Fieldhouse

Changes due to COVID-19

Starting Monday, August 17, 2020, additional facilities in Dalplex will reopen, allowing current Dalplex, Sexton members/Dal student access to the fieldhouse (track, basketball, badminton & table tennis) as part of the third phase of our reopening plan.

Members are required to book an appointment for all activities in Dalplex. 

  • Members are limited to one appointment per day.
  • Length of appointment time is 60 minutes (1 hour) and includes the time to enter and exit the building.
  • Members will be able to book their appointments online 72 hours in advance starting August 14, 2020 or by calling 902 494-3372.
  • Members will be required to complete a COVID-19 health screening questionnaire during the booking process.
  • Members who do not show up for their appointments without notice may lose the ability to book future visits.

Arrive dressed for your workout, bring a full water bottle. We recommend you leave your valuables at home and bring only what you need for your activity.

You must have your Dalplex/Sexton membership or DalCard to access the building – no exceptions. Lost membership cards can be replaced for a $10 fee. Dal students who have lost their cards must contact the DalCard office to get a new one.

Masks are required to enter and exit the facilities and when not engaged in physical activity.

The climbing wall and volleyball courts are closed until further notice. 

Information Updated: August 12, 2020

Basketball Courts

Basketball Courts

  • Five (5) half court basketball courts (one net per court) will be available for use.
  • A maximum of two people are permitted to use a court at a time.
  • Please follow directional signage to access the courts through the revolving doors at the top of the ramp.
  • Court selection is on a first-come, first-served basis once you enter the fieldhouse.
  • Equipment will not be provided. Members must bring their own basketball balls.
  • Spectators are not permitted.
  • Please leave your personal belongings near the hoop of your court. It is recommended you leave your valuables at home and bring only what you need to play basketball.
  • To book with your partner:
    ONLINE
    - The first member books an appointment, noting the court #, day and time. Be sure there are two spaces available before proceeding!
    - Once confirmed, the second member should proceed to book the second spot of the same court #, date and time.
    BY PHONE
    - Call 902-494-3372 and have both member or BOO #s ready.

Information updated: September 22, 2020

Badminton & Table Tennis

Badminton & Table Tennis Courts

  • Six (6) badminton courts will be available for use.
  • One (1) table tennis table will be available for use.
  • Singles play only. A maximum of two people are permitted to use a court at a time.
  • Please follow directional signage to access the courts through the revolving doors at the top of the ramp.
  • Court selection is on a first-come, first-served basis once you enter the fieldhouse.
  • Equipment will not be provided. Members must bring their own racquets/paddles and shuttles/balls.
  • Spectators are not permitted.
  • Please leave your personal belongings in the designated space against the wall behind your court. We recommend you leave your valuables at home and bring only what you need to play badminton/table tennis.
  • To book with your partner:
    ONLINE
    - The first member books an appointment, noting the court #, day and time. Be sure there are two spaces available before proceeding!
    - Once confirmed, the second member should proceed to book the second spot of the same court #, date and time.
    BY PHONE
    - Call 902-494-3372 and have both member or BOO #s ready.

Indoor Track

Indoor Track

  • 10 people will be permitted to train on the indoor track at a time.
  • One-way traffic only. Movement is in a clockwise direction.
  • Passing is to take place in the outside lane.
  • One-way traffic on the stairs to the track.
  • Please leave your personal belongings in the designated space near the elevator at track level. We recommend you leave your valuables at home and bring only what you need to use the track.

Basketball & Volleyball Courts

Members and students can book one (1) of five (5) basketball hoops for a one (1) hour appointment; maximum of two (2) players per hoop. Volleyball courts are currently unavailable.

Badminton Courts

There are currently six (6) badminton courts available to book for one (1) hour appointments; maximum of two (2) players per court.

Bouldering Wall

There is a bouldering wall in the fieldhouse for unsupervised climbing. It is currently closed due to COVID-19.

Indoor Track

The indoor, two-lane walking/running track, featuring a synthetic rubber compound surface, is open for one (1) hour appointments are available for up to 10 members/students at a time.