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George M. Smart Athletic Center

The George M. Smart Athletic Center is an 84,000-square-foot field house that opened in February 2012. The multi-purpose floor provides additional year-round training areas for all varsity athletic programs but is officially home to the Defiance College indoor track and field teams as well as the men's and women's tennis programs. 

The facility also houses two weight rooms, including a varsity weight room supporting all Defiance athletics, faculty offices, and is home to a variety of summer camps.

"The George" also boasts a full athletic training room, expanded fitness, and free-weight areas, and two full-length batting cages.

Has recently hosted the 2013, 2016, 2019, and 2022 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships.

George M. Smart Athletic Center Hours:

Sunday                             1 pm to 11 pm
Monday - Thursday            5 am to 11 pm
Friday                               5 am to 8 pm
Saturday                           8 am to 6 pm


Smart Center Front Desk: (419) 783-2697