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Activities and Recreation
College isn't all about the classroom
Activities and Recreation

Outdoor activities abound

Central Wyoming College is located in the heart of Wind River Country. The Wind River Mountains, Wyoming's tallest, rise up from the low valley where the main campus is Riverton is situated, providing multiple recreational activities for CWC students who like the great outdoors.
You have the opportunity to scramble up the same rock faces where the International Climbers Festival is held each year. You can ski the steep and the deep of local ski resorts or find wild and isolated places to practice your back country skills.
Hiking, biking and floating the rivers are regular activities students partake in at CWC, as well as trips to swim in the hot springs of Thermopolis and snowboard/ski trips to regional resorts.

Student Center hub of activities

On campus, the Student Center is the hub of student activities. You can relax in the student lounge and watch movies or play games. Drink a latte at The Grind, dine in the Food Court Bar & Grille, play pool or workout in the well-equipped Fitness Center.
 If you like sports, CWC plays in the very competitive north Region IX conference. Watch the Lady Rustlers play volleyball in the fall, or the men and women compete in basketball in the spring. The nationally-ranked CWC Rodeo team competes in both fall and spring and the college hosts the Rustler Roundup Rodeo in the fall.
If you're competitive, intramural activities are scheduled regularly in the gym or at the campus volleyball pit, soccer fields and at the uni-court; a combination basketball/racquet sports facilities.
There is also a great climbing wall in the Student Center, and opportunities to learn from world-class climbers.

Performing, visual arts events scheduled year round

Cultural activities are scheduled year round with a full slate of concerts, exhibits and theatrical productions by CWC visual and performing artists. In addition, visiting artists and road shows come to the Robert A. Peck Arts Center on a regular basis.

The college Theater Department puts on four shows annually, including a major musical production and student-directed plays.
The Music Department has student vocal and instrumental jazz ensembles as well as a concert band, a big band, a handbell choir and the collegiate chorale.
The Art Department is very active as well, and the year culminates with a fine exhibit of student art work. For those wanting to take part in the metropolitan cultural scene, an annual jaunt is made to Denver of Salt Lake City to watch a Broadway show, visit museums, shop and dine.


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