Stay Active and Focused on Your Wellness with “Summertastic!” from June 7 to Aug. 13

May 10, 2021

All Matadors are invited to make the most of your well-deserved break with Summertastic! from the Student Recreation Center and Oasis Wellness Center of the University Student Union. From June 7 to Aug. 13, you can beat the heat and balance out those dog day afternoons by participating in our special celebration of the season. We’ve got plenty of fun and free virtual offerings — from gaming tournaments and trivia nights to yoga classes, fitness challenges and more. 

Just for joining in on the fun events listed below, you’ll have the chance to win Summertastic! t-shirts and a weekly raffle every Friday featuring two $25 gift cards and one $50 gift card to awesome places like Amazon, Chipotle, Netflix, Grubhub, the CSUN Campus Store and more. Plus, if you participate in ten or more different activities, you’ll be entered in an extra-special final giveaway!

Don’t miss this great opportunity to get up, get moving, have fun all summer long and RECreate your wellness during Summertastic! from the University Student Union … Where Matadors Belong.

Student Recreation Center

Steps Challenge
Stage 1:
Monday, June 7 – Sunday, June 13
Register Monday, May 31 – Sunday, June 6
Via IMLeagues and Discord

Stage 2:
Monday, July 5 – Sunday, July 11
Register Monday, June 28 – Sunday, July 4
Via IMLeagues and Discord

Stage 3:
Monday, Aug. 2 – Sunday, Aug. 8
Register Monday, July 26 – Sunday, Aug. 1
Via IMLeagues and Discord

Get your team together and bring them to the starting line this summer for a fun weeklong competition during the virtual Steps Challenge! Grab a few friends for your opportunity to enjoy this year’s sunny season by walking and strutting your stuff to victory. All members of the team with the highest step count at the end of the challenge will each walk away with sweet gift cards! Plus, we’ll be raffling off a $25 Adidas gift card to all participants and the highest single stepper will get a $50 Under Armour gift card!

Summertime Grind Challenge
Monday, June 7 – Sunday, June 27
Registration opens Monday, May 24
Via ChallengeRunner 

It’s time to turn up the heat on your personal fitness by taking on the virtual Summertime Grind Challenge. Have fun and get rewarded while staying on track with your summer workout goals from the comfort of your own home. Fully commit to fitness by participating in eligible virtual activities offered by the SRC and Oasis and/or engaging in moderate to vigorous fitness activities throughout the week such as running, weight training, walking and more for a chance to win awesome prizes!

Swim Challenge
Stage 1:
Monday, June 14 – Monday, June 28
Register Monday, May 24 – Sunday, June 13
Via IMLeagues and Discord 

Stage 2:
Monday, July 12 – Monday, July 26
Register Monday, May 24 – Sunday, July 11
Via IMLeagues and Discord 

Stage 3:
Monday, Aug. 9 – Monday, Aug. 23
Register Monday, May 24 – Sunday, Aug. 8
Via IMLeagues and Discord 

Stay cool in the pool this summer during our three-stage Swim Challenge. You can swim as much as you’d like during a pre-scheduled recreation window at the SRC’s Plaza Pool and have your special ‘Challenge Passport’ signed by the lifeguard on duty to collect points as you splash your way to victory! Just keep swimming and you’ll be on your way to winning the grand prize — a $50 Amazon gift card!

Rocket League Tournament
Wednesday, June 16
6 p.m.
Register Friday, June 11 – Wednesday, June 16
Via Discord

Start those engines and get ready to ram your way to victory during the Rocket League Tournament. In this special tourney, you can kick those engines into gear for a test of speed, strategy and fun in Player vs. Player matches! You’ll be entered to win one of two $15 Amazon gift cards just for participating and the ultimate winner will walk away with both bragging rights and a $50 Best Buy gift card.

Learn the Basics
Workshop 1
Thursday, June 17
Via Zoom

Workshop 2
Wednesday, July 14
Via Zoom

Workshop 3
Wednesday, Aug. 11
Via Zoom 

Interested in a fun and welcoming way to begin your personal fitness journey from the comfort of your own home? Learn the Basics is the perfect place to start. With three different interactive virtual workshops for you to participate in, this is a special chance to expand your knowledge of fitness and wellness from our SRC personal trainers. Registration opens on MINDBODY one week before each workshop, so snag your spot and experience an incredible summer of learning how to train your body and set motivating goals for your future! 

