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Campus Recreation and Intramural Program (CRIMP)

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The Methodist University Campus Recreational & Intramural Program provides structured and unstructured leisure time for students. These activities provide students with opportunities to learn skills that will contribute to their social, physical, emotional, and intellectual growth and development. CRIMP also is responsible for maintaining various athletic and recreation facilities. Find us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter: @MU_CampusRec!

Our Mission

Methodist University's Campus Recreation & Intramural Programs (CRIMP) department aspires to enhance the university experience through leisure activities and alternative educational programs. CRIMP is committed to cultivating a healthy social environment through student-driven programs of fitness, sports, wellness, and outdoor adventure. CRIMP strives to increase programming in cultural enrichment, leadership, and community involvement, helping to build a progressive learning society and reflect the diversity at Methodist University.

Outdoor Adventure Trips and Activities

The CRIMP Outdoor Adventure program is committed to providing students with extra-curricular activities both on and off campus. Our club offers a variety of activities and trips throughout the year. Some of our most popular trips & activities are listed below:

  • kayaking
  • white water rafting
  • hiking/backpacking
  • horseback riding
  • windsurfing
  • skiing
  • camping
  • snowboarding
  • mountain/rock climbing (indoor/outdoor)
  • snorkeling
  • canopy/zip-lining
  • four wheeling
  • fishing (fly, deep sea, coastal)
  • urban travel
  • ice skating
  • roller skating
  • amusement parks
  • state parks/wilderness reserves
  • teambuilding

Additionally, trips often give students the chance to mingle with others and have amazing adventures. CRIMP sometimes offers certification courses (such as swimming, sailing, SCUBA, etc) for students. Each student should strive to be a part of this incredible program.

Nimocks Fitness Center

The Nimocks Fitness Center contains a full line of cardio equipment, such as treadmills, striders, ellipticals, recumbent bikes, and spinning bikes, along with weight machines and an indoor track. This facility has a multi-purpose gym available for basketball and volleyball. Access inside the Nimocks Fitness Center requires a current MU ID. Members are allowed one (1) guest with the age restriction of 16 years or older. Policies and practices are to ensure safety and decrease liability.

Spring Break Hours of Operation

Saturday, Mar. 7
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, Mar. 8
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday, Mar. 9 - Friday, Mar. 13
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday, Mar. 14
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, Mar. 15
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Coach Sink Field

CRIMP presents a fairly new recreational area "Coach Sink Field" located on Robert Johnson Drive (right across the street from the William F. Bethune Visual Arts Center). The multi-purpose recreational sports field is used for intramural activities and club sports. Coach Sink Field is available during the summer to other groups and agencies under certain conditions. Any reservations to use a field must be scheduled through the Campus Recreation office.

Group Exercise

The Campus Recreation & Intramural Programs department offers a number of group exercise opportunities, such as Zumba, Insanity, pilates, Women on Weights, a jogging group, Salsa, and yoga.

Group Fitness Descriptions and Calendar

Intramurals and Rec Games

Intramural sports include flag football, basketball, softball, volleyball, soccer, dodgeball, and ultimate frisbee. Rec Games currently include table tennis, badminton, beach volleyball, kickball and disc golf. Activities are generally open to most students, faculty and staff.

Intramurals Calendar and Signup

Cultural Enrichment

CRIMP is all about alternative educational opportunities. CRIMP offers many cultural activities and excursions throughout the year for students. Activities include (but not limited to) theater, concerts, public speakers, multicultural and diversity programs, fairs and festivals, and much more. Recommendations are highly appreciated!

Community Involvement and Leadership

Giving back to the community is very much a part of CRIMP and its employees. If you have strong interests in sustainability, community service, and/or volunteering then you may find opportunities to make a difference through CRIMP.


Clifton R. Bobbitt
Director of Campus Recreation
Phone: (910) 630-7161

Racheal Holler
Assistant Director of Campus Recreation

Zachary Emanuel
Recreation Technician

Cynthia Lally
Recreation Technician

Darian McNeill
Recreation Technician

Methodist University is an Institutional Member of NIRSA, the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association.