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Jane and Ken Meyer Wellness And Sports Center

Through the Wellness Center at Southwest Baptist University, you can stay active during your college years and beyond. Features include:

  • Climbing wall for rock climbing and bouldering
  • Indoor running/walking track
  • Three courts for playing basketball, volleyball and other games
  • Indoor swimming pool (natatorium)
  • Fitness room equipped with cardio and weight equipment
  • Fitness classes in the Aerobics Room
  • Four racquetball courts available for racquetball, handball and walleyball
  • Intramural sports for students, faculty, staff, and alumni

Operating Hours

Operating hours for the Wellness Center vary in alignment with the academic calendar. Check the Wellness Center Calendar for hours of operation. Natatorium hours are independent of the rest of the Wellness Center.

Wellness Center Calendar

Membership

Students

Membership is automatic for undergraduate students, paid through the Student Activity Fee assessed at the beginning of each school term.

Faculty and Staff

Membership is free to faculty and staff, including their dependents, as an employee benefit. Dependents will be required to obtain an SBU ID card at a cost of $20.

Alumni

If you stay in the Bolivar area after graduating, you can receive a reduced-rate membership to the Wellness Center.

Community Members

Anyone living in the Bolivar area can apply for membership in the Wellness Center, according to the published rate schedule.

Learn more about membership

Fitness Classes

Wellness Center members and guests can benefit from the fitness classes offered each semester. Download the Fitness Class Schedule for the current class offerings, along with descriptions of each class. Examples of fitness classes include:

  • Aqua aerobics
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Body sculpting
  • Cardio step and step kickboxing
  • Killer Abs
  • Pilates
  • Taekwondo
  • Zumba

Fitness Class Schedule

Facility Rental

Wellness Center facilities, including natatorium and intramural gym, are available for group events.

Learn more about reserving facilities

Wellness Center Policies

All members and guests of the SBU Wellness Center are expected to adhere to the Wellness Center policies in order to ensure an orderly and safe environment.

Wellness Center Policies