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  • Fitness Center

    A great place to exercise, the student center’s fitness center offers cardio equipment, free weights, and men’s and women’s locker rooms. The area also has flat screen TVs and an audio system. There are more than 60 units of equipment including six treadmills, six stationary bikes, four ellipticals, dumbbells, and a stretch station.

    • Entrance: ID Card required. Students, Faculty, and Staff are welcome.  
    • Dress Code: Tennis shoes / gym clothes. Shirts required at all times. Bring your own personal towel.

    Use of fitness center equipment is done at one's own risk. The University is not responsible for injuries sustained at the fitness center.

    Lockers are available; please bring your own lock. No overnight storage - any property remaining at closing time will be sent to Lost & Found. ODU is not responsible for loss or theft of personal property.

    Fitness Center Guest & Alumni Policies

    Guests of Faculty & Staff  

    • Faculty & Staff bringing a guest must have signed a liability waiver before using center. The waiver is available at the fitness center front desk. 
    • Limited to one person per visit, with free admission
    • Must be 18 or older and provide picture ID with date of birth
    • Guest must sign a liability waiver before their first visit (kept on file in FC) 

    Guests of Students 

    • Limited to one person per visit, with $5 admission, which can be paid at the Cyber Café. Guest must take receipt of payment to Fitness Center for admission
    • Must be 18 or older and provide picture ID with date of birth
    • A liability waiver must be signed by guest on first visit (kept on file in FC) 


    May use the center with an issued membership card (requiring a signed liability waiver) and a picture ID. 

    Cost for a membership:  

    • Full-year membership: $120 
    • Six-month membership: $75 
    • One-month membership: $15 

    Eligibility of membership must be approved by Alumni Office and then forwarded to Business Office for collection of membership fee and issuance of ID card.

  • Contact Info

    ODU Fitness Center
    1216 Sunbury Road
    Columbus, OH 43219
    Phone: (614) 251-7474


    Hours of Operation:
    Mon-Thurs: 7AM-11PM
    Fri: 7AM-7PM
    Sat-Sun: 11AM-7PM

    Click here for Summer Hours