Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports

Faculty and Staff Free Week

July 7, 2022

July 24 – July 31, 2022

Register for Free Week online or in-person at the RPAC Welcome Center. 

Free Week is an opportunity for all Ohio State faculty and staff to visit any of our five indoor recreation facilities and outdoor parks during regular operating hours. Free group fitness classes and family hours are all included in your free one-week membership!* 

Free Group Fitness Classes 

Is dancing your thing? Get in the groove with Zumba! Prefer to channel your inner yogi? Check out one of our many styles of yoga classes. Or if you’re all about cycling, give one of our cycle plus formats a try. Register in advance to reserve your space in our Group Fitness classes as they can fill up fast! See the schedule here.   

Family Hours

Recreational Sports strives to provide a family friendly environment. Free Week participants can bring immediate family members (spouse/partner and children under 18) who have been declared in their registration for no additional charge during family hours (limited to one spouse/partner and dependents).

Family Hours are as follows:

RPAC Aquatic Center 
Please no water toys from home including inflatables and dive toys. Kickboards, dive sticks, dive rings and life jackets are available for use.  
Friday 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday Noon - 5 p.m.
Racquets, basketballs, volleyballs and game equipment can be checked out with a membership card/BuckID at the RPAC Sport Shop. Racquetballs and table tennis balls available for purchase. Family members must be over age 14 to be on the fitness floor or fitness equipment. 
Friday 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday Noon. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 4 - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - Noon
Sunday: 8 a.m. - Noon


Step-by-step instructions to sign-up for Faculty and Staff Free Week

  1. Visit and sign in using your university name.#
  2. Click Memberships
  3. Click Fac/Staff Free Week and add to your cart
  4. Sign Membership Waiver
  5. Hit Checkout at the bottom of the sales screen
  6. When "Choose Payment Option" appears, select checkout
  7. Process complete!


*Offerings are subject to change.