The Big Ten is Big Time for varsity athletics. But you don't have to be a world-class athlete to participate.

Varsity Athletics

The spirit of competition lives and breathes at Purdue, where many Boilermaker teams enjoy the support of their own student cheer squads. From the Paint Crew for Men's Basketball to the Block Party for Women's Volleyball. Division 1 athletics at its best.

women's basketball
Club and Intramural Sports

If you're a competitive athlete you might want to check out Purdue's 30+ club sports, which compete at a high level against other institutions. If you're just looking for fun and staying healthy, you can choose from among dozens of intramural sports, from inner tube water polo to basketball.

Purdue karate club
Recreational Sports Center

Amazing facilities and dedicated staff make the Recreational Sports Center a bustling hub for student life.

Morgan J Burke aquatic center