Participation Benefits

  • Develop leadership and group skills
  • Improve environmental wellbeing
  • Contribute to academic success
  • Build a strong body
  • Benefit cardiovascular health
  • Experience something new
  • Build new and lasting connections
  • Increase confidence and self-esteem
  • Reduce stress
  • Improve concentration and focus

Get Outside

Trips

Outdoor Adventure offers several day or overnight trips throughout the semester, ranging from hiking and fishing trips to mountain biking and climbing trips.

  • Sign up for trips at the Morris Recreation Center, the Outdoor Adventure Center, or online.
  • Trip locations are subject to change.
  • The cost listed is for students and Campus Recreation members. Trip priority goes to students.
  • Trips are non-refundable.
  • Trip registration opens the second week of the semester.
  • Our trips require participation in pre-trip meetings and/or skills sessions prior to the trip. This is to ensure participants are adequately prepared for the trip activities. If you are unable to complete the requirements before the trip, you will forfeit your spot with no refund.
  • For more information, see our scheduled trips on the Community Calendar.
  • If you have questions about any of the trips, please email [email protected].

Outdoor Adventure Center

Outdoor Adventure Center

Discover your adventurous side by playing disc golf, challenging yourself on the high ropes course, or biking on the trail.

Our knowledgeable staff is here to help you with anything you need to get outdoors, including renting out tents, camp stoves, sleeping bags, backpacks, kayaks and canoes. Need to fix a flat tire on your bike or get a tune-up? Our bike mechanics can fix it for you.

The Outdoor Adventure Center

Gear Rental and Prices

Camping EquipmentDay RentalWeekend rentalWeek Rental
Bike Rental$15$25$30
Tent (2 Person)$6$12$24
Tent (3 Person)$7$14$28
Tent (4 Person)$10$20$40
Tent (5 Person)$12$24$48
Sleeping Bag$4$8$16
Sleeping Sack and PadFree w/ sleeping bagFree w/ sleeping bagFree w/ sleeping bag
Back Pack$8$16$30
Stove (2 Burner)$5$10$20
Mess Kit$3$6$9
Hiking Poles$5$10$15
Boats and Equipment
Kayak (Single)$12$25$50
Kayak (Tandem)$15$30$60
Canoe$15$30$60
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Student climbing rock wall.
Students playing Volleyball on the mac during open rec

Climbing Wall

The climbing wall is a great way to learn a new skill, improve your current skills, and make new friends. The first wall is our 45-foot climbing wall with four auto-belay stations and 13 manual belay set-ups. The second wall is our 12-foot boulder wall, containing over 40 climbing problems. Both walls have a wide variety of route difficulties suitable for beginner to advanced climbers and everything in between.

You need no previous experience to climb the wall and all equipment needed is included at no extra cost. Our knowledgeable staff is happy to answer any questions, teach you everything you need to know about climbing and provide an engaging educational experience.

Please fill out a waiver prior to visiting. A parent or guardian must sign your waiver if you are under 18.

Disc Golf Course

Our 18-hole disc golf course is located at the Outdoor Adventure Center. We have a limited number of discs available for students to check out. The course features a mixture of long-open fairways to short-technical holes and weaves through a thick forest surrounding the challenge course. There are 36 concrete tee pads and 36 basket positions that are rotated monthly. The fairways are open to the public to play or walk.

Outdoor adventures
Students playing Volleyball on the mac during open rec

Challenge Course

The challenge course offers adventure-based learning opportunities to enhance leadership, decision-making, and communication skills through an interactive process for team building. This hands-on approach is designed to help individuals learn from their interactions with others and then apply those principles to their life situations.

Hike and Bike Trails

The trail is located on the south side of Culver across from the Outdoor Adventure Center and just west of Cain Sports Complex. The trail is open to the public and provides scenic fitness opportunities away from busy streets. The Outdoor Adventure Center offers free bike rental for day use on the trail, clinics, and group rides to help develop good mountain biking skills and connect groups of bikers.

Student bike on the TAMUc bike trail

Campus Rec App

Campus Rec APP

Download the new TAMUC Campus Rec App on your app store and register for our programs at the touch of your finger! Powered by Innosoft Fusion, the app lets you sign up for group fitness classes, register for recreation programs, and even scan into the MRC directly from your phone.

Meet the Outdoor Adventure team

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Contact Us

  • 2320 TX-178 Spur
  • Commerce, TX 75428
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