Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities are an important part of a student's college education. There are abundant opportunities for participation in the various activities and organizations at GCC.

The following organizations are sanctioned by the College:

    • Intercollegiate:
      • Men and Women’s Basketball
      • Women’s Volleyball
      • Men and Women’s Nordic Skiing
      • Men and Women’s Cross Country

  • Student Senate
  • The Chieftain Student Newspaper
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • International Honors Society
  • Pep Band
  • Drama Club
  • Cheerleading
  • Intramural Athletics
  • Recreational Athletics
  • Weight Lifting
  • Aerobics
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Walking/Running Track
  • Snowtubing
  • Disc Golf


GCC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association and Region XIII. Competition is mainly with other two-year colleges in Northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well as with various four-year colleges and universities.


The intramural program at GCC provides opportunities for competition in a variety of seasonal sports. The program consists of touch football, volleyball, basketball, softball, tennis, golf, bowling, and archery. Other sports are offered according to student interest.


Mt. Zion is a fully-operational alpine ski area located directly adjacent to the campus. GCC students carrying a minimum of 10 credit hours qualify for a free season's pass. The hill is run by GCC's nationally-acclaimed Ski Area Management Program. Students and community members participate in various "learn-to-ski" programs during the winter season. It is also circled by a groomed cross country ski trail.


The Lindquist Student Center is designed to provide opportunities for a balanced physical fitness education program and student social, cultural, and recreational activities. Included in the facility are:

  • an 11,205 square foot gymnasium
  • 1/11 mile indoor walking track
  • aerobics area
  • weight room
  • Courtside cafeteria with meeting/banquet facilities
  • student lounge and game area
  • student organization offices
  • a performing area