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 programs, sport clubs, and outdoor recreation. 

We take fun seriously and know it’s important that students have a good time and find a balanced, healthy lifestyle on campus.  To learn more about current offerings, download SIRA’s Spring pdf calendar.

SIRA is now Hiring Student Staff for 2019-20

SIRA offers a number of student positions that provide the opportunity for personal growth, a sense of accomplishment, and contribution to the University community… IN ADDITION TO YOUR PAYCHECK. Please use the link to apply below and you may view job descriptions for each position listed here (e.g. Intramural Supervisor, Publicity Assistant, Office Assistant, Sport Club Assistant and Equipment Manager).  Current students may apply below or call us at 512-863-1606 with any questions.

Apply to work for SIRA in 2019-20


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