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Our team of passionate professionals is focused on giving you the very best physical fitness, adventure and sports experiences possible. From building supervisors to fitness instructors, personal trainers to trip leaders, you’re surrounded by people who care and who are dedicated to helping you reach your goals­­. We’re intent on creating an environment that’s safe, welcoming and fun. We’re dedicated to providing offerings that suit a variety of abilities, interests and needs. And we’re always looking for opportunities to develop leadership and authentic engagement—whether it’s with our members, student employees, teams or staff.

Want to learn more? Here’s what members of our community have to say about our culture, our goals and what we value most—you. That’s why this is your Rec Sports.


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Empowerment Self Defense

The DPSS self-defense workshop takes a holistic approach to self-protection, emphasizing awareness and assertiveness skills as well as physical and verbal strategies to counter violence. The goal is to leave you better equipped to deal with everything from harassment to potentially violent people to sexual assault. Participants will take part in verbal exercises, physical drills and discussion.

  • Dates & Location:
    • September 18 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm   |   North Campus Recreation Building, Multipurpose Room
    • September 24 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm   |   Intramural Sports Building, Conference Room A
    • October 2 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm   |   North Campus Recreation Building, Multipurpose Room
    • October 8 from 9:00am – 11:00am   |   Intramural Sports Building, Conference Room A
    • October 30 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm   |   North Campus Recreation Building, Multipurpose Room
    • November 5 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm   |   Intramural Sports Building, Conference Room A
    • November 13 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm   |   North Campus Recreation Building, Multipurpose Room
    • November 19 from 9:00am – 11:00am   |   Intramural Sports Building, Multipurpose Room B
    • December 3 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm   |   Intramural Sports Building, Conference Room A
    • December 11 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm   |   NCRB Multipurpose Room
  • Cost: Free  to enrolled UM students and Rec Sports members with MCard
  • Register here!

Wellness Woof

Wellness Woof is designed to bring licensed therapy dogs from Therapaws to UM’s campus to help students de-stress and connect with the campus community.

  • Dates:
    • Friday, September 6 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm
    • Friday, October 18 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm
    • Friday, November 22 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Location: Intramural Sports Building, Multipurpose Room A
  • Cost: Free to enrolled UM students and Rec Sports members with MCard

Wheelchair Basketball

In collaboration with Michigan Medicine, open recreation wheelchair basketball is offered at the North Campus Recreation Building for athletes of any ability.  Just show up, walk or roll over to the NCRB to learn more and play!

  • Dates:
    • September 24 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
    • October 8 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
    • October 22 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
    • November 5 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
    • November 19 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Location: North Campus Recreation Building basketball courts
  • Cost: Free to enrolled UM students and Rec Sports members with MCard