Join Us Outside!

Break away from campus life with other students on an outdoor adventure! Outdoor Education provides students, faculty, and staff with the means to get active and learn about the natural world around them.

NOTES:

  • All Outdoor Programming is subject to change and cancellation.
  • Register for any program by calling the RecPlex Welcome Desk: 937.229.2704.

Local Events

The Adventure Summit at Wright State University

Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will converge on Dayton, Ohio: The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest for a weekend of outdoor skill, culture and experience. Join us to experience the expo, speakers, workshops, activity, and competitions.

DATE: February 9 - 10, 2018 
TIME: Various 
COST: FREE
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Certifications and Workshops

Wilderness first aid Certification course

The best and most comprehensive course of its kind to offer relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short term wilderness endeavors and pursuits.

DATE: March 24 - 25 
TIME: 8:00am - 5:00pm daily 
COST: $198 for University of Dayton students; $220 for community members
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Biking

Bike to Lunch @ 2nd Street Market

Join Campus Recreation for a group ride along the Great Miami Bikeway on RecBikes to the 2nd Street Market.

DATE: Saturday, March 10 
TIME: 11:00am - 2:30pm 
COST: FREE
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Climbing

Ice CLIMBING @ Peabody's in Fenton, MI

Challenge yourself to a weekend adventure of ice climbing on a 45 and 75 foot iced tower in the beautiful Fenton, Michigan.

DATE: March 10 - 11 
TIME: 9:00am Saturday - 6:00pm Sunday 
COST: $90
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Rock Climbing @ John Bryan State Park

Challenge yourself to an afternoon of climbing the limestone cliffs of John Bryan State Park!

DATE: Sunday, April 15 
TIME: 10:00am - 6:00pm 
COST: FREE
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Hiking Programs

Winter Hike at Englewood Metropark

Winter hiking is beautiful, especially at Englewood Metropark!

DATE: Saturday, February 3 
TIME: 12:00pm - 4:00pm 
COST: FREE
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Paddling Programs

Paddle @ Old River Park

Experience paddling a kayak or canoe around the scenic Old River Park lagoon.

DATE: Friday, April 6 
TIME: 4:30pm - 7:00pm 
COST: FREE
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PADDLE the Great Miami River

Join us in paddling canoes and kayaks down the Great Miami River. Participants will learn basic paddling skills while enjoying the beautiful scenery and ending the day in Miamisburg.

DATE: Saturday, April 14 
TIME: 12:00pm - 5:30pm 
COST: FREE
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Contact Us

Campus Recreation

Recplex 
2 Evanston Ave. 
Dayton, Ohio 45409 

937-229-2731