The Herbert Lowell Dillon Gymnasium opened in 1947 on the site of the former gymnasium that was destroyed by fire. Once home to all varsity athletics, Dillon is now mainly used as the headquarters for the Campus Recreation program. In addition to Stephens Fitness Center and Dillon Pool, Dillon includes many other activity areas along with various administrative and varsity athletic coach’s offices. It is also the home venue for men's and women's varsity volleyball and wrestling matches.
Men's and Women's Locker Rooms
Almost 9,000 sq. ft. of general locker room space is available on the A-level of Dillon Gym. Locker Room use will be limited to hand washing and restroom use only. Patrons must carry all personal belongings with them while using the facility. Locker use is prohibited at this time.
Six gender-inclusive restrooms are located on the A-level of Dillon Gym. Four in the south corridor and two in the north corridor. These rooms are available to those of need on a first-come-first-serve basis. Both accessible and ADA rooms are available. Gender-Inclusive restrooms are available for handing washing and restroom use only.
The fitness center is a bi-level facility, approximately 8,000 square feet in size. It contains cardiovascular and selectorized equipment, as well as free weights.
The Cardio Annex provides approximately 1,600 square feet of additional cardio space.
The Dillon Pool is 25 yards long and consists of 6 lanes with an additional wading pool for shallow water use. Its primary function is as a site for recreational swimming. The pool is kept at an average temperature of 82 degrees.
Main Gym Floor
Dillon Gym's main floor consists of 4 multi-use courts. This space is available for informal recreation, use of limited fitness equipment, individual basketball (no one-on-one games) and badminton/pickleball play only (singles play only).
Dillon Squash Courts
Dillon Gym houses 5 international-sized squash courts (#1-5), 2 American-sized squash courts (#6-7) and 1 doubles squash court. Squash Courts are closed until further notice.
Group Fitness Room
This 3,200 square foot activity room with wood flooring serves as a site for numerous group fitness and instructional programming offerings. The Group Fitness Room is closed until further notice.
A 2,500 square foot activity room with wood flooring that serves as a site for numerous instructional programming offerings and martial arts classes, as well as Sport Club and other student activity group practices. The Multi-Purpose Room is closed until further notice.
This 1,280 square foot activity room, with wood floor and mirrored walls, serves as a site for numerous instructional programming offerings as well as other student activity group practices. The Dance Studio is closed until further notice.
Indoor Driving Range (Squash Court #15)
Additions were made to squash court #15 in order to patrons an indoor golf driving range. The re-purposed space is equipped with turf, netting, tee box and limited range balls. Please Note: Patrons must being their own clubs. The Indoor Driving Range is closed until further notice.
Table Tennis Room (Squash Court #16)
A table tennis table was added to squash court #16 in order to provide both recreational and Sport Club ping pong players a dedicated space. The Table Tennis Room is closed until further notice.
Three approximately 400 square foot team rooms are centrally located on the A-level of Dillon. Two are exclusively for men’s and women’s varsity volleyball programs. A third room serves as a team room for varsity wrestling, sports clubs and as a multi-purpose meeting space. Each room is equipped with 70” TV and a large white board.
Athletic Training/Physical Therapy Room
A 1440 square foot Athletic Medicine space is located within the renovated Dillon A-level. Entrance to the treatment area is off the west corridor (between the men’s and women’s general locker rooms). Modalities include warm whirlpool, small cold whirlpool, ice machine, hydrocollator, ultrasound/e-stim unit, taping/bracing area, bikes, UBE, emergency equipment (crutches, AED, etc.). The athletic trainers in Dillon Gym serve a wide-range of members of the University community, including the men’s and women’s varsity volleyball teams.