Adventure Center

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 & mountain bikes. Our list of available equipment with pricing is listed below. Group rates available!

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Camping Daily Weekend
Weekly
Sleeping Bag $3.00 $6.00 $12.00
Sleeping Pad $1.00 $2.00 $4.00
2-person Tent $5.00 $10.00 $20.00
4-person Tent $8.00 $16.00 $32.00
6-person Tent $10.00 $20.00 $40.00
Cookset $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Stove $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Dromedary $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Headlamp $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Lantern $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Cooler $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Hiking Daily Weekend Weekly
Day Pack $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Backpacking Pack $4.00 $8.00 $16.00
Trekking Poles $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Bike Daily Rate Weekend Rate Weekly Rate
Bike Helmet $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Hardtail Mt Bike
+ helmet
+ lock
+ trail repair kit
$10.00 $20.00 $40.00
Bike Light $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Climbing Daily Rate Weekend Rate Weekly Rate
Climbing Helmet $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Bouldering Crash Pad
+ helmet
$5.00 $10.00 $20.00
Climbing Shoes
+ helmet
$4.00 $8.00 $16.00
Chalk Bag $1.00 $2.00 $4.00
Mountaineering Pack $4.00 $8.00 $16.00
Snow Daily Rate Weekend Rate Weekly Rate
Snowshoes
+ Trekking Poles
$4.00 $8.00 $16.00
Snow Tubes / Saucers $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Cross-Country Skis
+ boots and poles
$5.00 $10.00 $20.00
Ski Goggles $3.00 $6.00 $12.00
Gaiters $4.00 $8.00 $16.00
Microspikes $4.00 $8.00 $16.00
Water Daily Rate Weekend Rate Weekly Rate
Inflatable SUP $10.00 $20.00 $40.00
Snorkel & mask $2.00 $4.00 $8.00
Games Daily Rate Weekend Rate Weekly Rate
Horseshoe Set $3.00 $6.00 $12.00
Bocce Ball Set $3.00 $6.00 $12.00
Spikeball $3.00 $6.00 $12.00
Washers $3.00 $6.00 $12.00
Kan Jam $3.00 $6.00 $12.00

Equipment Rental Policies

Who is eligible to rent equipment?

  • UConn full-time undergraduate students
  • UConn graduate students that have paid the “University Fee”
  • Anyone that has a UConn Student Recreation Center membership
  • UConn Departments and Organizations

Where do I go to rent equipment?

  • The UConn Adventure Center (UAC) located in the Student Recreation Center, at the Northeast corner of the building, across from the Graduate Center.

What do I need to bring with me to rent equipment?

What do I need to bring with me to rent equipment?

  • Valid UConn ID with clear photo
  • Payment

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card

Rental Periods

  • Day: The day that it is checked out and due by 5:00PM the following day
  • Weekend: Checked out on Friday and returned on Monday by 5:00PM
  • Week: The day that it is checked out and due back by 5:00PM on the seventh day

Returns

  • All equipment must be returned to the UConn Adventure Center during open hours, Monday-Friday, 11AM-6PM, and only to UAC Staff members
  • All returns are due by 5:00PM on the due day (after 5:00PM it is considered a late rental)
  • All equipment must be returned in clean, dry and in good working order with all parts and accessories
  • All equipment will be inspected upon return by UAC staff

Large/Group Rentals

  • Contact Leah.Rossettie@uconn.edu for more information about large group or high quantity reservations (1 week advanced notice recommended)

Cancellations and Refunds

  • No refunds will be issued for items rented and not used or returned early

Late, Damage, Cleaning and Replacement Fees

  • Late Fee: the daily rental rate per day, per item until returned
  • Damage Fee: Retail price for repair or replacement of equipment
  • Cleaning fee: $25.00 (wet or dirty)
  • Replacement Fee: Retail price for equipment replacement
  • Fees are not contestable and will be charged to one’s University fee bill