Athletics are an integral part of Rensselaer life. Rensselaer fields intercollegiate teams in 23 sports: baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's cross country, women's cross country, field hockey, football, golf, men's ice hockey, women's ice hockey, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, men's soccer, women's soccer, softball, men's swimming, women's swimming, men's tennis, women's tennis, men's indoor track, men's outdoor track, women's indoor track, and women's outdoor track. Rensselaer also sponsors an intramurals program that includes over 4,200 participants per year in 18 sports. Casual recreation may also be pursued at our athletic facilities, including the Mueller Center, which are open and available to all students, faculty, and staff.