A full time Recreation Specialist is available to provide a variety of resources, programs, activities, and supplies for students to access during their free time.
Each year, current students help to create the recreation program by suggesting activities of interest. A variety of activities are available including barbecues, campfires, and field trips to local and regional points of interest, weekly pool and poker tournaments, board game nights, minute-to-win-it games, D&D, and Nerf wars.
A full-size gymnasium, with four indoor climbing wall pitches, a racquetball court, multi-purpose room with mats for yoga, dance & stretching, and a wellness center with machine and free weights and cardio equipment is located in the Student Services Center. The Recreation program provides equipment for basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, dodge ball, pickle ball and roller skating
A ceramics/arts & crafts studio, snack bar, and student lounge are also available. There is an auditorium where students may watch movies, sports, and Pay-Per-View sporting events on the 10 foot screen. The Recreation program offers the use of guitars, board games and supplies for knitting, crocheting and beading.
The Seward area offers students a variety of year-round outdoor recreation activities, such as hiking, cross country skiing, snowboarding, fishing, biking, and kayaking. Students may access the free rental of camping gear, snowshoes, snowboards, fishing gear, and bicycles in the Recreation Specialist office in the AVTEC Student Service Center. The public swimming pool at Seward High School is available and students can participate in open swim free of charge.
Inside the Willard Dunham Residence Hall, there are six student lounges with a variety of resources ranging from a video game lounge, conference room, and multiple cable televisions to computers for the internet. The gaming lounge has billiards tables, table tennis (ping pong), and foosball.
Many of the activities inside the Student Service Center are available to Dormitory residents 24 hours a day and off campus students until 10 PM. Ask the Recreation Specialist about the free transportation provided to hiking trails and the pool.