Stories tagged with: The Muskingum Recreation Center

February 21, 2016 - 11:37pm
21 weeks 6 days ago

 460 gymnastics came to the Muskingum County Rec. Center for a two day long meet.

The Zanesville Gymnastics hosted their 3rd Annual meet this weekend, where nearly 15 teams from Ohio and West Virginia competed. This event is where some of the top gymnast in Ohio come to compete.

"Gymnastics is a really hard sport so you'll see some amazing stuff from some of these girls even the young ones. It's just a nice different type of sport that takes a lot of dedication to do...

July 23, 2015 - 3:45pm
1 year 1 day ago

The Muskingum Recreation Center will dedicate the gymnasium this August.

The gym will be formally known as the 'Fred Taylor Memorial Gymnasium' after August 27. Fred Taylor is a native of Zanesville, Ohio and member of the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame. Executive Director of the Recreation Center Beth Chapman said MRC is thrilled to name their gymnasium after the Ohio legend.

"He just was a good coach, very good person and the important thing is how he led his teams were just...

June 30, 2015 - 4:32pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The gymnasium in the Muskingum Recreation Center will be receiving a special dedication this coming August.

It will be named the Fred Taylor Memorial Gymnasium, in honor of the local man who coached Ohio State University to the National Championships. Executive Director of the Muskingum Recreation Center Beth Chapman told us more about him and their choice of dedication.

"He's a legendary coach for the Ohio State University. He came back to Zanesville after his coaching...

March 10, 2015 - 5:11pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

The Muskingum Recreation Center has officially announced the top team in the Thinner Winner Challenge!

The contest began in January and lasted 8 weeks. Teams of 4 to 6 people took part and the team with the largest overall loss of body weight percentage won$1,000. Health and Special Populations Coordinator, Brooke Smith, told us the motivation behind the contest.

"It was the new year and we knew that we were going to have a lot of people utilizing the facility and the new...

March 24, 2014 - 3:51pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

The Muskingum Recreational Center located on the OUZ campus introduced its first phase of opening today.

The fitness side of the facility opened it's doors to members of the previous Genesis Lifestyle and Fitness Center, as well as over 300 donors that helped to make the new facility possible.

"We have our exercise floor open as well as the locker room area, steam rooms, saunas, they're open. We don't have the pools open yet. So our lap pool and our activity pool we're...

November 13, 2012 - 6:03pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

After three years of hard work, fundraising, and planning, the Muskingum Recreation Center will break ground Wednesday.

The ceremonial groundbreaking will take place at 3 p.m. on the Ohio University Zanesville Campus. The aquatic recreation facility will host swim meets and basketball tournaments, and encourage all ages of the community to make lifestyle changes.

"To actually see the groundbreaking come into fruition is really a dream." said Muskingum Recreation Center...

August 1, 2011 - 4:32pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

The Muskingum Recreation Center is in the beginning stages and ideas on the design are needed.

The community is invited to meet with the design team at a public 'information and input' open house this Wednesday. The purpose of the event is to inform supporters and the community about the progress of the Rec Center. Assistant Dean of Development Cindy Linn said ideas on both design and programs are welcome.

"As a result, the more they can tell us about what their interested...

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