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Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex plans Sept. 19 grand opening

September 9, 2014

NIU Outdoor Recreation Sports ComplexNIU’s Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex will host a grand opening and game day Friday, Sept. 19.

The free event includes food, giveaways and prizes. The first 1,000 game participants will receive water bottles or T-shirts.

Events begin at 5 p.m. with a grand opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting.

From 6 to 9 p.m., games include bags, a climbing wall, dodgeball, a fitness challenge, a football throwing contest, Frisbee golf, grass volleyball, kickball, wiffleball and 3-on-3 soccer. Glow-in-the-dark Ultimate Frisbee is planned from 9 to 10 p.m.

Sponsors are Athletics, the Campus Activities Board, Campus Recreation, Housing & Dining, the Student Association and Student Involvement & Leadership Development

Interested in volunteering for the event? Email [email protected].

For more information, or to request disability related accommodations, call (815) 753-0231.