Recreation and Fitness

Recreation and Fitness

Money magazine recently named W&L one of the 10 best colleges for people who love the outdoors — for obvious reasons. The Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains provide a scenic playground for hikers, cyclists, climbers, paddlers and fly fishers.

Wellness programming encourages students to maintain healthy living, while club and intramural sports provide opportunities for friendly competition year-round. Students benefit from indoor and outdoor facilities, including fitness centers, an indoor pool and group exercise programs. 

Fitness and Wellness

All students enjoy access to all indoor and outdoor facilities, including two fitness centers, an indoor pool and more. In addition, wellness programming throughout the year helps students maintain healthy living while on campus.

The Outing Club

The Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains provide a scenic playground for hikers, cyclists, climbers, paddlers and fly fishers. Through the Outing Club, you can explore them all ⁠— no matter your experience level.

Clubs and Intramurals

Through club and intramural sports, students can compete in dozens of sports year-round. In addition to leagues, our recreation programs include single sport days, casual tournaments, and faculty-staff-student interaction.

NCAA Sports

The strength of our NCAA Div III program draws athletes with a love of the game and a desire to excel.

Be a Good Sport

W&L offers 23 Division III varsity sports, in addition to intramural and club sports.

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