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Outdoor Adventure Center Hours:

Covid Update: Office and Climbing Wall Closed Until Further Notice

Interim Hours (Jan. 4 – Jan. 22)

  • Monday – Friday, 2pm – 5pm
  • Visit us at the Climbing Wall, 5pm – 7pm

Visit us during our open hours to sign up for trips, rent equipment or get your bike fixed! You can always drop us a line as well at oac@uwosh.edu or 920-424-4453

*The OAC is closed for break weeks through the school year.

SRWC Hours:
– Masks are REQUIRED at ALL times
– Reservations are required to enter SRWC.  Click HERE to make your reservation.

Monday – Friday 6am-8pm
Saturday – Sunday 9am-8pm

January 23rd: 9am-4pm
January 24th: CLOSED
January 25th-29th: 8am-8pm
January 30th: CLOSED

Albee Pool:
-Masks are REQUIRED at ALL times on the pool deck
– Reservations are required to enter the Pool.  Click HERE to make your reservation.

Monday – Friday 12pm-2pm
Monday – Thursday 6:15pm-8:15pm

January 25th-29th: CLOSED

Rec Plex Hours:
CLOSED for season

Trips and Clinics


Winter Trips and Clinics - 2021

 

 

The temps are dropping, and snow is starting to fly! The Outdoor Adventure Center can be your one-stop shop for all things snow related; from ski and snowboard trips, to snowshoeing, and winter gear rentals, we’ll get you set with what you need. Here are our upcoming ski trips.  To register, sign up at the OAC during open hours or email us at oac@uwosh.edu

Nordic Mountain Ski & Snowboard Trips (Monday Nights; 4:30pm – 9:30pm)

  • UWO Group-Rate Night: every Monday in January and February
  • Transportation is NOT provided. We are only providing group rate tickets to Nordic this year
  • $15 Lift Tickets, $20 Ski/Snowboard Rentals, $15 Lessons
  • For each trip, you can reserve a spot up to the day before the trip (lessons must be reserved 2 weeks in advance)
  • Refunds will not be issued unless a night is cancelled, so you may want to sign up for each week as the date get closer
  • To Sign UP:

1. Go to shop.nordicmountain.com/groups

2. Enter Group Code: UWO2021

  • From here, students will select that they are the participants (18yrs & older) and then they will be required to fill out their information and select what they would like to register for. Options are divided into groups by trip date.
  • Currently, the portal page allows students to only sign up for one date at a time. This means, you will need to pick one date and any rental or lesson options you want for that date and then submit payment.
  • Payment must be submitted online to complete the registration.
  • Students will need to log back in to purchase the next date they are interested in.

3. When you arrive at Nordic Mtn, proceed to the Group Sales Counter to check in, claim your lift ticket and complete the rental process.

*If you have any questions or issues with the registration process, please email us at oac@uwosh.edu

We enjoy creating safe spaces for all folks to get outside! Women’s Adventure Outdoors trips and events are led by our female-identified staff and are a great way to meet others, learn a new sport, or just enjoy getting outside. Most of our trips are free, but space is limited. You can register by emailing us at oac@uwosh.edu and letting us know which event(s) you’re interested in. Our Trip Leaders are here to answer any questions you may have as well and look forward to connecting with you.

Winter & Spring 2021 Events: Dates and Times TBD

  • Intro to Cross Country Skiing
  • Indoor Climbing Night
  • Hammocking
  • Rollerblading and Biking

 

If you are new to the following outdoor activities, or if you just want to find a fun way to get outside and meet folks, these trips are for you! Due to COVID, we’re staying local and are observing social distancing guidelines. We’ll communicate any other trip details the day before they run to registered participants. And you can always email us at oac@uwosh.edu for any questions you might have.

This February/March the OAC will host the following Intro Clinics: (we hope to have dates and times posted by mid-January)

  • Intro to Cross Country Skiing, Date TBD
  • Intro to Snowshoeing, Date TBD
  • Fat Biking Clinic, Date TBD

The Wisconsin Indoor Climbing Series (WICS) has been cancelled for 2021. We are looking to return next year!

