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Health & Physical Education Division

Administrative Office Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday - 7:30 AM- 5:30 PM
Friday - 7:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Photo: Cavalier ArenaThe Division of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance offers four associate of science degree options to students who have chosen to pursue careers in the following disciplines: exercise science, recreation, sports management, and teacher education. With a dedicated focus on keeping our students active and healthy, Darton’s HPER department also offers dozens of activity-related physical education courses to non-majors and majors alike, including scuba diving, golf, tennis, yoga, bowling, rock climbing and many more. Also available are popular fitness-focused courses, such as strength training, aquatic circuit training and personal fitness. There is something for every learner here, as we offer several options to keep online students active and well, and have several health-related courses too.

Darton’s multi-million dollar Physical Education/Athletics/ Wellness Complex (Building E) houses state-of-the-art venues for teaching, exercising, athletic events and social interaction. The complex includes the Cavalier Arena, Fitness Center, Aerobics/Dance Studio, indoor pool, indoor track, recreation gymnasium, video-enhanced classrooms, climbing tower and wall, golf area, tennis courts, softball field, baseball field, two soccer fields, outdoor volleyball courts, cross country/hiking trails and activity fields.

Contact Information

Department Offices:
Physical Education Building
E-118

Dean of Health, Physical Education, & Athletics: Michael Kiefer
(229) 317-6796

Sr. Administrative Assistant:
Amanda Moore
(229) 317-6558

Student Support & Marketing Spec.:
Stevie Hall
(229) 317-6815

Facility Manager:
Courtney Pritchett
(229) 317-6312

Aquatics Director:
Will Breehl
(229) 317-6899

Fitness Center Director:
Ken Kirsch
(229) 317-6322

Information Desk:
(229) 317-6818

Department Fax:
(229) 317-6640

Responsible Department: Health & Physical Education
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