Intramurals & Recreation
Enhance Your Physical Health and Wellness While Having Fun
The intramural and recreation programs aim to complement academic and social experiences with the development of organizational skills, leadership qualities and an appreciation for sportsmanship and team effort through athletics opportunities and community service. About 65% of Marist students participate in intramural programs, with participation increasing annually since 2020.
Year-Round Offerings Tailored to Students' Interests
Intramural and recreation programming is generated based upon student interest, and is held in the same state-of-the-art facilities used by our Division I student-athletes. Over the course of each semester there are multiple intramural seasons to provide variety and flexibility to meet ever-changing student schedules. The primary intramural programs are featured below and include basketball, flag football, soccer, and volleyball.
Other Intramural programs include:
- Flag Football
- Stretch & Flexibility
- Weight Training
All Marist intramurals are staffed by trained officials, and fitness classes are led by experienced, certified instructors. For additional information and to sign up to participate in our intramural program visit IMLeagues.com/Marist.
Basketball offers co-ed leagues for students during all three intramural sessions - fall, winter and spring. Competition begins shortly after the start of the semester and students compete in one or two games each week. Leagues conclude before finals with seeded playoffs and a championship game. The team that wins the championship is awarded a t-shirt and their team photo is placed on the Intramural Wall of Champions located in the McCann Center.
The flag football intramural has approximately 250 co-ed students who compete in fall and spring seasons. Teams are comprised of seven players each, and contests contain four 10-minute quarters with a running clock. Games are held under the lights, outdoors at Tenney Stadium. The team that wins the championship is awarded a t-shirt and their team photo is placed on the Intramural Wall of Champions located in the McCann Center.
Co-ed Soccer is offered outdoors under the lights at Tenney Stadium during the fall and spring seasons. The games are comprised of two 20-minute halves and has a modified format of eight players per side, including a goalie. For the winter session, soccer transitions to futsal held in the Indoor Turf Room of the McCann Recreation Center. The team that wins the championship is awarded a t-shirt and their team photo is placed on the Intramural Wall of Champions located in the McCann Center.
Co-ed volleyball is the most popular intramural sport with over 750 participants throughout the course of the year. Matches are typically a best out of three games. Games one and two are played to 25 points, and if a decisive third game is necessary, it is played to 15 points. The team that wins the championship is awarded a t-shirt and their team photo is placed on the Intramural Wall of Champions located in the McCann Center.
Top-rated athletics facilities
Marist Athletics is dedicated to providing cutting-edge facilities designed to promote health, wellness, camaraderie, and Red Fox spirit amongst the entire student body.
Earn Priority Points by Participating in Extracurricular Activities
Participation in club sports and other extracurricular activities helps students earn priority points. The priority point system at Marist assigns points to students based on their academic average, involvement with extra-curricular activities, disciplinary history, and condition of their residence area. Students can earn up to three priority points based upon their level of involvement in a clubs and organizations.