The REC is a multi-purpose facility that offers a variety of opportunities including physical fitness and personal training, aquatics (swimming lessons), intramural sports, aerobics, outdoor recreation, and various family-oriented special events. Whether you are lifting weights for exercise, wanting to enjoy some time on the basketball court, playing a little air hockey, or taking a dip in the pool, The REC is a great place to hang out with friends and family.
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The weight room features rubberized floors for safety. Weight equipment includes:
Recreation center staff members are trained on the equipment and are available to conduct orientations for students. After working out, feel free to make use of the showers and lockers in the restrooms.
The game room has a pool table, a ping-pong table, two foosball tables, and an air hockey table. Pool sticks, paddles, pucks, and balls can be checked out from the equipment station. Board games and a video game system are also available for check-out.
The gym floor features six regular basketball goals and can accommodate portable volleyball and badminton nets. Other items are available for fun on the gym floor including dodge balls, wiffleball bats and balls, kickballs, and rubber bases.
Our vision and goal at the REC is to see a healthier campus and to help the NOBTS family become healthier in order to better serve God in the ministry that He has called you to.
Current students at NOBTS and Leavell, and NOBTS and Leavell Faculty, as well as other authorized members of the Seminary community (faculty, staff, spouses, dependents, retirees, alumni, and invited guests), have full access to The REC and its amenities. In addition, spouses and dependents of those mentioned above also have full access to The REC.
PGH guests are invited to visit The REC for free during their stay. All guests must bring their room key with them to The REC. Visitors have free towel service and access to our many activities. Modest dress is required: see policies.
All seminary trustees and foundation board members have full access to The REC and its amenities. Trustees and board members also receive free towel service.
Full-time employees of Lifeway and River City Cafe along with their spouses and dependents have full access to The REC. Spouses & dependents must request an NOBTS ID card or state-issued ID for access to the facility.
All patrons must present an ID card or PGH key to the front desk worker for entrance into The REC.
As part of our campus-wide security policies, patrons must have their ID card scanned to access locker rooms, swimming pool, the gym, weight room.
Click here for our revised and up-to-date policies at The REC.