Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports

Community and Campus Programs

Rec Sports provides recreational activities for the larger Ohio State community, which can include students, staff, faculty, and their families. Some programs, such as Camp Recky offers childcare and enrichment opportunities for youth, while the Rec Sports Ambassador promotes our department to the entire Ohio State community.

Primary Location: Predominantly at RPAC, but some positions will visit other areas facilities or areas of campus.

Typical Available Hours: Weekdays and weekends and generally during business hours 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Some positions such as the Rec Sports Ambassador may work evening hours.

Required Certifications: None

Summer Camp Recky Counselor – Camp Recky is a sport and recreation-based day camp for children aged 6 to 13 offered at various times of the year. Counselors develop, implement, and oversee various program activities, including sports and games, aquatics, and creative arts. Counselors closely supervise and make connections with campers to ensure a cohesive camping environment that serves everyone. Position runs from May through first week of August. Starting Rate: $14.00 R62479

Summer Camp Recky Director- Camp Recky is a sport and recreation-based day camp for children aged 6 to 13 offered at various times of the year. Counselors develop, implement, and oversee various program activities, including sports and games, aquatics and creative arts. Camp directors work closely with Camp Director to oversee all camp staffing and programing operations. Position runs from April through first week of August Starting Rate: $15.00 R62474

Summer Camp Recky Office Assistant- Camp Recky is a sport and recreation-based day camp for children aged 6 to 13 offered at various times of the year. Office assistants oversee the camp recky office. Duties include, filing paperwork, answer phone calls and emails, checking campers in and out of camp. Position runs from May through first week of August. Starting Rate: $13.00 R62489

Rec Sports Ambassador – As representatives of our department, ambassadors actively foster relationships with students, staff and faculty in order to engage new audiences in Rec Sports offerings. Ambassadors assist in the daily operation, administration and development of numerous programs and events offered by Rec Sports.