Athletics are an essential part of the overall educational experience at Middlebury College. The College provides programs that are comprehensive and varied, offering athletic opportunities to all students:
- A physical education/wellness program that stresses good health, physical fitness, and lifetime activities.
- A vigorous intercollegiate sports program that strives for achievement and excellence.
- An intramural program that encourages students of varied abilities and skills to participate in a wide range of recreational athletic activities.
- A club sports program that offers opportunity for intercollegiate competition in a less structured environment.