Facilities for Health and Human Sciences
This is a year-round riding and training facility located in Weyers Cave, about 10 minutes from campus. The 75-acre Equestrian Center is home to the riding program. It includes two lighted outdoor rings, a 300' x 140' indoor arena, boarding facilities for college- and student-owned horses, all-weather wash bays, permanent field-hunter course, heated tack room, showers, a conference room, fully equipped classrooms and offices.
Funkhouser Center for Health and Wellness
This 34,000 square-foot health and wellness center opened in August 2001. The facility contains two 50' x 84' basketball courts, a 50' x 94' basketball court, two volleyball courts, a jogging/walking track, a cardiac center, two racquetball courts and a multipurpose space used for aerobics. The Bridgewater College Health Services Center is located in this building. The facility houses a classroom for all upper level athletic training courses and is also the site of two practicum experiences.
The athletic fields associated with the Jopson Complex are the sites for practical applications for the athletic training majors. A person interested in coaching or teaching specific sports or skills can participate in or observe successful Division III intercollegiate activities on a daily basis.
Serving the family and consumer sciences department it was built and put into use in 1969, honoring Leland C. and Nina Kinzie Moomaw of Roanoke, Va., who gave generously toward the project. The women of the southeastern region of the Church of the Brethren also contributed substantial funds toward the building, and several church districts and local women's groups gave continuous support. An area of the facility honors S. Ruth Howe, former department chair.
This building contains classrooms, athletic training and physiology laboratories, swimming pool that boasts a movable floor (depth) to accommodate the physically disabled, and athletic facilities. It is the primary site for classrooms and formalized laboratory instruction. Formally known as Alumni Gymnasium, Nininger Hall was named for R. Douglas Nininger, longtime chairman of the Board of Trustees, his wife and other members of his family. The building was erected in 1957-58 and was extensively remodeled in 1979-80.