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Adventure Recreation Center (ARC)

855 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 • Phone: 614-247-8686 • 
Driving Directions

Guest Passes are available for these and all Rec Sports facilities. The ARC only accepts credit card or BuckID for payment. 


Winter Break Hours (December 10 - January 10)

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

Special Holidays and Closings

December 23: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

December 24: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.*

December 25: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.*

December 31: 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.*

January 1: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.* 

*Family hours will be held during scheduled building hours on marked days.


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.