Sports and Recreational Clubs

Pitt-Johnstown sports and recreational clubs offer the opportunity of athletic competition, non-varsity club and intramural sport activities to both men and women. Regular practices, competitions, travel, service projects, and social gatherings are included in the activity schedule of a club sport or intramural team.

Pitt-Johnstown CheerleadersPitt-Johnstown cheerleaders
Full-time students with ability to lead and create school spirit are encouraged to support Pitt-Johnstown’s athletic teams by becoming a cheerleader. They compete nationally against other collegiate cheerleading squads at The National Association Competition in Daytona Beach, FL. A competitive squad is chosen as well as a non-competitive squad. Members must maintain a minimum 2.0 QPA. Any academic major will be accepted. Participation is open to female full-time undergraduate students. Tryouts are held in early Spring.

Dance Ensemble
The Pitt-Johnstown Dance Ensemble promotes the appreciation of dance as an art form. The group performs one dance production during the spring term. Auditions are early in the fall semester.

Pitt-Johnstown Ice Hockey
The ice hockey team is a competitive member of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) and the College Hockey East (CHE). The team has won the CHE Championship in 2003, 2005 and 2014; and also qualified for the ACHA National tournament 2005, 2006, and 2014. The season begins in early September, with tryouts beginning the week after Labor Day, and finishes with the National Tournament held in March. The IceCats hold three on-ice practices and one off-ice conditioning practice per week throughout the 30-game regular season. Home games and practices are held at the Cambria County War Memorial. Students must maintain a minimum QPA of 2.0 and be enrolled full-time to be on the active roster.

Karate Club
This club instructs students in the art of Tang Soo Do, the practice of Korean karate. In addition to teaching the physical aspects of the art, the club helps students build self-confidence and inner strength.

Pitt-Johnstown Lacrosse Club
This club was established in the fall of 2006. All men at Pitt-Johnstown are encouraged to try this sport! This club is designed and conditioned to engage in the international sport of lacrosse, which places a strong emphasis on sportsmanship and goodwill.

Outdoors Club
This club provides students with a continuous source of recreational activities, such as bicycling (road or mountain), hiking, backpacking, mountaineering, camping, rafting, kayaking (sea or whitewater), skiing (cross country or downhill), climbing, and skydiving.

Rugby Football Club
This club is a non-varsity team sport. The club was organized as an athletic organization to engage in the international sport of rugby and as a social organization promoting a healthy mental attitude, goodwill, and solid friendships. Each year, the club sponsors a Blood Tournament with proceeds donated to the American Red Cross.

Pitt-Johnstown Ski Team
The college ski team promotes the ideals of amateurism in competitive ski events, good sportsmanship, and fair play.

Pitt-Johnstown Ultimate Frisbee Club
This club promotes and educates interested students about the sport of Ultimate Frisbee. Additional aims of the club include stimulating physical fitness through athletic activity, stressing sportsmanship through the spirit of the game, sponsoring social functions for students, interacting with other college Ultimate Frisbee Clubs, and participating in university activities.

Intramural Sports

The Intramural office is located in the lower level of the Sports Center #134.