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 Anelise Zimmer & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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 Xengie Doan & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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

CHEER SQUAD

Contact Annie Seiver & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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 Anelise Zimmer & Bryan Schmidt

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

CYCLING CLUB

Contact David Medema & Bryan Schmidt

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

DANCE TEAM

Contact Shalini Grover & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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 Tor Carlson & Advisor: Bryan Schmit

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 & Advisor: Bryan Schmit

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.

MEN'S RUGBY

Contact Eli Butcher & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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 Kenya Reutin & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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 Adrian Saso & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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.

SKI AND SNOWBOARD CLUB

Contact Anelise Zimmer & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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.

WOMEN'S CLUB SOCCER

Contact Mikayla Carias & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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 Emily Thimesch & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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

WOMEN'S RUGBY CLUB

Contact Nina Tran & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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 & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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 Rachel Carstensen & Advisor: Bryan Schmidt

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.