About Club Sports

The Club Sports Department at Rutgers University consists of 57 student lead organizations for over 3,000 participants on all 5 New Brunswick campuses of the State University of New Jersey. The professional staff are responsible are responsible for the implementation of the program with the student officers of each Club Sport.


Develop high-level interscholastic sport organizations for students seeking the challenge of competition or an outlet to experience new sport through developing physical, social, and mental wellbeing.

Definition of a Club Sport

As of July 1, 2021, the definition of a Club Sport is a:

Non-Academic student organization that competes two or more times inter-collegiately sanctioned by a governing body or association excluding regional or national competitions.

New Club Sports Application Process

New Club Criteria

Students that wish to create a new Club Sports must apply to the Sport Club Office and should be aware of the below timelines and requirements. For an application to be considered a Club must meet the below criteria:

  1. Meet Definition- Non-Academic student organization that competes two or more times inter-collegiately sanctioned by a governing body or association excluding regional or national competitions.
  2. Student Interest- Have at least 15 interested students submitted on the application
  3. Cannot be the same activity as an existing organization within Sport Clubs

Application Timeline

Application Process

For a more detailed outline of the New Club Sports Application process please consult the Club Sports Manual.

  1. Meeting with Club Sports Staff Member
  2. Application on Smartsheet 
  3. Review Application
  4. Presentation
  5. Vote by Club Sports Staff and Club Sports Advisory Board


Decisions will be based on if the Club meets all criteria, the availability of resources by the Sport Club Department, the quality of the application and based on an assessment of the risk of the activity.

Member Eligibility

All full-time enrolled students (under-graduate, graduate, professional and doctoral) on the Rutgers New Brunswick-Piscataway Campus paying the University Recreation Fee are eligible to participate in Club Sports. All faculty & staff with a recreation membership are eligible to participate.

All students must complete and be approved on Do Sports Easy to practice or compete. Do Sports Easy is the Club Sports departments administrative website to assist with risk management for Clubs and members.

Individual leagues and governing bodies may have different requirements for competing.

Satellite Campus Eligibility

Students at Rutgers- Camden or Rutgers- Newark are eligible to participate if the campus they attend classes on does not have an active Club Sport organization in their desired Sport.

Club Sports Officers



Aikido RutgersAikido@gmail.com
Badminton RUBadminton@gmail.com
Ballroom Dance RUBallroom@gmail.com
Baseball Rutgers.ClubBaseball@gmail.com
Basketball-Men’s RUMensClubBasketball@gmail.com
Basketball-Women’s RUWomenClubBball@gmail.com
Bowling rutgersbowling@gmail.com
Bass Fishing RUBassFishing@gmail.com
Brazilian Jujitsu RUBJJClub@gmail.com
Capoeira RUCapoeiraPresident@gmail.com
Cricket RUCricketClub@gmail.com
Cycling RutgersCycling@gmail.com
Equestrian RutgersEquestrian@gmail.com
Eskrima Filipino Martial RUFMA.Eskrima@gmail.com
Fencing RutgersClubFencing@gmail.com
Field Hockey RUCFieldHockey@gmail.com
Figure Skating Rutgers.FSC@gmail.com
Golf RutgersGolfClub@gmail.com
Gymnastics RU.ClubGym@gmail.com
Ice Hockey-Men’s D1 rumensd1icehockey@gmail.com
Ice Hockey-Men’s D2 rutgersd2hockey@gmail.com
Ice Hockey-Women’s ruwomensicehockey@gmail.com
Judo rutgersjudoclub@gmail.com
Kendo RUKendoClub@gmail.com
Kodenkan Jujitsu RUKodenkanJujitsu@gmail.com
Lacrosse-Men’s RUMensLacrosseClub@gmail.com
Lacrosse-Women’s rutgersclublacrosse@gmail.com
Martial Arts Club rumaccc@gmail.com
Paintball rutgerspaintballteam@gmail.com
Performing Dance rpdcpres@gmail.com
Powerlifting plc60@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Quidditch RutgersQuidditch@gmail.com
Racquetball RUracquetball@gmail.com
Rock Climbing rurockclimbing@gmail.com
Roller Hockey Rutgersrollerhockey@gmail.com
Rugby-Men’s rumensrugby@gmail.com
Rugby-Women’s Rutgerswomensrugby@gmail.com
Running rutgersrunningclub@gmail.com
Sailing Rutgerssailing@gmail.com
Salsa rusalsaclub@gmail.com
Ski/Snowboard RUSkiandSnowboard@gmail.com
Soccer-Men’s rutgersmensclubsoccer@gmail.com
Soccer-Women’s Rutgerswomensclubsoccer@gmail.com
Softball ru.softball.club@gmail.com
Swimming ruclubswim@gmail.com
Swing ruswingteam@gmail.com
Table Tennis rutgerstabletennis@gmail.com
Taekwondo rutgerstkd@gmail.com
Tennis rutennis@gmail.com
Triathlon rutgerstriteam@gmail.com
Ultimate Frisbee-Men’s rumensultimatefrisbee@gmail.com
Ultimate Frisbee-Women’s ruwomensultimate@gmail.com
Unified Sports rutgersunified@gmail.com
Volleyball-Men’s RUClubVolleyball@gmail.com
Volleyball-Women’s ruwclubvolley@gmail.com
Water Polo ruwaterpolo@gmail.com
Weightlifting rutgersweightlifting@gmail.com
Wrestling rutgerswrestlingclub@gmail.com