Stanford Recreation & Wellness – Movement Motivation

Engage with us to strengthen the Stanford Community! Here are some resources to help you stay in touch while social distancing!

Resources from Recreation & Wellness

Movement Inside


Health and Well-Being

Movement Outside

(Some trails may be closed due to COVID-19. Please obey all local shelter in place rules.)


2020 Recreation Movement – Log, Be Inspired, Represent – Go Stanford!

Stanford’s Recreation & Wellness Movement Motivation goes nationwide by joining with 100+ other schools in providing virtual recreation inspiration for all as part of the collegiate 2020 Recreation Movement. Participants who have an email address ending in .edu can log their minutes (like in the Pac 12 Challenge), be inspired, and represent Stanford on this platform for a chance to win prizes. If you don’t have an email address ending .edu and would like to participate, please fill out this form.

The 2020 Recreation Movement platform allows participation in live and prerecorded classes and workouts from 100+ colleges and universities from around the country through the website. Join the 2020 Recreation Movement – Represent Stanford! Best of all, It’s FREE!

How to participate

1. Log your activities in any one of our platforms:

  • 2020 Recreation Movement
  • Strava Recreation and Wellness Club (free to join).
  • Take a photo of your workout and tag us on social media

Use any of these hashtags and be sure to follow them to see your posts and be inspired by others: #stanfordwalks #stanfordhikes #stanfordruns #stanfordbikes #stanfordurec #sumovementmotivation #suvirtualrecreation #recmovement, #recathome.

🧗‍♂️ The Stanford Climbing Wall is officially reopening TOMORROW!! We have some new policies and guidelines set in place, reservations are now required for the climbing wall.
🌲 Visit to learn more!

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👻 Come to Camp Cardinal’s Pumpkin Decorating Party! 🎃

🍂Registration is now OPEN! This Thursday and Friday, campers will get to communicate with other campers on Zoom while using their creative skills to make their pumpkin come to life! We have LIMITED spaces available for 3rd-5th sessions!🍂
Link in the bio to register!

#campcardinal #stanfordcampcardinal #pumpkinparty

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WOOHOO! 🎉 we have reached 500 Strava Club members! 🚴 🏃‍♀️
We have been enjoying watching the community share their activities and workouts since the start of shelter in place!

➡️ Want in on the fun? Use the link in our bio to join our club and connect with the Rec & Well community!

#strava #stanfordstrava #sumovementmotivation #suvirtualrecreation #stanfordrecwell #stanfordrec

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  • Don’t do mobile apps or social media? Log your workouts on this simple Google Form.

2. We will select random winners every Friday until operations return to normal!

Apps and resources

Again, we welcome you to choose any activities to make you feel good! We want to support you staying active on your own, so here are some resources to help you reach your goals!

Walking! Take a walk or hike and post to social media using any of our hashtags #stanfordwalks #stanfordhikes #stanfordruns #stanfordbikes #stanfordurec #sumovementmotivation #suvirtualrecreation #recmovement #recathome

External Resources

About Strava

Record an activity and it goes to your Strava feed, where your friends and followers can share their own races and workouts, give kudos to great performances and leave comments on each other’s activities. Strava syncs with most devices – your phone, GPS watch or head unit, heart rate monitor, or power meter. All kinds of groups form clubs on Strava to organize activities and build communities – friends, teams, brands, gear shops and more. When you join our Stanford Recreation and Wellness Strava, your performance will be shared with the community! Here is how!

Important notes

  • We encourage all participants to practice physical distancing while exercising at this time.
  • Please ensure you are choosing activities that are appropriate for your level of fitness.
  • If you’re not sure, consult a medical professional.
  • Listen to your body and do what’s best for your body each day.
  • “Q: Can I still exercise? Take my kids to the park for fresh air? Take a walk around the block? Walk my dog?
    • A: Yes. So long as you are maintaining a safe social distance of six feet from people who aren’t part of your household, it is ok to go outside for exercise, a walk or fresh air. Gyms are closed.” –California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response