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Activities & Things to Do

Guests of Bethany College will never have a shortage of things to do in and around campus. Listed below are just a few of the options, most of which are within walking distance or a short drive from campus.



  • Recreation Center Indoor Facilities: Swimming pool, track, volleyball, basketball, racquetball, and state-of-the-art fitness and weight training center
  • Recreation Center Outdoor Facilities: Football, soccer, baseball fields, and a quarter-mile track
  • On Campus Outdoor Facilities: Tennis, Soccer Fields
  • Bethany: Walking trails
  • Bethany Park: Baseball / Softball
  • Oglebay Stables: Horseback riding & lessons
  • Oglebay Resort (12 miles away)
  • Heath and Wellness center: Fitness Classes
  • Brook Hills Park: golf, swimming, batting cages, arcade, boat rides, fishing, miniature golf, driving range
  • Highland Springs Golf Course
  • Indian Run Golf Club
  • Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Museum of Rural Life


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