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The university operates a number of indoor and outdoor facilities on The W's Columbus Campus.

Pohl Gymnasium

Pohl Gymnasium

Pohl Gymnasium has 2 collegiate size basketball courts that can also be adapted for volleyball and badminton. A divider curtain can be used to divide the 2 courts. The gym also features chair-back bleachers that can accomodate up to 570 fans.

Pohl Gymnasium is named after Emma "Ody" Pohl, head of the Department of Physical Education for more than 50 years. The gym is located in the southwest corner of campus on 11th Street South.

Strength and Conditioning Room

Strength & Conditioning Room

The 5,300 square foot Strength and Conditioning Room offers Life Fitness, Precor, and Cybex cardio equipment, including treadmills, elliptical, steppers, rowers, and upper body ergo meters. Our strength equipment features the Life Fitness Signature Series selectorized machines and Hammer Strength free weights.

The Strength and Conditioning Room is located inside Stark Recreation Center at the corner of 11th Street South and 5th Avenue South.


The W Natatorium

Our 157,560-gallon indoor pool is a 25-yard, 6-lane lap pool. It begins at a depth of 4 feet and slopes to a depth of 11.5 feet. The water temperature is set to 84º Fahrenheit to meet our swimmers' needs. The pool also features a handicap lift.

The Natatorium is located inside Stark Recreation Center at the corner of 11th Street South and 5th Avenue South.

Garrett Tennis Courts

Garrett Tennis Courts

Garrett Courts feature six hard top courts, completely fenced. When not used by students at The W, the courts are also used by the City of Columbus. Garrett Courts have served as host to numerous local USTA competitions.

Named after Dr. Barbara Garrett, longtime coach of The W's tennis team, the courts are located one block south of Pohl Gymnasium, in the southwest corner of campus.



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