This coming week the Recreation and Wellness Center is getting ready to host its yearly Splash Down event. The event will take place this Wednesday (April 13th) from 2-4 pm at the leisure pool. Contributing to the fun alongside the beautiful summer weather will be live music from DJ Anthony Martinez, free food and T-shirt giveaways, prize winning contests, and unique poolside activities.

A Situational Abs contest will be taking place at 2:30, with the winner earning a free personal training session at the Recreation and Wellness Center Gym. For those who are sporting great pre-summer tans, at 3:00 a Best Tan competition will be welcoming brave competitors. The winner of this contest will get free exercise equipment, also courtesy of UCF’s gym.


“The RWC is making an effort to give back to its students in the best way possible. Splash Down is packed full of activities and fun. It also offers students a brief escape from their studies before exam week,” says Splash Down’s organizer, Sam Tankersley.

Scheduled poolside activities for Splash Down 2011 are dollar-a-minute massages and a fake tattoo station to spice up your summer beach body. Various UCF clubs and organizations will also be offering information and giveaways along the pool deck.

With finals week fast approaching, Splash Down offers the perfect chance to take a break before delving into the book for the last time this school year. Tankersley says, “Students should take the opportunity to enjoy music, free food, giveaways, and relaxation before stress takes over!” The Recreation and Wellness Center’s Splash Down 2011 festival promises to be an excellent opportunity to kick back and enjoy the beginning of a summer in the sun.