East Carolina University will open the 2012 season at the North Recreational Complex with Spring Fest, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. March 15 at the complex.
Spring Fest will include free food, live music, games, activities and prizes for participants in the No Quarter Olympics.
In the No Quarter Olympics, two-person teams will square off in six events: corn-hole, horseshoes, a kayak race and, using inflatable equipment, an obstacle course, bungee run and joust. Participants must be ECU students, faculty or staff. Partipation and winning prizes will be awarded.
ECU radio station WZMB 91.3 FM will broadcast live from the event and the Student Activities Board will offer Live Band Karaoke. First round NCAA college basketball tournament games will be shown in the boathouse. The Odyssey Tower will be open for those wanting to try out the 300-foot zip line.
ECU Transit will provide transportation from College Hill and Mendenhall Student Center from 2:30 p.m. until 6 p.m.
The North Recreational Complex officially opened at the start of the fall 2011 semester with a 51,000 square foot beach on a 5.6-acre lake for boating and fishing and a 2,000 square foot boathouse. Closed from November through March, the NRC is open to ECU students, faculty and staff.
For more information, visit the Campus Recreation and Wellness web site at www.ecu.edu/crw and click on the Spring Fest image.
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