Ball State offers collegiate level sporting events throughout the year. Most sports have no admission fees: Baseball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Track & Field, and Men’s Volleyball.
Affordable single and season ticket options are available for Men’s Football, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Basketball, and Women’s Basketball.
Fans 13 and under can join Cardinal Kids Club and enjoy free admission to all athletic events, exclusive Cardinal Kids Club T-shirt and membership card, welcome letter from Charlie Cardinal, birthday announced at game, and other promotions/offers.
Youth Athletic Camps | (765) 285-1474
Ball State annually sponsors youth camps for baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming, and volleyball. Camps occur in spring, summer, and fall and are run by Ball State coaching staffs of each respective sport.
Learn to Swim | bsu.edu/recreation | (765) 285-1753
Ball State Learn to Swim teaches children, ages 6 months to 13 years, everything from just being comfortable in the water, floating, coordinating arm and leg movements to learning proper breathing, the different competitive strokes, and diving. Eight-week classes are offered on Tuesdays and Saturdays each fall and spring in Ball Pool.
Cardinal Lanes | 765-285-1943
Located in the lower level of the Pittenger Student Center, Cardinal Lanes provides bowling, billiards, and gaming during fall and spring semesters. Special events can be scheduled outside of normal operating hours.Hours: Monday—Thursday, 3—11 p.m. | Friday, 3 p.m.—12 a.m. | Saturday, 1 p.m.—1 a.m. | Sunday, 12 p.m.—8:00 p.m.
Outdoor Pursuits | bsu.edu/recreation | (765) 285-1753
Outdoor Pursuits offers daily, weekend, and weekly rentals of a variety of outdoor equipment to the entire community. View available items and pricing online. Camping/backpacking gear, Canoeing/kayaking/climbing equipment, Bicycles and child trailers, Outdoor gamesFishing equipmentCross country skis, sleds, snowshoes