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Club Sports

Club Sports


The Club Sports program at Lewis University has been in existence for less than 5 years. The purpose of this Operations Manual is to help club sport participants and staff members to understand the philosophy, objectives and policies of the Lewis University Club Sport program. The information contained in the manual outlines the guidelines necessary for the efficient operation of the club sport program. The manual should provide a positive source of clarification for all individuals involved with the Club Sport program.

Club Sport Philosophy

The philosophy and key to the success of the club sports program at Lewis University is the emphasis placed on student leadership and participation. The clubs provide a learning experience for the members through their involvement in every aspect of the organization and administration of the clubs.

The Club Sport program supports the overall mission of the University by providing educational, recreational and social programs for the undergraduate student population. Club Sports play a large part in the co-curricular experience which complements the academic experience. Therefore, the University reserves the right to make decisions regarding geographic locations and quality of competition to insure that the Club Sport experience is consistent with this philosophy.

Club sport participants value good sportsmanship, diligence, determination and teamwork in their various levels of competition. The Club Sport program is committed to academic excellence, institutional integrity and service to the community.

Club Sport Goals

  • Club sports provide educational and leadership opportunities for students at Lewis University.
  • Club Sports provide additional recreational opportunities for the Lewis Community.
  • Club Sports offer students the opportunity to participate, compete, socialize and develop sport specific skills.
  • Club Sports help to increase student satisfaction and play an integral role in the recruitment and retention of students.
  • Support the overall mission of Lewis University.
  • Support the Institutional Enrollment Management Plan and Institutional Advancement Plan.