Recreation Programs is more than just Intramurals and Club Sports! We also strive to provide entertaining weekend tournaments and late night activities for your enjoyment and healthy lifestyles.
The Outdoor Recreation Program provides an opportunity for students to explore natural areas in our region as well as experience an outdoor sport.
Get involved in 10,000 Steps Program, the Run to Spring Break, Diet and Work-out programs and much more!
Every Rider student, faculty and staff member is welcome to participate in the Rider Intramural Sports program. You can form a team from your student group, residence hall, or department on campus, or you can sign up as a free agent in the Recreation Programs office.
Have fun while improving your skills through instruction, practice, and competition. Because clubs are student-managed and organized, you'll have the opportunity to participate in the sports you love while learning leadership skills you'll always value.
 

Golf

The Rider Golf Club provides students with a fun and semi-competitive golf experience in which they can meet new people as well as practice a game that may potentially assist them with networking in their careers. The club hopes to begin its first competitive matches this upcoming season and is open to all players of any skill level. If you have any questions about the club contact President Ryan Grasso at grassor@rider.edu.

President: Ryan Grasso, grassor@rider.edu.

Volleyball (women's)

Here at Rider, our Women's Volleyball team's number one desire is to practice and perfect our play of the game. All skill levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. We do have a travel team if you want to try out and you can then present your skill on the court against other rivals in our conference. Volleyball is a great team sport and we always have fun.

Executive Board
President: Silvana Almonacid
Vice President: Josettee Spencer
Secretary: Mary Frances Prugno
Treasurer: Amanda Wellik

Ice Hockey

Rooted in strong tradition of competitive hockey, the Rider University Hockey Club offers students a chance to continue playing while acquiring a quality education. The club is a member of the M.A.C.H.A. League and competes against teams such as Marist, Harvard, MIT, RPI, Roger Williams and Duke. They achieved their best season ever in 2010-2011, finishing with a 22-7 record. In 2000, they captured the M.A.C.H.A. Championship and in 1999, qualified for the A.C.H.A. Nationals in Salt Lake City.

Baseball

The Rider University Club Baseball team is a competitive club for students who are looking to continue playing baseball at a high level. The club competes in Division 2 of the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) and travels to play schools mostly in the New Jersey/Pennsylvania area. The club has existed for over a decade at Rider University and continues to grow and improve each year. In 2015 the club was Conference Champions and competed in the postseason.

Soccer (women's)

The Rider University Women’s Soccer Club provides students with competition amongst other universities who are members of the Region 1 Club Soccer League. The mission of this league is provide opportunities for participation in quality athletic sporting events, which foster the physical, emotion, social, and psychological growth of its participants. Matches provide a high level of competition within a safe and equitable environment, while maintaining the structures of an organized recreational setting.

Soccer (men's)

The Rider University Men’s Soccer Club provides students with competition amongst other universities who are members of the Region 1 Club Soccer League. The mission of this league is provide opportunities for participation in quality athletic sporting events, which foster the physical, emotion, social, and psychological growth of its participants. Matches provide a high level of competition within a safe and equitable environment, while maintaining the structures of an organized recreational setting.

Lacrosse (women's)

The Rider University Women’s Lacrosse Club provides students with participation in an organized sport. Besides playing lacrosse, the club focuses on developing players by improving team and group skills as well as leadership skills. The club practices twice per week, either on a grass field, the field turf, or indoors in the SRC, and participates in 2-3 fall ball games while carrying a larger competition schedule in the spring.

Dance Team

The Rider University Dance Team (DTG) is a competitive modern dance group specializing in hip hop that performs at university events such as home basketball games, Awareness Day, Friday Night Lights (Intramural Flag Football games), any others. DTG also travels to the MAAC Basketball Tournament each year to support the varsity teams as well as entertain the crowd. They host a home performance at the end of each academic year which highlights their skills and routines they’ve learned throughout the year.

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