2023 Big Ten Collegiate Recreational Conference

Rutgers University is excited to host the Big Ten Collegiate Recreation Conference.

Please save the dates from May 17 – May 19.

The conference will be held at The Heldrich in New Brunswick, NJ.

The Big Ten Collegiate Recreation Conference is a three-day conference held at Rutgers University in vibrant New Brunswick, New Jersey. Representatives from each Big Ten University will be in attendance and will provide campus recreation professionals the opportunity  to learn and connect with their peers and other professionals in the industry. Discover the Birthplace of College Football and over 250 years of historical beauty.

Register Here

Registration deadline: Friday, April 21, 2023.

Details forthcoming.

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Thank you to RDG Planning & Design and Matrix Fitness for sponsoring the conference lunches.


Conference will be held at The Heldrich Hotel.

The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center

10 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Big Ten Recreation Conference Group Rate: 

Single Occupancy: $199

Double Occupancy: $184

Pre-conference activities include Golf at the Rutgers Golf Course, Rutgers Sports Facility Tour, Paddle on the Raritan, and Virtual SPRINT® Cycling Class.  Sign up when you register for the conference.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Welcome Dinner at SHI Stadium

We are excited to welcome motivational guest speaker, entrepreneur and ESPN sports analyst, Eric LeGrand.

Thank you to Moody Nolan and Ecore for sponsoring the Welcome Reception and Dinner.


Thursday, May 18, 2023

Scenic New York City Dinner Cruise with skyline views of Manhattan and Jersey City.

3-hour event will sail from Jersey City and tour the Hudson River. Transportation provided.

Thank you to Precor/Peloton for sponsoring the cruise and entertainment.

For overall conference inquiries, please email: rec.big10@echo.rutgers.edu
For sponsorship and marketing, please contact: Marian Kapp at marian.kapp@rutgers.edu.

If you are interested in sponsoring The Big Ten Recreation Conference, information can be found here.

Thank you to our sponsors!