This year’s Spring Fling will host some traditional favorites and will highlight some new additions! Join us on May 23rd to see what's happening!
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
CREC, Gold & Black Gym 4-6
You'll have a choice between a turkey & cojack, a ham & swiss, or a vegetarian sandwich. We will offer our side options of chips, pretzels, carrots, trail mix, apples, and ice cream. Bottled beverages will be provided.
For those employees still hard at work, carry out orders will be available at the Meredith Hall back dock. Orders will be taken May 13-17 at 49-47166, and must be received by 4:00 p.m. on May 17. Walk-in orders will not be accepted.
Purdue's first ZERO WASTE event!
The Spring Fling coordinating committee is working to make this year’s Spring Fling Purdue’s First Zero Waste Event. The Committee is working to adjust the offerings such that all items are either recyclable or compostable, and asks that everyone do their part by utilizing the proper containers. Together we can make Spring Fling 2013 Purdue’s first ZERO WASTE event!
Music, Music, Music!
11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
CREC, West Lot
Enjoy music from every genre as you line up for lunch or dine outside with the hottest DJ in Lafayette! Purdue staff can show off their singing abilities by participting in Karaoke!
Rec Center Tours
CREC, Gym Lounge
See the latest in the newly renovated France A. Córdova Rec Sports Center! Tours will begin at noon and run every 15 minutes; last tour begins at 2:00 p.m.
Classic Vehicle Show
11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
CREC, North Drive
Open-class show of antique, classic, and show cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles.
Vehicles will be displayed around the Mall. All types of vehicles are welcome. Prizes will be awarded. All participants will receive dash plaques.
To help this event be a success, exhibitors should remember:
- Information placards about the vehicle will be provided.
- Purdue assumes no responsibility for theft of or damage to exhibit items.
Register online or by completing the form in your registration packet by May 10.
Tee times begin at 11:30 a.m. on May 23.
Sign up to play the Kampen course for $30 or the Ackerman Hills course for $15. This special rate includes 18 holes walking, with the option of riding at a discounted cart rate of $10.
Tee times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Your Purdue ID will be checked when you register at the Dye Clubhouse.
Registration: Please call 494-3139, ext 1 to reserve your tee time. Online reservations will not work for this event. Call to make your reservations soon because times fill up quickly!
Start between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Finish any time before ?3:30 p.m. The walk will only be cancelled if there is a severe storm.
An approximately three mile, non-competitive walking event. Walk may include some elevation and/or steps.
Register online OR complete the form in your registration packet by May 10.
You can volunteer to help with Spring Fling 2013 by registering?online OR by completing the Volunteer Registration form in your registration packet. By registering ?as a volunteer, you will receive three (3) additional entries for the ?door prizes! Deadline is May 10 .
Sand Volleyball Courts next to the Aquatic Center
Register at the event at 11:30 a.m.
Indulge in this summer game a little early this year. On-site registration will take place between 11:30-12:00 at the courts. There is one tournament bracket.
1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.
CREC, Boilermaker Room
Yoga is about creating balance through developing both strength and flexibility. This is done through the performance of poses or postures. Whether it's your first time, or 100th time, there's something for you. Please join us!
2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
CREC, Boilermaker Room
You'll want to join in this musical exercise program where Latin-style dance moves are incorporated into aerobic training that keeps participants coming back! Come and see what Zumba is all about!
Get on the Bus with CityBus!
SW corner of Martin Jischke Drive and 3rd Streets.
How did West Lafayette get its start? Where did the name Boilermakers originate? Why did the Playboy airplane use the Purdue airport? How many students were enrolled at Purdue when it opened? Learn the answers to these questions and much more by riding the Spring Fling "Get on the Bus" tour! Tours will depart every 20 minutes from Jischke Drive and 3rd street. The first tour leaves at 11:30 a.m. and the last departs and 1:20 p.m.
CREC, Feature Gym
Make it an extra special day by winning some great prizes for getting “Bingo”!
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
If you're looking for a game that doesn't require a lot of pain and strain, join a game of Corn Hole, Ladder Golf, or Washers with your friends and co-workers!
11:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
CREC North Drive
Spring Fling will again host its annual blood drive. Purdue staff and faculty has made this event successful for five years running, and we have surpassed our goal each year! Keep up the good work Purdue! The Indiana Blood Center provides blood to more than 60 hospitals in Indiana. Please plan to donate at Spring Fling, and bring a photo I.D.
PURA Sponsored Event:FOOD DRIVE for the Food Finders Food Bank
Drop-off barrels will be located inside the Rec Sports Center for two weeks prior to Spring Fling; bring perishables by anytime! On event day, look for specially marked food barrels.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
CREC, West Lot
Again this year, PURA (Purdue University Retirees Association) is asking everyone to bring at least one non-perishable item with them to Spring Fling. Food Finders Food Bank is the largest non-profit food provider in mid-north Indiana, and each year, the Food Finders Food Bank works with 120 agencies in 16 Indiana counties; 66 of those agencies are right here in Tippecanoe County.
Items Needed by Food Finders Food Bank:
- Peanut Butter
- Soups and stews
- Pasta and meat sauces
- 100% Fruit Juices
- Meals in a can/box
- Canned fish and meats
- Canned fruit
- Canned vegetables
- Macaroni & Cheese
- Boxed rice and potatoes
- Paper products
- Laundry products
- Personal care products
****Staff Appreciation Drawings****
To be eligible, bring your Spring Fling invitation and deposit it in the drawing boxes located in the Gold & Black Gyms by 2:00 p.m. Winners will be notified via email or phone on May 24. A listing of winners will be available on this site.