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UConn Outdoors – Spring 2017 Adventures

Program

Program Date

Registration Begins

Registration

Snowshoe Saturday January 28 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Cross Country Ski Saturday January 28 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Snowshoe Sunday January 29 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Cross Country Ski Sunday January 29 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Mountaineer Mt. Monadnock, NH Saturday February 4 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Wilderness First Aid Course Saturday 2/4 – Sunday 2/5 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Snowshoe Sunday February 5 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Kayak Paddle Clinic Wednesday February 8 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Moonlight Snowshoe Friday February 10 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Cross Country Ski Saturday February 11 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Cross Country Ski Sunday February 12 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Kayak Paddling Clinic Wednesday February 15 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Ice Climbing, NH Saturday 18- Sunday 19 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Backpacking 101 Clinic Wednesday February 22 Monday Jamuary 17 Visit RecReg
Snowshoe Saturday February 25 Monday January 17 Visit RecReg
Snowshoe Sunday February 26 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Canoe Battleship! Tuesday 2/28 – Friday 3/3 Tuesday January 17 RecReg / IM Leagues
Mountaineering Mt. Washington March 4 – March 5 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Introductory Bike Maintenance Clinic Wednesday March 8 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Spring Break:

Joshua Tree National Park

March 11 – March 18 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
SCUBA Certification Classes meet every Tuesday: 3/21 -4/18   6:30pm – 10:00pm

Dive Dates:

Sat 4/22 & Sun 4/23

Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Kayak Paddle Clinic Wednesday March 22 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Rock Wars Bouldering Competition Saturday March 25 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Kayak Water Polo Tournament Sunday March 26 Tuesday January 17 RecReg / IM Leagues
Introductory Bike Maintenance Clinic Wednesday March 29 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Rock Climb (Morning Session) Saturday April 1 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Rock Climb (Afternoon Session) Saturday April 1 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Day Hike Saturday April 1 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Day Hike Sunday April 2 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Mountain Biking  Saturday April 8 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Mountain Biking Sunday April 9 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Advanced Bike Maintenance Clinic Wednesday April 12 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Stand Up Paddleboarding

(Morning Session)

Saturday April 15 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Stand Up Paddleboarding

(Afternoon Session)

Saturday April 15 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Stand Up Paddleboarding

(Morning Session)

Sunday April 16 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg
Stand Up Paddleboarding

(Afternoon Session)

Sunday April 16 Tuesday January 17 Visit RecReg

General Information

UConn Outdoors is one of the diverse programs and services brought to you by UConn Recreation. Our base of operations is the UConn Adventure Center (UAC) located on the 2nd floor of the Student Union. Our goal is to offer diverse and enjoyable instructional adventure experiences. We want you to challenge yourself, take a break from the campus grind and meet some great new people!
UConn Outdoors is proud to provide:

  • Knowledgeable instruction
  • Friendly & attentive service
  • Exciting programming
  • Quality outdoor equipment & facilities
  • Leadership development

Our staff includes outdoor professionals, qualified volunteers and fellow UConn students who have prepared through our training system to offer you a fantastic adventure experience . We have led successful programs for the past 15 years throughout New England, the continental United States and beyond. We look forward to offering you the adventure of your choice.

Program Registration with recregistration.uconn.edu

  • All program registration is done via the online registration portal recregistration.uconn.edu
  • To use recregistration.uconn.edu you must possess a valid UConn NetID and know your password
  • During your initial visit to the system you will be required to set up a complete user profile. Once your profile is created you can simply enter the system and manage your recreation program requests
  • Guests (limit 1) are welcome to participate on any UConn Outdoors program where guest fees are listed and if sponsored by a participant registered for the same UConn Outdoors program.
  • Guest registration is only done in person at the UAC
  • Participants must provide valid UConn ID (Legal ID if guest) at the the beginning of all programs
  • Non-students are required to show proof of insurance
  • All participants will be asked to read, complete and sign the UConn Outdoors assumption of risk form prior to participation.

Payment

For programs requiring payment your online registration will be considered “pending” until you make the required payment in person at the UAC. Payment can be made in the form of Husky Bucks, cash or check payable to “UConn Recreation.” All payments must be made in full. There are no refunds for cancellations of programs in which payment is required. You can find further information at recregistration.uconn.edu.

Group Outings

Looking for a unique and exciting program for your organization? We create all types, from day-long bike outings, climbing center rentals, geocaching scavenger hunts or even complete retreat experiences. Contact the UConn Adventure Center to discuss activities, locations and pricing.

Equipment Rental

The UConn Adventure Center rents high quality outdoor equipment at affordable prices for a wide variety of adventure sports including: cross country skis, snowshoes, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents (both backpacking and camp sizes) & mountain bikes. Please see our website for a list of available equipment with pricing. Group rates available. “Like” us on Facebook for the latest rental specials!