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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

Excursions Date Time Member
Non Member
Camping (Mineral Wells) Sept. 8-9th Overnight $40 $50
Kayaking (White Rock Lake) Sept. 22nd 9am - Noon $15 $25
Ziplining at Go Ape! October 6th Noon - 3pm $30 $40
Hiking (Dinosaur Valley) November 3rd 8am - 5pm $35 $45


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
  • Campfire Cooking - Sand Volleyball Courts
    Tuesday, September 18th
  • Orienteering - UTD Disc Golf Course
    Friday, September 28th
  • Spotting Environmental Hazards - RCW
    Tuesday, October 9th
  • Log Rolling - AC Pool
    Thursday, October 25th
  • Knot Tying - Climbing Wall
    Monday, October 29th
  • Campfire Building - Sand Volleyball Courts
    Thursday, November 15th

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

Summer 2018 Hours

May 22nd - July 26th

Tues & Thurs — 7pm-10pm

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