The Athletic and Recreation Complex and the Graham Center are hubs for student life on campus, building a community of students and faculty who are growing physically, relationally, and spiritually.
- An 86,000-square-foot facility with an additional 30 acres including soccer, softball, and baseball fields, six tennis courts, a walking trail, and a cross-country course.
- A game room with pool tables, Ping-Pong tables, and card tables.
- A 6,100-square-foot indoor recreation and athletic room with artificial turf for dodgeball, whiffle ball, badminton, Frisbee, golf, kickball, archery, volleyball, soccer, batting practice, and more.
- A mezzanine level above the locker rooms with a conference room, a team video viewing and training area, a coach’s office area, a reception room, video and audio rooms with a camera platform, and an IT room.
- A 75’ x 75’ swimming pool with nine competition lanes and a warmup lane. It meets all requirements for high school and college-level competitions including professional starting blocks, timing system, and scoreboard.
- Two end-to-end NCAA regulation gymnasiums; one for intercollegiate basketball and volleyball and the second for intramural basketball, volleyball, and floor hockey.
- Student space, weight room and exercise rooms, game room, cafe, and classrooms.
The Commons will develop a new focus for the JUFL campus, creating spaces for students to enjoy healthy meals, build strong friendships, and grow as a community.
- Represents the faculty and staff’s devotion to the students—100% of Florida faculty and staff made financial commitments to the Uncommon Community campaign.
- Features head chef Terrance Fisher, an alumnus of JUFL and a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu.
- Includes both a dining hall and an adjacent café with plenty of room for socializing and studying, as well as a covered outdoor plaza to take advantage of the sunshine.
- Sells fair trade coffee in the café, and every coffee is connected to a Great Commission story. For example, an Indian-sourced coffee benefits Mid India Church Partners.
- Is led by food service manager Bob Mehlenbacher, an award-winning chili cook, and assistant food service manager Norma Thompson, who has overseen five restaurant openings in central Florida.
- is loved by JUFL students! During construction, current students wrote the name of every graduate from 1980 to 2018 on the interior walls of the dining hall freezer.