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Christopher Swanson Taylor
Feb 24, 2016

Spring has Sprung FUN WALK/RUN

Feb 24, 2016 by Christopher Swanson Taylor

On Saturday, April 16th, UCA Campus Recreation is hosting their Annual SPRING HAS SPRUNG Fun walk/run.  Registration starts on the Monday, 29th of February Registration forms can be found on the Campus Recreation Orgsync page and are available at the HPER Center during business hours (8:00am-4:30pm).  You won't want to miss this year's FUN RUN!  Invite you friends, family, EVERYONE to join in the celebration of the new Spring time Sun!  Contact the HPER Center for more information.

Arian Quinones Story
Apr 15, 2014


Apr 15, 2014 by Arian Quinones Story

Due to Phase II construction, the HPER Center's last day of operation will be Wednesday, April 30th and will not reopen until approximately October 15, 2014, the expected completion date for phase II construction. Closing and emptying the HPER is a large undertaking.  'Everything' must be out of the HPER prior to our May 1st closing. Beginning Monday, April 28th movers will be in the HPER to dismantle and relocate all of our cardiovascular equipment (1st floor) and weight equipment (2nd...

Arian Quinones Story
Feb 3, 2014

2014 Spring Has Sprung Fun Run

Feb 3, 2014 by Arian Quinones Story

Hibernation season is coming to an end!  Help us welcome in the spring season with our 1st annual Spring Has Sprung Fun Run.  All participants are encouraged to dress in their brightest spring colors for a colorful event! Date: Saturday, April 5th 2014 Location: UCA (Estes Stadium) Time: Check-in/t-shirt pick-up @ 8 a.m. Race Starts: 9 a.m. Entry Fee:  $5.00 (includes race t-shirt S-XL); $7.00 (includes race t-shirt XXL) *SIGN-UP BY MARCH 21st TO GUARANTEE T-SHIRT SIZE.* ...

Arian Quinones Story
Oct 15, 2013

Final week for Bike Across Arkansas Sign-ups!

Oct 15, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

Reminder!!! This is the last week to sign-up for Bike Across Arkansas 2013.  Don't miss out on an opportunity to compete for some good prizes.  Last day to register your teams is Friday, October 18th.  All registrations must be submitted by 11 p.m.  You can register right here through OrgSync, through the HPER Center website or at the HPER Center!  Let's get ready to ride!

Arian Quinones Story
Jun 20, 2013

HPER parking lot closure

Jun 20, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

Due to the HPER Expansion, the parking lot on the west side of the HPER Center will close on June 21st at 5 p.m.  The expected completion date for this project is estimated to be October, 2014.   During this time we expect parking to shift to the east of the HPER, south of the Physical Plant.  There should be sufficient spaces to accommodate all parking in these areas.   Lastly the grass area north of the HPER will be used as a lay down area for construction materials.  There will be cl...

Arian Quinones Story
Jun 6, 2013

Are you ready for the heat??

Jun 6, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

We all know that the scorching hot temperatures are just around the corner.  Taking proper precautions while exercising in hotter temps can help prevent cramps, heat exhaustion and heat strokes.  Here are some quick tips to help you stay cool during the summer time!!

Arian Quinones Story
Mar 11, 2013


Mar 11, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

Be sure to congratulate these individuals on their performances at the 2013 Bench Press Competition: Female Overall Winner:  Lori Leavell (115 lbs. lifted) Male Overall Winner:  Terrence Yarbrough (405 lbs. lifted) DIVISION CHAMPIONS: Females 132.1-148.5 lbs. - Lori Leavell 115 lbs. lifted Males 114.5-123 lbs. - Assamid Ashim - 155 lbs. lifted Males 132.1-148.5 lbs. - Hunter Ward - 235 lbs. lifted Males 148.6-165 lbs. - Jamie Frey - 210 lbs. lifted Males 181...

Arian Quinones Story
Mar 6, 2013

Early Weight Room Closure

Mar 6, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

In order to set-up safely and in a timely manner for the 2013 Bench Press Competition, the weight room will be closing early on Saturday, March 9th at 1:30 p.m.  Normal hours will resume on Sunday, March 10th.  Please plan your workout times accordingly.   If you have any questions contact Arian Story at: (501) 852-2575 or

Arian Quinones Story
Mar 4, 2013

Bench Press Competition registration continues.

Mar 4, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

Registration for the 2013 Bench Press Competition continues today.  Registration deadline has been extended through Thursday, March 7th.  Please visit the HPER Center website at the link below for more information on weight classes and the event itself.  We are looking forward to this always fun and exciting event and hope to see you there!!!   If you have any questions or concerns please contact Arian Q. Story at:...

Arian Quinones Story
Feb 25, 2013

Fitness in the palm of your hand!!!

Feb 25, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

If you have a smartphone you know there are 100s of fitness apps to choose from.  These apps can be very useful tools, but it is hard to know where to start and it is overwhelming looking through all the choices!  Being a fitness professional I have tried many of them in an attempt to get an idea of which are most user friendly and which ones would be most beneficial for my clients.  Here are my three favorite fitness apps to keep in mind when you are looking through all the choices out th...

Arian Quinones Story
Feb 11, 2013

What a fitness assessment can do for you!!!!

Feb 11, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

It's never too late to evaluate where you're at, but this fit tip explains why a fitness assessment may have been a crucial missed step in your journey towards your health and fitness goals!!!!

Arian Quinones Story
Feb 7, 2013

Registration for the 2013 Bench Press Competition starts tomorrow!!!

Feb 7, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

GET PUMPED!.....and get ready to show UCA what you're made of!!!  The Bench Press Competition will be held on March 9th this year.  To register visit the event page on OrgSync!  Men and women are ALL encouraged to participate in this always fun and exciting event!

Arian Quinones Story
Feb 4, 2013

Get Moving.....

Feb 4, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

10 ways to add more movement to your busy life!!!!

Arian Quinones Story
Jan 14, 2013

New Years Resolutions

Jan 14, 2013 by Arian Quinones Story

Here are some tips to help you stick to those new years resolutions!