Athletics & Recreation

A proud member of the Ivy League, Penn offers many unique and exciting opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to cheer on the mighty Quakers, participate in competitive team sports, and stay physically fit at state-of-the-art, world-class training centers.

Penn Athletics
Penn Athletics provides intercollegiate and recreational opportunities that enrich the Penn student experience, and makes athletic facilities and activities available to the entire campus community.

Intramural Sports
The Intramural Sports program offers organized sport activities that promote participation and socialization between groups and individuals, enhance physical fitness, and foster a spirit of fair play and sportsmanship.

Penn Ice Rink
The Penn Ice Rink at the Class of 1923 Arena has been serving the University and local communities for more than 40 years. The Rink is home to collegiate hockey teams, as well as numerous youth, scholastic, and senior hockey teams throughout the Philadelphia region.

Penn Recreation
PennRec offers recreational activities and facilities to the entire Penn community. Activities include yoga and fitness classes, sports clubs, intramurals, outdoor adventures, and much more.

Penn Relays
First held on April 21, 1895, the Penn Relay Carnival is the longest uninterrupted collegiate track meet in the country, routinely drawing more than 100,000 spectators and more than 22,000 entries each year.

Sport Clubs
PennRec offers a variety of competitive, instructional, and recreational sport clubs. A sampling of these includes: aikido, cricket, curling, figure skating, ping pong, and synchronized swimming.

Wellness & Fitness Programs
PennRec offers fitness and wellness programs to meet the health and fitness goals of each member of the Penn community. Programs and services include group exercise, personal training, instructional courses, the Pilates Studio, and massage therapy.