(740) 454-4767

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 5:30a-9p
Friday 5:30a-8p
Saturday 7a-5p
Sunday 8a-3p


1425 Newark Rd., Zanesville OH

10248875_10154047477790704_1942766784_nThe Muskingum Recreation Center (MRC) is located on the Ohio University Zanesville Campus adjacent to the Littick Hall Gymnasium. The MRC opened on March 24, 2014 to current Genesis Lifestyle & Fitness Center Members and March 31, 2014 to the public. The MRC promotes health and wellness through recreational, fitness, and educational programming to a multi-generational population from infants through older adults. These activities include swimming, basketball, volleyball, indoor cycling, walking/running, strength training, yoga, group exercise classes, water aerobics, cardiovascular exercise and so much more.  In addition to standard health and wellness activities, the MRC offers programming to specifically targeted at-risk residents such as those identified as suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, heart disease and other major health issues.  Some of the amenities that the MRC offers are:

MRC Amenities:

  • Open 7 days a week.
  • Fitness Center Floor 10,000 sq. ft.
  • 3 Group exercise rooms (large room 2000 sq. ft., cycling room, mind body room)
  • Warm water Activity Pool 2000 sq. ft.
  • 25 yd.-  8 lane lap pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Member-only locker area
  • Sauna/Steam in both women’s and men’s locker rooms
  • 8 showers in each with an additional handicap shower in each
  • 2 High School regulation basketball courts
  • Elevator to 2nd floor
  • Indoor track around perimeter of fitness floor
  • Concession area and lobby
  • Turn around drop off
  • Accessible parking in close proximity to the entrance
  • Massage therapy
  • Wellness Coaching by Certified Well Coach
  • Childcare for members’ children