Intramural Sports

Campus Recreation Services provides Intramural Sports as an opportunity for current students, faculty and staff as well as current students from university affiliates such as Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College to compete in a variety of organized competitive sports on the campus of Western Washington University. These programs exist to provide our participants with opportunities in:

  • Personal development in a variety of programs of leisure activity
  • Social interaction and the development of lasting relationships
  • Leadership skills in directing group participation
  • Voluntary participation, regardless of ability level, in an safe community
  • Establishing positive attitudes toward recreational activity to carry with them past graduation

Winter Quarter Intramurals

During Winter Quarter we are pleased to offer the following intramural sports and activities:

  • 6-on-6 Soccer
  • 11-on-11 Soccer
  • 5-on-5 Basketball
  • Spikeball  New for the 2015-16 school year!
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Flag Football
  • Kickball
  • Volleyball
  • 3-on-3 Water Basketball  New!
  • 4-on-4 Water Volleyball  New!

Our sport leagues cost $70 per team to join, with the exception of water basketball and spikeball which costs $30 per team. Please refer to our "How to Sign Up" section below for instructions on creating an IM Leagues account, signing up for an intramural sport, and paying for your team.

The deadline to sign up for Winter Quarter intramurals has passed. Games will begin the week of January 19. For additional details about our intramurals, including schedules and sign-up information, please click on the IM Leagues logo to visit our page on

All intramural participants must read the Intramural Handbook.

How to Sign Up

Sign-ups for all intramural sports at WWU are done through the website Once your team is signed up on, you must complete the process by paying for your team. This can be done either on with a credit card, or in person at the Student Recreation Center front desk with cash, check or credit card. Click here for instructions on how to create an IM Leagues account, sign up for a sport, and pay for your team.

Important Information for Team Captains

Intramural sport team captains have special responsibilities. Click here for important information for intramural team captains.

Rules and Eligibility

What are the rules for each intramural sport? Who is eligible to compete? Click here for our intramural sports game rules and eligibility requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions relating to our intramural sports program not covered above can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Winter Quarter Intramural Baking Contest

The WWU Intramural program is holding its first ever baking competition! To enter the contest, submit your baked goods at the Rec Center on February 18, when finalists will be selected to compete in a final bake-off with fabulous prizes at stake!

The only requirement for the contest is your baked dessert must contain a red fruit. For more information on the contest, email

Participation Requirements

Participants of intramural sports at WWU should familiarize themselves with the following documents:

Note: If your intramural team has games scheduled in the Student Recreation Center, non-members will have to pay for a single day pass or purchase a membership in order to enter the facility.

Intramural Champions Photo Gallery

Congratulations to all our 2015 Fall Quarter intramural champions! Check out the photo gallery below of our winning teams:

Pictures of winning teams from previous quarters can be found on our WWU Intramurals Facebook Page.

Page Updated 02.05.2016