Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Space Reservations

Thank you for your interest in reserving our recreational facilities. Before completing the Reserve a Space form, review the following pertinent information to guide you through the reservation process. If you have any questions, contact:

Two-Week Advance Notice

To process paperwork and acquire the necessary approvals, we require a minimum notice of two weeks. Any request not providing two weeks notice will only be considered if staff time permits. Large events and general public rentals require a minimum notice of four weeks. Members are always welcome to join existing open recreation without a reservation. Please feel free to review our open recreation schedule.

Special Event Times

Groups may hold special events on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Most facility spaces are typically occupied during the week with Department of Human Sciences classes and departmental programs such as open recreation, intramural sports and sport club practices.  

The Outdoor Adventure Center's Climbing Wall is ONLY available for reservation during the following times:

  • Fridays: After 10 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 8 a.m. - noon*, and after 8 p.m. 
  • Sundays: 8 a.m. - noon*

*Groups of 15 or less

University Department/Academic Unit Rentals

Ohio State departments renting space from the Department of Recreational Sports will be assessed a rental fee at a 50 percent discounted rate. An eRequest must be provided at least three days prior to the scheduled event.

Special Note

This webpage does not include all of the department's policies and procedures. For department policies, visit the facility rental policy page. In addition, a copy of facility rules and regulations will be provided for your review upon receipt of a signed confirmation acknowledging your reservation.