Skip to main
University-wide Navigation

Cat Chat Live: Family Weekend

Family Weekend is around the corner! Get the inside scoop on how to make the most of your Family Weekend experience by joining the Parent and Family Association for Cat Chat Live, a live virtual Facebook chat, on Wednesday, September 14, 12:15 p.m. ET. 

Early Check-in

All Family Weekend registrants must check in for Family Weekend to receive important schedule information, event entry wristbands, and other swag items. If you do not think you will arrive to campus in time for check-in, send your student by to pick up your Family Weekend Check-in packet.  Registrants must wear Family Weekend event wristbands for entry to all Parent and Family Association-hosted events. T-shirts will not be given out during check-in. They will be available only during the Family Weekend Tent Party. 

Early Check-in

All Family Weekend registrants must check in for Family Weekend to receive important schedule information, event entry wristbands, and other swag items. If you do not think you will arrive to campus in time for check-in, send your student by to pick up your Family Weekend Check-in packet.  Registrants must wear Family Weekend event wristbands for entry to all Parent and Family Association-hosted events. T-shirts will not be given out during check-in. They will be available only during the Family Weekend Tent Party. 

Alumni Gym Open to Families

The historic Alumni Gym, located adjacent to the Gatton Student Center on Avenue of Champions, is a state-of-the-art fitness center designed to provide choices and opportunities for healthy living. The appealing‚ open environment encourages participation and development of a healthy lifestyle. It is a great place to gather‚ make new friends‚ and take a positive step towards lifelong health and fitness habits. Families are invited to work out with their students (valid UK student ID required; guests must be at least 14 years old and show a photo ID).   

Johnson Student Recreation Center Open to Families

Families are welcome to tour UK’s state-of-the-art recreation facility, which features a climbing wall, multi-purpose gymnasium, four-lane elevated jogging track, aerobics studios, racquetball courts, and more. Families are invited to work out with their students (valid UK student ID required; guests must be at least 14 years old and show a photo ID). 

UK Visitor Center

During Family Weekend, stop by the Visitor Center to get information about campus and Lexington. All are welcome to take a guided tour while visiting campus, but reservations for tours are required. Call 859-257-3595 or visit www.uky.edu/VisitorCenter for a tour schedule and more information.   

Open Swim in the Lancaster Aquatic Center

Opened in 1989 and located adjacent to the Johnson Center‚ the Lancaster Aquatic Center offers indoor swimming to the UK community and eligible BCTC students. Families are invited to swim with their students (valid UK student ID required; guests must be at least 6 years old, and guest must complete our waiver).  The aquatic center is a lap facility (18 lanes available), water is 80 degrees, 1 mtr diving board, 6’-15’ pool depth.

Check-in

All Family Weekend registrants must check in for Family Weekend to receive important schedule information, event entry wristbands, and other swag items. If you do not think you will arrive to campus in time for check-in, send your student by to pick up your Family Weekend Check-in packet.  Registrants must wear Family Weekend event wristbands for entry to all Parent and Family Association-hosted events. T-shirts will not be given out during check-in. They will be available only during the Family Weekend Tent Party. 

Blue & White Swim/Dive Meet

Cheer on UK's Men and Women's Swim/Dive teams in their Blue/White meet in the Lancaster Aquatic Center at 3 p.m ET. Admission is free to all.

Tour Alumni Gym

Take a tour of Campus Recreation's historic Alumni Gym, a state-of-the-art fitness center designed to provide choices and opportunities for healthy living. The appealing‚ open environment encourages participation and development of a healthy lifestyle. It is a great place to gather‚ make new friends‚ and take a positive step towards lifelong health and fitness habits.

Filter Events