Department of Recreational Sports

Dedman Center
The Department of Recreational Sports has something to offer to all of the SMU Community at the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports.
Hilltop Sports Camp
Join the fun and experience a well-rounded recreational and athletic program for campers entering 2nd through 6th grade.

Join us for Recreational and Fitness Swimming, Water Fitness, Swim Lessons, American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid and CPR/AED Training.
Play in over 30 different individual/dual and team sport activities throughout the academic year. Recreational and competitive leagues are available.

Climbing Wall
Scale the Taos Tower and Hueco Bouldering Wall. Compete in events like the Mile High Challenge and the Annual Pulldown Climbing Competition.
Massage Therapy
Treat yourself to a relaxing and therapeutic chair or full-body massage.

Club Sports
Explore one or more of our broad-based program of recreational, competitive and instructional sports. No experience necessary.
Outdoor Adventures
Choose your own adventure! Outdoor Recreation Trips, Portable Team Building, Rental Shop and Bike Lease.

Drop-in on a Group X Fitness Class. Team with a Personal Trainer. Learn about Nutrition. Be the next Mr. or Ms. SMU.
Spirit Squad
Share the Spirit! SMU Cheerleading, Pom Squad, Peruna and Peruna Handlers, Mascot, and Mustang Band.

Dedman Center
for Lifetime Sports

6000 Bush Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
[ Hours | Contact ]

Main Desk: 214-768-3374
Staff Office: 214-768-3366



Announcements and news will be posted in a timely fashion on the Dedman Facebook page.  

Break Schedule Hours: May 9-August 18
  • Monday-Friday: 6am - 9pm
  • Saturday: 8am - 8pm
  • Sunday: 1pm - 8pm


  • July 2-3: Holiday Hours 10am - 6pm

  • July 4: Closed

Semester (Classes in session) Hours: 

  • Monday - Thursday: 6am to Midnight

  • Friday: 6am to 10pm

  • Saturday: 8am to 10pm

  • Sunday: 1pm to Midnight

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