This student-led initiative aims to expand OSU's Dixon Recreation Center into an all-inclusive facility to meet the needs of the growing student body.



What if WELLNESS was found all in one location?


  • Healthy Campus Initiative
  • Mind Spa
  • Private meditation space
  • Demonstration kitchen
  • Classroom & program space
  • Library resources
  • Counseling & Psychological Services CAPS [relocation from Snell Hall]
  • Clinical health services
  • Expanded drop-in childcare space
  • Life coaching
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage


What if Dixon Recreation Center was more INVITING?


  • Gender-inclusive restrooms
  • Private showers
  • Versatile space for group use
  • Study spaces
  • Social gathering spaces
  • Big lockers
  • Expanded atrium with covered entrance


What if we could increase the CAPACITY of our recreation facilities?


  • Court space
  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Cardio fitness
  • Weight training
  • Boxing, speed bag, kick bags
  • Racquetball/Squash Courts
  • Expanded programming space for Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Fitness Programs




As we present our RecSports DREAM, we're taking your questions, comments and overall feedback into consideration.

Here we are documenting items related to the proposed building plans we have developed. Keep in mind that if this proposal does move forward, we will revisit these plans and take into account the needs of campus and our campus partners before deciding on a final design.

Feel free to read through the information we have here, and if it sparks any thoughts for you we invite you to share them with us via our online feedback form.