We are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for children of the seminary community. It is our goal to serve families well as they prepare for ministry. We do this by offering diverse programs that encourage children in their spiritual growth.



Policies & Procedures

Beginning January 1, 2018 Southern’s Children’s Department programs will be limited to Southern affiliates. Although we have enjoyed serving those in the Louisville area, as our numbers grow we must hold fast to our mission: serving the seminary community as they prepare for ministry. By instituting this new policy we will be able to use our resources more effectively to reach this goal.

Thank you for your understanding in this matter. If you have questions or concerns please contact Becca Howell at bhowell@sbts.edu or you may contact the Health and Rec. Center by phone at 502-897-4720.


Approved Affiliates Include
Students Currently enrolled in classes at either Boyce or Southern for the 2017-2018 school year. This does not include students with a disrupted status.
Employees Currently employed at either Southern or Boyce, this includes Sodexo workers as well.
Alumni Has graduated from either Southern or Boyce.
Trustee Currently a trustee
Board Member Currently a member of the Foundation Board or large donor board.
HRC Community Member Includes non-affiliates who have completed the application process and paid dues to become an HRC Community Member. Please note that space is limited and approval from the HRC Director is required.


Morning Child Care

Morning Child Care is designed to serve parents as they exercise, do homework, or run errands. During this time, parents are not required to stay on-campus. Children will have the opportunity to interact with their peers as they are cared for by Southern’s staff. Please note that morning childcare is available on a first come, first serve basis. At times, child care may be canceled due to an event or conference. Please subscribe to the HRC newsletter or Towers to receive updates.


Child Care will be closed December 8 for graduation.

Ages: 6 weeks –  10 years old*

Cost: $10.00 per child

Dates: Monday – Friday

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Child Care room location on the 2nd floor of Honeycutt above Founders’ Café.


Fitness Child Care

Registration opens January 2
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Fitness Child Care has been created to serve parents who are pursuing a healthy lifestyle. Child Care will be offered twice a week from 4pm – 6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the semester. Parents may choose to drop their child off from 4pm – 5pm or from 5pm – 6pm in order to workout in the Health and Rec. Center. Parents are welcome to use the workout cards we provide or to come with their own plan in mind.


Ages: 6 weeks –  10 years old

Cost: $75 per family, broken into three payments of $25 every four weeks.

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays // January 22 – April 26

Times: 4pm – 5pm   OR   5pm – 6pm

Location: Child Care room location on the 2nd floor of the HRC.

For more information please contact Becca Howell at bhowell@sbts.edu.


KidsFit is for children ages 6-12 and seeks to grow the lives of children physically, mentally and spiritually through fellowship and athletic activities. This semester, children will be lead by Boyce athletes as they learn the basic skills of basketball and soccer. At the end of each session, students will receive a poster from that sport, signed by the Boyce Bulldogs, as well as a free family pass to a Boyce sporting event.

Registration opens January 2
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January 22 - February 12

Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Days: Mondays

Times: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Cost: $30 per child

Location: Main Gym


February 19 - March 12

Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Days: Mondays

Times: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Cost: $30 per child

Location: Main Gym


MotorSkills strives to take children, to a whole new level of both fitness and skill. MotorSkills combines the elements of basics sports, athletic movements, and fine motor skills while learning the truths of God’s word. This class will meet four times during the semester. Parents may register their child for one or all of the sessions.


Ages: 3 – 5 years old

Dates: January 23   //   February 13   //   March 13   //   April 24

Times:  4:00 – 5:00pm

Location: Levering Gym

Cost: $5.00 per child, per session


Please contact Brook Maxwell at activekids@sbts.edu if you have any questions concerning this program.

Date Night Out

Date Night Out offers parents the opportunity to take a break from life and relax in each other’s company. Parents are able to entrust their child(ren) into the care of Southern’s Children’s Department in order to go on a date with their spouse. While parents are investing in their marriage, Southern’s Children’s Department will be sharing God’s Word with children through devotionals, crafts, snacks, and fun activities.

Dates: March 3
Registration: February 15 – 22

Times: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Ages: 6 weeks old – 12 years of age*

Cost: $10 per child / $30 max per family

Please contact Sarah O’Neil at childcare@sbts.edu if you have any questions about this event.

SWI Child Care

SWI Child Care is designed to serve mothers attending the Seminary Wives Institute on either Wednesday mornings or Thursday nights. Our knowledgeable staff will lead children through activities and curriculum as the semester progresses. Children will be presented with the gospel each week as they sing in worship, get crafty, and interact with weekly devotionals.

SWI Thursday

Registration opens January 2.
Register Here

SWI Wednesday

Registration opens January 2.
Register Here

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