Campus Recreation

The Department of Student Involvement offers numerous Campus Recreation programs that give the you the opportunity to play, compete, live active lifestyles, and encourage personal wellness. There are a wide range of sports and fitness programs for students, faculty, and staff — competitive and non-competitive, organized and informal, group and individual. Take a look around our website for the classes, activities, intramural or club sports that inspire you to stay active. And when you find them, come out and PLAY with the PACK!

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Intramural Sports

The purpose of the Intramural Sports program is to provide exercise, recreation, and fun to our participants in a relaxed, yet structured environment. Intramural Sports enhance the academic experience by promoting and reinforcing leadership qualities, teamwork, personal accomplishment, mutual respect, integrity, competition and recreation, as well as skill and exercise. Everyone is encouraged to play to the best of their abilities. The genuine value of Intramural Sports comes from the camaraderie experienced with other participants and staff of the program.

Find out more information on Intramural Sports.

Club Sports

The purpose of the Club Sports program is to provide opportunities for self-organized and self-run university chartered student organizations that are sponsored by the Department of Student Involvement. They are designed to serve individual interests in different sports and recreational activities, and can be competitive, non-competitive or instructional in nature.

Find out more information on Club Sports.

Outdoor Recreation Excursions (part of the Get to NOLA program)

Find out more information on Outdoor Recreation Excursions (Get to NOLA)


The purpose of the Fitness & Wellness programs is to provide exercise, guidance, and healthy lifestyle choices to our participants. A variety of free group exercise classes are offered to encourage healthy. You can also choose to design your own workout with help from one of our certified personal trainers. Whether its walking, running, swimming or lifting weights - we can help you strive for a lifetime of fitness. Beginning every August and January, there is a Get Fit Pledge movement introduced every semester. The mission of the Get Fit Pledge is to get people on campus and within the Loyola University community to commit and get excited about having a healthier and more active lifestyle. The purpose of the Pledge is to get students, faculty, staff, and university affiliates more physically engaged with opportunities provided for them on campus. The movement last throughout the semester with deadlines to sign up in September and February of each semester. Sign up to participate in the Plege through the IM Leagues app, under the fitness network and classes. Once you are registered for the Get Fit Pledge, you can register for your participation in group fitness classes, Wellness Expo, Late Night Cooking Demos, Rec Night, and more! 

For more information click here: Get Fit Pledge. As a reminder, you will need to sign-up for your free account to IM Leagues if you have not done so before. If you are not a student of Loyola you may still create an account. You will just need to request access to our network!

Click to find out more information on Group Fitness Classes and Personal Training.


Become part of a skilled, diverse team of students committed to providing truthful, nonjudgmental health information to the Loyola community. Health Advocates will be the new faces of Loyola student health. Advocates will become trained peer educators, sharing knowledge in mental and physical well-being. Organize and facilitate program initiatives, as well as workshops and prevention campaigns throughout the academic school year. If you’re looking to express your passion for a healthy college community, join the team of pioneers for this new program initiative!

For more information on becoming a Health Advocate, click here

In the spirit of cura personalis (the Jesuit value meaning to care for the whole person), the HOWL (Holistic Opportunities for Wellness at Loyola) community is a substance-free environment with an emphasis on an all-encompassing approach to wellness. Students will learn the many components of healthy living, making positive changes within a supportive network of peers. Residents participating in HOWL will be required to sign a substance-free agreement.

All first-year students are eligible to apply! Application is available in your Residence account. 

For more information on becoming a HOWL resident, click here.