Sports Attractions

Catch the Action

Does the crack of the bat, a swish through the net, the collision of helmets, or the cheer of the crowd get your heart pumping? Then Athens County’s got the action for you.

OHIO Football Weekend Playbook

Make your OHIO Bobcat Football weekend in Athens a winning one. Discover why Athens, Ohio, has been voted the best small college town by USA Today. Vibrant nightlife, a thriving local food and spirits scene, and lush rolling hills means there’s so much more to do before and after the game. Follow our Weekend Playbook itineraries to get the View

The Ridges Outdoor Challenge Course

A challenge course is a series of obstacles constructed of rope, cable, wood, or simple portable items such as stuffed toys, hula hoops, or tarps.

Athens Weekend Playbook: OHIO vs Toledo

Photograph by Joel Hawksley | Courtesy of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics Your play-by-play for an entire weekend’s worth of fun in Athens Tuesday, November 7 Explore Uptown Athens for a great meal and drinks, as well as an assortment of shops. Head to the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway for an evening stroll along the river. Wednesday, November 8 View

Athens Weekend Playbook: OHIO vs Miami (Ohio)

Photograph by Calvin Mattheis | Courtesy of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics Your play-by-play for three full days of fun in Athens Monday, October 30 Stretch your legs with a hike at Stroud’s Run State Park. Experience global cuisine in Athens with dinner at Restaurant Salaam. Take in a movie at the historic Athena Cinema. Tuesday, October 31 Score a quick breakfast View

Athens Weekend Playbook: OHIO vs Kent State

Photograph by Joel Hawksley | Courtesy of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics Your play-by-play for three full days of fun in Athens Friday, October 20 Sample Ohio-made wines at Shade Winery or Pleasant Hill Vineyards. Enjoy a locally-sourced meal at Lui Lui Restaurant. Take in a movie at the historic Athena Cinema. Saturday, October 21 Savor a late breakfast or lunch at the Village Bakery and Cafe. View

Athens Weekend Playbook: OHIO vs Central Michigan

Photograph by Calvin Mattheis | Courtesy of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics Your play-by-play for an entire weekend’s worth of fun in Athens Friday, October 6 Need to see more leaves?  Ride the Fall Foliage Train on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway in Nelsonville, just a few minutes north of Athens. Head to Uptown Athens and join The Plains Lions View

OU Football 2017-18 Schedule

Ohio University Football Fall 2017-18 Schedule Sept. 2 – OHIO vs. Hampton                                                             7:00 PM Sept. 8 – OHIO at Purdue           View

Southern Ohio Copperheads 2017 Schedule

Website The Southern Ohio Copperheads are a fan favorite every summer! For the past 17 seasons they have been bring families and friends together to enjoy the great American pastime that is baseball. June Thursday, June 8 at 5:00 PM – Homer’s Homecoming Friday, June 9 at 7:05 PM – Copperheads v. Xenia Scouts Saturday, View

Ohio University Athletics

The pomp and pageantry of NCAA Division I sports come to life at Ohio University in Athens. Students, faculty, locals, and family all don the green and white to root their beloved Bobcats to victory.

Local Golf Courses

Golf along the Hocking River on the Ohio University golf course or choose from several other courses in the area.

Fast Traxx Motoplex

Off-road motorcycle and all-terrain vehicles race before your eyes on Supercross, Motorcross, and Grand Prix courses.

Skyline Speedway

If you’re looking for racing, Skyline Speedway is the place to be! The 3/8 mile, high banked track features 410 Sprints, Super Late Model, Street Stock, AMRA Modified, Pure Stock and 4 Cylinder races.