About Us

PictureOur mission and vision supports the vision of Ashland University. Through our employment opportunities and programs, we offer students the opportunity to develop intellectually and ethically, seek wisdom and justice and prepare for the rigors of living and working as citizens aware of  their global responsibilities.

We oversee various areas on campus that you can explore by clicking on the facilities tab. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact one of our dedicated staff members.



The Ashland University Department of Recreational Services encourages individuals to live an active and healthy lifestyle. The department facilitates fitness, wellness, leadership and developmental opportunities for Ashland University and the surrounding communities by providing a comprehensive recreational facility, programs and services.


We will be on the forefront of the campus recreation industry by providing a diverse range of quality programs and services.





Spring Hours

Rec Center: 
Mon.-Fri.: 6 a.m.- 10p.m. 
Sat.: noon- 10p.m.
Sun.: 1p.m.-10p.m.

Mon.-Thur.: 11a.m.-2 p.m./6p.m.-10p.m.
Fri.: 11 a.m.-2p.m. p.m./6p.m.-9 p.m.
Sat. noon-9 p.m.
Sun: 2pm.m-9 p.m.

Climbing Wall:
Mon. & Wed.: 3p.m.-8 p.m. 
Fri.-Sun.: 3p.m.-8 p.m.

Summer hours begin Thursday, May 8th!

Click here for a listing of special hours throughout the semester

Contact Us

Email: recservices@ashland.edu
Phone: 419.289.5440
Fax: 419.207.6170
Hotline: 419.207.6029