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Adventure Recreation Center (ARC)

855 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 • Phone: 614-247-8686 • 
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Guest Passes are available for these and all Rec Sports facilities. The ARC only accepts credit card or BuckID for payment. 

Spring Semester Finals and Break

April 26 - May 7, 2016

Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Family Hours

Saturday: 8 a.m. - Noon
Sunday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Summer Semester

May 8 - August 20, 2016

Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Family Hours

Saturday: 8 a.m. - Noon
Sunday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Special Holiday Hours and Closings

May 16 -22: CLOSED

Memorial Day Weekend

Friday, May 27: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 28: CLOSED
Sunday, May 29: CLOSED
Monday, May 30: CLOSED

Independence Day Weekend

Friday, July 1: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 2: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 3: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Monday, July 4: CLOSED


A map of the ARC's inside layout is attached to the right.

This state-of-the-art West Campus recreation facility boasts four hardwood basketball courts (converts to five volleyball courts), two indoor turf fields, free weights, strength training machines and cardio equipment. There are also day-use locker and individual shower facilities, and the building is fully accessible and air-conditioned. The ARC also houses the Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC).

Family hours are available to current members (including students paying the semester fee) and their registered family members. To register your family members, please stop at the front desk of the ARC or the RPAC Welcome Center.

Guest passes are available for this and all Rec Sports facilities.