Sports and Recreation

Movement, action, and the rewards of good health. Celebrate the body and learn how to stay well.

BuschEngineering Area


Drones, Drones, Drones

Take in live demonstrations of drones in flight. Fly times are every half hour, with live footage from the drones' cameras and sensors streamed to the ground station.
Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, School of Engineering.

Science Demos

Experience a Rocket Car powered by baking soda and vinegar, as well as an Iodide Liquid Clock that changes color.
Chem-E-Car Club, Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering


BuschLife Sciences Area


Embracing Chinese Culture

Try your hand at Chinese yoyo, a zodiac matching game, or paper folding.
Chinese Student Organization

Pieces to the Puzzle

Put together a small Lego figure or puzzle. Along the way, learn how important each piece of the supply chain is to the overall process of business.
Rutgers University Supply Chain Association

Support System Relay Races

Participate in a relay race to see how important a support system can be.
I Demonstrate Educated Beauty

BuschStadium Area

Continuous, 3:30 p.m.

Eric LeGrand Flag Football Tournament

University Park and Recreation Fields, Indoor Practice and Conditioning Facility, High Point Solutions Stadium
Join Rutgers Football alumni, Eric LeGrand, and Team LeGrand of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for the first annual Eric LeGrand Flag Football Tournament on Rutgers Day. Thirty six teams compete throughout the day to raise funds for Team LeGrand and help bring us closer to the endzone--cures for spinal cord injury. Championship game begins at 4 p.m. at High Point Solutions Stadium.
Presented by Team LeGrand & NJ Play Sports
1:00 p.m.

Rutgers Women's Lacrosse vs. Johns Hopkins

High Point Solutions Stadium
Support the Rutgers Women's Lacrosse team in their final home game against Johns Hopkins University! *Admission $10 adults; $7 children and senior citizens.
Rutgers University Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

BuschBusch Student Center Area


Esports Smashdown

Join in a friendly game of Super Smash Brothers Melee or Super Smash Brothers for Wii U, and get pro tips on how to improve your game.
Rutgers Esports

Start Your Engines

Lot 59
Participate in racing activities and games with Rutgers Formula One Racing.
Rutgers Alumni Association
1:00 p.m.

Cars and Coffee

Lot 59
See the Rutgers Formula Race cars, and chat with Rutgers Formula Racing founding alumnus Anthony Musci about his experience on the Aston Martin V12 engine creation team.
Rutgers Formula Racing, School of Engineering

College AvenueBishop House Area


Aikido for All

There’s more than one way to be strong. Aikido is a self-defense training system that stresses timing, centering, and coordination rather than meeting force with force. Learn more about this effective self-defense method for men and women of all ages and physical types.
Rutgers Recreation, Sports Club

Danzanru Jujitsu

Discover Danzanru Jujitsu, a Hawaiian style of martial arts. Take in a demonstration and get a basic self-defense lesson.
Rutgers Recreation

The Spirt of Judo

Judokas showcase their throwing techniques, physical abilities, and skills. Plus, learn the physical benefits and practical uses of Judo.
Rutgers Judo, Sports Club

Two to Tango

Join the Rutgers Tango Club as they teach you how to tango and show off their moves!
Rutgers Tango Club

College AvenueVoorhees Mall Area


Rutgers Athletics

Stop by for team schedule posters, ticket info, block R magnets, temporary tattoos, and face painting. Meet the Scarlet Knight and some of our student-athletes!
Rutgers University Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

College AvenueCollege Avenue Student Center Area


Weightlifting Demonstration

College Avenue Gym, front lawn
See two Olympic lifts in action: the clean and jerk and the snatch.
Rutgers Weightlifting Club
10:30 a.m.

Rutgers Day and Alumni Weekend Parade

Celebrate with Rutgers alumni, cheerleaders, and the Scarlet Knight as they make their way down College Avenue. The parade would not be complete without the Rutgers Marching Band, which performs on Hamilton Street at the conclusion of the parade.
Rutgers University Alumni Association

Cook/DouglassPassion Puddle Area


4-H Sleepaway Summer Camp in Stokes State Forest

Is summer camp a fit for your child? 4-H Camp offers the same classic 1951 camp experience it always has: a tech-free, positive environment where kids can try new things, build self-confidence, gain independence, and make friendships that last a lifetime.
4-H Camp, 4-H Youth Development, and RCE
11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

Athlete for a Day

How does it feel to train like a Division 1 athlete? Challenge yourself with the conditioning training of Rutgers Women's Soccer.
Center for Health and Human Performance, Institute of Food, Nutrition, and Health, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Cook/DouglassRed Oak Lane Area


Climb That Tree

Climb a famous Rutgers Red Oak by way of a rope ladder.
Outdoors Club

Cook/DouglassFarm Area


New Jersey State 4-H Dog Show

Skelley Field
Come one, come all to this annual canine competition featuring 4-H members from every county in the state.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 4-H Youth Development Program

Tour the Equine Lab

Red Barn, Equine Physiology Lab
Tour the Equine Exercise Physiology Lab, get an equine anatomy lesson with “Wishbone,” the center’s life-size articulated equine skeleton, and learn about the Equine Science 4 Kids program. Plus, color a horse sports bag to take home.
Rutgers Equine Science Center
1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

High-Speed Horses

Red Barn, Equine Physiology Lab
Watch a horse run on a high-speed treadmill, and learn about the research conducted by the Rutgers Equine Science Center.
Rutgers Equine Science Center

Cook/DouglassLoree Building Area


Scarlet Athlete Challenge

Lot 78
Learn about the dynamics of human movement while competing with a Rutgers athlete! Race on special exercise bikes that charge your phone, or see who can jump higher with our vertical jump measure.
Department of Kinesiology and Health
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