More about club sports
Below are some frequently asked questions regarding club sports.
There are three main types of club sports.
- Recreational - Just for enjoyment
- Instructional - Teach a skill
- Competitive - Extramural opportunity to compete
Club sports are funded through Student Recreation and Wellness Services, with the help of the Club Sports staff. The clubs have the opportunity to apply for allocated money to help run their clubs. However, most of the money comes through fundraising and member dues.
The best way to find out about each club is to check out our current sports, which provides a list of all registered clubs as well as an e-mail to contact the club.
It is up to the individual club, but club sports are usually open to anyone who is a registered student at The University of Akron.
To become a member of a club, contact the club to find out if it has tryouts or any other new member training.
Each club has its own set dues that each member pays. A majority of the club is run through self-generated funds, so individual members must pay dues as well as doing fundraising events.