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Jesse Owens North (JON) Recreation Center

2151 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43210 • Phone: 614-292-0696 • Driving Directions

Guest passes are available for purchase. Only credit cards and BuckID are accepted.

In order to continue providing and extraordinary experience for our members, Student Life's Department of Recreational Sports will have temporary rolling closures of facilities to perform deep cleaning and maintenance in May.  After evaluating semester attendance trends for a year, we determined the weeks following May graduation would be the best time for in-depth cleaning as attendance is historically low and fewer members will be inconvenienced.  

Jesse Owens North and South (JON/JOS) will be closed May 25-31

May Session/Summer Term/Break Hours (May 10-August 21)

Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday: noon to 5 p.m.

4th of July Weekend Hours

Friday, July 3: CLOSED
Saturday, July 4: CLOSED

Autumn Semester 2015

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to midnight
Friday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: noon to 10 p.m.
Sunday: noon to midnight

This fully accessible north campus satellite facility offers:

  • two basketball courts and one matted court which can be reserved for one hour of playing time
  • free weights 
  • strength training machines 
  • cardio equipment 

Equipment available for checkout with a valid BuckID includes:

  • men's and women's basketballs
  • dip belts
  • forearm blaster
  • jump ropes
  • squat bar neck support
  • weight belts
  • wrist straps
  • locks 

Day-use lockers are also available and locks are available to rent. Please note that bags are not allowed on the fitness floor.

Reserve a Basketball Court

At Jesse Owens North, groups can reserve a basketball court for one hour, once a week, by calling the scheduling office at 614-292-6481.