Recreational Sports Facilities

Gym facilities are located in Cook Hall across from the Recreational Sports Office, Room 105. They include the gymnasium and men’s and women’s locker rooms. A fitness center and multipurpose fitness room are available in the Perry Webb Student Life Center.

Gymnasium (The Hangar):
The Hangar in Cook Hall is a gymnasium open to all students, faculty, and staff. There are six glass backboards for general play with full court play allowed in one direction. The bleachers seat nearly 500 people. State-of-the-art scoreboards are installed on each end of the court.

Open Gym:

The gymnasium is open approximately 40 hours per week. General open gym hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The hours may vary during the semester. Information is available in Cook Hall Room 105 or by calling 567-242-7340.

All currently enrolled Ohio State Lima/Rhodes State students and Ohio State Lima/Rhodes State faculty and the staff are eligible to participate in open recreation activities. Everyone must have a valid ID card and must sign in at the monitor’s desk to use the facilities.

Open recreation includes, but is not limited to the following activities:

  • Jogging
  • Walking
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Whiffleball
  • Floor Hockey
  • Soccer

Cook Hall Locker Rooms:
Ohio State Lima offers locker rooms for both the men and women. The locker rooms can be used by anyone on campus. Each locker room has 72 lockers and a showering facility. Each locker room also has mirrors, a sink, and restroom facilities. You can use a locker year-round free of charge if you are a student, staff or faculty member. You should bring your own lock for security purposes, and you must register your locker number in the Recreational Sports Department. The locker rooms are in the gymnasium in Cook Hall. For more information, stop by the Recreational Sports Department in Cook 105.

Recreational Sports Field:
The baseball diamond has been renovated into a sports field and is located between Biddle Drive and Campus Drive. Use the gravel parking lot on Campus Drive for easy access to the diamond. There are bleachers and a wide-open area for lawn chairs available for game viewing.

Fitness and Wellness Center in the Webb

The Fitness and Wellness Center in the Webb operates on an opt-in membership-based structure. All members will be able to take advantage of non-credit fitness classes at no charge; non-members can pay as they go for non-credit fitness classes offered in the building. Student fee schedules are based on academic terms.

Fee Structure*:
Ohio State Lima students, staff, and faculty: No charge (2022-2023).
Rhodes State Students: $30/term for AU and SP; $15/term for SU.
Lima Campus Faculty and Staff (RSC): $90/six months.
Ohio State Alumni: $90/six months.
Community Members: $150/six months

*All prices are subject to change

Fitness Classes - Fitness classes are held in Room 140 of the Perry Webb Student Life Building and are free for all Ohio State Lima students.