James A. Rhode Athletic Center is home to the Bears
Basketball Teams and Volleyball Team. The multi-use
building also serves as a practice and training facility for
all other Shawnee State Sports Teams. The gymnasium
seats 1,500 for sporting events and 2,400 for concerts.
addition to intercollegiate sports, the Athletic Center also
houses the Sports Studies Program, the Golden Bears Senior
Citizens Group, and the University weight room and
James A. Rhodes Athletic Center is located at the East end
of campus between 3rd Street and the Ohio River.