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Recreational Sports


intramural sports

​Jacksonville University is proud to offer JU students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to compete in individual and team sports throughout the academic year. 

Intramural sports is geared towards both beginners to the most advanced players and provides everyone with the chance to participate in a healthy, active, fun and competitive league or tournament. 

Intramural sports range from the traditional sports such a flag football, basketball, and soccer to the non-traditional sports of Ultimate Frisbee, Quidditch and Capture the Flag.

Intramural sportsoffersr a great opportunity to compete with your friends and meet other students, staff and faculty. We offer four different leagues and four different tournaments each semester.

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Open Recreation

Jacksonville University offers an open recreation program for all students, staff and faculty (must have valid JU ID*) to check out equipment and enjoy!  This program gives everyone at JU the chance to enjoy our beautiful campus while doing something active, healthy and fun! The equipment can be used in competition or for leisurely fun activities.

We offer a variety of equipment that can be checked out at the River House during operating hours.  Contact the River House at x7050 with any questions.

Open Rec equipment includes:

Footballs, Soccer balls, Basketballs, Softball gloves and balls, Frisbees, Volleyballs, Croquet, Horse Shoes, Bo​cce​ Ball and the list goes on​!!

​Group Fitness Classes

​All classes are located in the Nimnicht Fitness Center, first floor of Davis Student Commons. Participants must present JU ID and sign-in upon arrival to participate.

Spin Studio

  • Spin Class offered Monday through Friday at various times

Group Exercise Studio

  • Various classes offered mulitple times throughout the week (incluidng Yoga, Zumba, and more!)