Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Youth & Family Programs

Youth and Family programs are offered year round. Please contact us at 614-688-8787 if you have any questions regarding these programs.


Youth and Family FREE Monthly Programs

Therapy Day (All ages)

Saturday, January 24th, 9:00-11:00am, RPAC Meeting Rooms

Tennis Clinic (ages 5-12)

Saturday, February 21st, 8:00-11:00AM, Jesse Owens West Tennis Center

Children’s Indoor Triathlon (ages 5-12; must be able to reach pedals of a recumbent bike)

Saturday, February 22nd, 8:00AM Registration/Check-In, RPAC (more info to come)

Basketball Clinic (ages 5-12)

Saturday, March 28th, 9:00AM-12:00PM, RPAC Upper Gym

Gymnastics Clinic (ages 3-12)

Saturday, April 25th, 9:00-11:00AM, RPAC Multipurpose Room #1


*Programs are exclusive to Recreational Sports members.  Members interested in participating must register in-person in the Community Programs office or by calling 614-688-8787. 

If you are interested in becoming a member you can learn more here.


Youth and Family Programs with Fees

Adapted Recreation – Offers one-on-one instruction in swimming and gymnastics for children with disabilities.

Aquatics/Learn-to-Swim – For infants through adults, our swimming program gives your child the opportunities to learn this important life skill.

Private Swim Lessons - Private and semi-private lessons for children through adults.

Camp Now & Then – School’s out but we’re not! We follow Columbus Public Schools calendar.

Football Saturdays l Scarlet & Gray – Attending the home game? Have your children play their own games with our staff while you enjoy the football game.

Introduction to Diving Lessons - Teaches diving safety and basic skills for beginners.

Parent's Night Out - Enjoy a night out on the town while we entertain your children! Drop your children off for exercise, fun, games, and dinner. 

School Break Camps – Have your child join us for a portion or all of their winter or spring break! We follow Ohio State and Columbus Public Schools calendars.

Summer l Camp Recky l Completed Grades K-8 - The best place to be in the summer! Enthusiastic and caring counselors provide summer excitement all over Ohio State campus for school age children and teens.

Summer l Buckeyes in Training l Ages 3-5 - Perfect for your youngster to gain some independence, meet new friends and participate in educational and fun activities.