Sports Offered

The UCSC IM Sports Program offers a wide variety of sports throughout the year. The following are descriptions of the leagues and when they are offered. Additional information including the rules that govern each sport can also be found online. If you do not see a sport here that you would like to play, please contact the IM Office to discuss the opportunity for it to be added.

    Ultimate Frisbee ($30/Team)

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    Played in Fall and Spring Quarter

    Santa Cruz is known around the world as a mecca for disc sports and its clear to see why when playing ultimate from the top of campus, overlooking the Bay. Sign up a team or as an individual and we’ll draft you onto a team. All leagues are self-officated, Coed, and played on the Upper Field.


  • Futsal (Indoor Soccer) ($60/Team)

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    Played in Fall and Winter Quarter

    Fast and fun, this is one of the most popular IM Leagues on campus so be sure to get your team organized and registered quickly. The game is played with a size 3 non bouncing ball to emphasize skills. All leagues are officiated, played in the West Gym, and deemed Coed (3 men and 2 women to a side). 


  • Outdoor Soccer ($60/Team)

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    Played in Fall and Winter Quarter

    All Outdoor Soccer leagues are officiated and are Coed, playing 5 men and 4 women to a side. Fall leagues are played on the Upper Field and spring leagues are played on the Lower Field.


  • 5v5 Basketball ($60/Team)

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    Played in Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters

    Both Open and Coed Leagues are offered for 5v5 full court Basketball. All games are officiated and played in the East Gym. Mesh numbered  pinnies are provided for games. 


  • 3v3 Basketball ($50/Team)

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    Played in Fall and Spring Quarter

    This year 3v3 basketball will be offered in leiu of the long running 4v4 B league, in the spirit of enhancing that experience. This league will be Open and officiated. Games will be 45 minutes, best of 3, play to 11, with ones and twos awarded. Games will be played in the East Gym


  • Dodgeball ($60/Team)

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    Played in Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters

    Dodgeball is one of our most popular IM Leagues so make sure you get your team signed up in time because the leagues will fill fast. The league is coed, 6 people to a side, with every team having a minimum of 2 males and 2 females present per game. The minimum to start a game is 5. Games are officiated and played in the West Gym. 


  • Flag Football ($60/Team)

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    Played in Fall and Spring Quarter

    Flag Football leagues are Open leagues. We play 7 aside with special rules to encourage the passing game. This league is officiated and played on the Upper East Field on Mondays. What better way to get pumped for Monday Night Football. 


  • Softball ($60/Team)

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    Played in Fall and Spring Quarter

    Leagues are Coed, officiated, and played on the Upper Field. There are 5 men and 4 women to a side with extra subs. Leagues are operated as '3 pitch' such that teams pitch to themselves. 


  • Indoor Volleyball ($50/Team)

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    Played in Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters

    Leagues are Coed, self-officiated, and played in the East Gym. Teams are comprised of 3 men and 3 women with special rules to emphasize coed play. 


  • Innertube Water Polo ($60/Team)

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    Played in Fall and Spring Quarter

    The Innertube Water Polo league is Coed, 6 aside (including the goalie) with a minimum of 4 players needed to start the game. 2 males and 2 females must be playing at all times. Games are officiated, last about 30-45 minutes, and are played in the Main Pool.


  • 4v4 Sand Volleyball ($40/Team)

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    Played in the Spring Quarter

    Introduced in the spring of 2013, this league was extremely popular and will be offered again this spring. The league is Coed, self-officiated and played on the sand courts located on the Upper East Fields. Grab your sunscreen and get in on the action.