the lobby
•    Drawing – Everyone who attends one of the three cardio classes offered that day will be entered to win a heart rate monitor

Friday, Feb. 15 – Birthday Celebration

3 p.m.
•    Official T-Shirt Distribution
•    Giveaways
•    Food
•    Scavenger Hunt
•    Backyard Games

3:15 p.m.
•    Cardio Kick: Court 1
•    3-Point Contest: Court 2

4 p.m.
•    Cake Cutting

4:30 p.m.

•    Faculty/Staff vs. Student Volleyball and Dodgeball: MAC
•    5 Years of Group X in 45 Minutes: Court 1
•    3-Point Contest Finals: Court 2

Since its opening, the number of visits to the Beckerman Recreation Center has reached nearly 600,000, and usage continues to increase annually. During the 2011-2012 academic year, nearly 1,400 students took part in intramural sports, up from about 350 in the Center’s first year. Additionally, 30 group fitness classes are offered each week, and more than 100 student workers provide support for the Center.


**In order to be eligible for a giveaway, students must retrieve a password on the Beckerman Recreation Center’s Instagram or Twitter account @ChargerREC.

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