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UNT Rec Sports Extravaganza 2018

UNT Rec Sports Extravaganza Draws Record Number of Attendees

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 08:48 | Written for: DSA News

UNT Rec Sports Extravaganza 2018UNT Recreational Sports helped kick off First Flight week with a bang on Aug. 20 by hosting the Rec Sports Extravaganza at the Pohl Recreation Center. A record number of nearly 2,000 students, faculty, staff and family members attended the two-and-a-half-hour event where they learned more about the Rec Center’s extensive programs while enjoying free t-shirts, pizza, drinks and live music from UNT alumnus Triston Coomes.

The annual event also offered a variety of free programs for attendees, including climbing, group exercise, a No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em tournament and a Sport Club resource fair.

UNT Rec Sports Extravaganza 2018Rec Sports is located in the state-of-the-art 138,000 square-foot Pohl Recreation Center and offers an incredible array of programs and experiences to support and inspire the wellness of the UNT community. Members have access to a spectacular 14,500 sq. ft. weight room with more than 100 pieces of cardio equipment, along with a variety of free weights and weight machines, personal trainers, fitness classes, aquatics and outdoor pursuits. Students also can participate in intramural sports, sport clubs and esports.

For more information on Rec Sports programs or memberships for the Rec Center, visit https://recsports.unt.edu/.

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