Recreational Sports


Newark Campus Recreational Sports provides free intramural, recreation and fitness opportunities for students, faculty and staff of Central Ohio Technical College. Verified alumni are eligible for membership for a minimal fee.


Phone: 740.755.7105
Directions to Adena Hall


Hours of operation vary depending on the time of the year and special events taking place in the gymnasium. If you have questions about specific daily hours of operation, please contact the center directly. 

Summer hours
Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: Noon–5 p.m.


Adena Recreation Center

The Adena Recreation Center includes a cardiovascular area, free weights, a multipurpose room for group classes and a gymnasium. The state-of-the-art recreation and fitness facility is free to students, faculty and staff. Alumni memberships are available for purchase.


Intramural Sports

Intramural sports provide an opportunity for students of all skill levels to stay active and compete weekly with other students. Participation is open to all COTC students, faculty and staff. 

All intramural participants will be required to create an account with IMLeagues. You can do this by clicking the Register Now button. 

Register Now

To create an IMLeagues account:

  1. Go to IMLeagues.
  2. Enter your information, and use your school email ( and submit.
  3. You will be sent an activation email, click the link in the email to login and activate your IMLeagues account.
  4. You should be automatically joined to your school – If not you can search schools by clicking the Schools link.

Note: IMLeagues offers a live support button in the bottom right corner of all pages, please use this button if you encounter any difficulties.

How to sign up for an intramural sport:

  1. Log into your account.
  2. Click the Get Involved button at the top right of your user homepage OR Click on the OSU and Central Ohio Technical College link at the top to go to your school’s homepage on IMLeagues.
  3. The current sports will be displayed, click on the sport your will to join.
  4. Choose the league you wish to play in (Men’s, Women’s, Co-Rec, etc…)
  5. Choose the division you’d like to play in (Monday 5 p.m., Tuesday 5 p.m., etc…)
  6. You can join the sport one of three ways:
    1. Create a team (For team captains)
      1. Captains can invite members to their team by clicking Team Options and then Invite Members link on the team page. Any invited members must accept the invitation to be joined to your team.
        1. If they have already registered on IMLeagues: search for their name and invite them
        2. If they haven’t yet registered on IMLeagues: scroll down to the Invite by Email Address box, and input their email address. Join a team
    2. Join a team
      1. Find existing teams on the league page and click the Join Team button to send a request to join at team.
      2. Accepting a request from the captain to join their team.
      3. Finding the team and captain name on division/league page and requesting to join.
      4. Going to the captain’s player card page, viewing his teams, and requesting to join
    3. Join as a Free Agent
      1. You can list yourself as a free agent in as many divisions within a league as you’d like. You will be visible to all members of the site and can request to join teams, or post information about yourself so teams can request to add you to their team.

Adena Recreation Center Alumni Membership

Working out at the Adena Recreation Center can help improve your health and keep you motivated!

Workout machines at the Adena Recreation Center

In addition to helping you to burn fat and calories, cardiovascular exercise also helps to strengthen your heart and prevent against risky medical conditions. We offer various services to help you meet your fitness goals. We can help you add variety to your routine to decrease boredom, which is one reason people quit exercising. You can also meet other people who can help keep you motivated.