Outdoor Adventure

In addition to the indoor facilities of Weinstein Center, Recreation and Wellness promotes outdoor fitness through programming and equipment rental.

Natural High Program

The Natural High Program promotes healthy lifestyle choices by providing fun and exciting leisure time opportunities through outdoor activities and late night events. We go on a wide variety of trips all over the tri-city area. Trips are subsidized for participants and provided for a minimal fee. Any member of the Weinstein Center may attend. Sign up for any of the trips at the Member Services desk in the Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness. Payment is due at time of registration. Cash, check, or Spider Card accepted. 


Other Outdoor Programs on Campus

Student Activities oversees student led clubs involved in outdoor activities and sustainable initiatives.

Climbing & Caving Club visits a local gym and plans regional climbing and caving trips.

Outdoor Club plans hikes and other outdoor activities.

Green UR is dedicated to creating a more sustainable campus.

Students can also apply to partipate in Earth Lodge, the outdoor living-learning community.

Incoming students can participate in RC Xtreme or WC Outdoor Adventure, first-year pre-orientation and living-learning communities

Find more information on the student created Outdoor Alliance website

Child Policy
The Outdoor Adventure program is dedicated to the safety of participants during all of our programs. For this reason, we ask that the following guidelines be followed:
  • All participants must be a minimum of 12 years of age.*  
  • Participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult/guardian and must be supervised, and within an arm’s length during the entirety of the trip.
*Please be aware that the Outdoor Adventure program reserves the right to adjust the Child Policy depending on the trip and level of risk.
Getting Outside in RVA

Check out this map of outdoor opportunities in the Richmond, VA area!