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.

We are excited to announce, in an effort to support recreational opportunities outdoors, that we will be WAIVING RENTAL FEES (with the exception of Mt Bike and Cycle Share Bikes) for UAC equipment Rentals in the Fall 2020 semester!

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Fall 2020 Price List

We have eliminated rental fees for the majority of equipment rentals for Fall 2020.

Rental quantities are limited to no more than (x2) pieces of any type of equipment, per Renter.

*Loss, Late, Damage, Cleaning, or Replacement Fees Still Apply

Camping Daily Weekend
Weekly
Sleeping Bag $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0
Sleeping Pad $1.00 $0 $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0
2-person Tent $5.00 $0 $10.00 $0 $20.00 $0
4-person Tent $8.00 $0 $16.00 $0 $32.00 $0
6-person Tent $10.00 $0 $20.00 $0 $40.00 $0
Cookset $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
Stove $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
Dromedary $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
Headlamp $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
Lantern $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
Cooler $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
Hiking Daily Weekend Weekly
Day Pack $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
Backpacking Pack $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0 $16.00 $0
Trekking Poles $2.00 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
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 $0 $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0
Bouldering Crash Pad
+ helmet
$5.00 $0 $10.00 $0 $20.00 $0
Mountaineering Pack $4.00 $0 $8.00 $0 $16.00 $0
Water Daily Rate Weekend Rate Weekly Rate
Inflatable SUP $10.00 $0 $20.00 $0 $40.00 $0
Games Daily Rate Weekend Rate Weekly Rate
Cornhole $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0
Ladder-Ball $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0
Kubb $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0
Horseshoe Set $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0
Bocce Ball Set $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0
Spikeball $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0
Washers $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0
Kan Jam $3.00 $0 $6.00 $0 $12.00 $0

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

  • 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
    • All rental periods are limited to 7 days or less

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

Rental Limits

  • Equipment rentals may be limited by current available inventory, we are unable to reserve equipment ahead of time or guarantee future availability, but call the UAC during open hours to check current availability with our staff.
  • Rental quantities are limited to no more than (x2) pieces of any type of equipment, per Renter.

Cancellations and Refunds

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

Late, Damage, Cleaning and Replacement Fees

  • Any late, damage, or replacement fees will still apply and late fees will be calculated according to regular rental prices.
  • 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