Cornell Recreation Connection

​​​Providing recreational events for the Cornell community

The CRC's mission is to encourage camaraderie and the Cornell spirit among staff, faculty, and retirees by providing social and recreational events both virtually and in-person. Get involved with the CRC to help create events or join the mailing list to get event and NYC day trip notifications. Interested in joining our next meeting? Email to get the zoom link.


Upcoming  Events

Take a little break and enjoy some fun with your Cornell colleagues. These events are open to all Cornell staff, faculty, and retirees.

Fall Bowling!


Helen Newman - bowling alley

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm


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Text in image:  Get the ball rolling! Tuesday October 31, 2022, 12:00 pm at Helen Newman bowling alley.  $7 entry fee to cover show rental, pizza, cookies, and unlimited bowling for an hour. Cash preferred. Pcard or department account acceptable. Space is limited so register today! CRC Website:

Halloween Happenings!


11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cornell Cinema, in Willard Straight!

Join us for fun, treats, and a spooky good time!

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Text in image: Working at Cornell logo; Halloween Happenings! Monday Oct. 31, 11:30am - 1:00pm, Cornell Cinema in Willard Straight.  Costume Parade begins at 12:00 pm. Prizes awarded for costumes in the categories of Most Original, Funniest, Scariest, and Best Group. 

Pizza and dessert donated by Cornell Dining.
Prizes donated by Purity Ice Cream and Eta Pie.

NYC Trips are Back!


$70 / person

Open to faculty, staff, retirees, and their guest.

Itinerary & Purchase Details

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NYC Day Trip, Saturday, December 10. $70 per person, open to faculty staff and retirees. Build you own adventure in NYC for the day! Itinerary: 6am bus leaves Cornell B-lot; 10:30am drop off at Bryant Park NYC; spend the day on your own in the city!; 8pm meet at Bryant Park for departure, midnight bus returns to Cornell B-lot. For more details and information on purchasing tickets visit




Need lawn games for your upcoming event? CRC can help! Our inventory of lawn games can be borrowed, with the request of a donation that helps us replace old or broken games and purchase new ones for the future!


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   Get Involved with CRC

      Interested in planning events and meeting other colleagues? Join the Cornell Recreation Connection Committee! Help us create new programs and work with the team to decide which events will be offered in the upcoming calendar year. 

      The team meets monthly and aims to plan at least three on-campus events per year. We also offer virtual lunch time games every month! Join us in connecting our community  and to share your ideas. Contact the committee at for details.


Looking for information about renting CRC Park? Contact Conference & Event Services at the Division of Student and Campus Life:  607-253-8368