Ohio University Ping Center Fitness

Ohio University Ping Center Fitness Activities include general recreation, group fitness sessions, group fitness workshops, fitness assessments, and personal training.

The Ohio University Fitness Program is located in the Ping Recreation Center and includes a 6,000 square feet Fitness Area offering cardiovascular and resistance equipment. The free weight room measures 4,000 square feet and is stocked with dumbbells, weights, benches, and more.

Mission: The mission of the fitness program is to assist students in making good lifestyle decisions by providing an opportunity to develop and enhance personal wellness and health management skills. The fitness program strives to provide a variety of programs and experiences led by knowledgeable employees who believe in a balanced and healthy mind, body, and spirit.

SQUAD GHOULS 👻🎃 we had so much fun at boo-camp yesterday!....Happy Halloween, bobcats!
10/31/2019

SQUAD GHOULS 👻🎃 we had so much fun at boo-camp yesterday!
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Happy Halloween, bobcats!

ATTENTION, BOBCATS! Zumba with Nikki today, October 31st will be cancelled. Hoping that our amazing instructor Nikki has...
10/31/2019

ATTENTION, BOBCATS! Zumba with Nikki today, October 31st will be cancelled. Hoping that our amazing instructor Nikki has a fast recovery and is back dancing with us soon 💚🕺

It’s #TrySomethingTuesday ! We wanted to take this opportunity to highlight our Cycling classes offered at Ping! Our a...
10/29/2019

It’s #TrySomethingTuesday ! We wanted to take this opportunity to highlight our Cycling classes offered at Ping! Our amazing instructor, Rose, teaches Cycling, as well as Cycling & Strength. We now have 3 instances of cycling each week! Swipe to the end of this post to check out our cycling classtimes for the rest of the semester:
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Tuesday’s: Cycling 7:30-8:15 pm
Wednesday’s: Cycle&Strength 6:45-7:30 pm
Thursday’s: Cycling 7:30-8:15 pm
Come try one of these classes this week! 🚲💪🏼 @ Ohio University Ping Center

Personal training can improve your health and change your life, and now is a great time to take that first step! Take ad...
10/16/2019

Personal training can improve your health and change your life, and now is a great time to take that first step! Take advantage of our Fall into Fitness sale happening October 7-21 and get 15 percent off hour-long personal training packages of nine sessions or more.

Due to unfortunate circumstances, we will no longer be offering REFIT on Sunday evenings. We apologize for any inconveni...
10/15/2019

Due to unfortunate circumstances, we will no longer be offering REFIT on Sunday evenings. We apologize for any inconveniences and will inform you on future updates as far as a replacement for that class. If you have any questions feel free to DM us!

After studying hard for midterms, you deserve some self-care time! We will be hosting another well-being walk this Wedne...
10/14/2019

After studying hard for midterms, you deserve some self-care time! We will be hosting another well-being walk this Wednesday at 5 p.m. so you can get some fresh air and clear your head ☀️

We will meet at the Ping Center lobby at 5 p.m. for a 30-minute walk. See you there!

Get your spin on 🌀 with our Cycling class every Monday at 7:15 p.m.! Our 60-minute workshop will help you increase yo...
10/10/2019

Get your spin on 🌀 with our Cycling class every Monday at 7:15 p.m.! Our 60-minute workshop will help you increase your cardiovascular endurance as you pedal your way through resistance hills, climbs and intervals.

Don’t forget! Beginning October 21st, you must register online for all group fitness classes.

https://bit.ly/2kchj54

Interested in taking your fitness to the next level this Fall? Take advantage of our "Fall Into Fitness" Personal Traini...
10/07/2019

Interested in taking your fitness to the next level this Fall? Take advantage of our "Fall Into Fitness" Personal Training sale, featuring a 15% discount on all 60 minute packages of 9 sessions or more. Fill out the request form on our website to request a Trainer! https://www.ohio.edu/recreation/fitness/personal-training

Did you know we offer group fitness classes? Join us at Ping Recreation Center for Yoga, boxing, HIIT and more! Check ou...
10/04/2019

Did you know we offer group fitness classes? Join us at Ping Recreation Center for Yoga, boxing, HIIT and more! Check our website for a full list of classes and times: https://bit.ly/2kt6kod

Personal training helps you achieve your goals by saving you time and keeping you motivated. Get tailored workouts for y...
09/30/2019

Personal training helps you achieve your goals by saving you time and keeping you motivated. Get tailored workouts for your well-being and fitness priorities and maximize your workouts.

Visit bit.ly/ohio-personal-training to request a personal trainer, and a member of our team will follow up with your request.

Bobcat BarBELLES is a nine-week program designed to teach strength training fundamentals, provide fitness and nutrition ...
09/17/2019

Bobcat BarBELLES is a nine-week program designed to teach strength training fundamentals, provide fitness and nutrition information, and build confidence in and out of the weight room.

