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Bison Recreation and Wellness

Bison Recreation and Wellness Hours of Operation

2022 - 2023 Bison RecWell Academic Hours (August 22 - December 10, January 25 - May 13)

Monday - Thursday: 6 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Alternate Hours/Holiday Hours (Finals WeekWinter Break, J-Term, Spring Break, Summer Break)

Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

The Department of Bison Recreation and Wellness exists to "Engage, Encourage, Educate, and Equip our OBU Bison Community towards Christ-like wellness in the areas of physical, social, emotional, mental, and spiritual wellbeing."

This mission is accomplished through the department's three main program areas: Wellness, Recreation, and Competitive Sports.  Bison RecWell provides seamless guest services to OBU Students, faculty, staff, and the Bison community.

Bison Recreation and Wellness oversee the RAWC (Recreation and Wellness Center) which opened its doors in the fall of 2007. The 59,500 square foot building includes a full-service fitness center, student leisure recreation lobby, and seating area, 3 full-size hardwood basketball courts, 2 group fitness exercise studios/multipurpose rooms, an elevated track (1/10th mile lap), 29-foot indoor climbing wall, 3 racquetball courts, shower, and locker rooms, and event room. The RAWC serves over 2,800 members within the OBU community and hosts multiple sports tournaments and climbing competitions. The Recreation and Wellness Center is home to OBU's Intramural and Club Sports programs and facilitates the use of the OBU intramural fields and outdoor sand volleyball courts.

For more information, please feel free to contact us at 405.585.5220 or at

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