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What is Club Sports?

A Club Sport is defined as a registered student organization that exists to promote and develop interest in a particular sport or physical activity. The Club Sports Program provides a wide range of instructional, recreational, and competitive athletic opportunities, with an emphasis on student leadership, organization, and team management. The 40+ Club Sports organizations offer a chance to be part of a team, run an organization, and represent University of Cincinnati while competing against and traveling to other universities.  Many of our clubs compete at an elite level and contest for National Championships in their sport.

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The Focus of Club Sports and Why you should PARTICIPATE?

Learning outcomes:

We are committed to student's learning. Therefore, by participating in Club Sports students will:

- Develop leadership skills and competencies

- Develop a commitment to the University of Cincinnati through friendships, experiential learning as an organizational leader, and other engagement opportunities

- Gain experience in organizational leadership, event management, and business processes

What do student learn from participating in Club Sports?

Here's what Club Sports leaders said:

· How to be a better leader and use resources wisely

· I’ve developed better leadership skills and management skills. It’s fun to be on the team and compete in something I enjoy, but it’s entirely another thing to make sure that everything is taken care of to allow 30 other people to enjoy it in the same way I can

· Discipline, Teamwork, Conditioning, Discipline, Taking Criticism and Feedback

· Personal Communication Skills, Organizational Leadership, Persistence

· Time management. I have really learned how to take what time I have and make the most of it

· The importance of getting involved on a large campus, such as UC. It has really contributed to my happiness at UC


Why participate in Club Sports?

Here's what Club Sports leaders said:

· It is a great way to meet people, develop strong relationships,  and become connected to peers who share your same interests

· To be part of a student-run organization and gain leadership skills

· The chance to play on a national scale and continue to play after high school

· To stay active, exercise, continue to learn about the sport I love

· To satisfy my desire for competition

· The friends I have made from participating in club sports have been like brothers to me.

· An opportunity to represent UC and get involved outside of competitions on campus

· To Have Fun