bouldering in northwest arkansasUREC Outdoors enhances the University Recreation community by organizing diverse adventure activities while offering extensive leadership opportunities.

Join us on fun and exciting adventures. We can help you learn and refine skills, make new friends, and explore all that the outdoors has to offer.

 The Arkansas Adventure Programming conference is a student-oriented programming weekend for individuals who want to connect with other outdoor educational enthusiasts. Conference attendees from the state of Arkansas can share ideas and practices while attendees from neighboring states can learn about what Arkansas has to offer.

Whether you are a part of a seasoned outdoor program or thinking about starting a program, the Arkansas Adventure Programming Conference is for you.

Conference Dates: April 20 - 22, 2018 

More Information and Registration

A wide variety of outdoor equipment is available for rent by students, UREC members, or individuals with a UARK ID. All equipment reservations must be made in person at HPER 102. Visit Equipment Rentals for more information.

Trips and clinics are offered to students, faculty, staff, and UREC members. 

Several of our seminars, clinics, and workshops are open to the general public; however, a higher fee may be assessed for non-university participants.  There are two fee categories for university participants: students and university (faculty, staff, and UREC members). 

For all off-campus activities, participants must be at least 17 years of age and realize that the safety of the group takes precedent over the individual's perceived needs.

Unless specified, registration costs include transportation, necessary equipment, instruction, and trained trip leaders. Attendance at any pre-trip meeting is mandatory.

A full-service bicycle repair shop is offered to any currently enrolled student, faculty, staff, or UREC members. Visit the bike shop page for information on open stand time and repair costs.

The climbing wall is free for currently enrolled students, U of A faculty/staff, UREC members and guests with a valid pass. Participants must be at least 5 years of age and safely fit into the provided harnesses. (Ages 5-14 must be accompanied by an adult at all times).

The bouldering wall is located in UREC Outdoors (HPER 102) and is free for currently enrolled students, faculty, staff, UREC members and guests with a valid pass that are 16 years of age or older. The bouldering wall is only available for use during UREC Outdoors operating hours.

Climbing shoes are provided to participants at no charge. 

No previous experience is necessary for any of the outdoor recreational programs unless otherwise specified. 

Participants interested in trips or becoming more involved with the program should contact UREC Outdoors at (479) 575-CAMP (2267) or camp@uark.edu.

Participants must register in advance for all of clinics, activities, and trips. Registration is done at UREC Outdoors (HPER 102) on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited.

Acceptable forms of payment include cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and cost center numbers. All program registration fees are non-refundable or transferable unless UREC Outdoors cancels the scheduled activity.

If you have questions about UREC Outdoors, contact us at 479-575-CAMP (2267), camp@uark.edu or visit HPER 102.

UREC Outdoors & Bouldering Wall
HPER 102
Monday (MLK Day) 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Bike Shop
Tuesday-Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.