Ohio Universities Ranked in Top 25 Best Rec Centers

Friday, March 29, 2013

BestCollegeReviews.org has ranked the best college recreation centers across the country and three Ohio universities make the list.

The University of Akron is ranked No. 14. U of A’s world class facility is 295,000 feet and features a 56-foot rock climbing wall, leisure pool, spa and lazy river. “So you’ve got an indoor water park basically bolted onto a killer gym included when you attend Akron. Just the thing needed to wait out the cold Ohio winters,” the caption to the photo reads.

Coming in at No. 5 is Ohio State for its Olympic-sized pool with a bubble bench and slide. It’s the biggest rec center in Ohio.

University of Cincinnati takes the No. 1 in the top 25 list. Its rec center has a juice bar and convenience store, three pools, over 21,000 pounds of weights, a climbing wall, and suspended track. The high ranking may also come from University of Cincinnati’s emphasis on architecture.

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