Campus Recreation


Mission Statement

The Department of Campus Recreation supports the university's mission by providing quality programs and services through recreational and educational experiences that promote the social, mental, and physical well-being of the campus community.

Vision Statement

With passion, innovation, and a unwavering commitment to excellence, the Department of Campus Recreation is a centerpiece of Willamette University and student life. Our endeavor is to provide superior programs and services that are essential to the strength and development of the community we serve. We encourage a responsive environment where our staff strives to be leaders in a diverse community. Our programs and services provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere that allow students, faculty and staff to connect, fostering a vibrant campus community. The Department of Campus Recreation is dedicated to promoting lifelong recreational pursuits by providing dynamic experiences which encourage healthy and creative learning.

The Department of Campus Recreation is proud to serve the Willamette community in a variety of areas. We strive to ensure that each participant, student or staff, is given the opportunity to have fun, learn about new activities, compete, explore, and get in shape.

The four major aspects of Campus Recreation are:

  • Intramural Sports
  • Sports and Outdoor Clubs
  • Fitness Classes
  • Outdoor Program
Intramural SportsIntramural Sports

Offers co-ed, recreational, and competitive leagues and tournaments in a variety of different sports.

Outdoor ProgramOutdoor Program

Encompass many outdoor activities that take advantage of the Pacific Northwest landscape.

Sport ClubsSport Clubs

Offer challenging ways to pursue fun activities outside the classroom.

Fitness Classes (non-credit)Fitness Classes (non-credit)

Taught by trained professionals-available to students, staff, and faculty.

Blitz the BearcatBlitz the Bearcat

Meet Blitz, Willamette University's Mascot!