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Facilities

Helping our community meet their recreation goals


Dalhousie a wide array of sport and recreational facilities, including Dalplex, Sexton Gym, and the Langille Athletic Centre in Truro, to suit the needs of students, faculty, staff, and commmunity users. Whether you’re brand new, you’ve been a member for a while, or you’re thinking about joining and want to see what we have to offer, come by for a FREE building tour of any facility.

TIP: Bookmark our SCHEDULES page for facility availability (includes pool, fieldhouse, courts, group fitness classes, and more). 

Dalplex Facilities

50M Indoor Pool

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Our pool has daily lane and open swimming times available to members (includes diving boards, towers, and a tarzan rope). 

Indoor Track

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Members can walk, jog, or run Dalplex's two-lane, synthetic rubber compound surface, track. 

Weight Rooms

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We have two weight rooms and a stretching area (great for stability and medicine ball use). We also offer weight room orientations so members can learn the basics.

Cardio Plus Centre

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The Cardio Plus Centre includes treadmills, upright exercise bikes, recumbent exercise bikes, arc trainers, and elliptical trainers. Rowers can be found by the squash courts.

Basketball Courts

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Dalplex and Studley Gym offer over 50 hours/week of drop-in basketball time. Check out the facility schedule and if it's not booked, feel free to shoot around!

Racquet Sport Courts

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Courts are available for badminton, tennis (outdoor), squash, racquetball, and table tennis. Here's how you book one (we offer equipment rentals, too). 

Outdoor Turf Field

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Our articifical turf (F. B. Wickwire Field) consists of a feature field and three practice fields. Check out the facility schedule and if it's not booked, feel free to use it! 

Climbing Facilities

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Dalplex has a bouldering wall in the fieldhouse, and a Rock Court downstairs that members can complete an accrediation for. Learn more, register, and start climbing!

Spin Studio

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Our group fitness classes include spin! Our spin studio is located in Studley Gym next to Wickwire Field.

Outdoor Tennis Courts

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We have two outdoor tennis courts across from Dalplex, next to Shirreff Hall. Here's how you book one (we offer equipment rentals, too). 

Fun Zone

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The Fun Zone area includes a ball pit, two different size slides, hand-over-hand bars, tubes to crawl and climb in and a play house. It is open for kids ages 10 and under (supervision required) during regular hours of operation