Clubs, Activities & Recreation

Don’t let our small size fool you – you won’t find a more active community than ours.

There’s no shortage of ways to fill your time outside the classroom at Peace, whether you’re interested in learning, serving, broadening your horizons or just having fun.

From one-day events to membership organizations, to team sports – we’ve got you covered and then some.

See how students cut loose on campus at LDOC Festival

Clubs, Activities & Recreation At-a-Glance

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Athletics are an important part of college life, and Peace is certainly no exception. We compete for championships on and off the field.

WPU is a member of the USA South Athletic Conference of the NCAA Division III, fielding teams in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis and volleyball.

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The Pacer Performance Center

#WPUStrength

Constructed in the spring of 2017, the Pacer Performance Center features Rogue fitness equipment and other free-weight training options for WPU student-athletes and the community as a whole.

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Community Service

Our students truly care about the community. From service projects in the Appalachian Mountains, to assisting in the fight against Cancer, or packing thousands of meals for the homeless and less fortunate – our students get it done.

For example, through a non-profit organization called Team Impact, four-year-old Tucker Jordan, and other kids like him, become a part of something bigger on the WPU campus. 

Discover how WPU Students Are Impacting Tucker

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Tucker Jordan is a four-year-old who suffers from PCD (Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia), and is an honorary member of the WPU Men’s Basketball Team through a program called “Team Impact”

See how our students showcase their skills, talents, and accomplishments

Student Showcase

Student Showcase is a conference-style event which showcases our students’ research presentations, performances, poetry readings, debates, cross-disciplinary creative projects, and much more.

Learn More About WPU Student Showcase

Intramural Sports & Athletics Facilities 

As a Peace student, you will have access to a full-service CrossFit box, six all-weather Laykold tennis courts, a softball field, an indoor basketball court, weight and fitness rooms, and an intramural court.

Also, take fitness classes like Zumba or yoga with some of our alumni, faculty, and staff.

You can also choose from several intramural sports like flag football, co-ed basketball, kickball, and much more.

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