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Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation

What Does Campus Recreation Consist Of?

Recreational Services is comprised of four main component areas:

  • Fitness Programs - Group Exercise Classes
  • Campus Recreation Programming
  • Recreational & Sports Clubs
  • Outdoor Education

Student staff members are responsible for familiarizing themselves with all aspects of Recreational Services in order to increase your knowledge of the department and to promote these offerings to our patrons.

Dickinson College Campus Recreation Mission Statement

The Department of Campus Recreation strives to enhance transformational learning and the quality of life for the Dickinson College student body & community by providing diverse programs and inclusive environment, while striving to be the model office for PIRS

Dickinson College Campus Recreation Cultural Diversity Statement

The Department of Recreational Services at Dickinson College values the health, wellness and personal development of the entire campus community.  We strive to embrace diversity by offering programs and services which meet the needs and interests of all our constituents in a manner reflective of our commitment to the equality and acceptance of all individuals who participate.

Dickinson College Campus Recreation

  • Integrity
    • Demonstrating a commitment to honesty, transparency and consistency by modeling and teaching ethical behavior through campus recreation programs and services.
  • Collaboration
    • Creating intentional partnerships for the shred purpose of supporting student success and achieving institutional goals.
  • Student Centered
    • Placing student development and student success at the core of everything we do
  • Excellence
    • We operate our programs and facilities at the highest level of safety, quality and customer service
  • Service
    • Providing a service to all our participants and members by fulfilling their personal needs


Outdoor education at Dickinson enhances the student, faculty, and staff experience by providing resources for them to explore the greater Carlisle region and beyond. The Recreational Programs Office works closely with the Dickinson Outing Club to build students' leadership and backcountry skills, so they have the experience necessary to lead incredible trips for fellow Dickinson community members. Trips include outdoor pre-orientation, fall pause and spring break excursions, and skill building workshops throughout the fall and spring semesters.


Campus Recreation Programming Board (CRRP) provides an opportunity for students, staff and faculty members to participate in fun, competitive activities ranging from one day tournaments to late night programming in the Kline


Sport clubs are student organizations created by the students and may be competitive, recreational, or instructional in nature.


Group fitness classes are free to students and focus on fun, safety and wellness.



Contact Info






Holland Union Building Mailing Address