Athletics and Sports Programs at JCU

John Cabot University welcomes students, faculty, and staff to participate in the Recreational Sports Program. The program is designed to promote an active and healthy lifestyle, while encouraging participants to have fun.

Regular exercise plays a fundamental role in our physical and mental wellbeing. For more information on the activities, wellness center and guidelines make sure to visit the membership and policies section.

Check out the Athletics website to get the latest updates and our semesterly schedule.

The Fitness Center

The Fitness Center, located inside the Gianicolo Residence in Vicolo della Penitenza 26, is open to all members of the JCU community. It is equipped with treadmills, bicycles, various cardiovascular machines, as well as a nautilus machine and free weights.  

The Fitness Center hours are the following: 
Monday - Friday - 10.00 AM to 7.15 PM 

Bilingual personal trainers as well as student assistants are available to provide support during training. Lockers are also available in the Fitness Center.

  • Tennis Games
  • Circeo Hiking Day Trip
  • Women's Soccer

Recreational Activities

The Athletics Department at John Cabot University offers a variety of activities in order to help students lead a healthy life. These activities are all subject to change.

Outdoor Education

John Cabot University is now offering several forms of outdoor education in order to promote leadership skills, team building, athleticism and personal wellness. The new program includes hiking in some of Italy’s most fascinating locations, as well as surfing along the beautiful Italian coast.

Intramural – Pick Up Games

The intramural activities offer a way to have fun and meet new people while practicing sports. JCU offers the possibility to play basketball, dodge ball, beach volleyball, five-a-side soccer, tennis, paddle, and footgolf. All students can sign up for activities in the John Cabot Fitness Center and will receive e-mails with more details. The Athletics department always provides transportation to the fields.

Other Activities (external agreements)

JCU has external agreements for all activities that cannot take place on Campus. Please notice that all external agreements require a participation fee each time you use the facility. Payment must be carried out directly to the facility. JCU has agreements for the following activities: Aikido, Outdoor Basketball, Cricket, Crossfit, Yoga, Lacrosse, Manual Therapy and Rehabilitation, Paintball, Sailing, Swimming, and Tennis.


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