Athletic Opportunities

Varsity Intercollegiate Competition: Northwest Nazarene University is a member of the NCAA Division II Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) and provides the following sports in its intercollegiate athletic program:

  • Men: baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, track and field (indoor and outdoor), and soccer
  • Women:¬†basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field (indoor and outdoor), and volleyball

Intercollegiate Club Sports: NNU offers two options for men and women interested in intercollegiate competition at the club level: club soccer and club lacrosse.

Intramural Program: Student Development provides the opportunity for NNU students, faculty, and staff to participate in a variety of campus sports and activities through its intramural program. All of the activities and sports provide an opportunity to show off skills, build relationships with teammates, make new friends, and have fun in a competitive (and non-competitive) environment. The NNU campus community can participate in the following:

Campus League Sports:

  • Flag Football
  • Powderpuff Football
  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Outdoor Volleyball
  • Indoor/Outdoor Soccer
  • Pickle Ball
  • Disc Golf