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Athletics and Recreation

Montclair State University Athletics

As a Red Hawk, you can cheer on our 18 NCAA Division III varsity teams for men and women – and share our pride in five NCAA Division III national championships.

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Women’s Varsity Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and diving
  • Track and field (indoor and outdoor)
  • Volleyball
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Men’s Varsity Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and diving
  • Track and field (indoor and outdoor)

Find out more about Red Hawk Athletics.

Intramural Sports

Intramural sports are for students who want to play an organized sport but are not members of a varsity team. The Department of Campus Recreation organizes games for four leagues.

The sports played vary from year-to-year based on the student body’s interest. Get More Info on Intramural Sports!

Club Sports

  • Baseball (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Basketball (Men’s and Women’s)
  • All-Girl Cheer
  • Coed Cheer
  • Dance
  • Esports
  • Equestrian
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice Hockey (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Lacrosse (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Rugby (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Soccer (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Softball
  • Swim
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Wrestling

Student Recreation Center

The Student Recreation Center is the campus’ hub for fitness, health and wellness. Admission is free to students with a valid Montclair State University ID.


  • Two-court gymnasium
  • 10,000 sq. ft. of dedicated fitness space that is frequently updated with new equipment
  • Two racquetball courts
  • Two multipurpose rooms
  • 25-yard / six-lane heated indoor pool
  • Locker rooms and showers
  • Equipment available for rent and for purchase
  • Elevated indoor track
  • Multiple lounge areas with free wi-fi, TV’s and gaming consoles


The Department of Campus Recreation offers a number of activities and events focused around health and wellness. Stay in shape with regularly scheduled free group exercise classes or hire a personal trainer to assist you in the exercise space. Learn to swim in our indoor pool or play racquetball in the racquetball courts!

In addition to its regular classes and activities, the Department of Campus Recreation organizes several special events throughout the year, including off-campus trips for kayaking, hiking, archery and river tubing.