The 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:
- 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