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Wellness & Recreation

Spinning Class at DSU's Wellness and Recreation Center

DSU offers various opportunities for students and the local community to keep their minds and bodies healthy. The Department of Wellness and Recreation is committed to providing outstanding educational and instructional programs, services and facilities to DSU students, faculty, staff and the local Dover community. Don’t miss out on all the options to get active at the Wellness and Recreation Center.

WRC facility

The Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) welcomes the DSU and local Dover community to our state-of-the-art facility. Our 54,000-square-foot WRC offers the following features:

  • 2 Basketball/Volleyball Courts
  • 2 Group Fitness Rooms
  • 2 Weight Room Areas
  • Cardio Deck
  • 1/8-mi Jogging Track
  • Men’s, Women’s and Family Locker Rooms
  • Juice Bar
  • Recreational Pool
    10,682 sq ft
    Inter-pool bench with jets  
    3 Lap Lanes
    4 Inter-pool Basketball Hoops
  • Outdoor Recreational Area
    3 Basketball Courts
    2 sand Volleyball Courts
    Bleachers holding 200
  • Strength and Conditioning Facility
    Exclusively for dedicated student athletes


Wellness Programs

Adapted Recreation

Recreational opportunities for physically challenged and disabled students are offered through our department. Activities such as swimming and weight training can be arranged with individual instruction and assistance.


Lap swim, open swim, and other special swimming programs are available at the WRC pool.

Learn More about aquatics at DSU

Hornet Fitness

Hornet Fitness programs are group sessions open to all WRC members. Sessions occur at varying times throughout the week at a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals at all fitness levels are welcome.

Join a Fitness Program

Informal Recreation

The WRC is open for “walk-in” recreation. During operating hours, the WRC welcomes students looking for fitness conditioning, lap and open swimming, as well as playing basketball or volleyball.

Intramural Sports

Intramural Sports are designed to give members a way to participate in organized sports on their schedule. Teams consist of men and women and are offered in tournament or league format.

Learn More about intramural sports

Sport Clubs

Sport clubs gain recognition by the University, and focus on team participation in a sporting activity. The sport club program is student initiated and organized with an emphasis placed on participation.

Participate in a sport club

Special Events

Special programs promote health and wellness to our members and occur on a single day or over a brief period of time.

Join the Student Organizational Cup Challenge.



WRC Staff

Jordin WilliamsJordin Williams
Director of Wellness & Recreation
JSchaffner [at] desu.edu





Taunita StephensonTaunita Stephenson
Assistant Director of Wellness & Recreation
TStephenson [at] desu.edu





Jonathan StewartJonathan Stewart
Aquatics Coordinator 
JStewart [at] desu.edu





Jomah WatsonJomah Watson
Intramural & Club Sports Coordinator
JDWatson [at] desu.edu ( )





Molly BrownMolly Brown
Administrative Assistant
MBrown [at] desu.edu