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A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.), Johnson & Wales University's Denver Campus welcomes quality student-athletes who wish to become a part of our twelve-team varsity athletic program. The Denver Campus' teams travel throughout the Midwest and Rocky Mountain region to compete against some of the top teams in the nation.

Our varsity athletic offerings include

  • men's and women's basketball                  
  • men's and women's cross country            
  • men's and women's indoor track
  • women's lacrosse
  • men's and women's soccer
  • men's and women's outdoor track                       
  • women's volleyball                   

Activities for students include

  • intramurals
  • recreation
  • club sports

Wildcat Center

Home to the Wildcat Gymnasium, fitness center, fitness studio and athletics department, the Wildcat Center plays host to both men's and women's basketball teams and the women's volleyball team for practice and competitions. The facility holds approximately 550 fans and features floor-side seating. The Wildcat Center is located on the northwest corner of the campus. The 2,500-square-foot fitness center offers a variety of free weights, a full strength training circuit and LifeFitness cardio equipment, as well as medicine balls and Swiss balls for core training. A variety of fitness classes (i.e., yoga, Zumba®, interval training, boot camp) are held in the studio throughout the academic year.

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