Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation

Recreation Mission:

To foster an environment of inclusiveness, where any and all persons feel welcomed and supported to pursue their own desired paths of wellness; while providing opportunities for new experiences to engage different individuals in healthy dialogues and interactions that creates an educational experience.  To be a catalyst on campus for introducing the campus community to and working to maintain and advance the notion of developing and maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle.


Chess Center imageChess 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 meeting 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 hole 1

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 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:

intramural volleyball

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.

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 and women'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.

outdoor initiatives club on a whitewater rafting trip

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 is currently a co-ed team the 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.

Cycling - Cycling is a newly formed organization on campus that is looking to grow into our newest club sport.  They meet on a regular basis and go riding together and are exploring the idea of doing some competitions in the future.  For more in details about our cycling program please visit our Cycling 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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