Mason Recreation

Mason Recreation


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Hey friends! Want to see your short outdoor based film on the big screen? Submit it here >

George Mason Outdoor Adventures is hosting the 2019 No Man's Land film festival and we want to kick the night off with YOUR videos! Submissions should be around 2 minutes and outdoor themed, whether it be a hike, a climb, or a gnarly white water run, whatever gets you stoked to be outside! Submit asap so we can get things rolling on the line up! Cheers!
Zumba at GMU tonight was LπŸ‘πŸ½IπŸ‘πŸ½T. Join me again on Sept. 28 @ 5:30pm to dance your stress away! #masonrec #aquaticscenter #gmu
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I'm grateful that I'm at 198 lbs rather than 215 back in late January. Besides swimming at the GMU Aquatic Center, since January 18, 2018, I have been drinking twice a day Garden Greens Apple Cider Vinegar and Garcinia Cambogia by Windmill Vitamins.

I'm seeking potential sponsorship for both my Apple Cider Vinegar Videos - (PROMO) & (DEMO). I'm helping others just as well as myself.
#SPLASHNIGHT at the AFC! Here's a preview of last night's event: Stand Up Paddle Boarding & Paddle Board Boot Camp. Stay tuned for videos of the Jump Rope Challenge on our *NEW inflatable fitness mats! Interested in trying out a challenging but FUN boot camp class on water? New to aquatic fitness? Join us Sundays, at 5:30 pm. All levels of fitness are welcome! Workouts taught by a certified PaddleFit SUP Coach. Registration is open to students, members and non-members. The only requirement is comfort in deep water!

To Register:
Greetings Mason Patriots, visit the Corner Pocket located in the HUB November 18 through 21 between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. to receive this FREE delicious treat courtesy of Whole Foods while supplies last!
Hello, pool Venue available for private events and social gatherings. check out our page for more info. All welcomed.
Ozmo, a tech start-up in downtown Blacksburg, VA (by Virginia Tech), is looking for volunteers to help us with some research!

We’re searching for participants who are willing to sit down for a 90-minute long interview at your home discussing your smartphone use. If you successfully qualify for and complete our study, you’ll receive a $50 gift card.
Note: You must be 18 years or older and available one of the following days in order to qualify – Wednesday, June 21st; Thursday, June 22nd; Friday, June 23rd; Saturday, June 24th.

Please fill out the survey in the link below to be considered. Thank you!

main phone: 703-993-3939 | Twitter @GeorgeMasonRec | Pinterest: Mason Recreational offers many outlets for students and staff to enjoy their free time while on campus.

Take a much needed break from one’s busy schedule and visit one of George Mason University’s excellent recreation centers on campus. Conveniently located near major housing and academic buildings on-campus, students and faculty/staff can work off stress with a fun game of basketball, enjoy a cardio kickboxing class, pump some iron, or take a leisurely dip in the pool. New to the workout scene? Don

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Check out Racing Through Racism tomorrow (4/14) at 6:00pm - a new support space for BIPOC and International Student Athletes!

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Staff Appreciation Week is rolling on! Sending some more Mason Rec love to more of the student and wage staff that make our department awesome! πŸ’šπŸ’›

Photos from Mason Recreation's post 04/11/2022

Happy Staff Appreciation Week everyone! We wanted to kick off the week by spotlighting a few of our amazing student and wage staff that keep Mason Rec going! πŸ’šπŸ’›

Stay tuned this week for more shout outs of our awesome staff

Photos from Mason Recreation's post 04/07/2022

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Power Meet this past weekend - because of all of you this event was a huge success! πŸ‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Congratulations to our best lifters of the event Daniel McDonough and Haley Nugen (best lifters are judged pound for pound – the amount lifted in comparison to their body weight). πŸ’ͺ🏽

Check out more photos from the event on our Flickr page:


Vision Day 2022!

