Jesse Owens South (JOS) Recreation Center
175 W. 11th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210 • Phone: (614) 292-7621 • Driving Directions
All types of guest passes are available for purchase. Only credit cards and BuckID are accepted.
*Jesse Owens South will be closed Friday, December 20 and Saturday, December 21, due to window curtain wall installation.
Winter Break Hours (December 4 - January 4)
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: Noon - 7 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 7 p.m.
Special Holiday Hours and Closings
Monday, December 23: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Tuesday, December 24: Closed
Wednesday, December 25: Closed
Tuesday, December 31: Noon - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, January 1: Closed
- JOS will remain open until 10 p.m. on December 7 and December 8
This fully accessible, air-conditioned south campus satellite facility offers:
- two basketball courts
- a table tennis area
- a bouldering wall
- free weights
- strength training machines
- cardio equipment
Equipment available for checkout with a valid BuckID includes:
- men's or women's basketballs
- dip belts
- forearm blaster
- jump ropes
- squat bar neck support
- table tennis paddles
- weight belts
- wrist straps
- agility ladder
Day-use lockers are also available and locks are available to rent. Please note that bags are not allowed on the fitness floor.