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Campus Recreation News > Spring Semester At a Glance

Campus Recreation Spring Line-Up


There is something for everyone, so get involved!

Last Updated 5 Year(s) ago

  • Jan. 19-22
  • Intramural Sports Registration

Sign-ups for intramural basketball, bowling (ends Jan. 27) and co-rec soccer. Register at IMLeagues.com/auburn.


  • Jan. 20
  • Polar Plunge
  • Leisure/Activity Pool
  • 4:30

Our first-ever Polar Plunge kicks off the re-opening of the hot tub. Plunge solo or plunge with friends – just plunge! Warm up in the hot tub afterwards with hot chocolate, hand-crafted popsicles, and specialty coffees from The Overall Company.


  • Jan. 20
  • Officials’ Paperwork Clinic
  • Auburn Room
  • 6-8 p.m.

Students interested in officiating basketball or co-rec soccer should attend. Bring original form(s) of identification.


  • Jan. 20-30
  • Small Group Training – Try-Before-You-Buy Demo Sessions

Stop in and try any Small Group Training class during this two-week period or secure your space for the demo class on IMLeagues.com/auburn selecting “fitness.” Five and ten-week sessions begin Feb. 2. Classes include Circuits, Couch-to-5K, Golf Conditioning, Kettlebell ViPR Fusion, Pilates Glide, Strength Training for Women, and TRX/RIP Trainer Fusion. Register for demo classes only at imleagues.com/auburn. To purchase Small Group Training sessions, visit www.recreation.auburn.edu


  • Jan. 21
  • Officials’ Paperwork Clinic
  • Auburn Room
  • 5-7 p.m.

Students interested in officiating basketball or co-rec soccer should attend. Bring original form(s) of identification.


  • Jan. 28
  • Route Setting Clinic
  • Climbing Wall
  • 2-5 p.m.

Learn how to route set at our bouldering wall.


  • Jan. 29
  • Night Photography Clinic
  • Auburn Outdoors
  • 6 p.m.

Learn how to capture starry sky images while acquiring a variety of skills including basic exposure, light painting, and capturing star trails. This clinic is open to all skill levels, from the avid cell phone photographer to professional camera hotshots. $5 cost covers transportation, headlamp, and instruction. Participants must bring a camera; a tripod is recommended.


  • Feb. 1, March 1
  • Lead Climbing Clinic
  • 5-8 p.m.
  • Climbing Wall

This class is for those who wish to take the next step in rock climbing. Participants must be top-rope skills verified and able to comfortably climb 5.9 on a top rope.


  • Feb. 3
  • Lake Martin Full Moon Hike
  • Auburn Outdoors
  • 5 p.m.

Hike in the woods along Lake Martin. Bring a snack, water, and athletic shoes. $5 cost covers transportation and headlamp.  


  • Every Tuesday beginning Feb. 3
  • Climbing Wall
  • 9-10 p.m.

Because it was so popular, we are offering “ladies only” climbing on a weekly basis! Meet new people and learn new skills while having fun. Join us for one or for all sessions.


  • Feb. 4
  • Auburn University Health Fair

Students, faculty, and staff can receive fitness assessments, health and wellness information, participate in fitness activities and games, speak with local wellness experts, and more. 


  • Feb. 5, March 5, April 2 (1st Thursday of every month)
  • Auburn Outdoors After-Hours
  • 5-7 p.m.

Hang out in Auburn Outdoors and watch outdoor adventure films, enjoy Dutch oven meals, work on your bike using our tools, and meet other outdoor enthusiasts. 


  • Feb. 7
  • Mountain Biking Trip
  • Auburn Outdoors

Enjoy a day of riding in the Chicopee Woods Mountain Bike Park in Gainesville, Ga. The park contains over 21 miles of well-maintained mountain bike trails made up of several loops. Participants must be able to ride a bicycle. Transportation, bicycle, and lunch are provided in $20 trip cost.


  • Feb. 8
  • Table Tennis Singles Tournament
  • MAC Gym

Men's Independent - 1 p.m.
Large Fraternity - 2:30 p.m.
Small Fraternity - 2:30 p.m.
Sorority - 4 p.m.
Women's Independent - 4 p.m.
Register at www.IMLeagues.com/auburn


  • Feb. 12, 26; April 9, 23
  • Bike Maintenance Clinic
  • Auburn Outdoors

Learn to change a flat tire, clean the drive train, bike terminology, safe riding practices, and general maintenance. Bring your bike, or use a bike provided at the clinic. 


  • Feb. 13
  • Speed Dating
  • Climbing Wall
  • 7-9 p.m.

Belay on! Find your valentine during an evening of speed dating at the Climbing Wall. Meet other single climbers and belay them for a quick climb, or, hit it off and enjoy an entire evening tied in together!


