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Family Weekend 2013  

Friday, September 13th - Sunday, September 15th

Enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities through Campus Recreation & Wellness including the state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center (SRC) during Family Weekend on Friday from 5:30 am - 10:00 pm, Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 pm, and Sunday, 8:00 am - 11:30 pm.

The facility includes basketball/volleyball courts, a fitness area, racquetball courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pool and running track. 

Family Weekend participants may have up to three visitors enter the facility for free.  Additional passes may be purchased at the SRC Customer Services desk for $5 each.

Friday, Sept 15th

Climbing Wall
On Friday, the 27 foot indoor climbing wall is available from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm.  Family Weekend participants are invited to come in and experience this opportunity at no additional charge. 

Participants must be a minimum age of 7 in order to use the climbing wall.

FREE Group Fitness Classes
FREE access to our Group Fitness classes for students and families. Classes are available at various times on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 

All classes are appropriate for beginners through advanced participants and meet in the Student Recreation Center.  Class schedules and details are available here and through the Rec Hotline at 252-328-6443.

Pirate's Paradise Beach & Boat House
Relax on our sand beach or walk the .5 mile trail around the lake, play round of sand volleyball or cornhole or paddle on the 5 acre lake!  The North Recreational Complex, located just 4 miles north of downtown, holds a variety of options for your family.

More information on the Beach & Boat House as well as directions.

Saturday, Sept 14th

Climbing Wall
On Saturday, the 27 foot indoor climbing wall is available from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  Family Weekend participants are invited to come in and experience this opportunity at no additional charge. 

Participants must be a minimum age of 7 in order to use the climbing wall.

Sunday, Sept 15th

Morning Canoe Trip - 8am - 12noon
Experience the tranquility and wildlife of our backyard river, the Tar-Pamlico. From Great Blue Herons, Bald Eagles, to squirrels and Gar Fish, to Cyprus trees and Chestnut Oaks, the Tar-Pamlico is remarkably stunning. Paddle the calm black water for 4 relaxing miles. All equipment, instruction and transportation included.

Detailed information is here as well as signup information.
Family Weekend on the Tar-Pamlico River
The Student Recreation Center
Family Swim
Group Fitness