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19-month-old Java.

Employee Spotlight: Java, Drexel’s Newest Therapy Dog

There’s a three-generation therapy dog dynasty here at Drexel — and its youngest member, Java, just became a University employee.
Student bloggers for 'My Rec Life'

Student Bloggers Showcase Drexel Recreational Athletics’ Offerings Through ‘My Rec Life’

In September, a new video blog from Drexel’s Department of Athletics was launched to introduce students to new healthy living options, as well as give student staff the chance to spearhead the project.

Buckley Bubble rendering

Redevelopment of 33rd Street Corridor to Expand Nexus of Athletics Activity for Drexel and Philadelphia

The hub of athletics activity on Drexel’s University City campus will soon have a new look — and even more activity. Announced today, renovation plans for the two-block stretch of 33rd Street adjacent to the University’s indoor varsity and recreational sports complexes, will expand its athletics and events space, and bring in US Squash, the national governing body of the sport of squash, as a new tenant and developer of the Pennsylvania Armory.
Rec Center group fitness class.

The New and Improved Drexel Rec Center YouTube

The Drexel Recreation Center relaunched its YouTube page to feature videos about its programming and staff.
Drexel students playing live Mario Kart.

Battles Waged and Balloons Popped During Drexel’s Live Mario Kart

As part of Drexel University’s Welcome Week activities, Recreational Athletics organized Live Mario Kart for freshmen to meet one another — and pop some balloons.
drexel triathalon

Work up a Sweat for Charity at Drexel’s 5th Annual Indoor Triathlon 

Participants in Drexel’s 2017 Indoor Triathlon, held on March 25, can undergo a full triathlon or duathlon in the comfort of the Drexel Recreation Center to benefit the St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.
Contestants wait for the start of the race at the Rec Recycle Regatta.

Hope Floats and Cardboard Boats Sink at Drexel’s 2017 Rec Recycle Regatta

Three teams participated in Drexel’s annual cardboard boat race, in which students build boats out of cardboard and duct tape that are meant to carry them across the Recreation Center’s pool.
Samantha Haines and Riki McDaniel in their cardboard boat, the Tofu Eater

There’s Still Time Left to Rock the Boat  — A Cardboard Boat, That Is

The annual Rec Recycle Regatta is on Feb. 18, and there’s still time for students to sign up to participate in what is one of Drexel’s wackiest traditions.

Chai is a Cane Corso purebred and certified therapy dog.

Meet Chai, Drexel’s New Therapy Dog

Drexel’s newest hire is Chai, a 4-year-old female purebred Cane Corso and certified therapy dog.
Samantha Haines and Riki McDaniel in their cardboard boat, the Tofu Eater

Single Contestant in Rec Recycle Regatta Gives Impressive Showing

The Tofu Eater is the ship by which all future cardboard boats will be judged.

Top Drexel sports moments of 2015

Replay the Top 20 Biggest Moments of Drexel Sports in 2015

Looking back at a year featuring a lot of “firsts,” “bests” and international travel, Director of Athletics Eric Zillmer, PsyD, picks the top 20 biggest moments from 2015.
The Drexel Recreation Center.

What Makes the Drexel Recreation Center No. 1?

DrexelNow reached out to find out what people love about the University City Campus’ premier workout spot.