Southwestern University

Intramural & Recreational Activities

Southwestern Intramural & Recreational Activities (SIRA)

provides you the opportunity for physical, social, and educational development through participation in intramural sports, fitness/wellness programs, sport clubs, and outdoor recreation. 


SIRA takes fun seriously and we know it’s important that students have a good time and find a balanced, healthy lifestyle on campus.   

View our Spring 2022 Calendar (pdf)


SIRA Now Hiring for 2022-23 Key Student Staff Positions

SIRA is now accepting applications for students interested in working 8-15 hours/week.  Students must be able to work during Welcome Week to support Pirate Training in August (August 12-21).


To apply, complete our application by March 11th and we will conduct interviews after Spring Break.  If you have any questions, please contact Anna Castillo, Associate Director of SIRA, at 512.863.1606 or .

Intramural Sports

You can participate in an organized team or individual sports at various skill levels. A diverse schedule of team and individual tournaments/special events allow students, faculty, staff and spouses to compete against others in Men’s, Women’s, and Co-Rec divisions of play.

Intramural Sports

Fitness and Wellness Classes

All SIRA’s Fitness Classes offer a great workout and a chance to interact with your SU peers in a healthy, fun-filled environment. 

Fitness and Wellness Classes

Outdoor Gear Checkout

SIRA provides a variety of outdoor gear and sports equipment for check-out at no cost to SU community members.

Check Out Gear

Outdoor Trips & Outings 

Amazing, inexpensive trips in and around the beautiful Hill Country of Texas.

Outdoor Trips & Outings

SIRA’s Mission
Southwestern Intramural and Recreational Activities (SIRA) supports the mission of the University and its Division of Student Life by providing quality, diverse, and safe recreational programs and services that enhance the wellness of the University Community. SIRA Values:
  • The pursuit of lifelong fitness, healthy choices, and balanced lifestyles 
  • The development of student employees and student leaders 
  • The social contributions and interactions created by recreational opportunities