Named in honor of alumnus and standout athlete Louis A. Mitchell '57, Denison's Mitchell Center is the new centerpiece of Denison Big Red athletics. The expansive Mitchell Center houses Livingston Gymnasium, Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse, the Mitchell Indoor Track, the new Trumbull Aquatics Center, and is the site of a future bi-level fitness center. The late Lou Mitchell was the lead donor for both the original Michell Center track construction and the current facility renovation and expansion.
Deeds Field-Piper Stadium
Deeds Field-Piper Stadium currently serves as the home field for the Denison football, field hockey, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse and the men's and women's outdoor track and field teams.
Trumbull Aquatics Center
The Trumbull Aquatics Center is the home of Denison's Big Red swimming and diving teams. One of the most advanced facilities of its kind, the aquatics center features a 50-meter long, 25-yard wide competition course; a large diving well; and spectator seating for more than 1,000. The aquatics center includes a state-of-the-art timing and scoring system, two full-color video boards, a high-quality sound system, and a whirlpool spa adjacent to the diving well. Also included in the facility are well-equipped areas for event administration and media coverage.
The Mitchell Fieldhouse is the indoor home of the Denison track & field and tennis teams. The facility contains a 200-meter track of Mondo Rubber capable of hosting NCAA national indoor track & field competition.
The Livingston Gymnasium is the home of Denison volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball. The facility, which is housed in Denison's Mitchell Center, seats 1,800 spectators and has been the host for various conference and NCAA events through the years.
Barclay-Thomsen Field is home to Denison's men's and women's soccer programs. Nestled in a picturesque corner of the Denison campus, Barclay-Thomsen Field is a stadium-style complex with seating for 1,000 spectators and lights for night competitions. The field is 120x78 yards and is a natural grass surface. The facility is named for former Denison coach and athletic director, Ted Barclay and former men's lacrosse coach and professor, Tommy Thomsen.
Denison Softball Field
The Denison University Softball Field was built in 1997 and is one of the premier facilities for collegiate softball in NCAA Division III. The field has undergone a number of renovations and improvements over the last 10 seasons. Most recently, the university added four light poles which make Denison one of a handful of Division III teams with the capability to play softball at night. Lights have been added to the outdoor hitting cages located just beyond center field and chair back seating have been installed to the grandstand behind home plate. In 2013 a press box was added behind the backstop.
Big Red Baseball Field
Big Red Field is the home to the Denison University baseball team. One of the most pristine, well-manicured fields in the Great Lakes Region, the field served as the home of the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship Series in 2007, 2008 and again in 2010.
Denison Tennis Courts
Denison University boasts 12 varsity tennis courts with six main courts that are lighted and used primarily for varsity competition.
Granville Golf Course
Denison's men's and women's golf teams compete on the Donald Ross-designed Granville Golf Course. The course, which sits just one half mile off campus, received a four-star rating by Golf Digest.
Waddell Golf Facility
In 2013, Denison University opened the Waddell Golf Facility in the newly renovated Mitchell Center. The multifaceted indoor training facility is believed to be one-of-a-kind at the NCAA Division III level. The space features a high-definition video golf simulator that provides instant swing feedback. All swing information is saved and cataloged, allowing reports to be generated for players and coaches at the conclusion of a training session.