Students have the opportunity to participate in intercollegiate, club, intramural and recreational sports and activities. The campus recreation department offers students a wide variety of club sports from which to choose including bass fishing, equestrian, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, and golf. Students with any level of experience are welcomed to compete. Roanoke College greatly supports students who wish to play club sports and provides the resources needed to make the participation in club sports a valuable and enjoyable experience.
Joining a Club sport can greatly enhance one’s college experience. It provides students with an outlet to release stress that arises from classes, as well as a way for students to interact with people they otherwise would never have met.
Roanoke College intramural sports and Group Fitness classes are widely popular amongst all types of RC students. Intramurals allows students to participate in multiple activities on a team or on an individual level. Games can be played on a coed and single sex level. Students can formulate their own teams or join as individuals and be placed on a team.There are a wide range of intramural sports offered by season at Roanoke College such as indoor and outdoor soccer, flag football, basketball, dodge ball, kickball, and many others. Any level of experience is welcomed and encouraged since intramurals offer an ideal opportunity for students to learn and harness skills in many types of sports.
The Outdoor Adventures program takes advantage of the College’s geographic location to offer a unique outdoor experiential program which helps the College fulfill its mission of developing the whole person.