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Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC)

855 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 • Phone: 614-247-8680 • Driving Directions

CABS bus stops at 25 (Ag Campus) or 14 (Blankenship Hall) service the ARC.

The OAC, located within the Adventure Recreation Center (ARC), is home to the Tom W. Davis Climbing Center with a 4,000-square-foot, 35-foot tall climbing structure and bouldering wall. In addition, the OAC provides educational opportunities for the OSU community to engage in outdoor recreation through its Trips and Clinics Program, its Teambuilding and Leadership Program, its outdoor equipment rental operation, and its resource center.

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


Spring Semester Finals and Break

April 26 - May 7, 2016

Monday - Friday: Noon - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Family Hours

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Summer Semester

May 8 - August 20, 2016

Monday - Friday: 2 - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 2 - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 2 - 8 p.m.

Family Hours

Saturday: 2 - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 2 - 6 p.m.

Special Holiday Hours and Closings

May 16 -22: CLOSED

Memorial Day Weekend

Friday, May 27: 2 - 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 28: CLOSED
Sunday, May 29: CLOSED
Monday, May 30: CLOSED

Independence Day Weekend

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

Sponsors

  • Outdoor Source
  • Stone Lab