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Outdoor Programs, Recreation, and Athletics

Rock climbing, skiing, kayaking, martial arts, basketball, soccer, tennis, hiking, whitewater rafting, yoga, aquatics. With Hampshire's exceptional outdoor and athletics program, this is just the tip of your inner adventurer's iceberg.

Hampshire College is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association as a member of the Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC).

Outdoor Programs, Recreation, and Athletics (OPRA)

Outdoor Programs, Recreation, and Athletics (OPRA) offer extensive opportunities for our students: 

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OPRA gives special emphasis on combining your outdoor and physical learning experiences with the rest of College life. With 800 acres of meadows and woods, a nearby mountain range, tennis courts, soccer fields, indoor track, climbing wall, saunas, and a pool, this is easier than you might expect.

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Amherst, MA 01002