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Facility Info & Hours

Facility Information

The Charles J. Ping Recreation Center is 168,000 feet, spanning three floors. Ping is home to a 36-foot, double-sided climbing wall, five basketball/volleyball courts, two multipurpose gymnasiums, an elevated four-lane indoor running track, seven racquetball courts, free weight areas and two group fitness rooms that host combative sports, aerobic, fitness and dance classes. Ping Center policies are located in this PDF.

 
Fall Hours

Tuesday, September 5 - Monday, November 20*:

Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

 

HOLIDAY/ADJUSTED HOURS

VETERANS DAY

Friday, November 10: 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

 

THANKSGIVING WEEKEND

Tuesday, November 21: 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 22 - Saturday, November 25: CLOSED

Sunday, November 26: 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.


Monday, November 27 - Thursday, December 14

Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

 

WINTER BREAK:

Friday December 15: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 15 - Sunday, December 17: CLOSED

Monday, December 18 - Friday, December 22: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 23 - Sunday, January 7: CLOSED

Monday, January 8 - Friday, January 12: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WEEKEND

Saturday, January 13: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Sunday, January 14: 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Monday, January 15 (MLK Day): 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

 

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 5-15:    Permitted into the facility with parental supervision during the following hours only:  

Saturday:       9:00 a.m. —6:00 p.m.  
Sunday:         12:00 p.m. —  6:00 p.m. 

*Must pay membership fee or guest pass fee.

Age 16-17:         Parental      supervision is required while in the facility during all hours of operation. Must pay membership fee or guest pass fee.   

*Not permitted in the Fitness Center or Free Weight Room- Not permitted on any exercise equipment.

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

 

 

Location

82 South Green Drive, Athens, Ohio 45701

 

Contact Information

Ping Center: (740) 593-9915

CampusRec@ohio.edu