If you are new to the following outdoor activities, or if you just want to find a fun way to get outside and meet folks, these trips are for you! Due to COVID, we’re staying local and are observing social distancing guidelines. We’ll communicate any other trip details the day before they run to registered participants. And you can always email us at oac@uwosh.edu for any questions you might have.

This February/March the OAC will host the following Intro Clinics: (we hope to have dates and times posted by mid-January)

  • Intro to Cross Country Skiing, Date TBD
  • Intro to Snowshoeing, Date TBD
  • Fat Biking Clinic, Date TBD

 

We enjoy creating safe spaces for all folks to get outside! Women’s Adventure Outdoors trips and events are led by our female-identified staff and are a great way to meet others, learn a new sport, or just enjoy getting outside. Most of our trips are free, but space is limited. You can register by emailing us at oac@uwosh.edu and letting us know which event(s) you’re interested in. Our Trip Leaders are here to answer any questions you may have as well and look forward to connecting with you.

Fall 2020 Trips:

Yoga and Cocoa at the Rec:

  • Friday, December 11, 4-6pm
  • Email us to reserve a spot

Trips

Whether you are new to climbing or visiting the wall all the time, these trips are awesome! Our certified staff lead several climbing trips each year – check out our current offerings below. In addition, our Climbing Community heads out frequently on impromptu excursions. If you want to stay in the know on all things climbing, join our community!

To join our climbing community or to register for any of the trips below, simply send us an email at oac@uwosh.edu , or stop by the OAC anytime!

We really hope to offer climbing trips to Devil’s Lake and Hill Billy Hollow this spring. Check back closer to Spring Break to see our full list of climbing trips.


Clinics

For a full listing of Climbing Wall Programs please see our Climbing Wall page HERE!

UW Oshkosh has an avid biking community that is growing each year. Whether hitting the local trails and mountain biking at Nordic Mtn. or Aurora Alley, or touring Oshkosh and riding to the lake, we try to get out every week. If you like biking, consider joining our biking community to stay informed on all of our trips.

You can join our biking community by emailing us at oac@uwosh.edu .

Don’t have a bike?? No worries – we have you covered! From Mt. Bikes to urban commuters we can get you on a bike that will work great for you.

Trip Policies

Fees

Trip fees indicated are for students and their guests, and cover the cost of transportation and most gear. Trip attendees, however, must provide their own personal gear, e.g. clothing, rain gear, hiking boots, etc. 

Single day trips:

Single day trip attendees are expected to provide their own food, snacks and drinks. The OAC and its staff do not provide food or snacks on single day trips.

Multi-day trips:

The cost of food and snacks are included in the trip fee for multi-day trips. Menu planning and special accommodations and needs are all discussed at the pre-trip meeting.


Payment

Payment and sign up for outdoor trips is managed at the front desk of the Outdoor Adventure Center. Both the “waiver” and “medical form” are required at the time of payment for the registration process to be considered completed. Student Recreation accepts Titan Dollars, checks and credit cards (Mastercard and Visa).


Cancellation

The Outdoor Adventure Center reserves the right to cancel a trip in the event of inclement weather, schedule conflicts, or if the minimum number of sign-ups were not met. Registrants will be contacted via e-mail to inform them of the cancellation of a trip. A full refund will be issued to registrants if the OAC cancels a trip.


Refunds

Refunds will only be issued in the event that OAC cancels a trip.


Pre-trip meetings & Departure

Select programs, activities or trips require attendance at a pre-trip meeting. Information discussed and education provided at the pre-trip meetings are related to safety and risk management, elements essential to the enjoyment of the particular activity or trip. Meetings are held in the OAC, and registrants will be informed of the meeting date and time via e-mail. Failure to attend a pre-trip meeting may disqualify a registrant from participation in the activity or trip.

Outdoor Adventures staff and trip attendees all meet at, and depart promptly from the Outdoor Adventure Center.