The mission of Outdoor Adventures is to provide an opportunity to develop community through exploring God’s creation and gaining knowledge of the great outdoors. The Outdoor Adventures program provides outdoor gear rental for ACU students, faculty, staff, and alumni which will be offered by the ACU Student Recreation and Wellness Center. The outdoor gear rental will include equipment for hiking, camping, and water sports. Check here for Rental Options and Pricing.
The Fitness Center in the SRWC is outfitted with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and weightlifting equipment. This area is available for those 16 years or older where individuals can sculpt their bodies and increase their cardio vascular performance. If you have questions about our equipment, seek assistance from one of our Member Services Representatives.
Fitness Center Equipment Orientations are offered periodically throughout the year. For more information about these orientations please visit the Member Services Desk.
Information about personal training appointments for this area may also be arranged by visiting our Personal Training Page.
Need help with the equipment? Browse our selection of instructional videos for training tips on numerous pieces of equipment available in the SRWC.
The Aquatic Center offers a variety of aquatic programs from aqua aerobics to SCUBA certification. Members can register for aquatics programs at Member Services Desk. Aqua Aerobics is offered as a non-impact workout in deep water wearing a belt that creates “natural buoyancy” allowing participants to work muscles against water’s resistance, resulting in increased strength, flexibility and muscular endurance. Participants should be comfortable in deep water wearing a belt. Open recreation lap swim is offered daily. Please note that hours are subject to change.
Experience the art of bouldering by visiting our bouldering wall. Designed around the elevator shaft, this location promises to help adventure seekers tone and strengthen their entire body. Climbing shoes and helmets are required and may be checked out at the Member Services Desk. Please visit the Member Services Desk to find out about special programming for the wall.
The two group exercise studios are used for both Kinesiology Classes and Group Exercise Classes. By purchasing a Group Exercise Pass, ($35 per semester) members can participate in unlimited group exercise classes* offered by the SRWC:
- Water Aerobics
- Boot Camp
- Zumba Toning
- Core Performance
- Bouldering 101
- Cardio Kickboxing
Note: Not all classes are offered every semester
The gyms in the SRWC may be used by members for a variety of activities including, open play basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, badminton, and pickelball. To check out equipment for this area, please visit the Member Services Desk.
Racquetball courts may be used by members to play racquetball or walleyball. While playing racquetball, protective eye wear is required and racket lanyards should be on the wrist at all times. Racquetball equipment may be checked out by visiting the Member Services Desk.
The following items may be rented or checked out from the Member Services Desk:
- Badminton Pack: 2 racquets, 2 shuttlecocks, 2 safety goggles
- Racquetball Pack: 2 racquets, 2 safety goggles
- Pickleball Pack: 2 pickleball paddles, 1 pickleball
- Soccer Balls
- Bouldering Helmets & Shoes
Basic Fitness Assessments: free with the purchase of any training package
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(Cost per Buddy)
Payment must be made upon submission of registration materials. Methods of payment include cash, check, or credit card. Please make checks payable to SRWC - ACU. Paying a personal trainer directly is prohibited and will result in having all membership privileges terminated immediately.
All Personal Training Packages expire twelve months after purchase date. All Personal Training Packages are non-refundable.
To cancel a training session, please notify the Personal Trainer 24 hours in advance of the scheduled training session to avoid cancellation charges. Failure to contact the Personal Trainer will result in a loss of the session.
Clients should arrive for personal training sessions on time. Sessions that begin late will still end one hour after the scheduled start time. Clients who arrive 30 or more minutes late for a session must forfeit the entire session.
A completed refund request form, available at the SRWC, is required to process any membership termination and refund requests. Personal Training Programs are non-refundable except in cases of:
- Termination of ACU employment.
- Formal leave of absence and sabbaticals (document verification required).
- Changes in medical condition resulting in physical limitations (physician documentation required) and/or a move equal to or greater than a 20-mile radius from ACU (documented verification required).
To Get the Ball Rolling
To get the ball rolling, fill out this short questionnaire in order match you with the ideal personal trainer. A friendly and professional trainer will contact you to schedule the first session. You can get to know your trainer ahead of time by reading the Personal Trainer Bios.
We strongly encourage all patrons to use lockers. There are two locker options:
- Day lockers are available and require the use of your own lock. Locks on Day Lockers must be removed by closing time each day.
- Long term lockers are available for rent at the Member Services Desk:
- $25 per semester for small lockers
- $35 per semester for large lockers
Sweat towels will be provided for all members and may be picked up as you enter the center. Shower Towels are available by purchasing a towel service card for $25 per semester at the Member Services Desk.
Nutrition is a critical component of one's overall wellness. With so many unhealthy food choices available in our culture, it can sometimes become difficult to discern what we should and shouldn't consume. If you would like assistance with your diet therapy strategies, the SRWC can help. Our nutrition counselors are all upper-level students majoring in nutrition who will be glad to assist you with your nutritional questions. All counseling materials, strategies, and counseling techniques will be approved by Sheila Jones, PhD, RD, LD (Registered and Licensed Dietitian) A 30 minute session costs only $10 and may be purchased at the Member Services Desk in the SRWC. Prior to your visit, please select and email the nutrition counselor of your choice from the list provided on our staff page. In your email, tell the counselor when you will be able to meet them for nutrition counseling. Please include specifics about items you would like to discuss in your session. The counselor will send you an email with your confirmation of the appointment. For more information about Nutrition Counseling please contact Sheila Jones.