Recreation Program and Facilities
Contact Recreation Sports by calling 215.951.2723
The Department of Athletics organizes and promotes structured and competitive recreational, fitness and wellness activities that are open to full-time students, faculty and staff. The Recreation Program provides an opportunity for everyone to participate in enjoyable physical activity and to develop an appreciation for the benefits of physical exercise. Activities are offered in league/tournament format, fitness programs, instructional programming, informal recreation, club sports and special recreation events for student organizations.
Undergraduate students are required to take two semesters (.5 credits each semester) of fitness, wellness or recreation options to satisfy the PE requirement for graduation.
Philadelphia University hosts athletic events in The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center, as well as the Alumni Field and Ravenhill Athletic Field. The campus also features six newly refurbished tennis courts, a softball field, a state-of-the-art fitness center, racquetball court, aerobics studio and an elevated track. Check out Athletics at Philadelphia University by visiting www.philaurams.com.