  • Feb. 15
  • Rock Climbing Trip
  • Auburn Outdoors

After more than 30 years of closure, a section of Steele, Alabama’s cliffline is re-open to climbing. The beautiful sandstone offers a wide array of routes for the aspiring beginner, as well as the advanced climber. $25 cost includes transportation, lunch, equipment and instruction. No experience necessary.


  • Feb. 20-22
  • Backpacking Trip
  • Auburn Outdoors
  • (Pre-trip meeting: February 18, 5 p.m.)

Enjoy a weekend of backpacking in Alabama’s beloved Sipsey Wilderness within Bankhead National Forest in northwestern Alabama. Bring your camera to capture the scenic waterfalls, limestone and sandstone bluffs, and scenic rivers. $25 cost includes transportation, instruction, backcountry food, and camping equipment. No experience necessary.


  • February 23-27
  • Love Your Body Week
  • Auburn Nutrition

AUBIE-EDA, or Auburn University Body Image Education & Eating Disorders Awareness, is an organization on campus that promotes healthy body image. AUBIE-EDA hosts the annual event. The event is always held in February in conjunction with National Eating Disorders Awareness Month.


  • Feb. 26
  • Anchor Building Clinic
  • Climbing Wall
  • 6-8 p.m.

Are you itching to get outside and climb, but you don’t have the necessary skills to set up a top rope? During this clinic you will learn the basic principles of anchor building and a few different styles of top rope anchors. Participants must be top-rope skills verified.


  • March 1
  • Leisure/Activity Pool opens

Join us at the Recreation and Wellness Center for the re-opening of the Leisure/Activity Pool this spring. 


  • March 2-8
  • Intramural Sports Registration

Sign-ups for intramural co-rec basketball, softball and ultimate frisbee. Register at IMLeagues.com/auburn.


  • March 8
  • Racquetball Doubles Tournament
  • 1-8 p.m.

Men's Independent - 1 p.m.
Large Fraternity - 2:30 p.m.
Small Fraternity - 2:30 p.m.
Sorority - 4 p.m.
Women's Independent - 4 p.m.
Register at www.IMLeagues.com/auburn


  • March 10
  • Whitewater Kayaking
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • Auburn Outdoors

Enjoy the afternoon on one of the largest volume whitewater runs in the Southeast – the Coosa River. Get hooked on whitewater kayaking or hone your existing skills. $10 cost includes transportation, instruction, and equipment. No experience necessary.


  • March 13-15
  • EVOLVE Fitness Symposium
  • Recreation and Wellness Center

The Evolve Fitness Symposium draws hundreds of top collegiate fitness professionals and students from universities in the southeast. Auburn University students are invited to hear Martin Rooney, founder of Training for Warriors, who will present the keynote address and a workout!


  • March 20-29
  • Spring Break Backpacking: Foothills Trail in South and North Carolina
  • Auburn Outdoors
  • (Pre-trip meeting: March 11, 5 p.m.)

Explore and complete the 76-mile Foothills Trail in South and North Carolina. Enjoy epic waterfalls, mountain ridges, spring flowers, delicious food, and good fellowship with new friends. $250 cost includes equipment, food, camping fees, and transportation.


  • April 7
  • Sunset Kayak Trip
  • Auburn Outdoors
  • 2:30 p.m.

This relaxing afternoon paddle on Lake Martin is a great opportunity to watch the sun set on one of Alabama’s most beautiful lakes. $10 cost includes transportation, instruction, and equipment. No experience necessary.


  • April 12
  • Whitewater Rafting Trip
  • Auburn Outdoors
  • 1 p.m.

Come raft with us on the Chattahoochee River in Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala., on the longest urban whitewater rafting in the world! The rapids at the Chattahoochee Whitewater Park, the big­gest anywhere in the Southeast, provide a challenging and exciting experience. $35 trip cost includes transportation, instruction and guide fees. No experience necessary.


  • April 25
  • Climbing Competition
  • Climbing Wall

Test yourself against other Auburn climbers in this friendly competition. Register as beginner, intermediate, or advanced based on your skill level. Expect sweet climbing prizes, giveaways, and a friendly atmosphere. No experience is required!


  • April 28
  • Stand Up Paddle Board on Lake Martin
  • Auburn Outdoors
  • 2:30 p.m.

Try our stand up paddle boards in a calm and safe environment. Finish the evening watching the sun set over beautiful Lake Martin. $10 cost includes transportation, instruction, and equipment. No experience necessary.


  • May 11-20
  • Multi-sport Moab Trip – Moab, Utah
  • Auburn Outdoors

(Pre-trip meeting: April 29, 5 p.m.)
Travel with us to America’s southwest desert outside Moab, Utah. On this multi-sport adventure, we will mountain bike sandstone slabs, hike narrow golden canyons, and view delicate arches. Participants must be able to ride a bicycle. $499 cost includes transportation, instruction, backcountry food, camping equipment, and bicycles.

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