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    Eubie Gets Fit

    The UB mascot, Eubie Bee, gives the hula hoop a try. It's not easy with wings!

  • student playing cornhole

    Fun and Games

    A student plays bean bag toss (aka cornhole) at UB Rec Day 2015, which took place in September.

  • two students on treadmills

    Step it up

    Two UB students give some of our Recreation Center equipment a try at UB Rec Day 2015 on Gordon Plaza.

  • two students holding a basketball

    on the rebound

    Students get ready to square off in the Basketball Free Throw competition at UB Rec Day.

  • faculty team at the beeball classic

    game plan

    Each year at the BeeBall Classic our students face off against UB faculty and staff.

  • three students hold up photobooth photos

    Play to the Crowd

    Of course, the BeeBall Classic rivalry wouldn't be nearly as fun without a cheering section! Here, some students show off photobooth pictures taken at the game.

Annual Events

Don't miss these time-honored UB traditions—they only take place once a year!

  • Bee Ball Classic


    The Faculty/Staff team has won two years in a row! They look to three-peat in 2018. 

    Year Students Faculty/Staff
    2017 30 45
    2016 46 61
    2015 45 36
    2013 45 39
    2012 48 25
    2011 34 30
    2010 30 19
  • UB Rec Day

    Each year during fall Welcome Week (typically late August/early September) we invite the UB community to participate in a number of friendly recreational competitions.

    The results from UB Rec Day are below. Stop by the next UB Rec Day and your name could make the list!

    Contest male Female
    Free-Throw Contest Grinvydas Dainys
    21/25
    Bridget Thompson
    13/20
    Tricycle Obstacle Course Kevin Carpio
    14.33 seconds
    Rebbecca Bakre
    19.76 seconds
    Tricycle Drag Race Eugene Yi
    6.22 seconds
    Shanna Germain
    8.66 seconds

2017 events/closures

Date Event Time Location
Aug. 21 Normal Operating Hours in Effect (see below)
Aug. 28 Indoor Soccer League Registration Deadline 5 p.m. Register Online
Aug. 28 Indoor Flag Football League Registration Deadline 5 p.m. Register Online
Aug. 28 3-on-3 Basketball Registration Deadline 5 p.m. Register Online
Aug. 31 UB Rec Day noon-4 p.m. Gordon Plaza
Sept. 2-4 Labor Day Weekend Closure
Sept. 14 Billiards Tournament 6 p.m. Register Online
Sept. 29 Disc Golf Tournament 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Druid Hill Disc Golf Course
Oct. 12 Goalball Tournament 6 p.m. Recreation Center, AC 300
Oct. 4 8th Annual BeeBall Classic 5:30-7:30 p.m. Recreation Center, AC 300
Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Holiday Early Closure 5 p.m. Recreation Center
Nov. 23-26 Thanksgiving Holiday Closure
Dec. 20-Jan. 1 Winter Break 2017-18 Closure

Recreation Center Hours

Normal Hours:
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Summer Hours*:
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
*effective May 24 - August 20

Last Published 10/17/17