Tag Archives: Sewell Park

Around Campus: Summer Fun in San Marcos

San Marcos offers wide array
for outdoor summer fun

Downstream photo of the San Marcos River

The San Marcos River is a popular destination.

By Mindy Green

San Marcos is full of summer hot spots and cool escapes — especially if you know where to look. Take advantage of its beautiful climate and visit some of these nature destinations, all within a few miles of campus.

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Around Campus: Outdoor Recreation Center

Texas State’s Outdoor Center offers Bobcats adventures out of bounds

By Catherine Harper

Amid a beautiful campus and sunny days, it’s almost impossible to stay inside as spring approaches at Texas State. Luckily, there are many resources to facilitate outdoor activity provided by Texas State’s Outdoor Recreation Program — a fast and easy way to connect with campus and beyond in the great outdoors.

The Outdoor Center, located in Sewell Park, houses information about the program, offering students and faculty a direct path of interaction with Texas State’s beautiful surroundings. Among a wide variety of activities, the Outdoor Center provides access to regional and national outdoor resources as well as opportunities for trip planning and preparation guidance.

Additionally, the Outdoor Recreation Program is comprised of six main program areas including the RockWall Climbing Center, Sewell Park, Equipment Rental, University Camp, the GOAL Challenge Course and the Adventure Trip Program.

Jump into the six program areas below:

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Around Campus: Riverfest 2011

Riverferst offers free food,
musical performances and more

By Britney Munguia

Riverfest 2011

The 10th annual Riverfest will be Thursday at Sewell Park from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Brought to life in 2003 by the Student Association for Campus Activites, Riverfest gives students the opportunity to relax, come together and celebrate the springtime before finals begin.

This year’s lineup includes musical performances by DJ Trigga Mike, the Organics, Hip Hop Congress and the Ying Yang Twins. Comedian Ronnie Jordan will also be performing a stand-up act.

Aside from live music, there will be free pizza courtesy of Gumby’s, as well as food from various Texas State student organizations.

Vendors, including  Vitamin Water, Monster and Honest Tea, will be handing out free items.

Admission for Riverfest is free and open to all.

There is more information at the official SACA Facebook fan page.