Woody Hayes Athletic Center

2491 Olentangy River Road | Columbus, Ohio 43210

When the Woody Hayes Athletic Center was dedicated in 1987, it was one of the most extensive indoor facilities of its kind. Now, nearly 20 years later, a $19.5 million facelift is complete. The recent enhancements to the building solidify the Buckeyes’ football practice facility as one of the nation’s best.

Strength & Conditioning
More than 13,000 square feet of state of the art equipment and an 1,800-square feet second story cardio fitness area.

Highlights include
Renovated team meeting rooms and coaching offices, which incorporates state-of-the-art technology


Highlights Include
New locker rooms
New instructional areas
New medical treatment areas
New equipment room
New strength training area
Ohio State Buckeyes

An entry lobby at the northeast corner of the building has been added that highlights Ohio State’s football tradition. Recruits will pass through the lobby en route to a new second-story players’ lounge – “Sloopy’s Hangout” – which overlooks the strength training area. The centerpiece of the lobby is a lighted “championship wall” celebrating Ohio State’s national championship teams.