Recreation and Wellness Center

The Outdoor Adventure Trips Program provides students an opportunity to enhance their experience at UCF by providing fun and enriching outdoor experiences. From 1-day excursions to week-long expeditions, Outdoor Adventures offers a variety of trips for students to choose from.

Even if you're new to the outdoors, the Trips Program has something for you. Experience the beauty of the Florida wilderness or travel to must-see destinations across the country; all while making new friendships and learning new skills. So if you're ready to rise with the sun, step out of your comfort zone and have an adventure you'll remember for a lifetime, sign up for a trip today! Sign up for our trips at the Outdoor Adventure Center.

The OAC is room 154, located on the first floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center, just past the racquetball courts, down the long hallway, across from the RWC Wet Classroom and Men's locker room entrance to the lap pool.

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Patagonia Backpacking Trip - FULL @ Torres del Paine, Chile & El Chaten, Argentina

Monday, December 10th, 2018 – Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Cost $975
Capacity 8
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders, food, lodging, and gear. Flights are not included.
Sign-Up Period August 30th, 2018 – September 30th, 2018

Enjoy a week-long backpacking trip through the beautiful National Park in Chile and Argentina with our experienced trip leaders! Explore scenic views of the natural landscape, mountain ranges, and much more as you trek through the entire Patagonian Region.

HOW DO I SIGN UP? For this trip to Patagonia, students must register for a pre-trip interview with the Outdoor Adventure Coordinator or Assistant Director. After a successful interview, students will be required to get a physical from a doctor to confirm the potential participant has the physical fitness, endurance, and training required to undertake this challenging, advanced, and strenuous hiking trip. Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center (on the bottom floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center) during the OAC's open hours after you have completed a pre-trip meeting with the Trip Leader and/or Outdoor Adventure Professional staff and completed your health form. You must have a valid UCF ID for this course. You can only register yourself. No online, phone, or email registrations are accepted. There is no way to "hold a spot" for this course. There are no refunds.
Please see the "Trips Policies" on for more information: http://rwc.sdes.ucf.edu/policies#p31

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Intro to Mountain Biking @ Ocala National Forest

Sunday, January 13th, 2019 – Sunday, January 13th, 2019

Cost $15
Capacity 8
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders, transportation, and gear.
Sign-Up Period December 12th, 2018 – December 30th, 2018

Ocala National Forest offers a mountain biking trail that is different than any trail in Central Florida. With winding paths through forested areas, hills that provide beautiful views, and bluff dropoffs that add a fun element to the ride, the Santos bike trail is a good introduction for anyone looking to try mountain biking for the 1st, or even 11th, time!

HOW DO I SIGN UP? Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center (on the bottom floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center) during the OAC's open hours. You must have a valid UCF ID for this course. You can only register yourself. No online, phone, or email registrations are accepted. There is no way to "hold a spot" for this course. There are no refunds.
Please see the "Trips Policies" on for more information: http://rwc.sdes.ucf.edu/policies#p31

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Alabama Caving Trip @ Alabama

Friday, January 18th, 2019 – Monday, January 21st, 2019

Cost $50
Capacity 12
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders, transportation, food, lodging, and gear.
Sign-Up Period December 12th, 2018 – January 11th, 2019

******** YOU CANNOT HAVE FRIDAY CLASS ********

Join Outdoor Adventure on a once in life time caving experience. Participants will have the opportunity to experience absolute darkness in the cave as well as learn about the unique ecosystem.

HOW DO I SIGN UP? Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center (on the bottom floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center) during the OAC's open hours. You must have a valid UCF ID for this course. You can only register yourself. No online, phone, or email registrations are accepted. There is no way to "hold a spot" for this course. There are no refunds.
Please see the "Trips Policies" on for more information: http://rwc.sdes.ucf.edu/policies#p31

Assumption of Risk Statement

Participation in Recreation and Wellness Center programs is completely voluntary. Individuals participate at their own risk and assume responsibility for their own health and safety. The University of Central Florida and the Recreation and Wellness Center are not liable for injuries sustained during participation in a Recreation and Wellness Center sponsored activity. It is strongly recommended that all participants consult a physician and/or have a physical exam prior to participation. The University of Central Florida does not provide personal accident/health insurance. Therefore, participants are urged to secure their own insurance. You may suffer physical and/or mental injury from participating in these activities.