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Adventure Recreation Center (ARC)

855 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 • Phone: 614-247-8686 • 
Driving Directions

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

Autumn 2017

Sunday, August 20, 2017 – Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Monday – Thursday: 6 a.m. – Midnight
Friday: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – Midnight

Family Hours
Saturday: 8 a.m. – Noon
Sunday: 8 a.m. – Noon

Autumn Break
Wednesday, October 11: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday, October 12: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday, October 13: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 14: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 15: 8 a.m. - Midnight

Thanksgiving Break
Wednesday, November 22: CLOSED
Thursday, November 23: CLOSED
Friday, November 24: CLOSED
Saturday, November 25: CLOSED
Sunday, November 26: CLOSED

Special Note:  On home football game days, the ARC may have shortened hours and will be closed for all night games.

Autumn Semester Finals and December Break

Thursday, December 7, 2017 – Saturday, January 6, 2018

Monday – Friday: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Special Holiday Hours and Closings
Saturday, December 23: CLOSED
Sunday, December 24: CLOSED
Monday, December 25: CLOSED
Tuesday, December 26: CLOSED
Wednesday, December 27: CLOSED
Thursday, December 28: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. *
Friday, December 29: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.*
Saturday, December 30: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.*
Sunday, December 31: CLOSED
Monday, January 1: CLOSED

Special note: Family hours will be held during scheduled building hours on all marked (*) days.

Family Hours
Saturday: 8 a.m. - Noon
Sunday: 8 a.m. - Noon

A map of the ARC's inside layout is attached to the right.

This state-of-the-art West Campus recreation facility boasts four hardwood basketball courts (converts to five volleyball courts), two indoor turf fields, free weights, strength training machines and cardio equipment. There are also day-use locker and individual shower facilities, and the building is fully accessible and air-conditioned. The ARC also houses the Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC).

Family hours are available to current members (including students paying the semester fee) and their registered family members. To register your family members, please stop at the front desk of the ARC or the RPAC Welcome Center.

Guest passes are available for this and all Rec Sports facilities.