The Ohio State University at Newark

Recreation Sports

Newark Campus Recreational Sports provides intramural, recreation and fitness opportunities for student, faculty and staff of Ohio State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College.

Spring Semester 2020 Hours

    Monday 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Wednesday 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Thursday 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Friday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Saturday Noon - 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


    The Adena Recreation Center will be closed on January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    The gymnasium only will be closed on these dates for a campus event:

    • January 30 and 31 - Groundhog Breakfast
    • March 1 - National Girls and Women Sports Day

    Hours of operation vary depending on the time of the year and special events taking place in the gymnasium. the center is closed when campus offices are closed. If you have questions about specific daily hours of operation, please contact the center directly: 740-755-7104. Adena Hall is located at 1159 University Drive.

    Adena Fitness and Wellness Challenge

    Push yourself to new heights. Participate in the Adena Fitness and Wellness Challenge!
    January 6 to March 23, 2020
    For more information go to or click here.

    Adena Recreation Center

    The Adena Recreation Center is open throughout the day and evening for recreational use by students, faculty, and staff of the Newark campus. Participants must present their BUCK-ID for entry to the facility.

    Over 10,000 square feet of space

    • State-of-the-art cardio machines
    • New weight equipment and racks

    Multipurpose room

    • 1500 square feet
    • Wood floors and mirrored walls

    Multipurpose Field

    • Multipurpose grass turf field 50 yds x 80 yds
    • Used for multiple sports and classes


    • •14,000 square feet of space
    • 2 full size basketball courts or
    • 2 full volleyball courts

    Recreation Facility request link

    Try out our WELLBEATS program.

    Intramural Sports - Leagues or Tournaments

    • Flag football
    • 3v3 Basketball
    • 3 Point Shoot Out
    • Dodgeball
    • Table Tennis
    • Badminton
    • Indoor Soccer (futsal)
    • Strength Competition Lifting
    • Strength Competition Crossfit
    • Cornhole Tournament
    • Golf Scramble
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Race to the Finish 5K
    • Kickball
    • Sand Volleyball
    • Volleyball

    Register for Intramural Sports at and download the IMleagues app for your smartphone

    Sports Clubs

    • Student
    • Running
    • Soccer

    Alumni Membership Information and Registration


    • Our student staff is a key component in our approach to fulfill our mission, vision and values of the Student Life and Recreation Sports Programs.

    • See our current job listings at Financial Aid.

    Visit our Intramurals page to find out more about what events you can get involved in this semester.

Recreation Sports Calendar