Due to deck construction the Natatorium will be closed from 11/26/18 until 1/2/19


UREC Outdoors provides experiences on campus and througout North Texas beyond UT-Dallas. Travel with us on our excursions, learn new skills in our on-campus clinics, log roll, or rent some camping gear. Learn how to care for our earth, by following the principles of Leave No Trace.


Take a trip and experience life outside of UT-Dallas. Join us on one of our local trips led by a UREC staff member. Visit the Activity Center control desk to register for all excursions. Payment in full must be submitted at time of registration.

Spring 2019 Trips

Excursions Date Time Member
Non Member
Horseback Riding Feb. 9th 10am - 5pm $25 $35
Ozark National Forest
Mar. 16 - 19th Overnight $110 $120
Caprock Canyon
(CSR Partner Event)
Apr. 5th - 7th Overnight $50 $60
Fishing at Lake Lavon Apr. 20th 10am - 5pm $25 $35
Hydrous Little Elm
May 10th 10am - 5pm $30 $40


Learn a new skill or improve your competency in all things outdoors. Ranging from using a compass, building a fire, slacklining, and dutch oven cooking.

Spring 2019 Clinics

  • Slacklining - AC Aux Gym
    January 30th
  • Dutch Oven Cooking - Sand Volleyball Courts
    February 13th
  • Camping Basics - SU Mall
    February 28th
  • Roping/Lasso - RCW Courtyard
    March 1st (Friday After Class)
  • Night Run - Spirit Rocks
    March 12th
  • Campfire Building - Sand Volleyball Courts
    April 4th
  • Paddling - AC Pool
    April 25th

Log Rolling

Come out and join us and experience UREC's newest craze with our Key Log.

UTD's own #LogRoll Queen Stephanie Duong - Video

Key Log Rolling Beginner Lesson - Video

Open Roll Hours:

  • Wednesdays/Thursdays — 4 - 5:30pm
  • Fridays Special Clinics ** — 1-4pm (Outdoors Also!)

Climbing Wall

With more than 1,000 square feet of wall space, climbers of all levels can challenge themselves at one of eight climbing stations. Our facility provides bouldering, top-rope, and lead climbing. Let our professional staff introduce you to the thrill of climbing to improve your strength, balance, and coordination. We also offer great monthly events. (I.e. Costume Climb, Neon Night Climb)

All you need to do is sign a waiver, and we have the rest.

You can rent the following for free at our wall:
Belay Devices

Don't forget to Climb Safe

Camping Equipment

*Available at Rec Center West Only*

Equipment List & Rates

Item Daily Rate Retail Replacement
Camping Tarp - 9'x12' $2 $15
LED Lantern $2 $15
Ice Chest $3 $45
Hammock & Straps $3 Hammock - $70
Straps - $35
2-Person Tent $4 $70
4-Person Tent $5 $130
Sleeping Bag Package
(Bag, Liner, and Pad)
$5 Bag - $70
Liner - $40
Pad - $20


2-Person Package Daily Rate 4-Person Package Daily Rate
2 Sleeping Bag Packages
2-Person Tent
Camping Tarp
LED Lantern
Ice Chest
($21 Value)
4 Sleeping Bag Packages
4-Person Tent
Camping Tarp
LED Lantern
Ice Chest
($32 Value)


Late Fee - Items are considered late if not returned to Recreation Center West by closing on due date.  Daily rental rate/day/item up to 7 days.  After 7 days, see Damaged/Lost fee.

Damaged/Lost Fee - Equal to repair or retail replacement, plus shipping.

Dirty/Cleaning Fee - $10/item if deemed beyond "normal."

For full listing of policies, please see our Rules & Policies page.

students log rolling