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? Are you looking for events that fit your busy schedule? Introducing our new program Rec Nights! We’ll be hosting pop-up programs a few times a month, including action-packed games like Archery Tag and Billiards Soccer, plus crafty programs for you to let out your creative side. Don’t let your schedule stop you from having a great semester, join us for Rec Nights!

Check Out Our Events!

DIY Door Decor

Students creating their own door decorations and letting their imaginations run wild!

Archery Tag

Similar to dodgeball, but with bows and padded foam-tipped arrows. This exciting, action-packed game offered the ultimate experience that involved everyone!

Mosaic Making

Students learned mosaic techniques in a few quick minutes!

Check out more events and pictures!

DIY Tutorial Videos

DIY Paper Mache Bowls

Here’s a video tutorial on how to make paper mache bowls!

DIY Paint

Watch this video to learn how to simply make your own paint at home.

DIY Mat

Make your own DIY mat at home. Paint, draw or create your own stencil to decorate your mat!

Upcoming Events

Fall 2020 Events

Archery Tag Balloon Burst
  • Date: Tuesday, September 29
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center – MP1
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: Test your skills in this brand new event! Use arrows to pop as many balloons as you can! Come with your friends and see who can get the most!
Canvas Crafts
  • Date: Tuesday, October 6
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center – MP1
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: Decorate your space with original pieces created by yourself! Not only will this add character to your space, but it will help de-stress your mind from anything you might be worrying about.
Tote-ally Crafting
  • Date: Tuesday, October 20
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center – MP1
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: Come decorate our blank tote bags to suit your own style! Whether it’s used for books, food shopping, overnight bag or just for style, we have what you need!
Nail String Art
  • Date: Tuesday, October 27
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center – MP1
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: This retro craft is an easy way to add some personality to your walls. It isn’t difficult to achieve an impressive finished product using this technique, especially if you choose a shape that represents you!
Fall Walls
  • Date: Tuesday, November 3
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center – MP1
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: Spooky season is over and now it is time to focus on the fabulous fall folliage! Come decorate shapes, letters, birdhouses, and more to make your space your own!
Coaster Creations
  • Date: Tuesday, November 10
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center – MP1
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: It’s the little things that make a space look alluring and fun! Come make your own coaster and show your friends just how homey your space can be!
Pottery Painting
  • Date: Tuesday, November 17
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center – MP1
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: 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.
Winter Wood Shoppe
  • Date: Monday, December 7
  • Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center Lounge
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: Do you just need something to bring a little more personality to your room? Or, maybe you’re looking to create a handmade gift. Either way, we can help you with that! Come to the Student Recreation Center and decorate wooden plaques, signs, and more! Come create your own or pick up a package to-go!
DIY Frames
  • Date: Wednesday, December 9
  • Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center Lounge
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: Decorate your own picture frame. Put some personality around your favorite pictures. Come create your own or pick up a package to-go!
Stickeratures
  • Date: Friday, December 11
  • Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Location: Student Recreation Center Lounge
  • Cost:
    • Registration not required
    • Free with Montclair State University ID
  • Details: You’ve heard of Paint By Numbers, now use gems to recreate famous works of art. You will be provided the image and the stickers that will be used to make your image 3D. Come create your own or pick up a package to-go!