September 23, 2019

10 Year Celebration

The EDGE, Mason Recreation’s Team Development and Experiential Learning program, celebrates its 10th anniversary on October 4 and 5. Two days of great learning and fun!

On Friday October 4, for our kick-off to this momentous celebration, we invite all area business, non-profit, government, school, and Mason department leaders and representatives to join us at the Science and Technology Campus in Manassas, Virginia, for introductions, cake, tours, information on our professional development programs, and an opportunity to participate in our Total Team Challenge aerial activity. There will also be prizes, including a chance for discounted professional programs for your teams! Visitors may park in the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Centerparking lot; festivities begin at the adjacent green and white tent.

We will have a sign in table open at 9:30 am, and the event runs from 10 am to 1 pm.

Please register online and save your spot for the October 4 10thanniversary kick-off and professional development programs showcase here: https://alumni.gmu.edu/edgeoct4.


October 5 continues our great celebration with an open climb at the Alpine Tower! Come out to the tower between 10 am and 3 pm at the SciTech Campus for games, activities, light snacks, and FUN! This free event is open to all students, faculty, staff, and community members. Parking is available at the Tower Lot adjacent to the Alpine Tower on the SciTech Campus in Manassas, Virginia. (See a map of the Tower Lot here.) We look forward to seeing you there.

Climbs run 1 ½ hours, with climbs (starting with 30 minutes for gear-up) at

  • 10:30 am-12 pm
  • 11:30 am-1 pm
  • 12:30 pm-2 pm
  • 1:30 pm-3 pm

In addition, tours of the challenge course run on the hour starting at 12 pm. The last tour will run at 3:00 pm.

Please register online for the October 5 Open Climb and save your spot here: Alumni.gmu.edu/edgeoct5

Please note that attendees on October 4 must be adults aged 18 years or older. Climbers on the October 5 climb must be 10 years or older as of the end of 2019.

Questions? Please email us at edge@gmu.eduor call (703) 993-4313.