Physical Education, Club Sports & Intramurals



Academics and activities go hand in hand at Lewis & Clark as part of a balanced‚ interesting‚ and rewarding college experience. A variety of College offices and student groups offer a range of opportunities to enhance personal development and leadership for all students at Lewis & Clark. The College offers nearly 70 different student clubs, teams, and other organizations.


Physical education is one facet of a total educational program that stresses the interrelationship between the physical, mental, and social dimensions of human experience. Lewis & Clark students are required to take a minimum of two physical education/activity courses as a General Education requirement. In these courses students are encouraged to recognize the importance of physical activity as a lifelong pursuit.


Lewis & Clark's club sports program is a competitive recreational program of extracurricular clubs designed and run by students to enhance and supplement their college experience.


The mission of L&C Pioneer Intramurals is to enrich the college experience for all students, staff, and faculty by providing quality opportunities f or participation, healthy competition, and leadership in organized recreational activities. The overall aim is ensuring the college community can actively engage with their peers in  a fun and exciting recreational environment.


College Outdoors provides the Lewis & Clark College community with access to the spectacular outdoor environments of the Pacific Northwest and beyond in a variety of activities including cross-country skiing, backpacking, whitewater sports, sea kayaking, and hiking. The group also provides on-campus events which include slide programs, films and seminars on outdoor topics.


The Lewis & Clark College Administration recognizes that the campus environment has the talents and facilities to encourage and support employees in living healthy lifestyles. The Employee Fitness Program exists to bring together interested faculty and staff in enjoyable physical activity while enriching their connections to the broader campus community.