Football player runs for a touchdown at Commonwealth University-Lock Haven, formerly Lock Haven University.

Athletics and Fitness

Whether you want to cheer on the Bald Eagles from the bleachers, or get in on the action, Lock Haven athletics has much to offer.

We’re a proud member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference for Division I field hockey, and our DI men’s wrestling team is a member of the Mid-American Conference. You’ll find 21 total NCAA athletic teams at The Haven.

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Students play spike ball on the Commons at Commonwealth University-Lock Haven, formerly Lock Haven University.

Get Active

In the mood for some friendly competition? Join one of our intramural teams—basketball, volleyball, soccer, pickleball, and softball, to name a few. The Student Recreation Center hosts an impressive array of strength and cardio equipment, fitness classes like yoga and Zumba, 30-foot rock-climbing walls, an indoor track, racquetball, and multi-purpose courts.

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Haven Nation

Lock Haven sponsors 21 varsity athletic programs including Division I men's wrestling and field hockey. The men's wrestling program is an affiliate member of the Mid-American Conference and the field hockey team competes in the Atlantic 10 Conference. All other teams compete at the NCAA Division II level and compete in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

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Explore Your Surroundings

Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Susquehanna River and the Bald Eagle Mountain Range, we’re a lush open playground for any outdoor enthusiast. Hiking, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, biking, and camping are just a few of the pursuits in which you could thrive.