The Recreational Sports Department serves as a vital and integral part of student life at LIU Post. The Department is committed to providing the finest programs, services, facilities and equipment to enrich the University learning experience and to foster a lifetime appreciation of and involvement in wellness and recreational sports and activities for our students, staff, faculty, and alumni as well as members of the local community.
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The Club Sports Program at LIU Post is administered by the Recreational Sports Department and is comprised of three clubs teams: Crew, Equestrian and Ice Hockey. The Club Sports Program provides a competitive sports opportunity for students. Club teams compete against schools in the tri-state region along with universities across the country.
The Pratt Recreation Center is a premier facility for fitness, recreation and athletics. Membership is extended to LIU Post students, faculty, staff, alumni and residents of the Villages of Brookville and Old Westbury. The Center features a running track; an eight-lane swimming pool; racquetball courts; a weight training room; a multi-purpose room for aerobics, dance and group exercises; and a gymnasium with seating for 3,000 spectators. The facility is home to the LIU Post women’s volleyball team, men’s and women’s basketball teams and the Health, Physical Education and Movement Science Department.
Tips for Healthy Living
Activities involving jumping or pounding can lead to injury. Try swimming, cross-country skiing, in-line skating, cycling and rowing which are easier on the joints. And try Group Exercise – it can be fun!
Source: The American College and Sport Medicine