Health & Recreation Center

Hours of Operation & Procedures

Hours of Operation

Main HRC Hours

Monday – Friday: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.



Please consult our Pool Information Document for hours, alerts and closures.


Closures for Chapel Days

Main HRC – Tuesday & Thursday: 9:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Pool – Tuesday & Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Holiday Hours

New Year’s Day – HRC is closed.

Day after New Years – HRC is closed January 2nd

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – HRC is closed.

Good Friday – HRC will close at 3 p.m. (Saturday will have normal operating hours)

Memorial Day – HRC is closed.

Independence Day – HRC is closed.

Labor Day – HRC is closed.

Thanksgiving Holidays

Tuesday before Thanksgiving – HRC will close at 6pm

Wednesday before Thanksgiving – HRC will close at 3 p.m.

Thanksgiving and Black Friday – HRC is closed.

Saturday after Thanksgiving – HRC will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Christmas Holidays

The HRC will be closed Dec. 23rd-26th

New Year’s Eve – HRC will close at 3 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone (502) 897-4720

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Facility Information

Explore the Health and Rec Center Facilities

Explore our Facilities

Children's Department

The Children’s Department is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for the children of the seminary community. It is our goal to serve families by offering programs that strive to encourage the children of Southern.

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Southern Childcare

Southern Childcare offers weekly class times that engage children in whole brain teaching. With the use of “The Gospel Story Curriculum” our trained staff will walk children through God’s Word with engaging activities and creative crafts.

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Women's Events

Our institution hosts a number of women’s events. Take advantage of all that Southern has to offer by placing your children in our care. Women’s Events include SWI, Koinonia,, Equip, and much more. Like our weekly programs children will be presented with the gospel each time they walk through our doors.

Ballet & Tap

The goal of Bella Ballet is to provide classical ballet & tap classes that offer strong technique and vocabulary while offering a warm, Christ-like atmosphere to teach that ballet is a gift from God and should be used for his glory.

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Pool Information

Our Natatorium features a just under junior Olympic sized swimming pool, a spa, a kiddie pool, and an outdoor fountain pool open between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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Free Services

Need help taking the next step in your fitness and nutrition journey? Our free services are a great place to start.

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Group Fitness Classes

The Health and Rec Center offers an array of Group Fitness classes to get you moving towards your fitness goals.

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Intramural Sports

In addition to mind and soul, keeping one’s body healthy is an important goal for the seminary student. If you enjoy sports, intramurals are a great opportunity to stay in shape.

If you are a student, student spouse, community member, SBTS/Boyce employee, or alumnus you are welcome to participate.

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The Health and Recreation Center has a wide array of games, sports, and fitness equipment available for rent. Some items are available to check out while in the HRC or Seminary lawn for free. All recreation and game rental requests can be submitted online.


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Policies and Membership

The Health and Rec Center policies exist to maintain a safe environment that allows for  fitness, fun, and fellowship for athletes of all skill sets and ages.

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HRC Online Store

Click the button below to go to our Online Store.

HRC Online Store