Trips and Activities



UREC Outdoors trips accommodate those of all skill levels. Space is limited and spots are filled quickly. Sign-up for trips and clinics at UREC Outdoors in HPER Room 102, or register online

Event Location Date Time Student UREC Member Non-UREC Member Registration Deadline
Intro to White Water Kayaking HPER Natatorium February 21 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   $15.00 $20.00 $25.00 February 20; 9:00 p.m.
Kayak Roll Clinic HPER Natatorium March 7 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   $15.00  $20.00  $25.00  March 5; 9:00 p.m.
Kayak Practice Sessions HPER Natatorium March 28 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Free  $5.00 $10.00  5:00 p.m. Day of
Whitewater Kayaking  Siloam Springs Whitewater Park April 11 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. $20.00 $25.00 N/A April 7; 6:00 p.m.
Sunset Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lincoln Lake April 26 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. $15.00 $20.00 N/A April 24; 9:00 p.m.
Event Location Date Time Student UREC Member Non-UREC Member Registration Deadline
Day Hike  Hemmed in Hollow February 25 All Day $20.00 $25.00 N/A  February 22; 9:00 p.m.
Backpacking Backpacking the Buffalo March 4 - 5   Overnight  $40.00 $50.00 N/A Pre-Trip Meeting Feb 28, 6:30 p.m.
Sunset Yoga Devil's Den State Park April 5 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. $10.00 $15.00 N/A April 3; 9:00 p.m.
Sunrise Yoga Devil's Den State Park June 13 5:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. $10.00 $15.00 N/A June 12; 6:00 p.m.
Event Location Date Time Student UREC Member Non-UREC Member Registration Deadline
Lead Climbing Clinics Climbing Wall HPER Gym 1 Feb. 9, Mar. 2, Apr. 6 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   $10.00 $15.00 N/A  Day Prior; 9:00 p.m. 
Climbing Day Trip Fern, AR February 26 All Day $20.00 $25.00 N/A February 22; 9:00 p.m.
Basic Climbing Anchors Climbing Wall HPER Gym 1 March 8 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Free Free N/A March 7; 9:00 p.m.
Event Location Date Time Student UREC Member Non-UREC Member Registration Deadline
Learn to Mountain Bike Lake Fayetteville March 14 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. $10.00 $15.00 N/A  March 10; 9:00 p.m.
Mountain Biking Lake Fort Smith June 22 5:00 pm-9:00 pm $10.00 $15.00 N/A June 19; 6:00 p.m
Event Location Date Time Student UREC Member Non-UREC Member Registration Deadline
Vertical Mile Challenge Climbing Wall HPER Gym 1 Feb. 1 - Feb 28 All Month Free Free N/A Drop In
Ladies Night at the Climbing Wall Climbing Wall HPER Gym 1 February 2 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Free Free N/A Drop In
Bike Maintenance 101 HPER 102 1st Tuesday every month  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Free Free N/A Drop In
ARAP Conference Horseshoe Canyon Ranch April 21 - 23 Overnight $60.00 $$75.00 $75.00 Early bird ends 3/10/17
UREC Outdoors Gear Sale TBD June 7 & June 8 TBD TBD TBD TBD N/A
Event Location Date Time Student UREC Member Non-UREC Member Registration Deadline
Tour de Ozarks Climb, Hike, Paddle Trip Various March 18 - March 23 Extended $199 $250 N/A Pre-trip meeting; March 14 6:30 p.m.

In order to begin the registration process for our certification courses please send the following information to Mike Hoover via email (mdhoover@uark.edu) so that we can create a member profile for you in our membership system. 

• First and Last Name

• Date of Birth

• Gender

• Emergency Contact Name and Number

• Current EMAIL Address (for each person requesting registration)

• Current Phone Number (for each person requesting registration)

Once we’ve received the information we will complete your profile and send you an email with a temporary password so that you can complete the course registration. 

 
Course Location Date Time Student UREC Member Non-UREC Member Registration Deadline
Wilderness First Responder - Recertification NWA Landtrust Nature Center Feb. 17 - Feb 19 8am - 5pm $250.00 $275.00 $300.00 Open until Full
Wilderness First Aid NWA Landtrust Nature Center April 8 - April 9 8am - 5pm $225.00 $240.00  $255.00  Open until Full

If you can dream it we can probably do it and if we can not then we probably know who can. Grab some friends, dream up an idea, and let us know. Prices vary depending on group size, location, activity type, and a host of other factors but do not let that stop you from pursuing your dreams.

Below you will find a fillable form for custom trip inquiries. Please fill out the form in its entirety to the best of your ability and we will contact you after submission with any questions, concerns, or comments we may have. Please allow three to five working business days for a response.

Contact Information:

Program Information:

What type of activity are you interested in? Fill in as much detail as possible. (i.e. backpacking, climbing, cycling, canyoneering, etc)

Where do you want to go? If more than one location is requested please specify.

Please include the date that your trip would start (include driving dates).

Please include the date that your trip would likely end.

Enter any other information that may be relevant for your trip times, are these flexible?

Are there any specific goals or objectives you would like to accomplish on this trip? (i.e. team building, multi-pitch climbing, learn how to cook, etc.)

Group Information:

How many individuals will be on the trip? Remember include yourself.

Please describe the experience level of the group with the chosen activity type.

What do you need us to provide? Check all that apply.

Anything else you think we should know?

 
For additional information on the trips and activities contact UREC Outdoors Coordinator Kenny Williams at kennethw@uark.edu