Special Events

Due to the ongoing pandemic, many of our annual events have been postponed. When it is safe to do so, our special and annual events will be back.

For the most up to date information about our facilities, memberships, programs, and services, please visit our main page or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Our annual and special events are open for participation from both the Edmonton community and the University of Alberta student community.



U of A Annual Pond Hockey Tournament

Pond Hockey Tournament

The marquee winter event at the U of A, the Annual Pond Hockey Tournament features a weekend of 3-on-3 (no goalies) hockey. Teams are composed of a maximum of 5 players of any gender and play 3 round robin games on Saturday followed by an elimination playoff on Sunday.


Winter Walk

Winter Walk

Winter Walk day encourages people across Alberta to be active outdoors in the winter! Come out and enjoy some hot chocolate and a beautiful stroll around campus.



RecStock - Sept 2020

Enjoy FREE trial classes, or join our VIRTUAL RecStock Classes. We will not be accepting drop-ins to IN-PERSON* RecStock classes due to COVID-19. Pre-registration is required.*No pre-registration required for our VIRTUAL trial classes.


Wellness Fair

Wellness Fair

Warm-up with some chili and learn about the wellness services and programs available to you on campus, or connect with a campus wellness resource.


Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot

Join the University of Alberta and Campus & Community Recreation for the Annual Turkey Trot, a pre-Thanksgiving run to raise funds and awareness for the United Way and Campus Food Bank!


Big Pink Volleyball

Big Pink Volleyball Tournament

The Big Pink Volleyball Tournament is a charity tournament that raises money for the Canadian Cancer Society. While the format of the tournament changes year to year, our goals to support those affected by breast cancer and have fun remain the same!