The program begins September 23, and spots are filling up! Register now at https://bit.ly/2lDUVSv

As fall and winter approach, physical health is more important than ever. Join Find Your Fit, a personalized 8-week exer...
09/13/2019

As fall and winter approach, physical health is more important than ever. Join Find Your Fit, a personalized 8-week exercise program that will help you meet YOUR physical well-being goals with the help of a personal trainer and a community of like-minded individuals.

Find Your Fit meets each Sunday at Ping Rec Center from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. between September 22 and November 10. Participation is only $50 for the ENTIRE program and is sure to help you stay mentally AND physically well in the upcoming months!🧘🏽‍♂️🧗🏾‍♀️ Visit this link to sign up! https://www.recshop.ohio.edu/Program/GetProgramDetails?courseId=018318f3-e4fc-4947-bda4-23fdf566a902&semesterId=902d4e32-4fdd-4ac4-ac0b-68ee45f5e9ad

Lace up those shoes and grab a water bottle (and some school spirit!) The Third Annual Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk is...
09/10/2019

Lace up those shoes and grab a water bottle (and some school spirit!) The Third Annual Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk is happening on October 12, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. on the Ohio University Golf Course! The cost to sign up is between $15 and $30 (sign up now and save!) and proceeds benefit the Rita LaValley Support Fund. Call 740-593-9901 with any questions, and click this link to sign up: https://www.recshop.ohio.edu/Program/GetProducts?classification=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000026002

09/09/2019

Unfortunately, we've had to cancel De-stress with Therapy Dogs this week. We hope to reschedule soon!

Thinking about becoming a NCCA-accredited group fitness instructor? Come to our ACE Fitness Prep course! The program beg...
09/09/2019
Fitness Certifications | Ohio University

Thinking about becoming a NCCA-accredited group fitness instructor? Come to our ACE Fitness Prep course! The program begins on September 17 and will run through November 21, and includes classroom instructions from experienced fitness professionals, presentation slides for exam prep and an $150 discount on the ACE Certification Exam.

Check out the link for more information! https://www.ohio.edu/recreation/fitness-certifications

ACE Certification PT/GF Prep Course This 9-week series will prepare attendees to take either the Group Fitness or Personal Training Certification through the American Council on Exercise. Participation in the ACE Prep Program also includes a discount for exam corresponding to the course you sign up....

Make new friends with Campus Rec's Well-Being Week group walks! Join us on  Monday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. We'll meet in...
09/08/2019

Make new friends with Campus Rec's Well-Being Week group walks! Join us on Monday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. We'll meet in the Ping Recreation Center lobby! https://bit.ly/2lvu2Aa

09/08/2019

Every other Monday in Ping Recreation Center, we will be offering free classes and activities to help you manage your stress in a positive, healthy way. Join us at 6 p.m. on September 9 for a group yoga class that will have you feeling ready to tackle this semester. Register on recshop.ohio.edu.

Come to Meeting Room B next Tuesday night from 6 - 7 p.m. to learn some strategies for stress management that you can us...
09/04/2019
Program Details - Ohio: Campus Recreation

Come to Meeting Room B next Tuesday night from 6 - 7 p.m. to learn some strategies for stress management that you can use now and throughout the semester! Register at the link below. https://www.recshop.ohio.edu/Program/GetProgramDetails?courseId=6903879a-30f8-4ae8-8fc5-558b2661c68e&semesterId=902d4e32-4fdd-4ac4-ac0b-68ee45f5e9ad

• Join Campus Recreation for these FREE activities held during Well-Being Week which will occur September 9th - September 13th aimed toward equipping you with tools to embody your well-being!

Start off Welcome Week with multiple fitness and well-being classes with Ohio University Campus Recreation! No registrat...
08/24/2019

Start off Welcome Week with multiple fitness and well-being classes with Ohio University Campus Recreation! No registration required. Check out http://ohio.edu/recreation to see what we're offering!

Attention Bobcats‼️😺Our Fall Semester Well-Being & Fitness programs are now LIVE for registration! Visit www.recs...
08/02/2019

Attention Bobcats‼️😺Our Fall Semester Well-Being & Fitness programs are now LIVE for registration! Visit www.recshop.ohio.edu to sign up and reserve your spot! Whether you’re interested in becoming a Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor, seeking exercise programming guidance, or simply wanting to de-stress, we’ve got a variety of offerings for you! #RecYourWay

We are just about half-way through the summer which means it is time for a good refresh! We are excited to finally show ...
06/26/2019

We are just about half-way through the summer which means it is time for a good refresh! We are excited to finally show you our new court floors. They have been redone to add a retro vibe that we know you're going to love! Take a look at the new and improved floors and tell us what you think!

