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This large gathering space has plenty of comfortable seating for students to get together for study groups or to watch the game on the large flat-screen television.

Indoor Track

The floating indoor track allows recreational walkers and runners a bird’s-eye view of the gymnasium.

Group Fitness Room

The large group fitness room has a state-of-the-art a surround sound system, mirrored walls and a magnificent view of the eastern side of campus. Students, faculty and staff can participate in a variety of group fitness classes in this modern facility.

Spartan Hall

This spacious foyer welcomes guests with large windows that let in ample natural light and the university seal inlaid in the polished floor.

J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation Courtyard

A grand archway leads guests to the beautiful outdoor courtyard adjacent to the Student Recreation Center.

R. Alton Lacey Gymnasium

The state-of-the-art gymnasium is home to the MBU Spartans NAIA Division I basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams. With 1,000 seats, a digital control system, premium flooring and electric bleachers, the modern athletic facility is up-to-date with the rest of campus.

Fitness Center

The spacious fitness center has free weights, weight machines and cardiovascular machines to help improve flexibility, develop strength, tone muscles and improve overall health. New Matrix elliptical machines were installed in May of 2014.  In addition, all Matrix treadmills and bikes received an upgraded console with a 17″-19″ touch-screen display, OnDemand TV and music videos, cable TV, Facebook and Twitter integration, and USB compatibility to charge almost any device.

Fitness Center Hours of Operation

Current students, faculty, & staff access at no charge with a valid MBU ID.

FALL 2018
Weekdays: 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Final Exams Week
Monday-Thursday, Dec. 10-13: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 14: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Christmas & New Years
Monday, Dec. 17: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 18: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dec. 19 - Jan. 1: Closed
Wednesday-Thursday, Jan. 2-3: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 4: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact Us

For information on Missouri Baptist University recreational fitness programs, please email or call (314) 744-7647.

For athletic facility inquiries, please click here for more information.