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Membership & Fees


Membership Notice:

Beginning August 27, 2018, Campus Recreation will be implementing a new membership structure to include the addition of monthly memberships at the Ping Recreation Center. Campus Recreation will be removing semester memberships, however, any current members with semester memberships at the Ping Center will be honored through their expiration date. For questions regarding your membership, please contact the Campus Recreation Member Services desk, at 740-593-9901.


Charles J. Ping Recreation Center
Membership Type Daily NEW! Monthly Annual
OHIO Student, Athens Campus No Fee N/A N/A
OHIO Faculty/Staff $8 $30 $280
Adult (Age 18+) $8 $30 $340
Child (Age 17 & under) $8 $30 $85
Non-Assessed OHIO Student $8 $30 N/A

A membership card or daily entrance fee is required to enter the facility

Ohio University students currently enrolled in classes on the Athens Campus have access to the Ping Recreation Center provided by their tuition general fee. Access is verified  by the Ohio University registrar office. 

To purchase a membership, visit the front desk of the Charles J. Ping Recreation Center during operational hours, call the Member Services desk (740)593-9901, or go online to www.recshop.ohio.edu (available for OHIO students, faculty/staff and returning Campus Recreation members).


Child Access Policy

Age 0-4:  Are not permitted in any areas of the Ping Center except Business Office or on tour of the facility. 

Age 5-17*:   Permitted in the facility with parent/guardian supervision while in the facility during operation hours. Must pay membership fee or guest pass fee. 

Age 18+:  Permitted in all areas of the building without supervision during all hours of operation. Must pay membership fee or guest pass fee. 

*Not permitted on any exercise equipment, or in the Functional Fitness and Free Weight Rooms


  Semester Annual
Full $50 $115
Half $30 $65