UTC Welcome Week-Paintball Tournament


Campus Recreation will be showcasing a few specific events during UTC’s Welcome Week, one of which is a paintball tournament held in the Intramural Fields on Saturday, August 16th at 1 P.M. The tournament is free for students.  Bring clothes that can be spattered with paint.

UTC Outdoors Trips


UTC Outdoors is sponsoring a few trips in July: Batcave Canoeing at Nickajack Lake, beginner-level kayaking on the Hiwassee and stand-up paddleboarding every Wednesday night this month and next (except for July 2).  All trips are free with a refundable $20 check deposit that will be returned the day of the event.  ARC members must sign up in the UTC Outdoors office, located on the bottom floor of the

UTC Aquatics Announcements


UTC Aquatics is offering aqua fit classes to all ARC members this summer as well as swim lessons to members and guests!   -Aqua Fit Aqua Fit is a low-stress workout in water to high-energy music that helps improve strength, cardiovascular health, endurance and flexibility.  As well, it is great for injury rehabilitation.  UTC Aquatics offers Aqua Fit classes Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 6:30 through Friday, August

Summer Shutdown/Redone Basketball Courts


Due to renovations to the ARC’s basketball courts and other general maintenance and cleaning, the ARC will be closed the week of June 28th through July 6th.  In addition, the courts will be closed the previous week, June 21st through the 28th. While the ARC is closed the week of July 4th, Maclellan Gym will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. except on Friday, July the 4th. UTC

Tri-Training Class

Tri Training Sign

ARC Fitness will be offering an 8-week triathlon-geared training course to all ARC members, beginning on June 9th.  The program will prepare people mentally and physically for competing in the Sportsbarn Sprint 2014 on August 10th.   The Sportsbarn Sprint is an annual “sprint” triathlon consisting of a 0.25-mile swimming course in Lake Chickamauga, 8.2 miles of “flat and fast” biking and a 2-mile run.   The triathlon hosted

Farewell to our Seniors


  Our seniors are some of the most important staff members we have, their experience and knowledge of the UTC Campus Recreation facilities, services and duties have made Campus Recreation the success it is today! Here are their profiles and their plans:  Brian Harder Hometown: Oak Ridge, TN Major: Exercise Science and a minor in Philosophy Future Plans: I plan to go to graduate school in physical therapy, but

Get to Know Doug Sansom

Doug Sansom, Craft Specialist III, Campus Recreation, handles maintenance issues or problems that may arise in the Aquatics and Recreation Center.   He’s been a busy guy!  According to Caesar Wood, Director of Campus Recreation, Sansom worked nearly seven days a week, even weekends to ensure the ARC pool rehab project was completed as soon as possible.  ”His dedication to give up his time on Saturdays and Sundays to work

Intramural Basketball Champions

      Fraternity Champions, Pi Kappa Alpha. Team MVP was Ian Walters. Strategy changed on a game to game basis based upon how we thought we could best match up and utilize our strengths against every team. Our main focus was to push the ball in transition on offense, and play relentless defense on every possession in hopes of forcing turnovers and getting into transition. Team motto was “If ya ain’t

Big Congrats to UTC climber Dallas Jones!

A big congratulations goes out to Mr. Dallas Jones a member of the UTC Club Sport team climbing team, Chatt Nasty, for placing 2nd place in the Advanced Division and 6th   place overall in the Southern Comfort XIV bouldering competition! The Southern Comfort XIV competition is hosted by Appalachian State Climbers’ Coalition and is part of   the Collegiate Climbing Series.   If you would like to highlight

Climbing in Chattanooga


CityScope magazine’s Spring issue has arrived and includes a great article about the rise of people coming to Chattanooga for the incredible climbing available. In the article UTC is mentioned for our climbing gym along with a picture of one of our students crushing on the boulder. have a read at the link below or stop by the UTC Outdoors Center for your own copy: http://www.cityscopemag.com/chattanoogas-climbing-boom/