RECREATION

SPECTATOR SPORTS

YALE:
Enjoy a football game at Westville’s historic Yale Bowl, home of the Bulldogs since 1914 and a treasure in American sports.  Catch a baseball game at Yale Field, stadium of the Bulldogs since 1928 and used by several professional teams over the decades.  The concourse under the stands is lined with the names of famous visitors who played here, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Ted Williams, as well as George H.W. Bush, who played first base and served as captain of the Bulldogs.  Choose among softball, soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey at venues on the Yale Athletic Fields.  Watch a tennis match at the luxurious new Heyman-Cullman indoor tennis center or on the pristine Yale outdoor courts, or attend a track and field meet at the Yale Field House.  www.YaleBulldogs.com

PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Join tennis fans in August as Westville plays host to The Pilot Pen Professional Tennis Tournament. www.NewHavenOpen.com.

SCSU:
Take advantage of your time in Westville to visit Southern Connecticut State University and Jess Dow Field, where the Owls play football, soccer, and field hockey, and host track and field meets.  Take in a baseball game at the Ballpark at SCSU.  Head to the James W. Moore Field House and its Hutchinson Natatorium for major indoor events or Pelz Gymnasium to watch the SCSU volleyball team.  www.SouthernCtOwls.com.

The Greater New Haven area also hosts:
Quinnipiac Bobcats www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com
University of New Haven Chargers www.NewHavenChargers.com
Albertus Magnus Falcons www.Athletics.Albertus.edu