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.
Fall 2018 Trips
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.
Fall 2018 Clinics
- Slacklining - AC Aux Gym
Wednesday, September, 5th
7pm - 9pm
- Campfire Cooking - Sand Volleyball Courts
Tuesday, September 18th
7pm - 9pm
- Orienteering - UTD Disc Golf Course
Friday, September 28th
2pm - 4pm
- Spotting Environmental Hazards - RCW
Tuesday, October 9th
2pm - 4pm
- Log Rolling - AC Pool
Thursday, October 25th
1pm - 4pm
- Knot Tying - Climbing Wall
Monday, October 29th
6pm - 8pm
- Campfire Building - Sand Volleyball Courts
Thursday, November 15th
7pm - 9pm
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!)
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:
Don't forget to Climb Safe
Summer 2018 Hours
May 22nd - July 26th
Tues & Thurs — 7pm-10pm
*Available at Rec Center West Only*
Equipment List & Rates
|Item||Daily Rate||Retail Replacement|
|Camping Tarp - 9'x12'||$2||$15|
|Hammock & Straps||$3||Hammock - $70
Straps - $35
|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
|4 Sleeping Bag Packages
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.