Athletics & Sports
Henderson Hall’s innovative athletics & sports program has been designed with the wants and needs of the modern Marine in mind. Programs are offered for every sporting interest and different levels of expertise from the intramural to varsity and regional. Programs are offered for both teams and individuals. These programs offer Marines the opportunity to stay fit, have fun, compete, make friends, and build esprit de corps.
The sports program consists of intramural softball, basketball, volleyball, dodge ball, and flag football. The varsity program comprises basketball, softball, volleyball, flag football, soccer, and boxing. Special events throughout the year include chess, bowling, golf, 3-on-3 basketball, and racquetball tournament, extreme sports, and cross country runs and marathons.
The purpose of Intramural Sports is to provide opportunities for participation in a wide range of individual and team sports for both men and women regardless of skill level with a primary emphasis on maximum participation. Enhance individual morale, and unit esprit de corps while promoting teamwork and cooperation through friendly competition. The league is open to all Active Duty Military, Retirees, Family Members, and Authorized DoD Civilian Employees age 18+.
Stay tuned for upcoming Leagues and Sports.
Varsity Sports offers individuals with highly developed skills the opportunities to compete in higher level competition beyond the Intramural Program and to compete with others capable of challenging their abilities. Varsity Teams will be formed based on fund availability. Active Duty military assigned to the National Capital Region are authorized to participate.
Varsity teams compete in the Washington Area Military Athletic Conference and local civilian and military tournaments and leagues. Varsity teams also compete in the Marine Corps East Coast Regionals which can lead to higher levels of competition for Marine athletes such as Armed Forces Championships, Olympics, national and international events