Athletics & Recreation

Get fit and stay healthy at Hunter! We pride ourselves on providing activities for everyone.

Varsity Teams

From basketball to fencing to wrestling, Hunter College offers 19 men’s and women’s Division III teams. Try out for a team or come cheer on the Hawks at a game.

Intramural Sports

Want to get involved on an intramural team? It’s a great way to stay healthy and meet people. Check out the Intramural Sports page for current listings and how to join your team.

Fitness and Recreation

Just want to get fit at the gym or swim some laps? Visit the Recreation page for a current schedule and a listing of fitness classes.

Find schedules and everything you need to know about athletics and recreation at the Hunter College Athletics page.

Purple and Gold Spirit Squad

The Purple and Gold Spirit Squad is a dance team that promotes school spirit and performs at the Men’s Basketball home games. The Spirit Squad is open to all students through an audition process.

All members of the Spirit Squad must be:

  • A currently enrolled student in good academic standing – GPA of 2.5 and above with no disciplinary action or pending case.
  • Available to attend practice and perform at home athletic and special events.
  • Willing to demonstrate school spirit, positive attitude, stamina and suitable dance background.

Students selected for the Spirit Squad must sign a Waiver of Liability, A Video/Photo Release form and be EverFi compliant. Please contact the Spirit Squad Manager, Teneia Wooten at for more information.