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.
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.
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. Pending availability, this space can be used for basketball and other forms of informal recreation.
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.
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.
Dance Studio (Cycling Studio)
This 1,280 square foot activity room, with wood floor and mirrored walls, serves as a site for all of Campus Recreation's cycling classes.
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.