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The Wellesley College Ballroom Dance Team is made up of women from all four classes with one thing in common: we love to dance! We train alongside the MIT Ballroom Dance Team and compete in ballroom competitions all over the East Coast throughout the year. We have dancers in every level, from newcomer up to championship. We also perform on campus and periodically offer social ballroom classes.
The Wellesley Equestrian Team is a student-run club of competitive and enthusiastic horseback riders of any skill level. We ride at Rising Star Equestrian Center located in Medway and about a half-hour drive from campus. We compete as part of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, against several Boston area colleges.Link
The Wellesley Ice Hockey Team serves to teach the basic skills and rules to students who are interested in playing the game of ice hockey. Membership is open to the entire campus and no previous experience is necessary. To teach skating and stick handling skills, two coaches provide instruction during scheduled practices held through the winter months. Additionally, the team will also participate the Intramural Ice Hockey League at MIT to compete in games against other league teams of the same skill level.
The Outing club aims to provide a venue for Wellesley community members to participate in outdoor activities. These include hiking, biking, climbing, trail running, camping, skiing, and other activities based on the interests of current club members. Our goal is to have fun while fostering a community with a love and respect for the great outdoors.
The Wellesley College Sailing Team currently consists of 16 girls of different abilities and backgrounds. We are a Wellesley College Club Sport and we compete against other varsity and club sport teams in the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association. We practice up to four times a week at the MIT Sailing Pavilion, located on the Charles River in Cambridge. Typically, we sail MIT Techs, FJs, or 420s, and compete in weekend regattas across New England during both the fall and spring seasons.
The Ultimate team at Wellesley combines a drive for strong athleticism and sportsmanship with a fun community of close friends and teammates. If you're interested in joining, check out our site and come by one of our open practices next fall. Our open practices for the 11-12 school year are over, but feel free to contact us at any point with questions. We look forward to meeting you!Link
Wellesley College Quidditch
The Quidditch team enjoys promoting exercise and fun in an realistic imaginary sport. Many may have grown up with or read or watched the tale of Harry Potter and now (Muggle) Quidditch is played in colleges and high schools around the world. The Wellesley Quidditch team plays in International Quidditch Association (IQA) affiliated events and in the past has attend the Quidditch World Cup as spectators. Muggles and Wizards are like are encouraged to join.Link
Wellesley Wushu promotes the appreciation and understanding of Wushu, of both its practice and its intrinsic ties to Chinese culture through performances. Wushu, the national sport of China, is a full contact martial art that stresses equally its artistry and martial application. Known for its grace, strength, and fluidity, Wushu comprises many different styles and forms.Link