Up All Night 2012- County Fair!
Campus Recreation annual event- this year we went with a 'County Fair' theme complete with a mechanical bull, laser tag, free wagon rides, midway games, carnival style activities and more.
Mar 14, 2012
Twosome Trail Trek 2011
Choose your partner, choose your position: students raced through an obstacle course to include hurdles, sand piles and our mud volleyball pit.
May 3, 2011
Adventure Rec Winter Kayaking
Despite fresh snow and cold temps, a group of 8 ventured down the chilly waters of the Contoocook River. To add to the challenge, a snow/rain mix started to fall towards the end...
Apr 1, 2011
AR Indoor Rock Climbing
Mar 24, 2011
Spring 2011 Indoor Bouldering Bash
Mar 8, 2011
Up All Night 2011
Feb 25, 2011
Up All Night 2011 Indoor Beach Volleyball
For our annual event we dumped 23 yards of beach sand into one of the indoor basketball courts to make for a fun addtional to our tropical themed event. Over 15 teams took part in tournament play before the sand was all removed just five days after it went in.
Campus Recreation Winter Olympics 2011
Teams compete in snow volleyball, human dogsledding, kayak toboggan races and more for our 1st Winter Olympics. Medals went to Gold, Silver and Bronze
Feb 13, 2011
Rail Jam 2011
Feb 4, 2011
Adventure Rec Ice Climbing
Introductory ice climbing- students spent the day scaling frozen spires of ice.
Jan 29, 2011
Adventure Rec Frozen Finger Fest of Fury
11 competitors took to the frigid bouldering cave on a 15 degree afternoon to battle out best climber...
Dec 9, 2010
Seven students crawled underground for four and a half hours to see subsurface waterfalls, lakes and plenty of tight, clautrophobic spaces!
Nov 12, 2010
Fall Classic Bouldering Comp
19 competitors took to the climbing cave to race against each other for the fastest time completely around all climbing wall sides. Fastest time this year: 38 seconds.
Nov 4, 2010
2010 Fall Classic Bouldering Competition
18 competitors took three tries each to complete a circumnavigation of the Bouldering Cave as quickly as possible. Best time: 38 seconds.
2010 Campus Recreation Haunted Hayride
Scary costumed students took to the woods to scare those who dared ride the haywagon into the night...
Oct 26, 2010
Grand Monadnock Climb 2010
Sep 4, 2010
Cardboard Boat Regatta 2010
Aug 29, 2010
2010 Pre-Orientation Wilderness Adventure Trip Leader Mountain Bike Training
Leaders take on a 57 mile rail-trail system through southern NH, into northern MA and onward towards Vermont
Aug 14, 2010
Summer Camp Pictures 2010
Inaugural Outdoor Adventures Camp for kids 11-14. Fun to be had kayaking, sailing, tree climbing, hiking, bouldering and more...
Jul 19, 2010
Apr 7, 2010
2- Ice Climbing
Jan 31, 2010
1- Kite Boarding
Jan 29, 2010
Kayak Sledding 2009-2010
Jan 6, 2010
Adventure Rec. Monadnock Hike
Nov 22, 2009
Nov 10, 2009
Campus Center Zip Line
Adventure Rec tests out a static line zip line in the center of campus.
Nov 9, 2009
Adventure Recreation Zip Line Tour
A visit to high speed zip line canopy tour at Berkshire East.
Nov 8, 2009
Downriver kayaking 2009
Pierce students paddled down the Contoocook River in Peterborough, NH. Squirt gun fights were prevalent.
Sep 20, 2009
Intramural Oozeball Mud Volleyball Tournament
Teams get dirty vying for the title- Oozeball Champion. This is the 27th year the event has been held at Franklin Pierce.
Sep 12, 2009
2009 Welcome Week Cardboard Boat Regatta
Incoming students via for three awards: fastest boat, best design and best group effort. Boats are made from cardboard, duct tape and plastic wrap only.
Aug 30, 2009
Pre-Orientation Wilderness Adventure Kayak Session II
Six trip leaders took incoming students on a four day, 33 mile kayaking trip that involved some quickwater, rain and rope swings...
Aug 25, 2009
Pre-Orientation Wilderness Adventure Backpacking Session II
Incoming students tackle 19.5 miles along the beautiful Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway trail.
Pre-Orientation Wilderness Adventure Backpacker Trip Session I
Trip leaders take incoming first year students on a four day backcountry trip- 21.5 miles covered including several summits. Thankfully the powerful thunderstorms nearby stayed somewhat clear of the group.
Aug 21, 2009
Pre-Orientation Wilderness Adventure Kayak Leader Trip
3 day, 36 mile kayaking journey through central NH. Undertaken by 7 trip leaders and Program Director Doug Carty.
