Athletics at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis


Concordia Seminary encourages students and their families, faculty and staff to make health and fitness a priority, promoting exercise on a regular basis for holistic health maintenance and participation in its sports offerings for those who are interested.

Fitness Center Policies and Hours

The fitness center in Pederson Field House is available to the entire Seminary community to use for a voluntary program of daily exercise and health maintenance. The fitness center is always staffed during open hours, but parents must provide proper supervision for children age 16 and under. The center includes a full complement of strength training and aerobic equipment and is staffed by seminarians trained in proper and safe usage as well as first aid and CPR.

  • Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.; noon to 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.; noon to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Please remember, just like a commercial gym facility, you will be required to show your CSL campus ID to gain entry to the facility. Spouses may use a driver’s license. Please check the Daily Announcements and special all-campus announcements for updates as times may vary throughout the academic year.

Intercollegiate Sports at Concordia Seminary

Intercollegiate Sports

Concordia Seminary is proud to sponsor intercollegiate teams in soccer, basketball, tennis, and golf, with all teams going by the name The Preachers.

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Intramural Sports at Concordia Seminary

Intramural Sports

Seminary students are encouraged to participate in Concordia Seminary’s robust intramurals (IM) program. The program allows students, faculty, staff and spouses to participate in a wide variety of sports.

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