Esports, Recreation, & Wellness

The Office of Student Life & Engagement offers the Laurel Ridge Recreation Program in lieu of athletics. This programming includes Intramural Sports, Wellness & Recreation Activities, and more. Contact the Office of Student Life & Engagement at [email protected] with questions.


The Office of Student Life & Engagement offers a competitive and recreational esports program- Lions Esports Organization (L.E.O.)!

Now Open!

The new esports arena is in the Student Union Building and houses 12 gaming PCs, 3 Nintendo Switches with Smash Bros, Mario Kart, and Switch Sports, as well as a broadcasting/ streaming station. Games such as Rocket League, Valorant, and League of Legends will be offered. If you would like to be a part of the start-up process or start a team, join L.E.O.

Spring 2024 Practice Schedule:


L.E.O. Meeting:

Tuesday, Jan 23 at 3:30 in the Student Union Building Room 119 and online.

For more information, join the Discord or contact the Office of Student Life & Engagement at [email protected].


All sports are recreational and vary in format. Students are encouraged to start a club sport for any interest that is not represented by the Office of Student Life and Engagement. You can learn about starting a club here.

Intramural sports programs are on hold until there is enough interest to support a program. If you wish to start a program, contact Chris at [email protected]. All participants must have a signed liability waiver before engaging in intramural sports. You may bring the waiver to the activity.

Intramural Sports Program Policy


Middletown Campus

6V6 Dodgeball

*Dodgeball has been postponed due to low attendence. If you are interested in starting a club league, please email [email protected].

Games are rain or shine.

Teams will have 6-8 players including 1 Captain. Participants must read the Intramural Sports Program Policy, sign the waiver and read the game rules.

How to play Dodgeball

Contact the Office of Student Life & Engagement at [email protected] with questions.

Glow-in-the-Dark Kickball

Kickball is available to students interested in starting a club or coordinating a one-off event. Ask the Office of Student Life & Engagement for details.

Kickball Rules

How to Play Kickball Video


Contact the Office of Student lIfe & Engagement at [email protected] with questions.


A billiard table is available for independent use in the Student Union Building.

8-Ball Rules

How to play 8-Ball Video



Come check out our selection of table games and video games down at the Student Union Building. We have a Wii with Just Dance 3 and Mario Kart, as well as Switch Sports available to borrow. There are billiards, table tennis, and basketball too!


Cornhole is available. Those interested in playing recreationally or holding a tournament should contact the Office of Student Life & Engagement at [email protected].

Fauquier Campus

4square Volleyball

4square Volleyball will be available as a recrational game and is located near The Barn.

4sqaure Volleyball Rules

4square Volleyball Video


Contact the Office of Student Life at [email protected] with questions.

Disc Golf

Disc Golf is unavailable until further notice.

Disc Golf Rules

How to Play Disc Golf Video

Printable Score Card

Disc Golf Course Map


Contact the Office of Student Life at [email protected] with questions.

Table Tennis

Table tennis is available for independent use in the Rose Loeb Center, Wolk Hall.

Student Life & Engagement will host tournaments this semester is partnership with the new Table Tennis Club. Stay tuned for details!

Let’s play!

Table Tennis Rules

How to Play Video


Come by room 108 to check out a game from our collection.



Therapy Dogs

Therapy dogs will grace our Middletown Campus every other Thursday @ 12pm. Check the event calendar for dates!

STI Testing

A.R.E. will be on campus providing free STI testing throughout the semester.

Look for them on these dates:

1/25 @ 1-4pm in SHP Lounge

2/20 @ 1-4pm in SUB Lounge

3/21 @ 1-4pm in SHP Lounge

4/16 @ 12-4pm in SUB Lounge


Drop-In Yoga for Everybody

Yoga classes are tentative and will be announced. Check the event calendar for updates.

Bring your mat if you have one and be on time.

This class is designed for a broad spectrum of students from beginning to intermediate, and some more advanced level. Each class incorporates asana (postures), pranayama (breathing practice) Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), and meditation. It can be adapted, adjusted and accommodated based on the student’s physical condition using available props. The class will help you maintain your natural condition: a body of optimum health, strength and flexibility, senses under total control, a well-disciplined, clear and clam mind, and a life filled with peace and joy. Om shanti, shanti, shanti. 🙏


ASIST Suicide Prevention

Join us over Spring Break, March 13-14, to learn how you can prevent suicide. Register here.



Mindfulness Meditation

Join Janet most Tuesdays for Mindfulness Meditation from 2-2:30 pm. These sessions are hosted in-person at the Fauquier Campus in Hazel Hall room 210 and online.

You may access a recording of a past session in the “Virtual” drop-down.

Mindfulness Meditation


Therapy Animals

We have Duncan the Therapy Dog and Lola the Mini-horse on campus regularly for snuggle sessions. Check out our Student Event Calendar for upcoming dates!


Walking Trail

Did you know there is a beautiful trail on campus? It’s a great place to unwind between classes. Just walk to the right-hand corner of the lower parking lot and look for signage. The trail is about a half-mile out and back.


safeTALK will be offered during the spring semester. Details coming soon!

safeTALK is a half-day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Participants don’t need any formal preparation to attend the training—anyone age 15 or older who wants to make a difference can learn the safeTALK steps.

STI Testing

FAHASS will be on campus to offer free STI testing on Tuesday, April 16, from 12-4pm in Wolk Hall Lobby.


Mindfulness Meditation

Meditation is streamed via Zoom almost every Tuesday from the Fauquier Campus. Join Janet from 2-2:30pm at

You can access this past recording anytime.



Here are some recordings from the pandemic. Enjoy!


Mental Telehealth Services

TimelyCare offers 24/7 access to virtual care, self-care, and well-being tools.

Sign up here.

The Office of Student Life & Engagement strives to ensure opportunities for all Laurel Ridge students. We do not discriminate based on age, ability, national origin, race, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender, or veteran statusIf accommodations are needed, please contact [email protected] at least one week prior to the event date.