IN THE CLASSROOM WE THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE.
IN THE GAME, IT'S VICTORY.

Our intercollegiate sports teams compete at the NCAA Division I level in the Atlantic 10 conference (except for the football team, which competes in the I-AA non-scholarship Pioneer Football League).

Our fans bleed red and blue, which is why we're among the top 30 in men's basketball attendance. In fact, The Sporting News calls Dayton Flyers fans the best in the nation.

And, most importantly, Flyers teams win both on the field and in the classroom. Our athletic program ranks among the top 10 in the country for academic performance.       

THE IMPORTANT THING IS THAT YOU HAVE FUN.
BEATING YOUR ROOMMATE IS JUST A PERK.

If you want to play an organized sport, you have plenty of options. Club sports and intramurals are crowd-pleasers at the University of Dayton. More than 70 percent of our students participate in intramural and club sports.

From volleyball to lacrosse, ice hockey to Ultimate Frisbee, our students field hundreds of teams in a wide variety of sports, even dodgeball.

So sign up, and watch out.

Campus Recreation

Where fitness meets fun

Inside the RecPlex, you'll find every recreation amenity imaginable, including an indoor pool, an elevated track, a climbing wall, the latest exercise equipment and a juice bar.

We also offer several fitness and training programs to help you achieve healthy habits that will build a lifestyle of strength and wellness. Or if you're in a workout rut, you can borrow a RecBike to explore the local Dayton area and metroparks, arrange a sand volleyball tournament or enjoy a movie while floating around in the pool during Flick n' Float.