Hope all of you Bobcats are enjoying your Summer! If you’re on campus this Summer, come and get your workout in with o...
05/10/2019

Hope all of you Bobcats are enjoying your Summer! If you’re on campus this Summer, come and get your workout in with our Summer 1 Group Fitness class offerings! Classes begin next week!🏋🏻‍♀️

04/29/2019

Good luck on your finals this week, Bobcats! Remember, you got this!

Hey Bobcats! Here are our finals week schedule for group fitness!
04/26/2019

Hey Bobcats! Here are our finals week schedule for group fitness!

For our last #WellnessWednesday newsletter of the semester, we talk about test anxiety and how to overcome it during fin...
04/24/2019

For our last #WellnessWednesday newsletter of the semester, we talk about test anxiety and how to overcome it during finals week!

04/19/2019

Who is ready for the weekend, Bobcats?!

In this week's #WellnessWednesday newsletter, we talk about body image and how to overcome issues with the perception of...
04/17/2019

In this week's #WellnessWednesday newsletter, we talk about body image and how to overcome issues with the perception of your own body image.

A little #MondayMotivation to start your week, Bobcats!
04/15/2019

A little #MondayMotivation to start your week, Bobcats!

In support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAM, this weeks #WelnessWednesday includes information about what sexual ...
04/10/2019

In support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAM, this weeks #WelnessWednesday includes information about what sexual assault is and ways to find help. #IASK

#MondayMotivation
04/08/2019

#MondayMotivation

In this week's #WellnessWednesday Newsletter, we talk about the issue of alcohol abuse in college students and ways to o...
04/03/2019

In this week's #WellnessWednesday Newsletter, we talk about the issue of alcohol abuse in college students and ways to overcome the problem.

Don't forget to add our Mom's Weekend Cycling event to your schedule this Mom's Weekend! It is free for students and mom...
04/02/2019

Don't forget to add our Mom's Weekend Cycling event to your schedule this Mom's Weekend! It is free for students and moms only have to pay the day pass price of $8. We'll see you there! 🚲

Are you going to the gym, but struggling to figure out what to do? Well here is a quick and easy workout routine for beg...
04/02/2019

Are you going to the gym, but struggling to figure out what to do? Well here is a quick and easy workout routine for beginners to get you started!

Stop by one of our group fitness classes and see what all the fun is about! Visit http://ow.ly/44UN50ouz4b for more info...
03/30/2019

Stop by one of our group fitness classes and see what all the fun is about! Visit http://ow.ly/44UN50ouz4b for more info!

In this week's #WellnessWednesday Newsletter, we talk about the importance of vitamins and minerals! Give this weeks new...
03/27/2019

In this week's #WellnessWednesday Newsletter, we talk about the importance of vitamins and minerals! Give this weeks newsletter a read to get information on both!

03/27/2019

The numbers are in. Our grand prize winner for Go for Gold is Alexa Hong! Thank you to everyone who participated in our program! We can not do what we do without you!

Mom's weekend is getting closer! Be sure to stop by our Mom's Weekend Cycling class on Saturday, April 6th, at 10 am. Vi...
03/25/2019

Mom's weekend is getting closer! Be sure to stop by our Mom's Weekend Cycling class on Saturday, April 6th, at 10 am. Visit http://ow.ly/YiKC50nELGW for more info!

Only 1 day left in our Go For The Gold challenge at Ping! Make sure you attended at least 4 group fitness classes to be ...
03/21/2019

Only 1 day left in our Go For The Gold challenge at Ping! Make sure you attended at least 4 group fitness classes to be entered to win the grand prize!

It's almost time to come back to campus, Bobcats! Let's finish this semester off strong!
03/16/2019

It's almost time to come back to campus, Bobcats! Let's finish this semester off strong!

Did you know a week spent camping - away from artificial light - helps to reset your internal clock and resolves sleep d...
03/13/2019

Did you know a week spent camping - away from artificial light - helps to reset your internal clock and resolves sleep disturbances? Well an Outdoor Pursuits trip through Campus Recreation is a great way to do that! Join your fellow Bobcats on local hikes, day trips, and other activities that let your take in the fresh air of the outdoors! Visit http://ohio.edu/recreation for more info.

Since we are so close to spring break, this week's #WellnessWednesday Newsletter is all about how to stay safe during ou...
03/06/2019

Since we are so close to spring break, this week's #WellnessWednesday Newsletter is all about how to stay safe during our time away from Athens! Be sure to read it over and stay safe during break!

Go For The Gold is starting at the Ping Center very soon! The week after spring break, attend at least 4 group fitness c...
03/05/2019

Go For The Gold is starting at the Ping Center very soon! The week after spring break, attend at least 4 group fitness classes to be entered for a chance to win some incredible prizes! For group fitness class times and information, visit: http://ow.ly/lMo050mykxH

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140 Ping Center
Athens, OH
45701

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