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At The University of Alabama sports and recreation is woven into the fiber of our campus culture. Our championship programs and robust recreational facilities give our students, alumni and friends ample reason to yell "Roll Tide".


The Crimson Tide is one of the most legendary names in all of sports. If you love watching or participating in championship sports, or revel in a unique gameday atmosphere, then you belong at The University of Alabama.

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A student scales the rock climbing wall at the Student Recreation Center

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, indoor climbing facilities and rent outdoor equipment and bicycles.

Adapted Athletics

UA is one of 12 universities in the nation that sponsor wheelchair athletics and is the only program in the Southeastern United States.

A wheelchair basketball player lines up for a free throw

For a combined 13 national championships, UA’s Adapted Athletics program includes men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball and wheelchair tennis. In addition, UA students with disabilities can participate in noncompetitive sporting options designed to improve the recreation experience on campus for all students


Tradition comes to life at The University of Alabama. The pulse of the University can be seen at any athletic event as students, alumni and supporters exude their passion and desire for excellence as the Crimson Tide prepares for battle.

UA’s timeless traditions connect generations to their experience at the Capstone. While it’s normal to hear a friendly “Roll Tide” on game day in Tuscaloosa, it’s just as common to hear it throughout the nation and world when crimson-clad supporters cross paths.

As these traditions continue to enrich the legacy of UA athletics, they also enhance campus life and unite all who love The University of Alabama to cheer on the Crimson Tide to another victory.

The bronze statue of Paul Bryant on the walk of champions