Missouri Baptist University, Carl and Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex

St. Louis, Missouri

  • FIRM

    Wm. B. Ittner, Inc.


    Missouri Baptist University

  • AREA

    48,946 sq.ft.





The Carl and Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex enhances student life and furthers the mission of the university by welcoming guests to the center with its spacious design and abundance of natural light. Users can participate in an array of group fitness offerings designed to exercise the body, mind ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY2,732COST PER SQ FT$253.00FEATURED IN2012 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSports Stadiums/Athletic Facilities spirit.

Amenities include a fitness center, indoor track, aerobics/dance area, locker rooms, lounge and assembly spaces. The R. Alton Lacey competition gymnasium seats 1,000, complete with a digital control system, premium flooring and electric bleachers. The indoor floating track gives users a bird’s-eye view of the gymnasium. The fitness center offers free weights, machines, cardiovascular machines, flatscreen televisions and music. The aerobics room has a surround-sound system and mirrored walls, including a bay window offering beautiful views of the eastern campus. A food court offers students healthful food alternatives.

A grand archway leads guests into the courtyard adjacent to the recreation center. The open, outdoor area is a great space to get fresh air, relax and admire the landscape.