Spring Family Weekend

(Formerly Moms & Families Weekend)

May 5 to 7. 


All Weekend

Free Access to Dixon Rec

Free access all weekend to Dixon Recreation Center and McAlexander Fieldhouse for friends and family who come with a student who has a valid OSU ID.

Free Fit Pass Classes

Friends and family members can attend Fit Pass Classes for free when they come with a Fit Pass-holding student. (Check out Fit Pass Classes schedule at http://recsports.oregonstate.edu/schedule.)



Welcome Table, 3PM-7PM

MU Concourse

Come find out about all the events happening during Spring Family Weekend, purchase merchandise (TBA), ask questions, and meet the wonderful OSU Program Council staff!

Attend Classes with Student, All Day

OSU Campus

Join your student in going to classes for the day!

Spring Family Golf Tournament, 2PM

Trysting Tree Golf Course

$80 for a team of two OSU students and family members. Sign up by 5/2 at the Recreation Services desk in Dixon or call 541-737-3736.

 Paint Night, 3:30PM and 7:30PM 

MU Multipurpose Room

Paint Night is back for the 2nd year! Join us for either the afternoon class or the evening class for a night of creativity, food, and fun with friends and family! No painting experience needed and all supplies included. Open to all OSU Students, family, and friends! Cost $45/person. Pre-sale only. Tickets will be available online soon.

All University Sing, 7PM-10PM

Gill Coliseum

After Dark, 9PM-12PM

Dixon Rec Center

Family fun games, craft activities and free food for all OSU students and family members. Theme TBA.



Spring Family Rafting, 8AM-4PM

Location TBA

Add some adventure to your weekend! Cost $60/person. Tickets are available for purchase through the Adventure Leadership Institute in Dixon 541-737-4254

Trees and Flowering Shrub Walk, 9AM

MU Steps

Come experience all the diverse and wonderful plants on our beloved OSU campus! Tour led by Pat Breen, emeritus professor of Horiculture. Please contact by email (breenpj@comcast.net)

Dam Fam Brunch, 9AM-11:30AM

MU Lounge

Doors open at 9am. $12/plate, sold first come first serve at the door.

Menu includes: Cheese Blintzes with warm berry compote and fresh whipped cream, Scrambled Eggs (dairy-free options available), Turkey Sausage, house baked breads, fresh cut fruit tray, coffee, juices and tea.

Family Weekend: Challenge the Family, 9 AM-12 PM

Challenge Course of Jefferson

$20 for OSU Students and Family Members. Sign up at the Adventure Leadership Institute in Dixon, 541-737-4254.

Corvallis Farmers' Market, 9AM-1PM

1st and Jackson

This is a seasonal open air market with local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meat, cheese, honey, jams, syrups, nuts, eggs, and more along the downtown riverfront!

Spring Family Rifle Shoot, 9AM-7PM

Indoor Target Range (SE Corner of McAlexander Fieldhouse)

$7 for OSU Students, $14 for OSU Community and Family Members. Learn more and pre-register at http://osurifle.com!

Family & I Photos, 10AM-3PM

MU 206

Come and get a photo taken with your family member by a professional photographer! $10 for one photo, $18 for two.

Food Vendors, 10AM-5PM

MU Quad

Including Olde Tyme Kettle Korn, Paradise Shaved Ice, Beaver Classic Cheese, Roxy Dawgs and home baked goods by the Flour’d Apron!

Art Festival, 10AM-5PM

SEC Plaza

Come enjoy over 80 local area and area artisan booths! No entrance fee, prices based on individual purchases. For more information please call (541) 737-6872.

5K Fun Run/Walk, 11AM

Avery Park

Enjoy a refreshing run at Avery Park! This event is FREE. Sign up at the Sports & Special Programs Office in Dixon, 541-737-4083.

Quad Entertainment, 11AM-4PM

MU Quad

Featuring Divine, OSU Elite Dance Team, Powerchord and more!

PowerChord, 11-11:30AM

OSU's premier co-ed a cappella group.

Divine, 2-2:30PM

OSU's premiere female a cappella group.

OSU Elite Dance Team, 1-1:05PM

Hip-hop and jazz dance routine performance

Relaxing Massages Therapy 11AM-4PM

MU 208 (La Raza Room)

Enjoy a relaxing massage from one of five licensed therapist from the Oregon School of Massage! $20 for a 15 minutes massage. Tickets available on Friday and Saturday at the OSUPC Welcome Table.

Spring Family Weekend Zumba, 12PM-2PM

Dixon Recreation Center

Get your groove in the Lower Gym Court! This event is FREE. Pre-registration not required.

KIND Snacks Flower Wall, 12PM-4PM

MU Quad

Kind Healthy Snacks Flower Wall: Pick one and pass it on!

Wine Garden, 12PM-4:30PM

MU Quad

Wine and beer provided by Oregon Beverage Company. FREE entry fee, prices based on drink purchases.  21 years+ only.

Comedy Show, 7PM and 9:30PM

LaSells Stewart Center

Headliner TBA. Tickets available online soon!



Spring Family Pistol Shoot

McAlexander Fieldhouse Shooting Range

$5 for OSU students and $15for OSU Community and family members.



Parking Information

All A, B, C and D parking zones will be available free of charge to park. All metered parking areas will still be in effect during their stated hours.


2017 Fall Family Weekend

Fall Family Weekend will be November 17, 2017 – November 19, 2017. More info to come.

For more information and/or for alternative formats or accommodations related to a disability, please contact us.