UREC Outdoors provides experiences on campus and throughout North Texas. 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.
|Fall 2022 Trips|
|Excursion||Date||Time||Registration Deadline||Member Price||Non-member Price|
|Wakeboarding–Hydrous Wake Park—Little Elm, TX||Sept. 16||1–8 p.m.||Sept. 9 | 4 p.m.||$20||$30|
|Hiking–Cedar Hill State Park—Cedar Hill, TX||Oct. 1||10 a.m.–6 p.m.||Sept. 23 | 4 p.m.||$10||$20|
|Camping–Caddo Lake—Karnack, TX||Oct. 15–16||Overnight||Oct. 6 | 5 p.m.||$60||$70|
|Climbing–Summit—Plano, TX||Oct. 28||4–6 p.m.||Oct. 20 | 5 p.m.||$10||$20|
|Geocaching—Dallas, TX||Nov. 12||12–6 p.m.||Nov. 3 | 5 p.m.||$10||$20|
Please refer to our cancellation policy before registering for an excursion.
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 2022 Clinics|
|Log Rolling||Fri.||4 p.m.||Activity Center Pool|
|Slackline||TBD||7 p.m.||AC Aux Gym|
|Bike Maintenance||Sept. 8||3 p.m.||RCW Courtyard|
|Dutch Oven Cooking||Sept. 20||10 a.m.||RCW Courtyard|
|Fire Safety/Building||Oct. 3||5 p.m.||RCW Courtyard|
|Campsite Set Up||Nov. 9||6 p.m.||RCW Courtyard|
For those who are adventurous, outdoorsy, or simply want to try something new, we offer various camping equipment for rent at RCW. Camping equipment rental is for current students and UREC members only. You must have Comet Card or the Get mobile app in order to check out equipment.View Equipment
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 and top-rope. 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 handle the rest.
Please familiarize yourself with the climbing wall's policies and procedures participating.
You can rent the following for free at our wall:
Climbing Wall Hours
August 22–November 17, 2022
- Mon. | 6–9 p.m.
- Tues.–Thurs. | 7–10 p.m.