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Wellness Center at Southwest Baptist University

Membership and Guest Information

Becoming a member | Fees | Guest passes | Contact us

How do I become a member?

Step 1: Acquire a Wellness Center membership application from the Director’s office or download it from this web site. Complete the required information and determine membership status. Completed forms must be submitted to the Director's office in person. Please do not mail.

Step 2: Make initial membership payment in the Administration Building.
*A $20.00 identification card fee will be required for non-SBU Students, Faculty and Staff, and Faculty/Staff dependents. ID card fee is in addition to Wellness Center membership fees and is collected with membership payment.

Step 3: Acquire a photo identification card at the Physical Plant. The request for photo must be accompanied by a membership receipt payment and sufficient identification.

Membership Fees

Students, Faculty and Staff – Admission to the Wellness Center is based on a valid SBU Identification Card. Student memberships are paid through Student Activity Fees assessed at the beginning of each school term, Fall, Winterfest, Spring, and Summer. Faculty/Staff/SBU Retirees memberships are attributable to the SBU benefits package.

Adult memberships are available to adults by making proper application, agreeing to the Wellness Center policies and procedures, and paying membership fees. SBU graduates, Seniors over 65, and Student spouses are subcategories of the Adult membership and subject to the same requirements. Family memberships are available as additions to Adult memberships. Family memberships include spouses and children living in the home. Children must be under 18 years of age or current high school students.

Individual Membership $42.00 monthly / $420.00 yearly
Family Membership $69.00 monthly / $690.00 yearly
SBU Alumni or Seniors over 65 (individual) $28.00 monthly / $280.00 yearly
SBU Alumni or Seniors (family membership) $56.00 monthly / $560.00 yearly
Student Spouse $36.00 monthly / $360.00 yearly
Student Family Membership $42.00 monthly / $420.00 yearly

Guest Passes

Adult Guest Pass Form
Minor Guest Pass Form

The Daily Guest Pass fee is $5.00. Daily guests must remain in the company of the sponsoring Wellness Center member for their entire visit. Fees apply to the entire day of issue and re-entry during operating hours is gained by presenting the Guest Pass and a sufficient identification. Guest passes are available at the Fitness Desk, IM Gym Desk, or the Director’s office. Guest passes must be returned to the Fitness Desk when use has ended for the day.

Wellness Center members may invite two guests per day. Members wishing to host more than two guests must request approval through the Director’s office.

Guests may participate in “free play activities” but may not take part in ongoing programming (intramurals, classes, etc.). Guests may not check out equipment or reserve racquetball courts.

Guests violating any Wellness Center rules will forfeit privileges immediately. The sponsoring member will be held accountable for any damages to property or equipment.

Contact Us

Wellness Center Office (417) 328-1411
Wellness Center Front Desk (417) 328-1418
Wellness Center IM Gym (417) 328-1419

Director: Chris Allison | Email
Wellness Center Secretary: Abby Glendenning | Email