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. Some services may look different during the Spring 2021 semester due to COVID but Cornell is providing a wide vareity of safe recreation opportunities to Cornellians.

Recreational Services

Recreational Services offers fitness, wellness, sports and open recreation activities for the Cornell community. This includes dozens of intramural sports (from soccer and flag-football to basketball and inner tube water polo), recreation centers, and an on-campus bowling alley. 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 from ice hockey to martial arts. Some groups compete and some don't. 

Physical Education

Anyone can enroll in a physical education class to improve fitness and learn new skills. Dozens of courses from water skiing and fly fishing to soccer and tennis are offered throughout the year. 

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