Healthy for Life

Healthy is more than a state of being; it's a lifestyle a commitment to eating right, staying active, and getting involved that will leave you feeling better, sleeping sounder, more sharply-focused, and strong.

Even 30 minutes a day makes a difference. Get up and go! 

Below are some activities and resources that will help you keep healthy and have some fun doing it:


From water polo to volleyball, ultimate to soccer, intramurals are a great way to hone your competitive edge and meet new people. With coed, rec, competitive, and ladies leagues, there's an intramural for every interest and ability.

    • 3-on-3 Basketball
    • 5-on-5 Basketball
    • Dodgeball
    • Flag Football
    • Indoor Soccer
    • Kickball
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Water Polo
    • Wiffle Ball

    Student Organizations

    Whether you feel at home on a climbing wall or a tennis court, our student organizations get you off campus and into the community.
    Ski & Snowboard Club
    Cycling Club
    Hardrocker Climbing Club
    Hardrocker Racquetball Club
    Hardrocker Tennis Club
    SDSM&T Cheer Squad
    Tech Soccer Club



    Our state-of-the-art facilities offer students a multitude of options for fitness, recreation, and athletics. The O'Harra Stadium is one of the best in the region with newly-renovated locker rooms and a brand new scoreboard with in-game statistics. Our wellness center has the latest workout equipment, a swimming pool, and spacious, remodeled changing rooms.

    This summer, we're breaking ground on our new Fitness Center. Slated for completion in 2014, the student-initiated center will boast a weight room, indoor track, fitness area, wooden court, and two synthetic courts for indoor soccer, football, and a range of intramural sports.

    King Center

    Wellness Center


    Black Hills, Badlands & Lakes

    Four seasons of adventure to fuel your adrenaline fix.

    From beginner to expert, you can rip, ride, and tear it up on the biggest verticals from the Rockies to New England. Grab your board and carve up the ice on a tricked-out half pipe or shred the slopes at Terry Peak or Deer Mountain. Whitewater raft through the "Hummer," a heart-pounding 10-foot drop along Rapid Creek. And with 1.2 million acres of Badlands National Park and hundreds of miles of trails, there's no shortage of hiking and backpacking destinations.