UMW Sport Clubs are student run organizations that are open to all full-time University of Mary Washington students, faculty, and staff, regardless of skill level. The clubs are designed to provide recreational, instructional, and competitive opportunities in an attempt to improve their performance in a particular sport or physical activity. All clubs are open to men and women unless otherwise indicated. Whether recreational or competitive, there’s a UMW Sport Club for everyone. Check out our Sport Club portal to learn more.
Sport Clubs operate and are recognized by the Campus Recreation, who provide valuable guidance and direction. The qualifications to participate in a Sport Club are little, but the value gained from this experience is great. Currently, there are a total of 19 indoor and outdoor Men’s, Women’s and Co-Ed clubs under Campus Recreation.
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Sport Club Portal
SC Practice Schedule
UMW Sport Clubs practice on average 2-3 times in a given week. The practices are organized and conducted by the individual club leadership. Sports Clubs practice across various facilities in the UMW Campus. Please contact club leadership for details regarding practices and attendance policies.
List of all Sport Clubs
Men’s and Women’s Basketball
Men’s and Women’s Ultimate Frisbee
Men’s and Women’s Volleyball
Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse
Men’s and Women’s Soccer
To learn more, please visit the Sport Club portal.
Don’t see a club that fits your sporting needs. Please click here to learn how to start a new Sport Club or reinstate an inactive Sport Club.
How Do I Become a Sport Club Athlete?
To be recognized as a Sport Club Athlete, an interested candidate must fill out the following forms. All forms and instructions to fill out the forms can be found under “Sport Clubs Student Athlete Forms” located in the Sport Clubs Documents tab.
1. Fill out the Student Athlete Form.
2. Complete the Baseline Concussion Testing on XLNTBrain if your club is identified as a club required to get baseline concussion testing.
3. Complete the Medical History and Questionnaire form located in Sport Club Documents. The information shared will be kept sensitive and confidential and will only be used to assess or inform the department of any medical history.
4. Contact and inform the individual club leadership once you have received the Student Athlete Confirmation form to indicate that you are clear to participate in practices and competition.
Sport Club Documents
Meet your SC Staff
Graduate Assistant for Intramurals, Club Sports and Outdoor Recreation
Intramural Sports Student Coordinator
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How many games will I play if I join a sport club?
A. The number of games played in an academic year are determined by the individual club leadership. Campus Recreation requires a club to participate in a minimum of 2 intercollegiate games in an academic year to be recognized as a Sport Club. Club leadership determines an athletes participation in a game or tournament.
Q. Where do the clubs practice?
A. The clubs practice in various indoor and outdoor facilities such as Goolrick Gym, Aux Gym and Campus Recreation Field. To learn more about where these facilities are located please click here.
Q. What do I do when I incur an injury?
A. Please contact the Campus Recreation and ask you club leadership to fill out the Injury Report form. Campus Recreation will then look to direct you accordingly. In case of an emergency, please contact UMW Emergency Number at 540-654-4444.
Q. How can I contact the club leadership to learn more about the club?
A. Please visit the Sport Club portal to get all information related to Sport Clubs.
Q. Do I have to pay to play in a Sport Club?
A. Sport Clubs operate using allocations made available by Campus Recreation based on their performance during an academic year, calculated with a point system. Dues are collected by the club, help the club cover any costs that cannot be covered with the allocations. Not all clubs have a Dues policy. Please contact individual club leadership to learn more.
Q. Do the clubs have coaches?
A. Club leadership plays the role of a coach during practices and competition. Certain clubs have access to a Volunteer Coach who volunteer their time to develop a Sport Club.
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