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Recreation

Ohio State runs the largest recreation and intramural sports program in the nation.  Flag football, indoor and sand volleyball, basketball, ice hockey, soccer, softball and squash are among just some of the offerings. Sport clubs feature everything from snowboarding to rugby to ultimate disc to taekwondo.

IM sports Volleyball    IM sports Soccer 
Med Student Intramural Volleyball   Med Student Intramural Soccer

Ohio State's Recreation and Physical Activity Center
(RPAC) contains 25,000 square feet of fitness space, eight basketball courts, 10 racquetball courts, four multipurpose rooms, an indoor jogging track, an all-weather turf field, and other amenities.  An Adventure Recreation Center features a climbing wall and rentable outdoor equipment.  A new section added four more basketball courts, squash courts, and indoor golf facilities.  An additional six outdoor tennis courts and three new grass playing fields are also planned.

A second recreational facility - the Adventure Recreation Center (ARC) - is an 87,000 square-foot facility containing a rock climbing wall, four wood basketball courts, two indoor turf fields, fitness space, and more.

Off-campus you will find many bike paths, hiking/jogging trails, camping, and boating activities located in the metro parks and Ohio State parks.

In addition to OSU football, sports fans can enjoy the National Hockey League's Columbus Blue Jackets, the Columbus Crew men's professional soccer team, and the Columbus Clippers, the AAA-affiliate of the Washington Nationals.  The PGA Memorial Golf Tournament is held annually at the Jack Nicklaus' Muirfield Village Golf Club and thousands of runners participate each fall in the Columbus Marathon.
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Ohio State regularly attracts noted artists, musicians, lecturers and celebrities to its variety of venues.  As Ohio State student, many of the events are free through the Ohio Union Student Activities Program plus you may receive discounts for off-campus events.
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