Office of Student Life

Social Change

Rec Centers

Rec, a partnership between Social Change and the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, offers daily after school programs in three recreation centers throughout Central Ohio.

The recreational facilities provide numerous services to the surrounding communities, including but not limited to sports, nutrition and community leadership development. The recreation centers are designed to benefit Columbus youth within their communities and are available free of charge.


Location Address Distance driving from OSU Distance walking from OSU Distance taking the bus from OSU
Linden Community Center 1254 Briarwood Avenue Columbus, OH 43211 3.46 miles (15 minutes) 2.85 miles (58 minutes) 4.24 miles (29 minutes)
Milo Grogan Community Center 862 E. 2nd Avenue Columbus, OH 43201 2.75 miles (12 minutes) 2.62 miles (54 minutes) 3.85 miles (35 minutes)
Thompson Community Center 1189 Dennison Avenue Columbus, OH 43201 1.13 miles (8 minutes) 1.12 miles (22 minutes) 1.42 miles (16 minutes)