Athletics & Recreation Fall Sports & Fitness Festival this Saturday, August 30!

HOUGHTON, Mich. — Michigan Tech Athletics and Recreation is hosting a Fall Sports and Fitness Festival at the Student Development Complex on Saturday, Aug. 30.  This interactive, three-hour event from 6-9 p.m. will showcase Tech’s facilities, athletic teams and programs for sports and fitness to incoming Michigan Tech students and the community.

All are welcome to attend this free event. There will be complimentary hot dogs, popcorn, coffee and pop served in the MacInnes Student Ice Arena along with other food items for purchase. There will also be plenty of giveaways.

Guests should come prepared to play. Interactive stations with Michigan Tech student-athletes will be set up in the MacInnes Student Ice Arena, SDC Gym, Multipurpose Gym and at Sherman Field and the Tech Trails. All of the SDC’s facilities including the pool and fitness center will be open and free to use for the evening. There will also be community program sessions for patrons to try.

“This is a great opportunity for people to come to our building, interact with our staff and student-athletes and experience new things,” said Tech’s associate athletic director for external relations Joel Isaacson. “We want students and community members finding something they enjoy and coming back all year.”

Both season and single-game tickets for all Tech sports will be on sale during the event. Fans can check out seats before they purchase tickets. Home openers for each sport are:Sept. 4 for volleyball, Sept. 5 for soccer, Sept. 20 for football, Oct. 31 for hockey, Nov. 15 for women’s basketball and Dec. 11 for men’s basketball.

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