Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation

Recreation Vision/Mission/Values:

Muskingum University Campus Recreation Vision Statement:
Campus Recreation will be a leader on campus in focusing on and developing the all-around wellness of all Muskingum students, faculty, and staff; by providing quality programs, services, and facilities guided by the eight vectors of wellness (intellectual, social, emotional, spiritual, physical, occupational, fiscal, and environmental) to help educate the whole person for the whole world.

Muskingum University Campus Recreation Mission & Purpose:
The mission and purpose of Campus Recreation at Muskingum shall be to provide safe and inclusive opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to actively engage in healthy recreational activities that help them maintain and/or advance their ability to live balanced lives utilizing the eight vectors of wellness, and providing fun outlets to the everyday stress that comes from living on and working for a university.

Muskingum University Campus Recreation Values:

Safety and risk management within every area to ensure quality programs, services, and facilities.
Programs that are fun, educational, and collaborative to help shape the whole person for the whole world.
Leadership experiences through collaborations and empowerment.
All-around openness to everyone for great inclusivity and respect for all.
Student-focused and driven with student input and transparency within the decision-making process.
Health and wellness of our entire campus community.


Chess Center

Chess Center - This facility is open to all faculty, staff, and students at Muskingum University for free.  It is home to a fitness floor with cardio, selectorized, and free weight-based equipment.  It also has a large programming space next to a late-night dining option know as the Winn Cafe.  Lastly, it houses a study center with tutors in addition to other meetings and study spaces on the top level.  For more specific details and to see pictures or watch our video tour please visit our Chess Center Page.

Disc Golf Course - Located on the East Residential Hill on campus.  The first hole is located at the Chess Center Sand Volleyball Court.  At the first hole, there is a hole map that opens up.  Inside you can find a scorecard for the course as well as a course map.  Our course can also be found on the Udisc app (which is free to download and use).  For more details, to see the course map, pictures of each hole, or to watch our video tour please visit our Disc Golf Course Page.

Intramural Activities:


Our Intramural program offers a variety of activities to stay active, be social, meet new people, and to relieve stress.  We also offer learner leagues for those who are unsure of how to play one of our activities.  We are open to faculty and staff as well as their partners and children who are at least 15 years or older, as well as graduate students and undergraduate students, and alumni of Muskingum University.  For more details of what is happening in Intramurals please visit our Intramurals Page and download our app Muskiefit.

Club Sports:

bowling team picture

Bowling - Bowling is a club sport on campus that competes against other universities around the country.  We have a men's team and a women's team.  Both teams recently made it to the National Collegiate Club Bowling Championships.  For more details about our bowling program please visit our Bowling Page. 


Cheerleading -  Currently our cheerleading team cheers at every football game and all home men's basketball games.  We are currently researching the ability to participate in competitive cheerleading competitions.  For more details about our cheerleading program please visit our Cheerleading Page.

white water rafting

Outdoor Initiatives - Is one of Muskingum's many clubs and organizations.  We host events such as white water rafting, ziplining, camping, and more!  If you are seeking adventure during your academic year or for more details about our Outdoor Initiatives Program please visit our Outdoor Initiatives Page.

Ultimate Frisbee Club

Ultimate Frisbee - Ultimate Frisbee has historically been a co-ed team that competes against some other universities.  Currently, it is working to reestablish a roster on campus.  For more details about our ultimate frisbee program please visit our Ultimate Frisbee Page.

Spike ball - Spike ball is currently seeking interested members to join and is planning to start the process of becoming a recognized organization on campus as well as a club sport.  For more details about our spike ball program please visit our Spike Ball Page.

Don't have what you are looking for?  Click this link to take you to our form to begin forming a new club sport.



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