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Athletics & Recreation

Go Big Green! Dartmouth students are their friends’ and classmates’ biggest fans.

Zimmerman Fitness Center offers the campus and local community a 16,000-square-foot state-of-the-art workout space.

Andy Simpson ’15 goes for the puck during the men’s hockey game against St. Lawrence University.

Women’s Track and Field is among Dartmouth’s 34 NCAA Division I varsity sports.

Swimmers practice their strokes in the Karl Michael Pool inside the Alumni Gymnasium.

Get moving. You’ll find plenty of motivation to participate in Dartmouth’s athletics—more than 75 percent of undergraduate students are involved in sports. Dartmouth boasts national and Ivy League champions among its 34 Division I varsity teams and 33 club sports. In recent years, Dartmouth has invested $94 million in athletic and recreational facilities.

Varsity Sports

Keep up with the latest news about Big Green teams at Admission to all regular season contests is free for Dartmouth students.

Club Sports

Dartmouth’s 33 club sports range from purely recreational to nationally competitive.


Intramural Sports

Form a team and participate in an intramural league with undergraduate and graduate students.


Football is just one of many recreational sports at Dartmouth

Physical Education

From dance to martial arts, check out the more than 80 classes that will satisfy Dartmouth’s three-credit physical education requirement for undergraduates.


Fitness & Wellness Classes

From ballroom dance to strength training, “FLIP” classes are open to the campus and local communities.


Skiing is just one of many recreational sports at Dartmouth

Athletic Facilities

Dartmouth’s facilities are among the finest in the Ivy League and include a skating rink, squash and racquetball courts, two indoor swimming pools, a sailing facility, and numerous multi-purpose spaces.


Zimmerman Fitness Center

This 16,000-square-foot facility houses state-of-the-art equipment. Memberships and day passes are available to the Dartmouth community and the public.


Boss Tennis Center

The award-winning Alexis Boss Tennis Center and Alen Gordon Pavilion is open to the public and includes six indoor courts as well as locker rooms.


Golf Course

Home to Dartmouth’s golf teams, the Hanover Country Club’s 18-hole championship golf course is open to the public.


Fencing is just one of many recreational sports at Dartmouth