University at Albany Student Association recognizes, sponsors, and funds a wide variety of student organizations, including Club Sports. The Office of Campus Recreation provides Club Sports with administrative assistance and facility management. To help coordinate and streamline operations, full-time professional staff provide UA Club Sports the benefit that very few student organizations have.
The Club Sports Program at University at Albany provides a variety of opportunities for UA students to socialize, learn, keep fit, and play. Club Sports are open to all students and span the competitive spectrum from informal occasional play to regimented practices with intercollegiate competition. There are currently over 30 club sport organizations that meet regularly for practices and competitions, conduct exhibitions, coordinate socials for members and engage in community service events.