Rec Fest

Wednesday, September 21, 2022  |  1-4pm

Rec Fest is the UCSB Department of Recreation's annual showcase event that takes place during UCSB's Week of Welcome every Fall quarter of the new academic year. The festival showcases the variety of classes and activities that Recreation offers including FREE fitness, sport, and adventure demos. Information and sign-ups are available for Intramural Sports, Sports Clubs, Athletic Training, Get up GAUCHOS!, Gaucho R.E.C., and more! Participants also enjoy live performances, games, giveaways from our sponsors, and more!

2022 Performance Schedule

Time Group
1:05pm BFOM A Cappella
1:10pm UCSB Taara
1:15pm VocalMotion
1:20pm Iaorana te Otea
1:30pm Naked Voices
1:35pm Untitled Dance Company
1:40pm InterVals A Cappella
1:45pm Get up Gauchos! Bootcamp Demo
2:00pm Get up Gauchos! Fitness Challenges
2:10pm Gaucho R.E.C. Afro Brazilian Dance Showcase
2:20pm Gaucho R.E.C. Tai Chi Showcase
2:30pm Gaucho R.E.C. Capoeria Showcase
2:40pm Gaucho R.E.C. Praying Mantis Kung Fu Showcase
2:50pm Gaucho R.E.C. Middle Eastern Dance Showcase
3:00pm Get up Gauchos! Zumba Demo
3:15pm BFOM A Cappella
3:25pm VocalMotion
3:30pm Naked Voices
3:40pm InterVals A Cappella
3:45pm Get up Gauchos! Fitness Challenges


Ongoing Demos: Aerial Silks, Canoe Battleship, Climbing Tower, Corn Hole, Fitness Challenges, Group Cycle, Get up Gaucho! Classes, Inflatable Archery, Log Rolling, Teqball, S'Mores, Sport Club Challenges



Rec Fest has been one of the most popular events on campus since the first time it was held in 1993. Over 5,000 students, faculty, staff, and community members attend each year! Join us this year for the fun!


For questions about the Rec Fest, contact Ashley Marsh at For sponsorship and booth, opportunities see Event Sponsorship or contact Melanie Bélanger at