Coed Club Sports
There are a number of coed Club Sport options for men and women on campus.
The ND Bowling Club enjoys recreational bowling three times a week at Chippewa Lanes in South Bend, and also supports men’s and women's competitive teams. The competitive teams are sanctioned by the United States Bowling Congress, USBC, and tryouts are held each fall.
The Climbing Club offers a chance for Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff of all experience levels to climb. Trips to Red River Gorge, Kentucky are led by club officers twice each semester, and all required equipment for climbing outdoors is provided by the club. Additionally, the club officers operate the RecSports indoor climbing wall, located in the basement of the Rockne Memorial: open Mondays to Thursdays 6:00 - 10:00 p.m., and Sundays 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Founded in the Fall of 2016, the Curling Club of Notre Dame will compete in the Midwest Region of College Curling USA and for the CCUSA's national championship each spring. The team is open to both undergraduate men and women from Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, and Holy Cross, and is excited to work with those of any skill level. Despite competing in its first year of eligibility, the Curling Club of Notre Dame aspires to win a national curling championship and to maintain consistent levels of success in future years.
The Cycling Club is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Cycling Conference and offers cyclists the opportunity for both recreational riding and competitive racing. Members participate in mountain biking in the fall, group training in the winter. and road biking in the spring.
The Disc Golf Club fosters a fun environment in order to improve the skills of members and promote the sporting ideals of disc golf. All are welcome.
The Equestrian Club of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College gives students the opportunity to ride and participate in equestrian competitions. Using a local stable and coach, the club offers lessons and schooling weekly to riders of all levels, including novice. Undergraduates are eligible to compete in any of 10 regular season shows as members of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association.
The Fishing Club of Notre Dame is devoted to gathering a community of students and faculty passionate about all types of angling. Over the last several years the club has participated in Fall and Spring Steelhead Tournaments on the Pere Marquette River in Michigan and the Ice Box Bass Tournament in Indianapolis, but also organizes weekend getaways, as well as afternoon trips to Saint Mary’s and Saint Joe’s lakes on Notre Dame’s campus.
The Golf Club of Notre Dame is to provide undergraduates of Notre Dame, St. Mary’s and Holy Cross the opportunity to play golf on a regular basis in an organized and fun environment. Members can choose whether to join in order to compete to represent the club team in the Regional and National Tournaments hosted by the National Collegiate Club Golf Association, or just to play for fun, improve their game and enjoy the game of golf. In addition to the weekly rounds of stroke play golf at the Warren Golf Course, there will be a wide variety of golfing events to take part in throughout the semester.
The Gymnastics Club provides gymnasts, and those striving to be gymnasts, an opportunity to train, learn, and compete. The club is open to students of all three schools—Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s, and Holy Cross. Practices are held every weekday, year-round, and competitions are offered, but not required of team members.
The Health & Fitness Club connects students with on-campus resources and opportunities to maintain well-rounded health, achieve goals, and explore interests. While the club is new to campus, it is growing quickly and adding new activities to the bi-weekly town hall-style meetings and speaker events. New members are always welcome.
Notre Dame joins Stanford and Ohio State as the nation's third official club Jump Rope team! The club is open to all undergraduates of any skill level who are excited and interested in learning how to jump rope professionally. In addition to learning and mastering single rope tricks, members will learn double dutch. Our practices will culminate in creating performances for on campus shows and South Bend community events. We will also be developing a partnership with a local youth center to create an after school jump rope program for students!
The Martial Arts Club takes the best of the martial arts world – defense, discipline, and enjoyment – and offers it to students from all backgrounds and ability levels. Nearly every member advances each year. The club is non-competitive and welcomes all interested students.
The purpose of the Nordic Skiing Club shall be to expose students to the sport of Nordic skiing in an initially non-competitive, educational environment giving adventurous high school athletes the opportunity to invest themselves in a beneficial extracurricular.
The Outing Club affords students an opportunity to engage in outdoor activities, from climbing at Red River Gorge National Park in Kentucky to hiking the Indiana Dunes National Lakshore. The club backpacks along the North Country Scenic Trail in Huron-Manitee National Forests, MI, and Knobstone Trail in Southern Indiana. Members also cycle along the Illinois Prairie Path and have other outing adventures planned.
The Racquetball Club of Notre Dame is a coed club that fosters a fun environment to improve racquetball skills of its members through teaching, practicing, and matches. Membership is open to all levels of experience for undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty/administrators of he University of Notre Dame.
The Running Club offers runners of all levels the opportunity to run together and encourages friendship and team-like relationships among its members. The club organizes weekly practice runs and participates in numerous road races both on and off campus, including the Domer Run, Holy Half Marathon, Mara Fox Run, and more.
This is a coed club in the Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association, that competes in single-sex and coed regattas. Practice is held on Notre Dame’s St. Joseph’s Lake, site of the annual Icebreaker Regatta, and nearby Eagle Lake. Lessons are offered for first time sailors, but sailors of all skill levels are welcome.
The Ski club competes in Slalom, Giant Slalom, and Snowboarding in the Midwest Collegiate Ski Association (MCSA).
Members of all experience levels may learn and play recreationally or may choose to play competitively on the ladder and in team play with other schools’ club programs. The club is a member of the CSA and competes throughout the season and at the CSA Nationals.
The Notre Dame Swim Club provides an opportunity for swimmers of all abilities, from beginner to D1-caliber athletes, to be a part of an enjoyable, competitive swimming environment. We seek to create a healthy physical, mental, and social atmosphere for all members. Practices, offered daily, are attended at a swimmer’s convenience, and can be tailored to meet personal, specific goals. Optional weekend meets provide positive social experiences as well as an outlet for competition. NDSC is a family of Notre Dame, St. Mary’s, and Holy Cross students brought together by a love for swimming.
The purpose of Club Tennis Notre Dame is to provide competitive tennis play with other collegiate tennis clubs as well as other Notre Dame students. The opportunity to participate is available to all undergraduate Notre Dame, St. Mary’s, and Holy Cross students. Club Tennis Notre Dame will offer both a competitive travel team and a recreational team. Competitive traveling members will be given the opportunity to participate in duels against other universities of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Midwest section.
The Notre Dame Triathlon Club is focused on providing training for individuals on campus to help them prepare for triathlon competitions. This club is open to all students of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s, and Holy Cross.
The Notre Dame Ultimate Club combines a commitment to competitive excellence with a fun-loving atmosphere, and provides a great opportunity for camaraderie to all interested students. The Notre Dame Ultimate Club has both a men’s team and a women’s team (play is not coed). Each year, the club travels extensively, and typically plays several tournaments over the course of each semester.
The Waterski Club of Notre Dame welcomes members of all skill levels as we travel throughout the Midwest during our fall water ski season. The tournaments we participate in take place on weekends and during the week we practice at a lake near campus.
Through the study of technique and the traditional Korean form, members acquire discipline, motivation, and self-respect. Classes provide a good cardio workout, and they are held three nights a week. One of our main focuses is self defense. Beginners as well as advanced students of Taekwondo are welcome.