Extensive recreation facilities located throughout Rutgers University–New Brunswick make it easy to keep your body moving. And a packed annual schedule of NCAA Division I Big Ten action will keep you cheering for the mighty Scarlet Knights.
More than 15 top-flight recreation venues make it easy for you to find time to keep fit. Get a personal trainer or take a class—try scuba diving, rowing, salsa, fitness boot camp, rock wall climbing—at our recreation and fitness centers (there’s one or more on every campus).
Swimming lessons, deep water hydrotone, safe boating, kickboxing, zumba, spinning, yoga, belly dancing … if there’s a way to keep your body healthy, Rutgers Recreation has a class for you.
For the general public, a year-round schedule of offerings, for everyone from toddlers to seniors, helps keep New Jersey fit.
Find your spot among the dozens of intramural sports leagues hosted by Rutgers throughout the year. Men’s, women’s, and corecreational sports range in intensity from friendly to highly competitive. Try indoor or outdoor soccer, wallyball, or under-6’ basketball.
These student-run clubs have some of the most passionate players at Rutgers, with students competing against other collegiate teams for glory and the pure love of the sport. More than four dozen club teams compete in sports that are familiar and others that may surprise you: ballroom dancing, capoeira, cricket, equestrian, fencing, ice hockey, paintball, power lifting, sailing, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, water polo, and more.
One Big Jump
Once a year, Rutgers Recreation opens the 10-meter diving platform to thrill-seeking students looking to confront their fears and have fun.
Red Team Up-Stream!
The Division I, Big Ten® Scarlet Knights provide thrills and excitement throughout the season. The action is first-rate and affordable.
Cheering on Rutgers has been a New Jersey tradition for centuries, and games draw crowds from throughout the region, New York to Philadelphia.
Join the fun and continue the history. Don’t forget to wear red to the game!
Team Building and Leadership Training
Adventure-based training is a great way to develop leadership and team-building skills, as it takes individuals beyond their own preconceived notions about their talents and abilities.
Your group may be asked to swing across an imaginary canyon, pass through a giant spider’s web, or blindly navigate a three-dimensional minefield. You can come to Rutgers Recreation or we can bring our programs to your site. Programs are available for the Rutgers community and the general public.