Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation & Intramural Sports

intramural sports thumb Intramural Sports are dedicated to facilitating sports leagues for students, faculty, and staff members. We offer recreational and competitive leagues in most of our offered sports. Sports may vary from: flag football, basketball, volleyball, softball, as well as tournaments for tennis, racquetball, and many more!

outdoor sports thumb Lander Outdoor Adventures is a program designed to give students, faculty, staff, and their friends the opportunity to experience recreation in the outdoors. Each semester several trips including: whitewater rafting, hiking, rock climbing, camping, and various others will be offered at a very student conscious price.

Group Exercise thumb Lander Group Exercise offers all kinds of group exercise classes for students, faculty, and staff members. Be ready to sweat when you attend one of these high intensity classes such as ZUMBA, Hip-Hop Dance, Boot Camp X, Kickboxing, and Spin! To rest your mind and focus on your breathing and body, take one of our yoga classes that will challenge your mind and body.

club sports thumbs Lander Club Sports are sports teams started by students to compete against other nearby universities. There are four active clubs on campus including: bass fishing, men’s rugby, men’s soccer, and ultimate Frisbee. Join one of these or challenge yourself to start a new club sport!

disc golf thumb The Lander Disc Golf Course is a great free play opportunity for students, faculty, staff and community members. The 18 hole course winds its way around the beautiful Lander campus.

Fitness Center thumb The Joe V. Chandler Center is the ideal recreation building where you can enjoy free play on the hardwood courts, get some exercise in the brand new Fitness Center, enjoy a match on the racquetball courts, or attend a group exercise class in our aerobics or dance studio. The recreation center has everything a student needs to stay active and in shape and all you need is your valid Lander ID!

pool thumb The Outdoor Pool at the Sproles Recreation Center is open to Lander students, faculty, and staff members and their families. Swimming and diving lessons are offered at a reasonable cost to the Lander community. The pool area has vending machines, rest/locker rooms for changing. You must show a valid Lander ID to use the pool.

BikesBike ShareStudents can check-out a bike by going to the Equipment Checkout Desk located inside the Joe V. Chandler Center where staff members of Campus Rec will assist them. Bikes cost $5 per day or $10 for the entire weekend. It includes the bike, a helmet and lock.

Office Hours

8am-5pm (M-F)

Summer Hours:
7:30am-7pm (M-Th)
Closed: Fri-Sa-Su

(864) 388-8964


Matthew Gilstrap
Director of Campus Rec / IMSports

Phone: (864) 388-8313

Scott Lotze
Assistant Director
Campus Rec / Intramural Sports

Phone: (864) 388-8724

Daniel Yeargin
Fitness Coordinator

Phone: (864) 388-8756