Campus Recreation

Sport Clubs

Sport clubs are student run organizations that offer competitive, recreational, or instructional opportunities to the student body. Competitive sport clubs generally are associated with a regional or national league and have extensive travel. Recreational sport clubs are focused on campus and provide opportunities to recreate on campus in a safe environment. Instructional sport clubs provide skill building within a an activity and generally have an instructor guiding sessions or practices.

Below is the list of Willamette University Sport Clubs. Don't see one that you like? No problem! It's easy to start one! Just visit the Campus Recreation Office on the 2nd floor of the University Center to get the necessary paperwork!

BACKPACKING CLUB

Contact Brandon Guyton

Our purpose is to give the Willamette University community access to outdoor recreation and the environment of the Pacific Northwest. The group is committed to outdoor and environmental education to encourage participants to pursue interests in the outdoors. The Outdoor program will build campus unity, while providing an opportunity to get outdoors.

BADMINTON CLUB

Contact Dylan Waterfall

The purpose is to be an organization where members can compete against each other and enhance their skills as badminton players.

CHEER SQUAD

Contact Amanda King

The purpose of the WU Cheer squad is to provide enthusiasm, spirit, and entertainment at Willamette sporting events on campus. We perform at home football games during the fall semester and home basketball games at the beginning of spring semester.

CLIMBING CLUB

Contact Brandon Guyton

The club supports recreational climbing pursuits including indoor climbing gym and outdoor guided climbing and promotes safe climbing habits and practices by planning and offering climbing outings and events.

CYCLING CLUB

Contact Luke Falcone

The mission of Willamette Cycling Club is to promote physical well being and a feeling of community through cycling.

DANCE TEAM

Contact Paige Halas

The purpose of the Dance Team is to unite students who have an interest in dance, promote spirit and to perform for the student body, staff and alumni.

DISC GOLF CLUB

Contact Ryan Robie

This organization aims to establish a group of students at Willamette University to go disc golfing at courses in the area and surrounding Salem, Oregon. Along with travel, this organization aims to promote inter-collegiate relations with other University and College disc golf clubs in the Willamette Valley.

KAYAK CLUB

Contact Anelise Zimmer

The Kayak Club was organized to bring WU students together who enjoy kayaking and/or would like to learn more about it. Whether you enjoy sea or river kayaking there is a place here for you.

LONGBOARD CLUB

Contact Jackson Hubler-Dayton

The Longboard Club aims to promote/facilitate the growth and development of the longboarding community at Willamette University. We will strive to further the understanding of this environmentally sustainable mode of transportation and it's safe practice.

MARTIAL ARTS CLUB

Contact Quinn Soran

The purpose of the Martial Arts Club is to bring students who have interest in, or experience in martial arts together. Developing a safe and friendly environment where students can teach each other.

MEN'S LACROSSE

Contact Spencer Ramsey

Willamette Mens Lacrosse will provide students with an opportunity to take part in another sport organization. The organization will have practices, meetings, and competition in the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse league.

MEN'S RUGBY

Contact William Murphy

The Rugby club will participate in matches and tournaments. We wish to give people who do not want to continue in varsity sports an opportunity for physical activity.

MEN'S SOCCER CLUB

Contact Brad Russell

To provide players with a more competitive soccer environment than intramurals provides, without being at the extreme level of collegiate varsity sport.

MEN'S ULTIMATE FRISBEE

Contact Erik Sandersen

This club exists to play Ultimate Frisbee and lots of it. Group members strive to develop skills, play in intercollegiate games and tournaments and to have fun in every weather condition.

RUNNING CLUB

Contact Shelbie Wolfe

The purpose of the running club is to unite runners of all abilities to go on runs together. Participants may choose to run in races together.

SKI AND SNOWBOARD CLUB

Contact Brandon Guyton

The purpose of this organization is to create an opportunity for Willamette students to enjoy the sport of skiing and snowboarding on a periodic basis while enjoying the outdoors.

TENNIS CLUB

Contact Pierre Kaptanian III

Tennis Club wishes to nurture a lifelong love and commitment to the beautiful game of tennis. We aim for fruitful environment where tennis is not just played, but practiced and perfected, giving structure and clear goals to what otherwise could be stabs into the darkness of racket bamboozoldry. The club strives to produce not only wins, but also everlasting friendships.

WOMEN'S CLUB SOCCER

Contact McKenzie Frost

This organization is designed to provide the WU community with a more competitive soccer environment than intramurals provides, without being at the extreme level of a colligate varsity sport.

WOMEN'S CLUB VOLLEYBALL

Contact Jacqueline Vaughn

This organization seeks to gather women of Willamette University to play competitive indoor volleyball.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE CLUB

Contact Annie Rohlf

This organization is designed to give women an opportunity to learn and play a sport they may never have tried before and to have fun doing it. The activities will be practicing on a regular basis, playing games within the league and having team meetings.

WOMEN'S RUGBY CLUB

Contact Jacine Passwaters

Our purpose at Willamette University is to provide women with a fun and athletic pastime outside of the varsity sports. By participating in women's rugby, students have a chance to participate in an interesting sport and get involved in the Willamette community.

WOMEN'S ULTIMATE FRISBEE CLUB

Contact Lydia Vanderburg

This club is designed for women to learn and enjoy the sport of Ultimate Frisbee, play in all conditions, attend tournaments and have fun playing a competitive sport. Open to all skill levels and athletic ability.

YOGA CLUB

Contact Olivia Monical

The goal of the yoga club is to provide a loving and supportive environment where students can feel free to be themselves, make mistakes, fall… all in the process of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual growth. It is a place where students can clear their minds of everything they have to do, gaining and increasing awareness of their minds and bodies and letting out their day to day stress in a positive and healthful way.