Intramural Sports

Intramural Sports

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What is Intramural Sports? Intramural Sports is a student-led organized recreational sport league program which plays on average once per week. Participants can join as a team or register as a Free Agent and be put on a team of other Free Agents with similar skill level and availability. All games are officiated by first aid certified referees. When you play Intramural Sports, you’ll get the chance to try something new, make friends and play in a safe and fun environment! Choose your LeagueFall 2018 online registration is now open. Registration closes on September 18 at 2pm.

Students, Staff + Members - $40 | Non-Members - $90

Read our registration instructions or visit our IMLeagues page for sport-specific descriptions, rules and regulations.
   

 

Fall Leagues

Basketball

Sundays: 1-8pm
Mondays: 7-11pm
Thursdays: 3-11pm

Dodgeball

Mondays: 6-11pm
Wednesdays: 5-11pm

Ice Hockey

Wednesdays: 8:45pm-12:15am
Thursdays: 8:30pm-12:00am

Indoor Soccer (Futsal)

Sundays: 4-8pm
Mondays: 6-11pm
Thursdays: 4-11pm

 

Multi-Sport (NEW*)

Tuesdays: 3-11pm

Pickleball (NEW*)

Tuesdays: 5-9pm
Wednesdays: 3-7pm

Volleyball

Sundays: 1-8pm
Tuesdays: 3-11pm
Thursday: 3-11pm

Wheelchair Basketball (NEW*)

Wednesdays: 6-7:30pm (Junior)
Wednesdays: 7:30-9pm (Senior)
 

 

 

Don't see a league you are interested in? We have a number of Recreational Club offerings that might interest you! 
Who can play?
All MRU Students MRU Employees (18+) MRU Alumni (18+) Rec Members (18+) General Public (18+)
NOTE: Only MRU students and Recreation members can register for Free Agent spots. Due to limited facility availability, some leagues may be restricted to Recreation members who have continuous or annual memberships. Memberships must remain current for the entire duration of the activity.

League Definitions – all skill levels welcome!
Intramural Sports will make every effort to accommodate the unique schedules and skill levels of all participants. Divisions may be combined if registration numbers are not high enough to create individual leagues.

Recreational / Semi-Competitive Competitive / Advanced
Participants who have varying levels of experience with sport and understanding of sport rules. This league should appeal to players looking for a recreational and/or semi-competitive environment with a focus on being social and having fun. Veteran participants or those who have a high-to-very high level of skill. A great way to continue your love of sport and stay active while having fun and meeting new people.

Meet the Team The Intramural Student Program Coordinators (SPC) are responsible for the daily management of the Intramural Sports program. These students create schedules, assist with registration, train officials and ensure each league runs smoothly.

Want to join our team? Check out our employment opportunities page for positions currently available with Intramural Sports.
Who What How
General Intramural Inquiries All sports mru.intramural@gmail.com
Chad Van Dyk Rec Sports Supervisor cvandyk1@mtroyal.ca
Evan Kaake Basketball mru.basketball@gmail.com
Matthew Melnychuk Dodgeball mru.dodgeball@gmail.com
Kent MacArthur Indoor Soccer (Futsal) mru.futsal@gmail.com
Tyrell Truman Ice Hockey mru.icehockey@gmail.com
Aurora Huber Multi-Sport (NEW*) mru.multisport@gmail.com
TBD Pickleball (NEW*) mru.pickleball@gmail.com
Quinn Bromley Volleyball mru.volleyball@gmail.com
Francesca Maestrello Wheelchair Basketball mru.wheelchairbasketball@gmail.com

   Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions about the Intramural Sports program? Check out our Intramurals Guidebook or refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below.

Participants can register as a Team Captain, Team Player or Free Agent through ePlay, at the Customer Service Centre (U130) or phone 403.440.6517. Please visit the registration instructions page for more information.

Team Captain: registers and reserves a spot for their team. Team Captains should encourage their teammates to register as a Team Player by the registration deadline, noting their captain's name in the registration.

Team Player: registers and requests to join a team captain's registered team. Team Players will be assigned to their captain's team after the registration deadline by the Intramural coordinators.

