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Athletics & Wellness

Explore Swarthmore - Athletics & Wellness Overview

Whether you aspire to be an All-American or a weekend warrior, Swarthmore can help you reach your personal fitness and wellness goals.

Before COVID-19, 40% of students were involved in sports at some level, and 25% competed in varsity intercollegiate athletics as part of the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. Wellness programming facilitates the holistic growth and development of the mind, body, and spirit of students and the community by creating, organizing, and promoting campuswide education and prevention initiatives.

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Students working out on elliptical machines
“Being a student-athlete teaches you how to be responsible for the well-being of others and to make personal sacrifices for their betterment. Like a liberal arts education, it fosters a flexible mindset that prepares us for our future.” — Junior