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CAMPUS RECREATION

 

Campus recreation offers numerous club sports and dozens of intramural squads, so it’s easy to find athletic glory on our campus. Our club teams have won national championships, and other students have earned campus bragging rights through our intramural leagues. If you're interested in learning a new sport, you'll find plenty of options. Aikido, anyone?

If you’d prefer to work up a sweat without joining a team, you can stay in shape at the Physical Activities Center. Our health club is always packed. Pump some iron, run on the treadmills, or swim a few laps in our indoor pool.

 

MISSION

 

The Department of Campus Recreation provides extracurricular athletic, recreational, leisure and employment opportunities to enrich the Furman University undergraduate learning experience.  The department fosters a lifetime appreciation and involvement in recreation and wellness activities for our students, faculty and staff by providing quality programs, facilities, equipment and services.  Participation in a Campus Recreation activity contributes to the physical, social, intellectual and cultural development to those we serve.

 

 

VISION

 

Physical activity and total body wellness are integral partners in developing and maintaining a healthy mind and body, two attributes necessary to succeed at a liberal arts college.  Working collaboratively with other University departments, and maximizing facilities, resources, and the highly qualified professional staff and faculty, the Campus Recreation department strives to offer our community the opportunity for a healthy lifestyle through comprehensive formal and informal, structured and unstructured and comprehensive programs.

 

 

CORE VALUES

 

Customer Service

Assisting in Academic Success

Maturation

Professional Development

Undergraduate Leadership Opportunities

Social Development

Respect for all

Emotional Stability

Collaboration and Community Outreach

Research 

Evaluation and Assessment

Accountability

Time Management

Individual Leadership

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Intramural sports

From softball to flag football, there’s always an intramural sports league going on during the school year. Don’t be surprised if you're recruited by one of your classmates. Join a team.

 

Club sports

Looking for something a little more competitive? Furman has numerous club teams ranging in everything from cycling to rugby. Most teams are coached by our faculty and staff. Start playing.

 

Physical Activities Center

Whether you’re training for a team, getting in shape for spring break or just trying to stay healthy, the PAC is Furman’s fitness hub. Stay healthy.

 

Paladin Outdoor Program

Meet your new classmates by exploring the great outdoors. Sign up for our freshman outdoor program.

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