Yea Alabama, Crimson Tide! If you enjoy watching or participating in championship sports, or revel in a unique gameday atmosphere, then you will feel right at home at The University of Alabama.
Intramural sports, club sports, sports for students with disabilities and two student recreation centers ranked among the best in the nation give every student an opportunity to participate in the pride and tradition that define Alabama athletics.
From football, to gymnastics, to basketball, to baseball to rowing, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball, The University of Alabama has won more than two dozen national championships and countless more conference championships and individual achievements. The Crimson Tide is just as impressive in the classroom, leading the nation once again with a dozen Capital One Academic All-Americans.
Recreational sports at The University of Alabama offer a large variety of activities and recreational pursuits. Clubs can be competitive, recreational, instructional or a combination of these elements. Participate in organized competitions against other schools' sport club teams, or play on intramural teams who compete against each other within the Alabama community. You can also enjoy guided outdoor trips and an indoor climbing facility or rent outdoor equipment and bicycles.
UA is one of 12 universities in the nation that sponsor wheelchair athletics, and is the only program in the Southeastern United States.
The wheelchair basketball and tennis teams at UA have won a combined five national titles, and more than 20 UA student-athletes and coaches participated in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. The Adapted Athletics program now includes wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, para-rowing, track and adapted golf. In addition, UA students with disabilities can participate in noncompetitive sporting options designed to improve the recreation experience on campus for all students.
Tradition is a word not taken lightly at The University of Alabama. Football, campus life and history all play a role in Alabama’s growth and development over the years. The Capstone is known for students and alumni who say "Roll Tide" for life.