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Campus Recreation

What is the Office of Recreation?

The Marion Campus Office of Recreation serves the social and recreational needs of students from both The Ohio State University at Marion and Marion Technical College. Central to our goal is providing students a well rounded college experience not only in the classroom, but outside the classroom.

Where are we located?

Alber Student Center
Room 104 (SD 104)
(740) 725-6206 Front Desk

Student Life Personnel:

Coordinator of Recreational and Environmental Programming, Erin Slater, (740) 725- Alber Student Center, Room 106D

Program Coordinator of Student Life, Candace Floyd (740) 725-6161 - Alber Student Center, Room 106C

What activities and facilities does Alber Student Center feature?

The Alber Student Center features a student lounge area w/big screen TV's; gymnasium; men's & women's locker rooms; indoor rock climbing wall; weight/fitness room; student ID WiFi; pool tables, ping pong table, air hockey; video game systems & games (Wii); cornhole; outdoor volleyball; fitness & recreational equipment; and much more.

How do I access games, sports equipment, and other items for activities on campus?

Bring your Ohio State Marion or Marion Technical student ID to room 104 in the Alber Student Center and a student recreational assistant will help you sign out any equipment you need for your activity.

Alber Student Center Hours (8/22–9/15)

Monday - Thursday         8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday                                  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday             CLOSED

Fitness Center and Gym
Monday – Friday              8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday             CLOSED

Monday – Thursday         8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday                                  8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Top Four Reasons For Getting Your Student ID

1 Intramural Sports

All participants must have a student ID to participate in Intramural Events and Leagues. To find out more about our programs visit the Intramurals page.

2 Fitness Center

Stress of the school year getting to you? Come visit the Fitness Center to de-stress.

3 Events on Campus

Present your student ID to gain access to all of the cool events on the Marion Campus.

4 Discounts in the Community

Are all of the amazing things on campus not enough? Take your ID to any community business listed on our website to receive great, money-saving discounts!