A picture of the student recreation center at night with the lights on

Rec Nights

What Are Rec Nights?

What Are Rec Nights?

Need a break from class, work, or general stress?  Are you looking for events that fit your busy schedule?  Are you looking for a place to meet new people and express yourself?  Check out Rec Nights!  We provide weekly evening programs, including crafting events, essential oils, and action-packed games like Archery Balloon Burst and Human Curling. Don’t let your busy student life stop you from trying one of our great programs!

Check Out Our Past Events!

DIY Hand Sanitizer

Students creating their own hand sanitizers!

Archery Balloon Burst

Similar to carnival darts, but with bows and padded foam tipped arrows!

Canvas Crafts

Students designed their own canvas decorations and letting their imaginations run wild!

Check out more events and pictures!

Upcoming Events

Spring 2022 Events!

Pottery Painting

Do you love painting and feel like your room could use something new to it? Come on down to our Pottery Painting event where you can relax and paint some pottery.

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, January 25
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Mosaic Making

Come try your hand at the ancient art form of Mosaics! This popular art form dates back to Ancient Rome and Greece, offering lots of creative freedom through its use of small, easy-to-use tiles. Impress your friends!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, February 1
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
DIY Hand Sanitizer

Tired of the horribly scented store bought hand sanitizers?! Come create your own and add your favorite essential oils!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, February 8
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Winter Wood Shoppe

Do you just need something to bring a little more personality to your room? Or, maybe you are looking to create a homemade gift. Either way, we can help you with that! Come on to the Student Recreation Center and decorate wooden plaques, signs, and more!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, February 15
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Soap-phisticated: Make your own soap

Come create your very own soap! Choose your scent, shape and decorations! Come learn a new hobby to brag about!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, February 22
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
I've Been Framed!

Bring your friends to decorate a new photo frame!  Add some personality to your favorite photos or come pick out a fun quote to frame!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, March 1
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Grow your own St. Patrick's Day Clovers

Get ready for St.Patricks Day by growing your own luck! Come by to plant your own clover’s and maybe you’ll grow your own four leaf luck!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, March 15
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
I'd rather KNOT:Macrame Day

Join us to KNOT do your schoolwork and relax with some macrame instead. Bring your favorite pinterest inspiration or pick from one of our guided designs to make your own plant hanger, wall art, or jewlery!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, March 22
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Waffle Bar

Come join us for a study break and enjoy some delicious waffles! We will supply all the toppings as long as you bring your appetite!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, March 29
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Giant Board Games and Mini Golf

Pass some time with your friends playing giant board games like checkers, connect 4, and jenga. If GIANT things aren’t your vibe, don’t worry, you can play mini golf too!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, April 5
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Gym
Sip and Paint Canvas Crafts

Bring your friend for a night of fun and crafting! Come sip on some sparking juice and destress with crafting!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, April 12
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Terrarium Making

Celebrate Earth Day a little early this year! We will provide all the tools, plants and materials needed to make your own plant environment. You will select your succulent or cactus, your glass globes that house plants, and decorations. Now, you can create your very own terrarium even if you think you don’t have a green thumb.

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, April 19
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Denim Day Decorating

Denim Day takes place ever year to support survivores and educate themselves and others about all forms of sexual voilence. Join us to learn more about the history of Denim Day while decorating all things denim. You can choose from our denim hats and bags or bring your own denim items to decorate!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, April 26
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge
Hats All Folks!

Come create your own hat! Design and decorate to match your personal style. We will have a variety of hats to decorate, but if you would like to decorate a personal hat feel free to bring it!

How do I Sign-up?

  • Registration is not required.
  • FREE for students with a valid Montclair State ID

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, May 3
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center – Lounge