100 Years of Recreational Sports at the University of Michigan

A lot has happened since the University of Michigan formed their department of recreational sports in 1913, and, in the past 100 years, many innovations—VHS tapes, 8-tracks, CDs, and floppy disks, to name a few—have come and gone. However, though Michigan’s Rec Sports has changed and developed in the past century, it always remained committed […]

By |2017-02-03T14:24:18-07:00December 4, 2013|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

Ohio State hosts a centennial honoring collegiate recreation

1913 was a busy and influential year in athletics: the United States Football Association, now US Soccer, was formed; an amateur golfer won the US Open for the first time; and, more specifically to the field of recreation, The Ohio State University Department of Recreational Sports was founded on December 12, 1913, offering soccer, football, […]

By |2017-02-03T14:21:40-07:00November 1, 2013|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , |