SUNY New Paltz is not known for its athleticism, but it stands proudly as a Division III school. That being said, NP facilities are great, and the trainers and coaches are just as good. There is a team or club for just about every sport except football.
Sports on campus include basketball, baseball, track, swimming, and soccer. Popular clubs are ultimate Frisbee, fencing, and rugby. Many students participate in intramural activities, which include softball, dodgeball, and basketball.