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Athletics

Get in the Game
At Case Western Reserve, we believe that exercise benefits body and mind. Not only do we offer varsity, club, and intramural sports, but also multiple athletic centers full of cardio equipment and weights—and, in one of them, you’ll find two indoor pools, a track, spaces that can serve as basketball or tennis courts, a rock climbing wall and more.
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"CWRU athletics has introduced me to a group of intelligent, supportive and loving teammates, and presented me with physical and mental challenges to overcome and learn from."
Anika W. (CWR ‘22), computer science
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Varsity

Case Western Reserve University Spartans compete in Division III varsity athletics. More than 500 students participate in 19 varsity sports, including football, basketball, swimming and diving and more.

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Club

Our club sports program offers additional options, among them ice hockey, rowing, and ultimate frisbee. Each team has its own personality and level of intensity, and coaches and officers are always ready to share information about theirs. Not interested in the more than 15 club sports we have available? No problem—you can apply to create a new one.

Learn More About Club Teams
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Intramural

If you’re interested in getting some exercise while spending time with friends, Case Western Reserve’s 20 intramural sports teams were designed for you. With options including tennis, flag football, indoor soccer and more, you can create a team of friends or join as a free agent to meet your new team.

Get Involved with Intramural Sports