Athletics

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Columbia Athletics has a proud history of achievement. An original member of the Ivy League, Columbia offers 31 NCAA Division I varsity sports, 45+ club sports, and 40+ intramural sports. With numerous team and individual Ivy League Championships, several National Championships, and some Olympians and Olympic medalists, Columbia has an exceptional program for serious players, or any athlete and fan with a fierce love of the game.

Did you know?

  • Championship Performance, funded by The Fund for Excellence, was launched in 2012-2013. It features numerous resources for mental preparedness, nutrition, leadership training, and career development for student-athletes, with the goal of maximizing the potential of Columbia student-athletes and fostering championship performances.
  • Columbia student-athletes continue to excel in the classroom with 34 student-athletes being inducted into the Columbia Athletics 4.0 Club during the 2015-16 season.
  • Columbia Athletics won four team Ivy League Championships during the 2015-2016 season. The championships were won in: Men’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Fencing, and Men’s Cross Country.

Schedule of Events

Check out the calendar of upcoming athletics competitions in your area, and the calendar of athletics alumni events

Get Tickets

Purchase your tickets online or by calling 888-LIONS-11.

Get Involved

The Varsity C Club is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting Athletics through advice, counsel, and volunteer activity. The Women's Leadership Council is a giving society for the women of Athletics, providing valuable opportunities to members and working to build involvement in athletics by women.

Represent the Lions

Order your official Columbia Lions gear at The Lion Store online.

Join Dodge Fitness Center

Enjoy membership at the Dodge Fitness Center at Columbia, the most comprehensive wellness facility on the Upper West Side. Whether your interests include fitness improvement, lifetime sports, or wellness and recreation, Dodge has an offering that is right for you.