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Amenities and Services

Within the NSU Don Taft University Center, you will find our state-of-the-art RecPlex. Within this 110,000 square foot facility, you will find the following amenities, programs, and services:

  • State of the Art Fitness Center furnished by Life Fitness
  • 98 pieces of Cardiovascular Equipment / 84 pieces of strength equipment
  • Two-Court Multipurpose Gym for basketball, volleyball, and special events
  • Comprehensive Group Exercise Schedule to include yoga, pilates, & spinning
  • Three Multipurpose Studios to house group exercise and instructional programs
  • Three Indoor Racquetball Courts; One convertible Squash Court
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (heated for the winter months!)
  • Indoor 2-Story Rock Climbing Wall
  • Personal Fitness Training
  • Individual Saunas for Women and Men
  • Equipment Checkout and Rental
  • Guest Passes
  • Men's and Women's Lockers and Showers


Learn to play golf or improve your swing with NSU RecWell’s Golf lessons. We are offering two hour full game clinics at 10:00 a.m. for intermediate/advanced golfers and 12:15pm for beginners at the Plantation Preserve Golf Course.

Our next wave of classes will be offered in January 2020. Call (954) 262-7304 or email for more information !

Please Note: Some of these RecPlex services carry an additional fee.

  • Lockers may be rented on a per-term basis for the purpose of storing personal, fitness related items.
  • Health and safety checks will be conducted on all lockers once per semester.
  • Daily lockers may be used "per visit" for no additional charge. However, items must be removed daily. Any items left overnight will be removed and are subject to being thrown away.
  • Cost is $6 per month for general lockers, $9 per month for long lockers OR $12 per month for private lockers (Faculty/Staff only).
  • Towels are recommended for use of the fitness area.
  • Students and members are encouraged to bring their own towel.
  • Cost is $0.50 per day for a sweat towel; $1.00 per day for shower towel.
  • Cost is $10 a month for unlimited sweat and shower towels.
  • Complimentary fitness assessment evaluation for each new facutly/staff, alumni, affiliate membership.
  • Written exercise plan based upon your current level of fitness and your short-term and long-term goals.
  • A personalized fitness trainer to assist you with your workout.
  • Follow-up fitness assessment evaluation to track your progress.

For more information and pricing, visit our Personal Fitness page.

RecPlex members can checkout equipment for use in the facility. A valid SharkCard or RecPlex ID is required! All equipment must be returned the same day before the facility closes. Available equipment for checkout includes:

  • Ab Roller
  • Ankle Straps
  • Basketballs
  • Badminton Rackets
  • Dip Belt
  • Foam Roller
  • Hang Straps
  • Jump Ropes
  • Kickboards
  • Racquetball Goggles
  • Racquetball Racquets
  • Resistance Bands (light, medium, heavy)
  • Volleyballs
  • Water Dumbbells
  • Water Polo Balls
  • Weight Lifting Belts (small, medium, large)

*Note: Equipment, like our paddle boats, that need to be taken outside of the facility for use can be done so on a rental basis.

  • Members of the RecPlex will be allowed to bring guests with them to use the facility. 

    Current RecPlex members, including NSU Students, may bring a maximum of two (2) guests with them each visit. The guest and the member must present themselves to the service desk and complete a Guest Waiver.”

    All guests must pay the guest fees as follows:

                            $5 day pass for guests of NSU Employees

                            $10 day pass for guests of RecPlex Members

                            $25 3-day pass for guests of RecPlex Members

                            $40 week pass for guests of RecPlex Members

    Please note: 3-day and week passes must be used consecutively and not at random. 

  • Please review all policies and procedures regarding guests.
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