Mason Nation, Vision Day is coming up which means there is no better time to support Mason Recreation! πŸ’šπŸ’›

Donate to one of our many funds to support student development πŸ§‘πŸΌβ€πŸŽ“, facility enhancements 🏠, or one of our many club sports team ⚽️

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Mason Recreation is recognizing Teal Tuesday today in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. While not all of us are wearing teal, we all have teal in our hearts!

We stand with the Student Support and Advocacy Center to bring awareness to sexual assualt.



Due to the Power Meet on April 2nd, the back portion of the weight room at the RAC - consisting of the squat racks and some of our dumbbells - will be closed off to patrons from 8am to approximately 2pm.

Our strength machines downstairs will still be available for use.


Time to put your boccia skills to the test! Come compete in our boccia tournament next Friday (4/8) for your chance to win an IM Champs Shirt. πŸ‘•

Register here:


Mason Recreation Dry Triathlon!

Mason Recreation is hosting its 1st Dry Triathlon - April 16th at the Aquatic & Fitness Center! πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸš΄πŸ½

The Dry Triathlon consists of 3 sections (cycling, running/walking, and body weight exercises). Multiple options for competition lengths are also available!

Registration is open:


We’re hosting a CSA Hiring Event! If you or someone you know is interested, sign up for our hiring event coming up on April 23rd.

Submit your applications before April 8th by applying on Handshake using job #6043060. Applications must include a cover letter and resume.


Mark your calendars, Patriots! The Spring 2022 Power Meet is Saturday, April 2nd at the RAC. πŸ’ͺπŸ½πŸ‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Event rules and day-of event information is on our website:


We are 1 week away from our second Learn to Play Boccia event! Come learn how to play Mason's newest inclusive sport - Tuesday, 3/25 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in Linn Gym at the RAC.

Register on Mason360 or drop in:


We're hiring lifeguards! πŸŠπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Apply today for our hiring event. Submit your application to the following form by March 28th:


We're less than 2 weeks away from HFE!

Join us for the 25th Annual Health & Fitness Expo:

March 24, 2022 | 11am – 2pm | Johnson Center - Dewberry Hall

This popular event is attended by more than 1,000 participants annually, and features interactive health education activities, hands-on demonstrations, and fitness instruction and challenges. This event is free, open to the public, and promotes health, wellness, well-being, fitness, and disease prevention while introducing faculty, staff, affiliates, and students to resources in the Mason community that can help them lead healthier lives and empower their well-being.

Will we see you there?

Spring Break Facility Hours - Recreation 03/09/2022

Spring Break Facility Hours - Recreation

We've got updated spring break hours for those sticking around for and still wanting to use a Mason Recreation facility next week!

They go into effect on Saturday, March 12th. Check them out here:

Spring Break Facility Hours - Recreation Spring Break Hours The Recreation Facilities will have adjusted hours from March 12 – 19. Aquatic and Fitness Center Monday – Thursday: 6 am – 8 pm Friday: 6 am – 6 pm Saturday-Sunday 8 am – 5p Recreation Athletic Complex Monday-Friday: 3 pm – 8 pm Saturday-Sunday 1p-5p Skyline Fitness C...

Mason revises mask guidelines 03/04/2022

Mason revises mask guidelines

Mason revises mask guidelines We have met our goal of keeping our COVID-19 testing positivity rates consistently below 4 percent for the past several weeks, and the latest guidance from the CDC indicates that all of our domestic campuses are at the β€œLow” level of transmission, which now means the CDC no longer recommends tha...


YOU HEARD THEM RIGHT - spring intramural sports season 2 is almost here! Get your teams ready to compete in basketball πŸ€, soccer ⚽️, or football🏈 this semester. Maybe even get a team for all three πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈ

Head to on March 7th to sign up!


Corner Pocket Tournament registration is almost over!

Don't miss out on our table tennis and Mario Kart tournamnets coming up this Friday (3/4)! Registration ends tomorrow, 3/1, at 11:59pm.

Sign up at

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Happy Patriots!

