Upcoming Events

10/27- Rock Wall Event: Top Rope Class

5-7 pm Rock Wall, LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center

Interested in learning more about how to belay and top rope climb at the LaHaye Rock Wall? Join us on October 27th from 5-7pm for our Top Rope class. You will learn valuable skills that will ensure you are climbing and belaying safely and effectively. All levels welcome. Sign-ups and more information are at the LaHaye Rock Wall front desk.

  • Learn how to tie a figure 8 knot
  • Learn how to properly set up a Grigri for safe belaying
  • Understand safe belaying techniques
  • Must Pass the Rock Wall Belay test


11/1- Wellness Series: “EQ What it is and Why You Need it” Dr. Sylvia Frejd

5:30-6:15 pm Terrace Conference Room, Jerry Falwell Library

We all love to live and work with people who have good EQ (Emotional Intelligence). Many experts now believe that a person’s emotional intelligence may be more important than their IQ and is certainly a better predictor of success, quality of relationships, and overall health and happiness. Come and join us in the Terrace Conference room in the Jerry Falwell Library on November 1st from 5:30-6:15 pm for a chance to win a prize!

  • Learn how to raise your self-awareness to create positive changes in your life.
  • Gain self-management strategies to actively choose what you say and do.
  • Increase your social awareness strategies to grow your empathy for others.  


11/3- Rock Wall Event: Bouldering Class

5-7 pm Rock Wall, LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center

Join us at the LaHaye Rock Wall on November 3rd from 5-7pm for our Bouldering class! Bouldering consists of short, low routes that will train strength and power while learning good body movement technique. All levels welcome. Sign-ups and more information are at the LaHaye Rock wall front desk.

  • Learn proper body technique for more efficient movement
  • Build strength and power to enhance climbing ability
  • Learn spotting techniques
  • Understand grading scales


11/3- Aquatics Event: Pool Battleship 

6-8 pm Aquatics Center, LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center

Battleship is a new Outdoor Rec competition cohosted with LaHaye Aquatics. Teams consist of two-three people per canoe. We will provide buckets, shields and more for your teams to throw water into the opposing teams’ canoes in an attempt to sink their battleship before they sink yours. Sign ups are not necessary, so please feel free to show up with your team or join a team when you arrive to play!

  • All equipment is provided.
  • Clever and crazy uniforms are encouraged!
  • Prizes will be awarded to the winning battleship!


11/5- Fitness Workshop: Kettlebells Workshop

10 am-12 pm Strength Studio, LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center

Looking for a way to strengthen your entire body and develop cardiovascular endurance at the same time? Kettlebells may be the workout for you! Kettlebells may have been around for a while but this piece of equipment’s proper use still eludes many. Join us November 5th from 10 am-12 pm in the strength studio as we cover Kettlebell training essentials, proper technique, and the benefits of kettlebell training. The workshop will be part lecture and part interactive, so come ready to participate. This opportunity is open to both students and staff and sign-ups can be found on the LaHaye Group Exercise page 24 hours before the class. See you there!

  • Improve strength, stability, and endurance with Kettlebell training
  • Learn the fundamental Kettlebell movement patterns and how to avoid errors
  • Receive qualified instruction at no additional cost to you


11/9, 11, 16, 18 - Rock Wall Event: Lead Climbing Class Two

5-7 pm Rock Wall, LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center

Come check out our new, improved and more in depth Lead climbing class. This class will be 4 days long over the course of a two week period. You all will get the hands on practice to further your knowledge, confidence and experience in the world of lead climbing. You will get a more in depth break down of what the class entails when you come to the first day. This class has to be taken all at one time and you may not join for just one of the training day. There is still a prerequisite requirement of taking both the Top rope and bouldering class. We hope to create a safer environment for lead climbing by teaching this class and providing more hands on instruction and practice to each student.

  • Learn how to establish a belay system as you climb
  • Push past mental and physical barriers
  • Learn proper clipping and movement technique to maximize efficiency
  • Improve overall climbing ability


11/15- Wellness Series: “Finding Peace in the Midst of Stress” Michael Trexler

5:30-6:15 Active Learning Room, Jerry Falwell Library

This presentation is aimed at slowing down from the busy activities of student life in order to take a good, honest look at what is happening on the inside of us. From this place of introspection, we will look up toward Heaven to embrace Jesus in humble surrender. Come and join us in the Active Learning room in the Jerry Falwell Library on November 15th from 5:30-6:15 pm for a chance to win a prize!

Participants will learn to:

  • Pay attention to their inner lives with compassion and care
  • Acknowledge the compassionate presence of Jesus among us
  • Embrace Him in humble surrender.


12/3/4- Power Lifting Meet

10 am- 6 pm: Multi-Purpose Center, LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center

The Powerlifting Competition includes the dead lift, squat and bench press. Lifters may decide to participate in the full meet or an individual lift. Winners will be determined based on their ratio of weight lifted to body weight. The top 2 male and female lifters in the full meet and the top lifter in each individual lift (that has not already received a prize) will be awarded prizes.

  • Become one of LaHaye’s Strongest!
  • Enter for a chance to win great prizes
  • Sign-up by November 10th to participate

Powerlifting Registration