The college offers a number of varsity sports for women and men. Macalester belongs to the MIAC and the NCAA Division III. Macalester’s club sports program enables students to compete against other schools in a less structured format. Students also participate in intramural sports throughout the year.

The Club Sports Program provides opportunities for students to participate in a variety of sports and recreational activities that are not offered as a part of the NCAA intercollegiate sports program administered by the Athletic Department. Currently active clubs include badminton (co-ed), crew (men and women), ice hockey (men and women), Nordic skiing (men and women), men’s rugby, ultimate Frisbee (men and women), men’s volleyball and men’s water polo. For more information visit the athletics department website