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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

Strength Training

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We offer more than 200 pieces of strength training equipment in the fitness hall on the second floor of the fitness centre, including a complete range of weight training equipment (resistance machines, free weights, squat racks, etc.), as well as an area for stretching, mat work and core training exercises.

 

Cardio Equipment

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Over 70 pieces of cardio equipment are located in the fitness hall on the second floor of the fitness centre, including treadmills, ARC trainers, elliptical machines, upright and recumbent bikes and more.  

Indoor Track

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

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). 

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 but will be moving to Dalplex as of July 5!

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). 

Children's Soft Play Area

The Fun Zone permanently closed on Sunday, April 15, 2018. A temporary children's soft play area will open in the former cardio room by the end of June 2018.

Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic

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The Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic offers physiotherapy services to our Dalhousie community, and the general public (physician referral not required). All patient care is provided under the supervision of a licensed physiotherapist.