Sports and Recreational Activities Clubs and Organizations

Want to continue a sport you loved in high school?  Try out a whole new sport?
What about trying other activities... knitting? Baking? Competitive computer games?
There are lots of options with the sport and recreation interest clubs!

Check the club sports page for more information, or visit any of the links below.

  • Aikido

    Aikido is a non-violent, non-competitive, defensive Japanese martial art used to defend oneself while also protecting an attacker from injury.

  • Anime Club

    The Whitman College Anime Club is a group of students who meet weekly to watch and discuss new and classic anime series.

  • Archery

    The Whitman College Archery Club to promotes interest in archery through the use of outings, safety demonstrations, and other events.

  • Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Club

    The Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Club strives to provide resources that enable students to get out skiing and snowboarding in the backcountry.

  • Badminton Club

    The Whitman Badminton Club provides the opportunity for people to practice and play badminton. People of all skill levels are invited.

  • Baking Club

    Baking Club is currently inactive. Contact the Student Activities Office (curleske@whitman.edu) if you would like to activate this club.

  • Action Games

    Whitman Action Games is dedicated to exciting live-action gaming experiences for students looking to make friends, stay fit, or just have an adventure.

  • Climbing Club

    Climbing Club's goal is to promote and foster the Whitman climbing community. The club provides funding for trips to local crags throughout the year, and help fund larger trips (Red Rocks, NV, City of Rocks).

  • Club Sports Teams

    Current Club Sports Teams

  • Cycling

    Whitman Cycling prides itself on being a self-run, all-inclusive and involved team. The team embraces all backgrounds of cycling from novice to professional, as long as you're excited to race and do your part to help run and be involved with the team.

  • Dance Team

    The Whitman College Dance Team is a group of dancers with varying levels of experience that work on a variety of routines.

  • Drama Club

    Drama Club helps with the production of student theatre, supports the season shows through ushering and concessions and plans a yearly Drama Rush, College Cabin, trip to Ashland, and Drama Banquet.

  • Fencing Club

    Whitman Fencing teaches Italian classical fencing and many other Western fighting styles to Whitman students.

  • Folk Dance Club

    The Folk Dance Club is a weekly gathering where we teach one another different folk dances from around the world.

  • Hiking Club

    Hiking Club is currently inactive. Contact the Student Activities Office (curleske@whitman.edu) if you would like to activate this club.

  • Juggling Club

    Juggling Club juggles and has a good time hanging out. Goofiness is required.

  • Knit Whit

    Knit Whit is Whitman's very own knitting club, aimed at fostering love and knowledge yarn crafts. All skill levels are welcome.

  • Magic: The Gathering at Whitman

    Magic: The Gathering at Whitman is currently inactive. Contact the Student Activities Office (curleske@whitman.edu) if you would like to activate this club.

  • Outdoor Program

    The Outdoor Program fosters personal growth, facilitates learning and creates recreational opportunities through leadership development, skills training and safe, environmentally sound trips in a supportive community.

  • Peer Listeners

    Whitman Peer Listeners is a student run organization through the Whitman College Counseling Center whose mission is to foster emotional well-being on campus through programming and peer-to-peer interaction.

  • Salsa @ Whitman

    The Whitman Salsa Club is a place for Whitman students to learn and enjoy salsa dancing! It offers free five-week class series throughout each semester in Salsa, Bacahata, Kizomba and more.

  • Social Dance Club

    Social Dance Club gathers weekly to learn new skills, meet new people and have fun dancing Swing, Waltz, Foxtrot, Argentine Tango and others, and hosts campus-wide dances like Fall Ball, Winter Ball and Spring Swing.

  • Trap Shooting Club

    Trap club demonstrates that guns, safety, and friends make an excellent combination. All skill level are welcome to participate in our events that are held at the Walla Walla Gun Club.

  • Whitewater Club

    The Whitewater Club provides opportunities for the Whitman community to connect to the sports of whitewater kayaking, canoeing, and rafting, and teaches the skills and training necessary to participate in these activities in a safe and productive way.

  • Whitman College Collegiate Starleague Team

    Whitman College Collegiate Starleague Team is a group of Whitties committed to becoming better Starcraft players. The team plays as part of the Collegiate Starcraft League, competing with other schools for supremacy on the virtual battlefield.

  • Whitman Slam Poetry Club

    Slam Poetry Club meets weekly to improve writing and competition skills, performs on campus and in the community.

  • Wrestling Club

    Wrestling Club is currently inactive. Contact the Student Activities Office (curleske@whitman.edu) if you would like to activate this club.