We hope you all find a way to get active, have fun, and empower your well-being today! πŸ’šπŸ’›

We hope to see many of you tonight at our Twos-day Tournament!
πŸ“² Link for info

Photos from Mason Recreation's post 02/21/2022

is tomorrow! Come celebrate with us and compete in the TWOS-day Tournament for the opportunity to win some awesome gift cards.

Register on Mason360:


Looking to try a new sport? You're in luck!

Mason Recreation is introducing boccia this semester - an inclusive version of bocce ball. Our first drop-in, learn to play event is next Wednesday (2/23) from 5:00pm - 7:00pm in the RAC Linn Gym.

Drop in or register on Mason360:


Join us for our biggest Rec Day celebration yet – The Twos-Day Tournament!

Grab a partner and compete in fun minute-to-win-it style games. We have prizes for the top tournament scores and the best team costume.

Register here:


Join our cycling instructor, Stephanie Kanowitz, on Valentine's Day (Monday, 2/14) for a very special ride. Whether you're in love, feeling heartbroken, just want a good ride, or somewhere in between, this cycling class has a song for you!

Our Valentine's Day ride will take place at the AFC from 12:15pm to 1:15pm. See you there! β€οΈπŸš΄πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Find the whole group fitness schedule and info on how to register here:


Students & Members,

Due to ongoing non-compliance with Mason’s mask policy, & mistreatment of our student staff, open play basketball will be CLOSED at the RAC & Skyline from Friday, Feb. 11 – Tuesday, Feb. 15.

Open play basketball will be resume on Wednesday, February 16.

Further instances of mask noncompliance, & student staff mistreatment, will result in violators being reported to the office of Student Conduct, as well as indefinite closures of our facilities for basketball open play.

The following activities will still be available at the RAC during the time of our basketball closure: Badminton, Volleyball, Pickleball, Futsal

Questions? Email us at [email protected].


Come play Pickleball with Mason Rec tonight!


Hey Patriots, stop by and get your pump on at the RAC, AFC, or Skyline! πŸ’ͺ🏽

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Photos from Mason Recreation's post 02/02/2022

Discover what resilience is and find ways to respond to stress from a place of resilience with our Resilience Badge discussion group!

After completing the modules, we will meet to discuss our experiences and reactions to the material. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to develop your resilience and get to know others in the Mason community.

Register here:


Women on Weights is back this semester! Registration closes tomorrow for our first session on Jan. 31st.

Find more info and sign up here:


Our spring group fitness schedule is live! This semester’s schedule includes cycling, yoga, Pink Gloves Boxing, and much more.

Check out the full schedule here:

Which classes are you most excited for?

Photos from Mason Recreation's post 01/25/2022

We’re looking back at Outdoor Adventure trips past, getting excited for this semester’s scheduled trips! πŸ•πŸ₯ΎπŸŽΏ

Our OA trips are fantastic ways to get away from the hustle and grind on campus and explore the wonderful nature in the DMV. Check out this link to see our spring trip schedule:

Photos from Mason Recreation's post 01/24/2022

Happy first day of the semester, Patriots! πŸ’šπŸ’›

Here’s hoping that you KICK some butt this semester! And remember that Patriots learn big, play hard, and live well.



Setting goals is SO important to your success and overall well-being! We’d love to hear some of the goals that you’ve set yourself for the upcoming semester. Let us know below:

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Interested in going to grad school and getting experience working in marketing, communications, and advertising? Apply for the Graduate Professional Assistant of Outreach position with Mason Recreation!

πŸ’» For full consideration, apply by January 24th here:


Heads up everyone, on Monday, January 17 our facility hours will be as follows:

- AFC: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
- RAC: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stay safe and warm out there, Patriots! ❄️


🚨 Facility Update 🚨

The recreation pool will be closed this Thursday (1/13) through Sunday (1/16). We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Tuesday 7am - 2pm
Wednesday 7am - 2pm
Thursday 7am - 2pm
Friday 7am - 2pm
Saturday 8am - 12pm
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