UM Campus Recreation Offers Halloween Festivities

October 11, 2018

MISSOULA – From pumpkin bowling to costume contests, Campus Recreation at the University of Montana will offer a variety of Halloween-themed events this month.

The Halloween fun will kick off with “Neon Night,” three black-light group fitness classes on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Fitness and Recreation Center Room 3; a free POUND class from 5:15 to 6 p.m.; a barre workout (punch card required) from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.; and Griz Glow Yoga from 7:45 to 9 p.m., with yoga mats, glow-in-the dark body paint and glow jewelry provided.  

The fee for Griz Glow Yoga is $5 for members and $13 for nonmembers. Sign up on the Campus Recreation online registration portal at https://bit.ly/2yrbXpK or at the FRC front desk. Participants are encouraged to wear white or neon attire or costumes.

On Wednesday, Oct. 31, the campus community is invited to free Halloween Costume Laser Tag sponsored by Campus Recreation Intramural Sports, the Student involvement Network and the Montana National Guard. Walk-up open play is from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Oval, and a tournament runs from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Instructions on how to register a team on IM Leagues are online at http://www.umt.edu/crec/Intramurals/registration.php.

The event also features a costume contest, photo booth, music, sweets, treats and cider.

The Grizzly Pool will host a haunted Halloween Rec Swim from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 31. This event, open to the public, features activities for all ages, including a skeleton jump, greased pumpkin race, a bobbing for not-apples and pumpkin bowling.

Also Oct. 31, the Outdoor Program invites students and Campus Rec members to a free Halloween costume contest and climbing fun at the FRC rock climbing wall from 6 to 10 p.m., with the costume contest at 8 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to participants with the best costumes.

For more information call Andi Armstrong at 406-243-2806 or email andrea.armstrong@mso.umt.edu.

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Contact: Andi Armstrong, assistant director of operations and marketing, UM Campus Recreation, 406-243-2806, andrea.armstrong@mso.umt.edu.