Athletic Organizations

Athletic/Club Sports

BIKING ENTHUSIASTS
The Grove City College Bike Club was formed to provide a campus group for all kinds of cycling enthusiasts. Through this network members of the campus community can share their ideas, their training and technical experience and just talk with others who love cycling.

CRIMSON DRAGON MARTIAL ARTS
This club practices Parker lineage Kenpo, the style itself focuses on self-defense. It is a meeting of the traditional Japanese and Hawaiian styles of martial arts adapted through the passing of time to be able to apply to modern situations.


GCC CHEERLEADERS
The cheerleading squad and school mascot promote school spirit by cheering at home athletic events. The squad cheers for football in the fall and basketball in the winter. Through the use of cheers, signs and dance routines they seek to promote crowd involvement during games. Tryouts for the squad are conducted in the spring.

DISC GOLF CLUB
Grove City College Disc Golf Club’s purpose shall be to cultivate a community of like-minded individuals interested in the sport of disc golf. By serving as an umbrella group and offering a casual framework, the Club will attempt to bring together interested individuals and groups that would otherwise have few opportunities through which to pursue this recreational pastime. The group’s activities shall be restricted to on-campus activities, wherein only Ultimate discs shall be used.

EQUESTRIAN CLUB
For all horse lovers who would like to discuss Equestrian related topics as well as take lessons and compete in Intercollegiate Horse Show Assoc.

FENCING CLUB
Those interested in the sport of fencing can exercise their enthusiasm for Foil by contacting the student President of the Fencing Club.

MEN'S LACROSSE Club Sport
To promote good sportsmanship, fellowship and physical fitness while also promoting the College name through excellence in athletics is the purpose of the lacrosse club.

MEN'S RUGBY Club Sport
This organization combines great sportsmanship along with strong camaraderie to develop an outstanding athletic repertoire. The rugby club strives to be a completely self-sufficient model collegiate rugby club that promotes the positive aspects of the sport of rugby. The rugby club also upholds the values and ideals of Grove City College.

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL Club Sport
The men’s volleyball team is a non-varsity, highly competitive volleyball team. Funded partially by Men’s Governing Board it belongs to the ECVL, the largest volleyball league in collegiate ranks. GCC’s competition includes Pitt. Robert Morris, IUP, Clarion, Slippery Rock and Duquesne.

MEN'S WATER POLO Club Sport
Grove City College Men's Water Polo is open to all men on campus. The season runs in the fall and into spring.

ORCHESIS DANCE TROUPE
Orchesis is the student-run dance troupe on campus. The organization plans, produces and presents a show in December that highlights many dance styles including ballet, tap, jazz and modern. Dancer tryouts occur in September and are open to all students. Each of the student-choreographed dances rehearses for one hour each week during the fall semester until the December performance. During spring semester, Orchesis dancers and choreographers worship God through dance with a performance in Chapel. 

OUTING CLUB 
The Outing Club sponsors a variety of outdoor activities that occur on a weekly basis. Activities include camping, biking, a pig roast and trips to the alumni cabin in the Pennsylvania forest. Any special activities sponsored by the club must have the approval, in advance, of the Vice President for Student Life and Learning.


SKI and SNOWBOARD CLUB 
The purpose of the Grove City College Ski and Snowboard Club is to provide a fun-filled, Christian atmosphere for the skiers and snowboarders of the College. The club’s goal is to provide low cost skiing trip opportunities to club members and faculty. Regular trips will take place on Saturdays at Seven Springs Resort in Pennsylvania and Holiday Valley Resort in New York. Special overnight trips are also available with the interest of the club members and the consent of the College.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE  (Women’s)
This women’s group of intramural athletes is competitive, fun and a great way to bust the stress of academic life.


WOMEN'S LACROSSE Club Sport      
To promote good sportsmanship, fellowship and physical fitness while also promoting the College name through excellence in athletics in the purpose of this lacrosse club.
 
WOMEN'S RUGBY  Club Sport 
This organization combines great sportsmanship along with strong camaraderie to develop an outstanding athletic repertoire. The Rugby Club strives to be a completely self-sufficient model collegiate rugby club that promotes the positive aspects of the sport of rugby. The club also upholds the values and ideals of Grove City College.

WOMEN'S FIELD HOCKEY
With many of our ladies coming from high schools that have field hockey as a women’s varsity sport there is a strong core of women that make up a competitive team of field hockey enthusiasts.

WOMEN'S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (WAA)
Women's Athletic Association plans and organizes intramural events and tournaments for women. Membership is open to all woman students of the College. 

 
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