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Athletics and Recreation

We offer a range of athletics and recreation opportunities, including recreational and fitness facilities on all 3 campuses. These facilities offer a full suite of group fitness classes, including weight training, yoga, spinning and cardio fitness. These are in addition to our outdoor recreational facilities, which include basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, grass fields and tennis courts.

Those looking to raise their game can join our intramural sports or club sports teams. Top athletes compete as part of the 21 Division I sports teams in #BobcatNation.

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When you're a member of #BobcatNation, there's no shortage of ways to get involved, get in shape and get excited about Quinnipiac athletics.

Want to work out in between classes or relieve some stress during exam season? Our fitness centers offer the right equipment and classes to keep your body and your mind operating at peak performance throughout the school year.

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If you want to be part of a team, we also offer club and intramural sports opportunities, from field hockey and flag football to tennis and eSports.

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Our 21 Division I teams will give you something to cheer about, whether you’re in the seats at the M&T Bank Arena, in the stands at the new Quinnipiac Soccer & Lacrosse Stadium, or streaming the action live from home.

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By the Numbers

21 Division I Teams

Whether it's women's rugby or men's soccer, our student-athletes play at the top of their game in their respective conferences.

14 Intramural Sports Offered

From tailgate games to tennis, there are many different ways to get competitive on campus.

21 Club Sports Teams

The number of club sports teams offered, including men's, women's and coed opportunities.

Athletics Facilities

Whether you want to work out, cheer on your Bobcats from the student section or get competitive on the field, we have a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities for your active lifestyle.

Opened in 2023, the multi-purpose facility includes expanded recreational space and equipment, a rock-climbing wall, an upgraded health center, a counseling center with stunning outdoor views and a fuel bar for pre-and post-workout nutritional needs.

Outside the building is an amphitheater and other inviting spaces. The entire building and the programming it delivers is designed with the health and wellbeing of our campus community at its core.

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Sitting in the shadow of Sleeping Giant State Park, the Quinnipiac baseball field is one of the most picturesque diamonds in the Northeast. It has an asymmetric design, including an embankment in right center field that challenges all outfielders.

The field measures 340 feet down the left field line, 375 to each of the power alleys, 400 to straightaway center field, 350 atop the hill in right field, and 325 feet down the right field line.

Other amenities include an open press facility behind home plate, in addition to portable bleacher seating behind home plate. Many fans also set up adjacent to the spacious left field foul territory for another view of the action.

Burt Kahn Court is named in honor of the former Quinnipiac men's basketball coach and Athletic Director. Today, the gymnasium is the home of the volleyball program, along with uses for intramurals and recreation. The court's seating capacity is 2,000 seats.

The field hockey stadium features seating for 500 fans just a short walk across our Mount Carmel Campus. In addition, the venue hosts home and visitor locker rooms, team rooms, training and equipment rooms, first aid stations, and restrooms for spectators as well as broadcast-ready press boxes and seating for professional and student media.

Dedicated in Fall 2017, the Quinnipiac Rugby Field is the home of the three-time NIRA National Champion Quinnipiac Women's Rugby Team. The facility is located on the Mount Carmel Campus of Quinnipiac University, adjacent to the Recreation Center by the North Lot.

The facility features 350 seats for spectators along the sideline opposite the team benches and also features a brand-new scoreboard, which was installed prior to the start of the 2017 season.

The soccer and lacrosse stadium features 1,500 seats and an infill turf playing surface. The complex also features team rooms, training and equipment rooms, first aid stations, restrooms for spectators as well as broadcast-ready press boxes and seating for professional and student media.

Situated just steps from the Athletic Center, the Quinnipiac softball field is a natural grass facility that is home to the Bobcats softball squad. It is a cozy field nestled in the shadow of Sleeping Giant Park.

The Quinnipiac softball team also has the use of an outdoor batting cage located down the right field foul line.

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