The Sport Clubs program at Ball State University is a major component of the Office of Recreation Services. Sport Clubs are recognized student organizations that exist to promote and develop interest in a particular sport or activity. These interests may be competitive, recreational, or instructional in nature, and participation in sport clubs is strictly voluntary. Each club is organized and run by its student members under the supervision of the Office of Recreation Services. The emphasis of Sport Clubs is student leadership and development because of this student’s involvement in clubs enhances their university experience and contributes to their overall education.
Do you need additional sports equipment for your event? Equipment Room Services has a variety of sports equipment that may be available for check-out. The organization and/or individual requester will be responsible for any lost or damaged items. *This is only a request. All requests are subject to availability.*
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Law - NEW
In accordance with the Indiana Department of Education, all sport club participants are required to submit a Sudden Cardiac Arrest Acknowledgement Form (electronic) acknowledgement form prior to participating in activty. Please read the Facts on Sudden Cardiac Arrest and then visit this link to complete your acknowledgement form. Participants must complete one form per activity they are involved in.
Electronic Acknowledgement Form - Click Here to complete the online form
BSU hosts 35+ sport clubs. Click on one of the sports below to get more information.
Club President Contact E-Mail Archery Carlas Bogue firstname.lastname@example.org Baseball Nicholas Staab email@example.com Bass Fishing Hayley Higgins firstname.lastname@example.org Bowling Shyann Boyer email@example.com Disc Golf Nathan Switzer firstname.lastname@example.org Equestrian - Western Natalie Griner email@example.com Equestrian - Hunter/Jumper Ashley Gabrek firstname.lastname@example.org Fencing Breanna Marchetti email@example.com Gymnastics Kayln Stensrud
Ice Hockey Nick Seifer firstname.lastname@example.org Judo Adam Vang email@example.com Lacrosse (M) Christian Simon firstname.lastname@example.org Lacrosse (W) China Reyonds email@example.com Martial Arts Kieran Anthony firstname.lastname@example.org Non-Competitive Boxing Fitness Alexander Saylor email@example.com Quidditch Rebecca Sampson firstname.lastname@example.org Racquetball Ross Meenagh email@example.com Rock Climbing Acie Eoff firstname.lastname@example.org Rugby (M) Connor MacRae email@example.com Rugby (W) Kayla Bary firstname.lastname@example.org Runners' Association Nicholas Nordmann email@example.com Soccer (M) Christian Gonzalez firstname.lastname@example.org Soccer (W) Christine Gates email@example.com Tennis Madison Mason firstname.lastname@example.org Ultimate Frisbee (M) Tim Perkey email@example.com Ultimate Frisbee (W) Bridget Dincher firstname.lastname@example.org Volleyball (M) Tucker Hecimovich email@example.com Volleyball (W) Ashley Heitkamp firstname.lastname@example.org Water Polo Joshua Spray email@example.com Waterski & Wakeboard Cheyenne Preston firstname.lastname@example.org WEBA (Hall Basketball) Kaleb Chowning email@example.com
The views, opinions, and statements of individual club sports and information that appear on their web sites, either expressly provided by the clubs or from links contained within their sites, do not necessarily state or reflect those of Ball State University or Recreation Services. Ball State University and Recreation Services do not maintain any club web sites. The content regarding club teams is for informational purposes only.
Students make up the majority of those participating on Ball State Sport Club teams. However, full-time faculty and staff are also eligibile to participate on a club team. All active members of a sport club team must sign a Release Form prior to participation.
How to Join
To join a sport club, please contact the president of the desired sport. All members or interested participants must complete an Assumption of Risk Form and bring a copy of their BSU Photo ID. Please email both to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know which club you are particpating with.
As a captain you are responsible for working with the Office of Recreation Services to complete and submit all pertinent registration forms. Call or stop by our main office in SRWC Room 201A or call 765.285.1753. If you have questions, you may also reach us by e-mail at email@example.com.
As an office we understand that there is a consistent need to have access to funding to afford dues, travel and equipment. While our office allocates some money to clubs on a semesterly basis, it is important that clubs understand that fundraising is an important piece of the puzzle.
Our office provides many opportunities to assist with activities to raise money for their clubs. Football clean-ups, basketball clean-ups and events set-ups and tear-downs can earn your club anywhere from $100 to $250.
We offer a variety of other opportunities as well. Those could include sales for LIDS/Nike Fundraising.
There are also a number of web-based fundraising opportunities to get involved with such as:
Contact Recreation Services
Main Office Number:
Sport Club Contacts
Coordinator of Competitive Sports and Youth and Family Programs:
Sport Club Documents
Risk Management Forms
Sport Club Handbook
Travel or Host Forms
Deposit Form (Bursars Office)
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