Health & Recreation Center

Hours of Operation & Procedures

Hours of Operation

Main HRC

  • Monday – Friday: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.


  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 6am – 8:30pm
  • Wednesday: 6am – 6pm
  • Saturday: 8am – 8:30 pm

Closures for Chapel Days

  • Main HRC – Tuesday & Thursday: 9:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
  • Pool – Tuesday & Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Holiday Hours

Please check back here regularly for various holiday operating hours:

  • New Year’s Day – HRC is closed.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day – HRC is closed.
  • Good Friday & Saturday – HRC is closing at 1pm.
  • Memorial Day – HRC is closed.
  • Independence Day – HRC is closed.
  • Labor Day – HRC is closed.
  • Thanksgiving Holidays –
    • Wednesday before Thanksgiving – HRC is closing at 3pm.
    • Thanksgiving and Black Friday – HRC is closed.
    • Saturday after Thanksgiving – HRC will be open from 8am to 2pm.
  • Christmas Holidays –
    • Day before Christmas Eve – HRC is closing at 3pm.
    • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day – HRC is closed.
  • New Year’s Eve – HRC is closing at 3pm.

Other Important Dates:

Please check back here regularly for other important dates and information:

  • Locker Clean-Out – November 20 at 6pm

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

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HRC Online Store