The Jesse Philips Physical Education Center is a 115,000-square-foot facility. Its gymnasiums are used for basketball, volleyball, intramural and other recreational activities. Other facilities in Philips include the Robert Carr Pool; Climbing Wall; weight rooms containing Hammer Strength, Cybex Selectorized and Universal weight training machines, and free-weights; six racquetball courts, one of which is set up as an indoor batting cage for varsity athletes; and eight squash courts, three of which are set up for table tennis and one for indoor golf.
Philips is also the home for the Department of Athletics and Physical Education and the Heisman Club Hall of Fame. The building houses all the offices of Oberlin’s varsity programs as well as the administration and support staff.