Cleveland State University

What Is Rock The Rec?

Rock The Rec, August 31st, 2016 from 6-9pm, is an interactive, over-the-top event that invites students and community members to participate at the Recreation Center in a totally fun and unique way! Now in it's 8th year, Rock The Rec is also the prime feature in the university's Week of Welcome to kick off the academic year. This awesome event features free food, a rock wall, inflatables, games, prizes, demos, giveaways, music and a whole lot more - don't miss it!

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This Year's Features

Rock The Rec has something for everyone and is consistently our biggest and most exciting event each year. From the start, this event has had massive appeal and does not disappoint!

The 8th year of Rock the Rec is sure to be the biggest one yet! Join us for a chance to win some awesome prizes and the grand prize of a BRAND NEW SMART TV! Make sure to get here early to get your FREE T-SHIRT (while supplies last), and check out our gameshow themed games such as FAMILY FEUD and PLINKO! Gather your friends and come play BUBBLE SOCCER, test your speed and skills on the inflatable obstacle course, visit with CSU sport clubs and orgs., and check out the brand new FITNESS & WELLNESS SUITE at the Rec! Don't miss it its sure to be a blast!

More About This Awesome Event!

The inaugural Rock The Rec event took place in August of 2007, one year after the Cleveland State Recreation Center first opened it's doors. Since then, Rock The Rec has become our most successful flagship event, growing in popularity each year. In fact, last year's event boasted our highest single-day/single event attendance record to date with daily attendance reaching nearly 2,100 people!

Whether you're new to Cleveland State or a veteran viking, This event is a wonderful way to kick off the new year, make some new friends, and see what Campus Recreation Services is all about - while having a lot of fun! There are tons of opportunities to play games, participate on the inflatables throughout the facility, scope out some awesome demos and have a great evening with your friends. You do not want to miss it!

Want to Be More Involved?

There are also some really cool opportunities to get involved with Rock The Rec as a volunteer and experience a whole new side of this event. If you're interested in joining the volunteer team, send an email to Courtney Maddock at with your interest!

Get a "vintage" look at Rock The Rec below!

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