Healthy Workplace

Durham College (DC) is committed to providing opportunities to enhance the health and well-being of its employees.  To support this, Human Resources offers programming throughout the year that focuses on nutrition, self-care, fitness and weight management.  

The Wellness program, which includes health seminars, screening clinics, newsletters, enhanced fitness programs and increased understanding of general health issues, was developed to meet the interests and concerns expressed by employees through the Health Risk and Productivity Assessment while increasing their overall awareness and activity.  


Healthy Workplace Award

In 2015, DC received a Gold Healthy Workplace Award with Honours from the Durham Region Health Department, in the categories of Physical Activity, Healthy Eating and Mental Health.  The award recognizes workplaces in the Durham Region for their efforts to create a workplace environment that supports health.  


Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre (CRWC)

DC has world-class athletic facilities to ensure your body stays as healthy as your mind.  The CRWC is one of the best athletic centres in the country with features to suit any style, sport or recreation, including:  

  • Five gymnasiums
  • A 10,000-square-foot fitness centre
  • Two 900-sq.-ft. aerobic/dance studios
  • Two squash courts
  • Elevated indoor walking/jogging track overlooking the gymnasium

The college also has a softball field; soccer pitch; tennis centre that features six Har-Tru clay courts; and an ice centre that has two NHL-sized ice pads.

For more information or to take a virtual tour, please visit the Campus Recreation & Wellness Centre page.


Campus Health Centre

The Campus Health Centre is committed to providing the highest level of health care without having to leave campus.  Patients will receive care from friendly, concerned and accessible health professionals.

For more information, please visit the Campus Health Centre page.