Athletics & Recreation

Whether it’s NCAA Division I action at Johnny Unitas Stadium or club soccer on Burdick Field, athletics are a big part of life at Towson.

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Tiger Athletics

Towson University offers the most comprehensive sports program in the metropolitan Baltimore area, fielding 19 NCAA Division I varsity teams that compete in the Colonial Athletic Association, the nation’s top mid-major conference. We’ve got a sport for every type of fan.

Tiger fans fill the stands at Johnny Unitas® Stadium to watch our football, lacrosse and track teams compete. Field hockey is played at the TU Field Hockey Complex. John B. Schuerholz Park is our baseball park, and Burdick Pool is the venue for swimming and diving. Our basketball, gymnastics and volleyball teams play at our new 5,200-seat SECU Arena.

Connect with Tiger Athletics is the official site of Tiger Athletics, offering schedules, news, videos and up-to-the-minute scores and results for all Towson teams.

The Towson Sports Network broadcasts live and pre-recorded programming ranging from Tiger Talk, our weekly radio show, to features with Towson head coaches and live streams of athletic events. Fans can also follow coaches and teams on Facebook and Twitter.

Campus Recreation

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TU offers countless ways to stay in shape and have fun! Towson students, faculty and staff have free access to all Campus Recreation facilities, including the fitness center, gymnasiums, pool and turf fields. Campus Rec programs are a great way to stay active through sports and exercise, learn new skills, and meet new people.  

Aquatics & Safety

Burdick Pool, a 25-yard, eight-lane pool, is located in Burdick Hall. You can get in shape through lap swim, recreational swim, or special programming, such as swim lessons. Campus Rec also offers a variety of American Red Cross safety courses, including CPR, AED and First Aid. Learn more about aquatics at Towson.

Competitive Sports

TU students participate in a variety of sport activities offered through Campus Recreation’s Sport Clubs and Intramural Sports. With many sport teams available at varying levels of competition, there’s something for all sports-loving students and for those who just want to have some fun being active with friends.


From free weights and cardio machines, to group fitness and personal training, Campus Recreation supports the Towson community’s pursuit of a healthy, active lifestyle. Get more information about the Fitness Center in Burdick Hall. 

Outdoor Adventures

Check out Outdoor Adventures for opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. In addition to on-campus clinics in kayaking and programs on the challenge course in TU’s Glen Woods, Outdoor Adventures regularly takes students on trips for backpacking, camping, climbing, and more.