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JMU Sport Club program members are incredibly dedicated to their sport and the JMU and Harrisonburg Community. We strive to emphasize recreational participation opportunities, student development and leadership, as well as community involvement.

Our 50+ clubs have volunteered in many different types of service activities, ranging from helping fellow club teams with home events to Adopt-a-Highway. Some of the most popular projects and activities are:

  • Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA
  • Virginia Quilt Museum
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • R.I.S.E.
  • Rockingham Memorial Hospital
  • 5K Events (DR-100, ZTA, Donut Dash)
  • Relay For Life
  • Harrisonburg Parks & Recreation
  • Lego League Tournament
  • VDOT
  • Adopt-A-Street
  • Harrisonburg Rescue Squad
  • Massanutten Regional Library
  • University Program Board
  • Food and Clothing Drives
Community Service Hours

The Sport Club program has been consistently involved with these causes. With our growing program, we have also seen a significant increase in community participation.

The Sport Clubs in our program are always looking for new service opportunities. Do you have a service opportunity for a Sport Club? Contact the Assistant Director for Sport Clubs.  

Community Service Opportunities

Adopt a Street

Organizations can adopt a street in Harrisonburg. You will be required to clean the street three times a year. All equipment needed will be provided. Anyone wanting information regarding our Adopt-A-Street program may call the Public Works Department at 540-434-5928.

JMU Community Service

This site provides a list of ongoing community service projects in and around Harrisonburg. Projects included in this site are Alternative Spring Break information, Semester or Year Long projects (e.g., providing care for the elderly, disabled or learning challenged), Community Projects (e.g., tutoring, reading to children, etc.) and many other opportunities. 

Trail Building and Maintenance with Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition

SVBC has two ongoing trail projects from Spring to Fall, one at Hillandale Park in Harrisonburg and the other at Massanutten's Western Slope in Keezeltown. The Hillandale project generally maintains and repairing the existing trail network. The Massanutten Western Slope project builds additional single track connector trails in an effort to tie together the existing trail network.


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