Rachel Eastman ‘17

Major: Biology
Hometown:North Canton, OH

My favorite place at Mount Union is the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center. Many students do not realize that Mount has its own nature preserve, but it does!

Recreation and Intramurals

Mount Union offers a wide variety of services to promote and support recreation and wellness.  The McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex (the MAAC) is used by students, faculty and staff, and includes the McPherson Center for Health and Well Being, the Timken Physical Education Building, Hammond Natatorium, fitness center, auxiliary gymnasium and the Peterson Fieldhouse.


Mount Union Intramurals consists of a variety of competitive sports and activities throughout the year. The programs are directed toward the students, faculty and staff of Mount Union. Intramurals promote physical activity, healthy competition and overall well-being in an organized setting. Currently, 1,400 students participate in intramurals at Mount Union. Each team is led by a captain and participates in an average of two events per week. The following are the events currently offered:

  • 16-Inch Softball
  • 2 on 2 Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Co-Ed Innertube Water Polo
  • Cornhole 
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag Football
  • Golf Scramble
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Men's Basketball League
  • Night Sand Volleyball
  • Pickleball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Women's Basketball League
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