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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 Ohio State 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 for payment.  

Autumn 2017

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

Monday – Thursday: 2 – 11 p.m.
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Family Hours
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Labor Day Weekend
Saturday, September 2: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 3: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Monday, September 4: CLOSED

Autumn Break
Wednesday, October 11: 2 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, October 12: 2 – 8 p.m.
Friday, October 13: Noon – 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 14:  2 – 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 15: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

Thanksgiving Break
Wednesday, November 22-Sunday, November 26: CLOSED

Special Note:  On home football game days, the OAC 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: Noon – 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: Noon – 8 p.m.*
Thursday, December 28: Noon – 8 p.m.*
Friday, December 29: Noon – 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. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Sponsors

  • AOutdoor Source
  • Stone Lab