Aug 17, 2009
Rocky the Raven Fun Day Spring 2009
Apr 17, 2009
Adventure Recreation Spring Break Austria Trip
22 participants went off to Innsbruck, Austria for spring break. We skiied, snowboarded, went sight seeing and had a great time.
Mar 13, 2009
Campus Recreation Up All Night Hollywood 2009!!!
Feb 26, 2009
2009 Adventure Recreation RAIL JAM!
Students take to our on campus terrain park to show off their skills on tele, snowboard and skis. 3rd annual event.
Feb 7, 2009
Fall 2008 Admissions Open House
Franklin Pierce UInversity Welcomes prospective students to the main campus in Rindge.
Nov 7, 2008
Sports and Rec. Club sponsors Rindge Rec. Fall 2008 Youth Soccer Ceremony
The Franklin Pierce Sports and Rec. Club hosts Rindge Recreations Fall Youth Soccer ceremony in the Bubble at Franklin Pierce University. Rocky the Raven and representatives from both Men's and Women's soccer were on hand to teach skills to the kids.
Nov 2, 2008
Rocky the Raven Visits Rindge Memorial School
Rocky the Raven visits the elementary school students as they parade down Main Street.
Oct 31, 2008
Adventure Recreation Rock ClimbingHiking Trip to Rumney, NH
Students camped out on a beautiful fall weekend and hiked peaks and climbed routes as difficult as 5.10c.
Oct 17, 2008
Grand Monadnock Climb 2008
Despite mist and early rain 40 students braved the elements to summit Mount Monadnock. Although there was no view to be had, the accomplishment was enough for many. Thanks to Sodexho for a great post-climb buffet.
Sep 13, 2008
Downriver Kayaking Trip
Students paddle down the slow-moving Contoocook River while spotting fish, Great Blue Herons and a Barred Owl.
Sep 12, 2008
2008 Freshman Orientation Cardboard Boat Regatta
Incoming freshmen compete in boats built entirely from cardboard, plastic wrap and duct tape. Awards go to fastest time, best team effort and most creative design.
Aug 31, 2008
Senior Week 2008- SlipnSlide
The Class of 2008 gets down and dirty sliding 75 feet into the mud volleyball pit
May 14, 2008
Up All Night Safari! 2008
View pics from our annual event in the Bubble! Our safari themed event was complete with live animals, rides, rocking animals, club events and more...
Mar 7, 2008
Indoor Rock Climbing Boulder Morty's
Dec 17, 2007
Intramural Table Tennis
Table tennis tourney yields 15 participants- first time held in new Rec room with three tables to play on...
Nov 6, 2007
Morris Cave Trip
Six students and trip leader Doug Carty negogiate their way through three really tight squeezes to view bats, underwater waterfalls, a lake and lots and lots of mud.
Oct 27, 2007
Adventure Rec. Rock Climbing Trip
14 Students take on multiple routes at Crow Hill- great weather for climbing and rappelling...
Sep 23, 2007
Rocky the Raven Family Fun Day 2007
1st Annual Rocky the Raven Family Fun day for kids and community. Kids enjoyed inflatable events, face painting, a youth team half-time match, autographs by the victorious women's soccer team and of course- an all day appearance of Rocky the Raven!
Sep 22, 2007
Cardboard Boat Regatta 2007
5th Annual Freshman Orientation event co-sponsored by Campus Recreation and Student Activities- over 500 new students piled onto the waterfront to cheer on their respective peer groups.
Sep 2, 2007
Pre-Orientation (Power) Backpacking Trip
Incoming freshmen joined upperclass student trip leaders on a multi-day traverse in the NH White Mountains.
Aug 27, 2007
Pre-Orientation (Power) Backpacking Leader Training Trip
Aug 13, 2007
P.O.W.A Trip Leader Training
Kayak Trip Leaders plot the route for incoming freshmen. Five days and four nights were spent paddling on the remote Lake Umbagog in northern NH/Maine.
Aug 12, 2007
Adventure Recreation Austria Ski Trip 2003
Jun 5, 2007
Caving Trip- October 2002
Jun 1, 2007
Rock Climbing 2007
Apr 22, 2007
Men's Rugby vs Keene State 3/28/2007
Mar 28, 2007
Pre-Orientation Wilderness Adventure Inaugural Trip
First year students take to the river and rocks as part of our freshman orientation wilderness program. They meshed four days with kayaking, camping and rock climbing.
Aug 15, 2006
Caving Trip October 2003
Oct 26, 2003
Ice Climbing February 2003
Adventure Recreation takes on Catherdral Ledge
Mar 11, 2003
Caving Trip October 2002
Oct 27, 2002