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Athletics & Recreation

Women's Lacrosse at DU

Fuel your Pioneer spirit with the latest information about our 17 NCAA Division-I teams, and more than 30 club and intramural sports.

Whether you're an athlete, a fan or both, you'll enjoy season after season of fun, excitement and anticipation.

Plus, DU has countless recreational opportunities and the state-of-the-art Coors Fitness Center to keep you in top competitive—or cheering—form year-round.

Pioneer Athletics

DU swimmer Nicolas Brunger
Pioneer Pride
  • 31 NCAA team championships
  • 114 individual championships
  • 369 All-Americans, including 26 in 2015-2016
  • 58 Olympians, including Jessica Lopez and Simona Castro representing Denver Gymnastics at the 2016 Summer Olympics
  • Winners of eight Director's Cup trophies in the last nine years, as the top NCAA Division I-AAA athletics program without football
  • Achieved an average GPA of 3.353 in 2015-2016
  • 119 student athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

Pioneer Recreation

Men's Curling at DU

As a full-time DU student, your student ID gets you access to the many fitness opportunities at the Ritchie Center for Sports & Wellness, including the Coors Fitness Center, group fitness classes, El Pomar Natatorium and more.

Hours, schedules and more

Prefer organized sports? Choose from 29 club sports and 11 intramural sports based out of Ritchie Center, including men's and co-rec divisions.

Check out our complete list of DU club sports and intramural sports to find your favorite.

Figure skating Cycling
Ice hockey Baseball
Kayak Soccer
Cross country Lacrosse

Don't see your favorite sport? Learn how to start your own club!