Cornell University

Fitness, Intramurals & Recreation

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Contact Information

Cornell Recreational Services
305 Helen Newman Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Tel: (607) 255-5133

Physical fitness can improve overall wellness and academic success.

Recreational Services

Recreational Services offers fitness, wellness, sports and open recreation activities for the Cornell community. This includes intramural sports and recreation. Recreational services is a wonderful resource if you are looking for fun, social, and low-cost ways to stay active as a Cornellian.

Cornell Outdoor Education (COE)

Cornell Outdoor Education is the largest and most comprehensive collegiate outdoor education program in the country. Programs, classes, and leadership opportunities abound.

Club Sports

There are dozens of club sports at Cornell. Some sports are highly selective and others welcome students who are interested in trying something new.

Physical Education

Anyone can enroll in a physical education class to improve their fitness level and to learn new skills. Dozens of courses from water skiing and fly fishing to soccer and tennis are offered throughout the year. It is a graduation requirement for undergraduate students to complete two semesters of physical education.

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