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Parking Information

Parking can be confusing at Ohio State! Review the following information to help make your recreation experience fun, fulfilling and hassle free. Special parking rules are applied during major event weekends, including home football games.

Rec Sports patrons must adhere to Ohio State Transportation & Parking Services rules and regulations. 

Special Parking Permits

Reduced rate parking permits are available for our affiliate and family members. 

Special Permits Parking
5 - 8 a.m. in Surface "C" parking lots only.
After 4 p.m. and all day weekends and university holidays in any "A" "B" or "C" space.

Pay-n-Display Machines

Pay-n-Display parking pay machines allow customers who do not have parking permits to purchase parking for a specified time and park in an "A," "B" or "C" space in any parking lot where a Pay-n-Display pay machine is located. 

Pay-n-Display Rates  (Fees subject to change.)

  • $1.75 per hour (option available at all times)
  • $6.75 off-peark max (6 p.m. - midnight weekdays, all day weekends)

Please note: All tickets expire at midnight and can be purchased for the current day only. Machines DO NOT give change or refunds. No refunds will be given for unused time. 

Parking Garages & Meters

Several university parking garages are available a short distance from the RPAC. Metered and handicap parking is available at close proximity to all Rec Sports facilities.

Neil Avenue Parking Garage: Visitor parking from 4 p.m. - 3 a.m. Monday-Friday; 24/7 Saturday-Sunday 

Tuttle Parking Garage: Visitor parking 24/7 

 

Garage Parking Rates:

Academic Garages

Hours

30 Minutes

1 Hour

2 Hours

3 Hours

4 Hours

Daily Max

Off Peak Max

Lost Ticket

Amount

$1.75

$3.25

$5.50

$7.75

$10.00

$11.25

$6.75

$27.75

Medical Garages

Hours

30 Minutes

1 Hour

2 Hours

3 Hours

4 Hours

Daily Max

Off Peak Max

Lost Ticket

Amount

$1.50

$3.25

$5.25

$7.50

$9.50

$10.50

$6.25

$26.50

 Meters are available in the Ohio Stadium lot or near Neil Avenue Parking Garage for the RPAC.

  • Meters are located directly in front of the ARC and Jesse Owens South facilities.