Athletic Opportunities

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

Intramural Program: Student Development provides the opportunity for NNU students, faculty, and staff to participate in a variety of campus sports and activities through our intramural program, or Campus League. All of the activities and sports provided by Campus League provide an opportunity to show off your 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 and Campus League Activities:

Campus League Sports:

  • Flag Football
  • Powderpuff Football
  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Outdoor Volleyball
  • Soccer

Campus League Activities:

  • Bowling Tournament
  • Ping Pong Tournament
  • Campus Golf
  • Chili Cook-off
  • Dessert Cook-off
  • Four Square Tournament
  • And many more...