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Sports Night

Sports Night is a free program offering fun and safe recreation for Putnam County youth in grades 1-5


What is Sports Night?

Sports Night is a DePauw Community Service program offering fun and safe recreation for children in grades 1-5.  It has been operating for over 20 years. Children are divided into groups according to school grade and rotated through stations of activities.  A snack and drink are provided at the end.

When is Sports Night?

Sports Night is offered monthly on Fridays from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Children are welcome to  participate in as many of the Sports Nights as they like . . one, two, three, or all eight!

The schedule for 2013-2014 is: 

Friday, Sept. 20
Friday, Oct. 11
Friday, Nov. 8 (If DePauw is not hosting NCAC volleyball)
Friday, Dec. 6
Friday, Feb. 7
Friday, March 7 (If DePauw is not hosting NCAA basketball)
Friday, April 4
Friday, May 2

Where is Sports Night? 

Sports Night is held in the DePauw University Lilly Athletic Center Auxiliary Gym located at  702 S. College Ave.  Enter the  upper floor of the Lilly Center at the main entrance on College Ave.  The registration area is immediately opposite. If construction to the Lilly Center prohibits Sports Night being held there, the Indoor Tennis and Track Center will be used as an alternate site.

Who runs Sports Night? 

Sports Night is a DePauw Community Service (DCS) program.  It is staffed by a DCS Coordinator and a team of student volunteers. Throughout the evening, your child will be overseen by responsible DePauw students to ensure they are safe and having fun. Butler University Head Men's Basketball Coach Brad Stevens was once a Sports Night volunteer!

How do I sign up for Sports Night?

Each participant must have a registration form on file in order to participate in the DCS Sports Night Program.  This form includes a liability and a photo release. Please complete the form and submit it to the Sports Night coordinator the first time your child attends.

What else do I have to do to attend?

For security purposes, all children must be signed in and out at each monthly Sports Night by a parent or other responsible adult.  To accomplish this you must accompany your child to and from the registration area every time he or she comes to Sports Night (and we hope that’s all of them!).


Sports Night is sponsored by the Hubbard Center for Student Engagement.  For additional information contact sportsnight@depauw.edu or call           765-658-4622