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Club Sports

Club Sports are recreational or athletic student-led organizations who compete with other universities and colleges. Each club is a University of New Haven Recognized Student Organization and member of a regional or national governing association. Participation and individual dues vary by club. 

CLICK HERE for club specific information, including contact information.

Clubs Offered

Currently, the following Club Sports are offered at the University of New Haven:

  • Wrestling 
  • Men's Ice Hockey
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Volleyball
  • Field Hockey (CoREC)
  • Men's Rugby
  • Women's Rugby
  • Frisbee (CoREC)
  • Baseball
  • Men's Soccer
  • Tennis (CoREC)

Donations

Registered Student Organizations rely on funding from USGA (Student Government), membership dues, and donations for uniforms, travel, equipment, and operating expenses. 

CLICK HERE to make a gift and help support our Club Sports teams and athletes. 

FAQs

What are Club Sports?

Club Sports are recreational or athletic student-led organizations who compete with other universities and colleges. Each club is a University of New Haven Recognized Student Organization and member of a regional or national governing associations. 

Club Sports vary from RECSports in that they hold weekly practices and compete with other universities throughout the academic year. RECSports compete only with the University of New Haven community. 

Who can participate in a Club Sport?

Any current University of New Haven student may participate in Club Sport. National governing associations have specific policies for competition. Please contact each club directly for more information. 

Do I have to tryout to join a Club Sport?

Tryouts vary by club. Some team require tryouts and have limited roster sizes, other teams have unlimited roster sizes and welcome all participants. Please contact each club directly for more information. 

How can I start a Club Sport?

All Club Sports teams are current and active USGA Recognized Student Organizations (RSO). In order to start a Club Sports team, the club must first apply to be a USGA RSO. 

CLICK HERE for more information on starting a USGA RSO. 

Once the interested students have submitted paperwork to start a USGA RSO they will meet with ChargerREC and CSELO to discuss feasibility and logistics of obtaining a status as a Club Sport. 

How are clubs funded?

Clubs are funded by USGA, membership dues, donations, and fundraising projects.

What are the membership dues of each club?

Membership dues vary by clubs and their needs. Please contact each club directly for more information.