Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports


July 14, 2022

WIPEOUT! is back!
Monday, August 22, 2022, 5-8 p.m.

Join Student Life Recreational Sports on Monday, August 22, 2022, for WIPEOUT! This event will take place from 5-8 p.m. at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and all participants must be in line by 7:30 p.m. to participate. To participate, a valid BuckID and appropriate swimwear are needed. 

All participants are entered to win prizes – like an Apple watch!





For your safety and the wellness of all WIPEOUT! participants, please follow these tips to help prevent the spread of illness:

  • If you have been sick with gastrointestinal symptoms or had diarrhea in the past 2 weeks, you may not participate in WIPEOUT!
  • Shower thoroughly with soap before entering the pool
  • Do not swallow pool water and keep the water out of your mouth
  • Covid?

Showers and soap will be available on the pool deck and are strongly encouraged prior to participating in WIPEOUT!

WIPEOUT! Protocol

  • You should be a strong swimmer who is comfortable in deep water. Anyone who is not a strong swimmer is required to wear a professional flotation device (provided). WIPEOUT! is not recommended for non-swimmers.
  • Appropriate, securely fitting swimwear is required to participate. One-piece suits are encouraged, and T-shirts may be worn by anyone.
  • WIPEOUT! is designed to be an individual effort. You are not permitted to touch, push, trip, wrestle OR DISTRACT OTHER PARTICIPATS.
  • Anyone exhibiting unsafe or reckless behavior will be disqualified.
  • No swimming underneath any part of the course.
  • If you fall to the left or right side of the course, you must climb back onto the course in the same spot.
  • If you fall inside a course element, you may swim forward to the next section.
  • If at any time you feel you can't continue, hold onto the course and wave to the nearest lifeguard for assistance. 
  • Personal items can be dropped off at the start of the course and retrieved after you finish. Rec Sports is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • On-deck changing rooms are available for those needing to change into swimsuits. Lockers are not available. Towels will be available at the end of the course.