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Rec Center Mission

Campus Recreation is committed to develop a culture of Lumberjack wellness through excellent facilities and inclusive experiences in adventure, fitness, sport and play.


Lumberjacks stay fit

A healthy body leads to a healthy mind, so you’ll find many options for exercise at SFA. We have facilities, programs and teams to please every gym rat, team player and solo exerciser on campus.

Fitness and exercise amenities

From swimming to weight lifting to rock climbing, our Rec Center offers endless ways to stay fit. As a currently enrolled Lumberjack, you are automatically a member of the Rec Center, which means you have access to all of of the Rec Center’s awesome fitness equipment and amenities.

Main level

  • Two multi-purpose courts for basketball, volleyball and badminton
  • Weight and fitness center
    • Multi-purpose studio
  • Climbing wall and caving area

Upper level

  • Indoor track (seven laps = one mile)
  • Multi-purpose studio
    • Aerobics
    • Cardio
    • Martial arts
  • Two racquetball/wallyball courts
  • Cardio and fitness areas
  • Stretching area

Outdoor pool/courtyard

  • Two sand volleyball courts
  • Two outdoor basketball courts
  • Picnic areas for grilling
  • Diving pool
  • Spa
  • Three lap lanes

Personal training

Wish you could swing that axe handle a little harder? Our certified personal trainers are here to help. You can choose from a variety of training packages that cover the five components of fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. No matter which package you pick, your trainer will work with you on individual health and fitness goals to create a plan best suited to your needs.

Group AXE fitness classes

Group AXE classes are free group exercise classes for Lumberjacks of all fitness levels. Classes are held every day of the week, and activities include yoga, cycling and Zumba. View schedule.


Campus Recreation
Fax: 936.468.7052

1817 Wilson Drive
Nacogdoches, TX 75962

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