The mission of the Scotford Fitness Center is to provide
a campus facility that allows the Whitworth community to engage in the
pursuit of physical fitness and wellness. The objectives are:
To create an inviting, friendly atmosphere welcoming people at all
levels of fitness.
To provide programming that engenders the concept of "total body
fitness." This includes development of muscular strength, muscular
endurance, cardiovascular wellness, flexibility, and body composition.
To offer general wellness/fitness instruction and information, while
supporting the fitness components of the Kinesiology Department's curriculum.
To be receptive to the unique needs of the various constituents that
use the facility.
To serve as an internship site for upper division students majoring
in Health, Fitness, Wellness, Physical Education, and Athletic Training.
To provide an environment that honors God by living the scripture
1 Corinthians 6:19-20.
"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit,
who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your
own. You were bought with a price. Therefore honor God with your