How can you get involved in Athletics at Dudley?
  • Join an intramural sports team!
  • Compete in a special event tournament for Straus Cup glory!
  • Come along on a fun sports-related outing!
Every semester your Athletics Fellows coordinate competitions and events for Dudley members. Join our mailing lists for more information. Also, check out our Facebook group. If you have an idea for a fun activity, please reach out to the Athletics Fellows. We always welcome ideas! 

Whom should you contact about Athletics at Dudley?
Your 2014-2015 Athletics Fellows!
Intramural Sports Program
Every semester, Dudley House members compete against the twelve undergraduate houses at Harvard to win the Straus Cup. Dudley won the Straus Cup for the very first time in spring 2014! Join one or more of our teams to help us continue Dudley's quest for glory. See the Intramural and Club sports page for more information.

Fall Sports Winter Sports Spring Sports
Flag Football Basketball (A, B, and C Leagues) Men's Crew (A and B Boats)
Soccer Ice Hockey Women's Crew (A and B Boats)
Tennis Squash Softball
Volleyball (A and B Leagues) Volleyball (A and B Leagues)
Ultimate Frisbee

For more information about the Harvard House Intramural Program, click here
For sport-specific information, join the mailing list and/or contact the captain. 

Mailing lists are the main way information is distributed at Dudley house and ESPECIALLY at Dudley Athletics. By clicking here you can sign up for all of the mailing lists at Dudley, including the ones for the sports that interest you! We have captains for each sport/activity working hard to plan events and that information is often sent out only on the specific mailing list for each sport. 

Special Tournaments
Every semester the Dudley Athletics Fellows coordinate special tournaments in conjunction with the Harvard House Intramural Program. Participants win points towards the Straus Cup! 
Annual events include Charles River runs, innertube water polo, badminton tournament, a climbing competition, dodgeball, table tennis tournament, swim meet, and fencing meet. See the Intramural and Club Sports page for more information. 

Fun Outings 
The Athletics Fellows also plan local sports-related outings. Past favorites include bike rides to Walden Pond, kayaking on the Charles River, rock-climbing at Brooklyn Boulders, and ropes course visits. See our events feed below for more information on current events, as well as our special events page

Please contact the Athletics Fellows if you have an idea for a fun event! 

EVENTS AND NEWS. Check here for upcoming events and recent Dudley Athletics highlights! 


Mar 12

Spring Sports Pub

8:00pm to 10:00pm


Game Room

Come hang out with athletically minded people and learn about playing spring sports and Dudley House!  There will be pizza, drinks, and fabulous introductions to the sports from all the captains.  Welcome to all Dudley House members.

Mar 28

Swim Meet

2:30pm to 7:00pm


Blodgett Pool

Want to see your name up on the big screen? Swim for Dudley! Swimmers of all levels welcome. More information about sign-ups to follow--watch the Dudley Athletics email thread for an email! 

Mar 08

Dodgeball Tournament

2:00pm to 7:00pm



Play dodgeball for Dudley against the undergrads! More information on the schedule to follow. Email the Dudley Athletics Fellows, if you are interested in participating. 

Mar 12

Spring Sports Pub

8:00pm to 10:00pm


Dudley Game Room

Remember how much fun you had at Fall Sports Pub? Well, Spring Sports Pub is here! Come hang out with the Athletics Fellows and captains, grab some beverages and pizza, and get info about spring sports. Rowing, softball, and volleyball have full spring seasons, while football, frisbee, soccer, and tennis all have tournaments in the spring. We will also have upcoming special events, including a women's handball tournament and a swimming meet. Show up to find out more and generally enjoy the company of like-minded, athletically-bodied folk! 

Feb 01

Dudley House Super Bowl Party

6:00pm to 11:00pm



Feeling deflated? Well then come and pump yourself up with the Dudley House Super Bowl Party.  Watch our hometown New England Patriots battle the Seattle Seahawks to decide which city’s fans will be insufferable for the rest of the year.  Even if you don’t enjoy football, come enjoy some of Boston’s best hot wings, pizza, drinks silly commercials and the musical stylings of Katy Perry during the halftime show.  Kickoff is at 6:30, food will be ready at 6.

Oct 25

Strength Training 101

2:00pm to 3:00pm


Hemenway Gym

Harvard Recreation is offering a special session called Strength Training 101 with Dudley members in mind. One of the fitness specialists and personal trainers will offer tips for preparing and executing certain strength training movements in the gym. You will have the opportunity to gain experience moving around and using the weight room so that you feel more confident to lift effectively and safely.

Oct 19

Head of the Charles Outing

1:00pm to 3:00pm


Charles River
Join other Dudley members to experience one of the largest rowing regattas in the world! We will meet on the steps of Dudley House and walk down to the river to check out the festivities. We should catch both the men’s and women’s championship 8 races, which include top national collegiate and international boats. Experienced rowers will be there to answer your questions and explain what is going on. If you are thinking about rowing with Dudley in the spring, this event is a particularly good way to find out more about the sport and Dudley’s program. 
Nov 16

Badminton Tournament

12:00pm to 4:00pm


MAC Gym Floor

IM Special Tournament. Check back here closer to the event for more information and signups.