Thank You to Our Current Partners:

Rec Sports is very fortunate to have partnered with each of the dedicated local, regional and national businesses below, and we offer our sincere thanks for their support.

 

Events:

We would love to help your company engage with our members and are now offering select businesses the opportunity to participate in the following events. For more information or partnership opportunities please contact Kelly VonDrehle at kvondrehle@rec.tamu.edu or 979.845.1001.

Rec-A-Palooza:

Rec-A-Palooza is an interactive, free event that provides an opportunity for the Texas A&M community to explore ways to help create and maintain a healthy lifestyle.  Various activities will be present at the event highlighting each area within the Department of Recreational Sports.  Along with our partners, we will be providing food and swag on a first come, first serve basis.

With over 5,000 attendees each year, this event includes a variety of interactive activities from our partners and Rec Sports programs including fitness class demonstrations, product sampling, sport clubs meet and greet, climbing with Outdoor Adventure, SCUBA sampling, and much more!

Benefits of partnering with us during Rec-A-Palooza:

  • Reinforce and grow your brand awareness and visibility
  • Promote your products to a targeted audience
  • Drive sales locally
  • Differentiate your product from competitors
  • Target audience insights

De-Stress Fest:

Students are studying, cramming, and most of all forgetting to relax. Join us for a diverse range of fun, relaxing, and engaging events that help students learn to relax and de-stress!  We would love to have your company to be a part of the fun.

Benefits of partnering with us during De-Stress Fest:

  • Interact with students on a 1-on-1 basis
  • Brand displayed in various locations throughout the event
  • Differentiate your product from competitors

 

Partnership Opportunities

From acquiring new customers to developing long-term relationships, partnering with Texas A&M University’s Department of Recreational Sports can provide the ideal marketing platform for reaching the student and campus markets. Our Corporate Sponsorship program has produced a winning formula for both local and Fortune 500 businesses to directly market their goods and services responsibly to our members while achieving the following measurable objectives:

  • Reach a target market of 55,092, 18-24 year olds
  • Impact purchasing decisions
  • Enforce and grow brand awareness
  • Demonstrate and sell new products
  • Differentiate product from competitors
  • Drive sales on campus
  • Collect market research
  • Commitment to the fitness and rec sports for life

Event Marketing

Associate your name with Department of Recreational Sports and Texas A&M University at one of several special events. Events range from the First Friday Fitness Challenge to Rec-A-Palooza, with attendance ranging from 200 to 3000.

Rec-A-Palooza

On-Site Recognition

Place your product directly in the hands of your company’s target market. This opportunity includes promotional activities such as product sampling during daily Rec Sports activities and/or produce sampling during Rec Sports special events.

Program Partnership

Rec Sports offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year. Associate your brand with your choice of our wide variety of successful programs:

  • Aquatics
  • Fitness & Classes
  • Intramural Sports
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Personal Training
  • Outdoor Adventures
  • Sport Clubs (36 Clubs)

Heightened Visibility

Receive extensive exposure delivered through banner placement in prominent high traffic areas located strategically in the Student Rec Center and other recreational sports facilities.

Digital Signage Placement of a 20-second static advertisement (similar to a slideshow) on our (6) RecTV displays located throughout the facility (entrance/exit, each locker room, 3rd floor, cardio theater, etc.).

Print Signage Display – Includes option of track window ads, and/or banners. Track window ads are placed around the indoor track, located on the third level within the facility. A banner can be displayed inside the rec center and/or at the Penberthy Rec Sports Complex.

  • Penberthy Banner Display – Penberthy Banners are placed at various locations throughout the Penberthy Complex for maximum visibility by Penberthy users and visitors.
  • Rec Banner Display  Banners are strategically placed on the third floor of the facility to ensure high visibility.
  • Track Display Place your ad/logo in one or more of our windows that are aligned at perfect viewing height along the indoor track. You provide your printed design, and we provide the rest.

Brand Identification

Reinforce your brand with logo placement on all collateral materials including all promotional literature below:

  • Print Promotion Includes logo recognition on our Rec Sports Guide. If guide is already printed, logo will go in the guide the following semester. 3 guides are printed per year.
  • Co-branding Promotion Opportunity to include logo on (1) major Rec Sports promotional item to be distributed by Rec Sports at Texas A&M events. Price does NOT include cost of promotional items and production.
  • Rec Website Recognition on Rec Sports website, ranging from company name to web page link and company logo on the Rec Sports partnership webpage. Links will be to company home page, or a company preferred link upon approval.

Cooperative Advertising Partnerships