Special Events

Fall Kids Camp

The Marshall Rec Center will be hosting a Fall Kids Camp from November 25th through 27th from 9am-4pm. Healthy Herd Youth Camp is an active day camp, full of games, activities, climbing and swimming. Specific activities vary on a day to day basis. Our camp counselors have the energy to match the campers, and act as mentors and coaches to provide a safe environment for campers to grow. All youth camps are for children ages 4-12, no exceptions. Campers must bring a lunch; snack is provided.

Early bird registration is open through November 1, 2019 and the rates are as follows: Members- $60 and Non-Members- $75. Standard registration rates apply November 2, 2019 through the beginning of the Fall camp and the rates are as follows: Members- $75 and Non-Members- $90. Before and after care options are available and are free to Members and $10 for Non-Members.

Registration can be completed online at marshall.edu/campusrec or in person at the Rec Pro Shop.

Black Light Bash

The Marshall Rec Center will be hosting a FREE Black Light Bash on October 29th from 7-10pm. This non-competitive event will feature bouldering, with varying difficulties. Top-rope climbing with a belay will not be available during the event. In addition to bouldering, you can also participate in our black light Yoga “Glowga” Event where you will be illuminated by only black and neon lights. Register at the ProShop or on the Marshall Rec App. FREE to all members ages 17 & up. Register in advance for a FREE t-shirt.

Haunted Rec to be hosted on October 30th

The Marshall Recreation Center will be hosting a Halloween themed event called “Haunted Rec” on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 6pm-8pm, at the Recreation Center located at 402 Thundering Herd Drive, Huntington, WV 25755.

This event will provide a safe place for children in the community to come and trick-or-treat (in the style of a trunk-or-treat) as well as a haunted obstacle course, creepy climbing at the Rock Wall, kid Zumba with Thriller, small bouncy house and a prize for the costume contest. Marshall student organizations will be set up around the gym courts to pass out candy.

The event is free and open to the community to participate. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costume.