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament
Wednesday, June 23
6 p.m.
Register Friday, June 18 – Wednesday, June 23
Via Discord

Show us what you’ve got! Invite your friends and challenge other CSUN gamers during the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament for the Nintendo Switch to see who will become the reigning champ. Bust out your best attacks to defeat the competition in Player vs. Player matches and walk away with a $50 Amazon gift card, plus all the bragging rights! Plus, just for participating, you’ll be entered to win one of two $15 Nintendo eShop gift cards.

Video Game Bracket Challenge
Monday, June 28 – Friday, July 30
Register Monday, June 21 – Sunday, June 27
Via Discord 

Vote for your favorite video games and win big during the Video Game Bracket Challenge. Point values will increase during each round, and every time your picks come out on top to match a crowd favorite, you’re one step closer to winning an exciting grand prize. Plus, just for participating, you’ll be entered to win fun raffle prizes along the way!

Trivia Night
Gaming Trivia:
Wednesday, June 30
6 p.m.
Register Friday, June 25 – Wednesday, June 30
Via Discord and Kahoot

Sports Trivia:
Wednesday, July 28
6 p.m.
Register Friday, Friday, July 23 – Wednesday, July 28
Via Discord and Kahoot

Put your knowledge to the test during two installments of Trivia Night. Come play to win and wow the crowd with all the gaming and sports knowledge you’ve accumulated over the years. Just for playing, you’ll be entered to win one of two $15 Amazon gift cards! Answer the most trivia questions correctly by the end of each night to reign supreme as the ultimate trivia champion and walk away with a $25 GameStop gift card.

Lace Up & Go Challenge
Monday, July 5 – Friday, Aug. 13
Register Monday, June 21 – Friday, Aug. 13
Via ChallengeRunner 

Grab your sneakers and take on our virtual Lace & Up & Go Challenge! Get moving this summer by walking, jogging or running to increase your endurance and help reach your fitness goals. Visit the SRC’s Fitness Challenge webpage to learn all you need to register and get started on your journey to win some amazing prizes. Then by using the Nike Run Club app on iOS or Android, you’ll be able to track your progress daily to reach activity milestones for your chance at winning some great raffle prizes — including a $100 gift card if you complete 150 miles or more!

FIFA 21 Tournament
Wednesday, July 14
6 p.m.
Register Friday, July 9 – Wednesday, July 14
Via Discord  

Go for the gold this summer during the FIFA 21 Tournament. FIFA fanatics of all levels can compete against other Matador gamers on either Xbox One or PlayStation 4 and battle it out in Player vs. Player matches to claim victory. Just for participating, you’ll be entered to win one of two $25 Amazon gift cards and the player with the most wins on each console will be crowned FIFA 21 Tournament champion and score a $50 GameStop gift card!

Among Us Party
Wednesday, July 21
7 – 9 p.m.
Register Friday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 21
Via Discord 

Someone sabotaged the Games Room! It’s time to grab your Mata-crew and prove your innocence during the Among Us Party. Download the game on your smartphone or PC, register on the Games Room Discord server, and come ready to vote your way to victory! Just for playing, you’ll be entered to win one of two $25 Amazon gift cards and the ultimate winner will walk away with a special grand prize!

Oasis Wellness Center

International Yoga Day Celebration
Monday, June 21
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Via Zoom 

Join us for a full day of workshops to celebrate the power of yoga during our International Yoga Day Celebration! Throughout the day, you’ll have access to amazing classes and live workshops to celebrate this special day. We’ll be hosting workshops to help you feel relaxed and rejuvenated as well as a can’t-miss Q&A session with meditation teacher, transformational coach, and mental health advocate Sah D’Simone. Get started by visiting us online to see the full schedule of classes on our calendar. Once you see a class you like, register through the MINDBODY portal and get ready to experience the wonders of yoga with us.