Athletics & Recreation

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Check out the fitness classes and recreational activities planned for 2013-2014.

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The athletic department staff are looking forward to welcoming back students for the 2014-2015 year.  We have lots of activity planned for every level of participation – fitness, recreation, club and varsity .  Watch the screens around campus and visit us in the Langille Athletic Centre (LAC) to keep up-to-date and active. A brief synopsis of what we have for you follows:

Bike Loans
We have a fleet of 12 bikes that are available for your use.  As a means to get to the bank, shopping, downtown stores  or for a leisurely ride to see the area and keep fit, there will be a bike to fit your needs.  Check at the equipment room for the loan process – remember , if you are under 19 you will need a parent or guardian to sign a waiver. That is required only once .

Cardio/Weight Rooms and Courts
As a student at DAL AC , you have access to the LAC for fitness and weight rooms, squash and racquetball, badminton, basketball and volleyball courts.  Come early morning , between classes or after your academic day is done; show your DAL AC ID and take advantage of our great facility and equipment.  Activity will help keep your mind alert and body fit!

Special Events
We plan events during the year – sometimes for individual participation, sometimes in groups.  In the fall join your house team for a day of co-ed fun softball; in the winter semester, we facilitate downhill skiing at Ski Wentworth; through the year you will see DASA co-sponsored House Challenge events that includes many sports and fun activities.  Keep watching email and Campus screens for the next event!!

Fitness Classes
Free fitness classes for DAL AC students are held three times a week; Yoga  on Monday, Zumba on Tuesday and Body Max on Wednesday.  Join in and enjoy the fitness and social benefits!! Yoga classes start at 5:00 pm and Tuesday and Wednesday classes start at 5:15 pm – all at the LAC.

CCAA Hall of Fame - Ken Marchant



To commemorate the CCAA's 40th Anniversary and the new CCAA Hall of Fame, 10 of the Association’s original builders will be inducted in 2014.

Ken Marchant attended his first Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association meeting in 1973 as a representative of the Nova Scotia College Conference, now known as the ACAA (Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association). From then on he continually served the national organization in various capacities until his retirement in 1994.   more ......

2014 Athletes of the Year

Congratulations Athletes of the Year

Female:  Emily Peters
Male:  Andrew MacEwen 

 

For complete list of 2013-14 awards winners

Agricultural Campus students named Academic All Canadians

Three Dalhousie Agricultural Campus athletes have been named Academic All-Canadians by the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) and the Canadian Colleges Athletic (CCAA) Association for combined excellence in collegiate athletics and academics.

Congratulations
Leah Cook (soccer)
Craig MacEachern (soccer)
Arielle Fitzgerald (cross country)
 

Club and Varsity Start Up Dates 2014

Aug. 29 Women's Soccer
2:00 pm   DAL AC Soccer Field ready for Try-out/Practice
Aug. 30
Men's Soccer
8:00 am LAC Gymnasium ready for Try-out/Practice
Sept. 1   Women's Rugby 3:00 pm Truro Rugby Park ready for Try-out/Practice
Sept. 9 Equestrian
Men & Women
6:00 pm Athletic Centre Classroom - Meeting
Sept. 4 Golf
Men & Women
5:30 pm Athletic Centre Classroom - Meeting
Sept. 8 Woodsmen
Men & Women
6:00 pm Athletic Centre Classroom - Meeting
Sept. 4 Cross Country 5:00 pm Athletic Centre Classroom - Meeting
Sept. 4
Women's Volleyball 6:30 pm Athletic Centre Foyer - Meeting
Sept. 4 Women's Basketball
7:00 pm
Athletic Centre Foyer - Meeting
Sept. 4 Men's Basketball
7:30 pm Athletic Centre Foyer - Meeting
Sept. 8 Badminton
Men & Women
7:00 pm Athletic Centre Classroom - Meeting