Programming

Program delivery to our communities is a core purpose for collegiate recreation professionals, and often appears in departmental and divisional missions. Although specific programs may vary from one institution to another, professionals need to be able to develop and administer high quality programs and to appropriately apply associated resources.

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    During the 2020-2021 NIRSA Assembly Term, the Inclusive Recreation Work Team focused on exploring inclusive recreation needs and trends within collegiate recreation. With forward thinking data collection – including roundtable conversations, surveys, and needs assessments – the Assembly was able to focus on the future of collegiate recreation and tackle the question of how to advance inclusive recreation. The assessment tool contains questions that are centered around yes or no assessment of departmental aspects of inclusive recreation. The goal is to help departments know where they are currently at with inclusive recreation.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/13/2022

    Join Climate Study Implementation Team Co-Chairs Victoria Lopez-Herrera (NIRSA At-Large Director), Cara Lucia (2021-2022 NIRSA Board President) and Pam Watts (Executive Director) to review key findings and recommendations from the final Climate Study. Priority action steps, timeline and opportunities for member involvement will be shared.

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    This publication highlights University of Colorado - Colorado Springs's initiative. This publication further explains the long and winding road for this campus to build an integrated model that thrives through academic and cross-campus partnerships and interdisciplinary collaboration.

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    Written by four experts with over 63 combined years of experience, Campus Recreation Essentials: Intramural Sports provides a framework to design and create an effective intramurals program that meets the needs of campus and community participants. From budgeting to policymaking to designing play structures to assessment, this resource is a valuable addition to any rec department library. NIRSA’s Campus Recreation Essentials series focus on the building blocks needed to create a recreation program from the ground up, or to prepare a new staff member to take over or improve an existing program. Written by experts in their fields, the Essentials series is an invaluable resource to small programs, new programs, or professionals who are new to campus rec. NIRSA’s Campus Recreation Essentials series focus on the building blocks needed to create a recreation program from the ground up, or to prepare a new staff member to take over or improve an existing program. Written by experts in their fields, the Essentials series is an invaluable resource to small programs, new programs, or professionals who are new to campus rec.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/05/2021

    Indoor cycling bikes are becoming more advanced, and programming is evolving to keep up with technology. Indoor cycling as a group or on your own is more popular then ever. Are your instructors maximizing the tools in front of them, is there dynamic variety in your programming?

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 08/13/2021

    ​This program is intended for sport club professionals and students as we prepare to return to play. Topics covered were recruitment/retention, event administration, travel administration, and National Governing Body eligibility concerns.​

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/30/2021

    In April 2021, NIRSA Championship Series hosted an international Rocket League Tournament that turned out over 200 participants, including a Special Olympics division. In this session, our presenters will talk about the process to run a big-scale tournament and how to measure its success.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/30/2021

    Giving out t-shirts to the winners of a tournament is not cutting it for this community. With high-performing equipment comes high-profile prizes and sponsorships. In this recorded session from the 2021 Collegiate Esports Virtual Institute, you will takeaway tips for managing sponsorships and prize winnings. Scholarships and their impact on student is also addressed.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/30/2021

    Esports is more than just competing against your friends and other institutions in the world. There is an incredible opportunity for our students to learn a variety of different skills that can be propelled by academic involvement. In this recorded session from the 2021 Collegiate Esports Virtual Institute, learn how you can integrate esports curriculum on your campus to gain reputation.

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    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) I has been the hot topic of campus recreation departments for many years, but especially within the past two years. As much as gaming allows for so many people to become engaged, there are some very real and concerning data behind who is playing these games. In this recorded session from the 2021 Esports Institute, you'll take away tips to help you create a program that supports equity, diversity and inclusion.