Stories tagged with: Muskingum Rec Center

April 5, 2014 - 3:36pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

When the Muskingum Recreation Center first opened to the public last Monday, there was still something missing. But as of Saturday morning, that is not the case.

The pools are now filled and ready for swimmers. At 7 a.m., the doors officially opened on the new eight lane swimming pool and the wheelchair accessible activity pool. Swim lessons are soon to be offered for everyone, including children as young as six months. Also, the activity pool will play host to a multitude of aquatic...

January 30, 2014 - 6:10pm
24 weeks 5 days ago

Members of the Genesis Lifestyle and Fitness Center met with the Muskingum County Commissioners to discuss the transition into their new facility.

The Muskingum Recreation Center on the OUZ- Zane State campus is expected to open for current members of the Genesis Lifestyle and Fitness Center near the end of March and for the general public in early April. Organizers are changing their corporate and regular memberships options to reflect changes to the facility.

"Corporate...

September 21, 2011 - 4:41pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

Ohio University-Zanesville and its partners are moving ahead with plans for a recreation center and want your input.

The University already hosted one community input meeting on the new facility and will be holding another meeting next week to hear what residents have to say. Most have already expressed a great interest in having an indoor public pool tailored to fit everyone's needs.

"We had great questions last time. For example, people ask us if the swimming facilities...

August 3, 2011 - 5:46pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

An open house was held at Ohio University-Zanesville to get input from the public on the proposed new Muskingum Rec Center.

Williams Architects, a Chicago based firm has been chosen to design the new 10 million dollar facility and Wednesday, the public was invited out to give their ideas and input on what they want from the center.

"The core program is to include active sports, health, fitness, and wellness, aquatics, rental opportunies and outdoor amenities," said Tom...

August 2, 2011 - 4:42pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

Ohio University-Zanesville announced a major milestone in their efforts to build a new recreation center Tuesday.

Thanks to many donors, partners, and community members, the Muskingum County Community Foundation has exceeded their goal of raising 5 million dollars towards the new facility, half of what it will cost. The campaign kicked off mid November of last year with a big jump start.

"We very early received the anonymous gift of a million dollars from a generous donor....

June 3, 2011 - 5:38pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Some exciting news for the new Muskingum Rec Center coming to Ohio University Zanesville.

The Rec Center board has chosen Chicago based Williams Architects to design the facility. OU-Z Dean Dr. Jim Fonseca says the decision was made after interviewing several other firms and decided williams would be the best fit for OU-Z.

"They've done dozens and dozens of these centers all over the United States. For example, they were the only firm that has an aquatic engineer on their...

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