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Campus Recreation

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Club Sports

Club Sports

The Saint Joseph's University Club Sports Program's mission is to provide students with a unique opportunity to develop leadership, organizational and fiscal management skills in a safe, supportive and fun learning environment in which participants can build a sense of community.

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The Intramural Sports Program is designed to encourage the Saint Joseph's University community to participate in organized sport activities.

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Group Fitness

Group Fitness

Our group fitness classes are open to all members of the SJU community including students, faculty and staff.

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About Campus Recreation


Campus Recreation serves the students, faculty, staff and community of Saint Joseph’s University.  Our goal is to enhance the campus experience by providing recreational opportunities for everyone. We work to reinforce the educational mission of Saint Joseph’s University (which emphasizes the development of the total person – Spirit, Mind, and Body) by promoting and advancing healthy lifestyle choices through participation opportunities, educational experiences, and support services.

Campus Recreation welcomes all students, faculty, alumni, and staff regardless of their athletic abilities. Our intramural program is structured to provide the entire Saint Joseph's University community with the opportunity to participate in a variety of competitive and recreational sports activities.

Our programs encompass stress management, leadership and teamwork development, civil engagement, intramural and club sports, group fitness and much more. 

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Facility Hours

Please check @sjuhawks_rec on social media for information regarding facility hours, updates, and announcements as times may change based on events.

All Recreation facilities will be closed from May 13th-May 21st 

Summer Hours (effective May 22nd)

Weekdays: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Weekends: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Sourin Fitness Center
Weekdays: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Tennis Courts
Daily: dawn to dusk

Esports Lab (Merion 175)
(May 22-June 12)
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m.

(June 13-Aug 18)
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

Maguire Pool
April 26: Due to cold water temperatures as a result of an unexpected and irreparable maintenance issue with the pool heater, the Maguire Pool is currently closed and will remain closed for the remainder of the spring semester. For more information, please view the slideshow below.

Group Fitness on Campus

Associations and Accolades


Saint Joseph's is a proud member of the NIRSA (National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association) which is the leading resource for professional and student development, education, and research in collegiate recreational sports.

The National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association is committed to be recognized internationally as the leader in recreation within higher education, dedicated to excellence in student and professional development, education, research, and standards. NIRSA’s commitment, creativity, and strategic partnerships are consistently demonstrated through outstanding programs, facilities, and services.

Saint Joseph’s University has earned silver status as a member of the Exercise is Medicine On Campus program sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine.



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