August 25, 2011

Res to Rec offers students variety of activities

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Res to Rec festival, set for Sunday, Aug. 28, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is an evening of fun and games for students.

Res 2 Rec will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Recreational Sports Complex south of campus beach on Evergreen Drive.  University Housing and Recreational Sports and Services are sponsoring the opportunity for students to gather and celebrate living together at SIUC and being part of the Saluki family. 

The event will include a wide array of activities including flag football, kickball, wiffle ball, a flag football clinic and much more.  Students and teams can register for the intramural sports play prior to Sunday online at (go to the Southern Illinois University Carbondale page). 

Participants can also enjoy free food and get free T-shirts.  There will be a shuttle in operation, bringing students from residence halls to the complex, too.

For more information about Recreational Sports and Services and its many programs and facilities, visit the website at or call 618/453-1277.  To learn more about University Housing, look online at or cal 618/453-2301.