RecSports News

In Memoriam: Ira Taylor Sliger

Ira Taylor Sliger, the founding director of recreation and the Student Aquatic Center, died February 27. He was 95.

TRECS Lower Level Closure During Winter Break

The RecSports department will be installing a new floor in the TRECS Fitness Center area starting December 8 through the remainder of Winter Break. During this time the lower level of the TRECS will be closed. Limited equipment will be offered around the track level, TRECS Court D, and the HPER weight room. TRECS appreciates your patience as we improve

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How You Can Stay Healthy and Happy at UT

In college, balancing school work, extracurricular activities, and relationships can seem like a task, but staying healthy doesn’t have to be. Resources on campus like RecSports and the Center for Health Education and Wellness can help you stay happy and healthy as the year continues. Some of the most important things you can do for

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Developing a Healthy Lifestyle at UT

It’s important for you to remember to make your personal wellness and healthy living priorities while at UT. There are many resources on campus to ensure you are living healthy, which includes eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and practicing good sleep habits.

UT Collects 15,495 Pounds of Goods for SEC Food Drive

UT collected more than 15,495 pounds of goods throughout November during the SEC Game Winning Drive. UT finished in second place with the University of Alabama taking the top spot in the competition.

Chattanoogan: A Review Of UT Knoxville’s New Facilities

The Chattanoogan did a wrap-up of UT’s new facilities including the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, RecSports Complex, and the John D. Tickle Engineering Building. “If you are a University of Tennessee at Knoxville graduate and have not been to campus in a while, you might think you are in the Emerald City, not Big Orange Country, during your next visit,” wrote reporter John Shearer.

It’s Intramural Time in Tennessee: RecSports Complex Opens to UT Students

Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek welcomed the campus community to the new RecSports Complex on Friday to celebrate the opening of the thirty-eight-acre recreational complex for students on Sutherland Avenue. A short ceremony and ribbon cutting were held, followed by dinner and then games and other field activities. The complex is a result of efforts by students, campus, and community leaders who spent more than a decade working to establish additional outdoor recreation space for UT students.