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Enjoy Access to Our Fitness & Recreational Facility

Work out in style when you stay at The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center. As our guest, you’ll enjoy access to our complimentary on-site fitness room; The Ohio State University's Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC), which is located a short distance south of the hotel; or the newly opened North Recreation Center just a short walk from the hotel.

Blackwell Fitness Room

Get your workout in without leaving the hotel in our on-site fitness room. The center offers treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary and recumbent bicycles, an E-spinner bicycle, low-impact weight machines, and light dumbbells. Fresh fruit, chilled water, and chilled towels are also provided.

RPAC Features

Swim, shoot some hoops, or run in RPAC's indoor jogging track in this dynamic facility. Hotel guests enjoy discounted access to RPAC, which includes:

  • Kid zone and babysitting services
  • Locker rooms
  • Four gyms with 12 multipurpose wood courts
  • Four squash courts
  • Ten racquetball courts
  • Cardio and weight equipment 
  • Four-lane jogging track
  • Aquatic center featuring lap pools, a recreation pool, and leisure spa
  • Coed saunas

North Recreation Center

Recently opened, this new 28,000-square-foot facility features four multipurpose rooms, three floors of fitness equipment, four outdoor basketball courts, and two outdoor sand volleyball courts. Access to this gym is available for an additional charge. Check with Guest Services for facility hours of operation.