Free Agent: individuals who do not have enough members to create a full team can register individually and be placed on a 'Free Agents' team. These teams are comprised of other students with similar skill levels and availability. Note: Only MRU students and members can register as a Free Agent.
Yes! During registration, you will asked to include your friends names and you will be placed on a team with those individuals.
IMLeagues is the scheduling and standings software used to support the MRU Intramurals program. You can use IMLeagues to view schedules, message teammates, review league rules, and much more. This program also comes with a free mobile app called "IMLeagues".
All Intramural participants will be guaranteed seven regular season games plus playoffs (single elimination). Participants should expect to play approximately one game per week. Participants do not need to be available during all times that an Intramural is offered; this is simply when the sport is offered. Full schedules will be posted on IMLeagues after the registration deadline.
All MRU leagues range offer recreational and competitive leagues. Check out the skill level descriptions for more information. In some sports, leagues may need to be combined, depending on registration numbers.
Absolutely! Participants who do not have enough players to create a full team can register as a ‘Free Agent’. These participants will be assigned to a Free Agent team composed of individuals who have similar availability and skill level.

NOTE: Only MRU students and members can register as a Free Agent.
Yes! MRU students, Recreation members (staff, faculty and alumni) and the general public over the age of 18 are welcome to participate in Intramural Sports. However, if you want to register as a Free Agent, you must be an MRU student or Recreation member; non-member public participants cannot register as a Free Agent. This rule is in effect to ensure sufficient spots are available for our members.

NOTE: Only MRU students and members can register for Ice Hockey due to limited facility availability.
Anyone interested in working as an official, scorekeeper, or league coordinator should visit the employment opportunities page for more information.
Each league will accept registrations on an individual basis, based on league capacity. Individuals wanting to register after the registration deadline should contact the league-specific coordinator.
LeagueMax on Area of PlayDefault Minimum to Play
Basketball55
Dodgeball64
Indoor Soccer (Futsal)5 (including goalie)4
Ice Hockey6 (including goalie)5
Multi-SportVaries based on sportVaries based on sport
Pickleball22
Volleyball64
Wheelchair BasketballRegister individuallyRegister individually
Defaults occur if a team fails to appear or is not ready to play 10 minutes after the scheduled start time. A sportsmanship rating of 0 will be given to the defaulting team and the opposing team will be given a sportsmanship rating of 4. Two defaults by the same team will result in removal from the league.
Forfeits will be accepted 48 hours in advance of the scheduled game by contacting your league coordinator via email. This will give the league coordinators time to inform the opposing team and officials of the cancellation. Teams that forfeit will not be charged a default and be given a sportsmanship rating of 1.
Participants should be expected to bring their own athletic shoes, shoes/pants, and shirt. Pinnies will be provided for those sports that require them.


Ice Hockey: Sticks, socks, pants, shin pads, shoulder pads, elbow pads, CSA approved helmet and full cage (no visors), gloves and jock/jill straps. MRU does not lend out ice hockey equipment to its participants.

Pickleball: Players are encouraged to bring their own paddles. Paddles will be provided by MRU but will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Intramural Student Program Coordinators (SPC) will be in contact with you via email regarding next steps after the registration deadline. All participants will need to create an account on IMLeagues. The Intramural SPCs will assign you to your appropriate team, based on your registration details. Participants will then need to complete an online participants quiz through IMLeagues prior to their first game.
Yes. Valid ID must be presented at every game to the officials and/or scorekeeper. You will not be eligible to play if you do not present your Campus Card or photo ID at every game; no exceptions.

NOTE: Non-members will check-in at the Recreation Customer Service Desk via a bar code scanner. Non-members should bring a paper copy of their Intramural receipt or take a photo/screenshot of their bar code which can be scanned in order to gain facility access. Facility access cards will no longer be distributed.
No! These are simply the times a sport is offered. During registration, you will be asked your preferred date/time to play and our Intramural staff will do their best to cater to your availability.
Ice hockey games are played at Flames Community Arena. The address is 2390 – 47 Avenue SW.
Yes! MRU will run tournaments which may include badminton, beach volleyball, basketball, spikeball, table tennis and more. Tournament info will be posted here as it becomes available.