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Sports physicals offered at Akron Children’s Hospital Urgent Care locations

07-16-2020 (Akron, Ohio )

Students planning to participate in high school sports in the upcoming school year can take advantage of convenient sports physicals at Akron Children’s Hospital’s Urgent Care locations in Montrose and Boston Heights.

Sports physicals, required for high school student athletes by the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA), are available through Oct. 30. Appointments are available Mondays through Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Montrose location and 3 to 6:30 p.m. at Boston Heights.

The Montrose Urgent Care is located at 4125 Medina Road in Akron. For an appointment, call 330-665-8174. The Boston Heights Urgent Care is located at 328 E. Hines Hill Road. For an appointment, call 330-342-5437.

Sports physicals cost $45 per student-athlete. Payment is due at the time of service; Insurance will not be billed. Due to COVID-19, the preferred method of payment is credit or debit card instead of cash or check.

Parents should also keep the following in mind:

  • These appointments are for sports physicals only – not camp or pre-employment physicals or immunizations.
  • Sports physicals are not meant to replace annual well visits, which are recommended for all ages.
  • All OHSAA forms must be completed and printed prior to arrival, or the appointment will be rescheduled. Forms are available from coaches and school athletic departments or online at https://ohsaaweb.blob.core.windows.net/files/Sports-Medicine/PPE_2020-21.pdf.
  • Completion of a physical doesn’t guarantee clearance for sports participation.
  • Teens who wear glasses or contact lenses should bring them to their appointment.
  • Patients under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.