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

Fall 2022 Events!

Escape Room

Think you have what it takes to crack codes and figure out clues? Challenge accepted: join us for a night of mystery with our amazing escape room. This will require teamwork, exploring your surroundings, and racing against time using creative thinking. Every hidden secret that will ultimately lead to your escape, may the best team win!

How do I Sign-up?

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

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, August 30
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center Gym
Door Decor

Now that you are all settled and have your rooms decorated, let’s focus on your door. Come make your own doormat or door decoration. Set yourself apart from your floormates!

How do I Sign-up?

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

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, September 6
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center Lounge
Wood Canvas

Is your room plain and boring? Come spice your room up with RecNights and make your own one-of-a-kind artwork. It’s a great distraction from studying and a new way to involve yourself on campus in a stress relieving environment.

How do I Sign-up?

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

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, September 13
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center Lounge
Plant a Seed (RecFest)

The semester has officially begun, come out and meet Rec Nights at this year’s Rec Fest. All materials needed to make your own plant environments such as tools and plant seeds will be provided. We offer great programs all semester long, this is one of many!

How do I Sign-up?

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

Where and When?

  • Wednesday, September 14
  • 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center Gym
Watercolor Painting

Tired of basic acrylic paint? We are throwing it back to watercolor! Come join us to make some watercolor masterpieces!

How do I Sign-up?

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

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, September 20
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center Lounge
Mosaic Coasters

Worried about spilling your drink? Don’t worry, create your own work of art using small, colorful pieces of tiles to create your very own Mosaic Coaster.

How do I Sign-up?

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

Where and When?

  • Tuesday, September 27
  • 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center Lounge