Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation at Roanoke College is designed to stimulate interest and participation in physical activities which can be utilized, not only as a student, but also during years after graduation. It is a program that fosters social development in a safe and relaxed atmosphere while satisfying the need to compete. Recreation also stresses certain intangible qualities, such as sportsmanship and fair play.


Many opportunities exist for students to compete in a wide range of sports. The playing field can be a great place to build lasting friendships as well as stay in shape.

Club Sports

Roanoke College considers club sport teams to be student organizations. They are officially recognized by the college and provide a high level of activity and competition for interested students.

Outdoor Adventures

The Outdoor Adventures program runs various types of outdoor excursions including hiking, climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, whitewater rafting, skiing and snowboarding.

Group Fitness

Group Fitness is a fun way to get into shape and offers Zumba®, Insanity®, Boot Camp, Yoga and Pilates.


The pool located in Alumni Gym offers regular open swim hours for the campus community as well as Kayak Roll Clinics once per week.  The pool is also utilized by various departments, athletic teams and student organizations for classes, practices and events.

Shooting Pool

Game Room

The Game Room is located on the lower level of the Colket Center where you can shoot pool, play table tennis, or the latest video games on your favorite gaming system.


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