Outdoor Adventure Center


The Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) is your headquarters for adventure at UCF.

Interested in planning your own outdoor adventure? Check out our Choose Your Adventure Guide to find the best outdoor spaces in our state.

Walk-in gear rental and trip registration is available again starting in Summer A. Due to building closures for cleaning from 2 pm -4 pm (Monday – Friday), students can still rent gear by reservation while the building is closed (see below for how to rent gear by reservation).

Please see the details below, call 407-823-2408, or email outdoor@ucf.edu to reserve gear. 

Trip registration remains available online, over the phone, and in person. Please see the Adventure Trips page for more information. 


  1. Complete the new universal RWC Liability and Assumption of Risk Waiver
    • Proceed to log in by clicking the "Log In" button in the top right.
    • Log in using your UCF NID and password.
    • The system will prompt you to sign and submit the waiver. This waiver will be effective for one year.
  2. Then, complete the Gear Rental Agreement.
  3. Check out our gear and rental prices; choose what you need!
  4. Contact the Outdoor Adventure Center during our open hours to check gear availability, determine your pick up and drop off time, and complete your gear rental reservation. Your reservation is not confirmed until you contact the Outdoor Adventure Center. 
    • Call 407-823-240 during OAC open hours or email outdoor@ucf.edu
    • We are only accepting credit/debit card payments at this time - you will pay when you arrive to pick up your gear.
  1. Have you called the OAC to reserve your gear yet? Make sure to do that first.
  2. When you arrive at the RWC, proceed to the back of the building on Ursa Minor Street.
    • There will be a sign near the road to direct you into the loading bay. 
    • Pick up times are in increments of 15 minutes – please call us if you will be late. 
  3.  When you arrive in the loading bay, call the OAC at 407-823-2408.
    • OAC Staff will open the garage door and you will be allowed to enter.
    • We are only accepting debit/credit card payments at this time.
  4. If you rented a watercraft, OAC Staff will assist you with securing it to your car.
    • We reserve the right to cancel your reservation if we cannot safely load the boat on your vehicle. 
  5. Remember to return your gear on time!
  1. Double check the time you planned to drop off your gear when you originally set the reservation - please return your gear at on that date and time.
  2. When you arrive at the RWC, proceed to the back of the building on Ursa Minor Street.
    • There will be a sign near the road to direct you into the loading bay. 
    • Pick up times are in increments of 15 minutes – please call us if you will be late.
  3. When you arrive in the loading bay, call the OAC at 407-823-2408.
    • OAC Staff will open the garage door. Place your gear on the designated shelf.
  4. OAC staff will contact you if there are any issues with your gear.

 

Click here to see and download a PDF of our Rental Gear and Rates.

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days
Low Alpine 65 L Backpack $6.00 $12.00 $16.00

$26.00

Our backpacks offer a lot of adjustable belts and straps, please check out this video or ask an OAC staff for assistance with fitting!

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days
2 or 3 Person $5.00 $10.00 $16.00 $27.00
4 Person $6.00 $12.00 $19.00 $30.00
6 Person $7.00 $14.00 $21.00 $33.00

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days

Sleeping Bag

$5.00 $10.00 $15.00

$23.00

Sleeping Pad $1.00 $2.00 $3.00

$4.00

We offer sleeping bags in 0°, 20°, 35°, and 55°. All temperature ratings are the same price. Our sleeping pads are all the same style - they are intended to insulate you from the ground, but may not provide as much comfort as an inflatable mattress.

The best way to decide which bag you need is to check the forecast for the place you are adventuring. You should pick a sleeping bag with a lower temperature rating than the lowest nighttime temperature you expect where you plan to camp.

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days
Cooler $2.00 $4.00 $6.00

$8.00

We have a variety of brands and sizes. You can choose the size and brand when you pick up your reserved gear.

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days
2 Burner Stove $4.00 $8.00 $12.00

$18.00

Our stove rentals do not include fuel. All of our rental stoves are Coleman brand and utilize propane fuel. Fuel canisters can be purchased at most major grocery stores.

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days

Mask

$3.00 $5.00 $7.00 $10.00

Snorkel

$2.00 $4.00 $6.00

$9.00

Fins $3.00 $6.00 $9.00

$14.00

Wetsuit $6.00 $12.00 $17.00

$27.00

All fin rentals come with booties. We have a variety of men's and women's sizes for wetsuits, fins, and booties. If you rent more than one item, we will provide a mesh carrying bag for your gear free of charge.

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days
Stand Up Paddleboard $17.00 $32.00 $44.00

$74.00

All of our rental SUPs are inflatable and come with a carrying case and air pump for inflation. This style of SUP is easy to store and can be transported in the backseat or trunk of a vehicle. Outdoor Adventure staff will instruct renters about how to properly inflate, delate, and store the SUP at the time of pick up.

SUP rentals include a PFD and a paddle.

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days

Sit on Top Kayak - Single

$9.00 $16.00 $25.00

$40.00

Sit on Top Kayak - Tandem $12.00 $20.00 $30.00

$48.00

All kayak rentals include PFD(s), paddle(s), cam straps, and foam block (if needed) for transportation. Renter must have adequate means of transporting large equipment. OAC staff reserves the right to refuse a rental request based on renter's means of transportation.

1 Day 2-4 Days 5-8 Days 9-12 Days

Surfboard - 6'6"

$12.00 $24.00 $35.00

$57.00

Surfboard - 8' or 9' $10.00 $20.00 $28.00

$46.00

Surf rentals include cam straps and foam blocks for transportation. Renter must have adequate means of transporting large equipment. OAC staff reserves the right to refuse a rental request based on renter's means of transportation.

Check out this article to help determine what size board you need, or ask one of our knowledgable Outdoor Adventure staff.

 

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Gear Rental Policies

All renters must read and complete the Gear Rental Agreement before reserving gear. Please call the OAC at 407-823-2408 or email outdoor@ucf.edu to select your gear and complete your reservation – you will determine your pick up and drop off time at that point.

You are responsible for returning gear under the supervision of OAC Staff; please do not leave your gear outside the building. All gear must be returned by the designated date/time and in good condition; late/damaged/missing gear fees may be assessed upon return. 

Phone Summer 2021 Hours
May 17 – July 31

Mon-Fri: 12pm – 4pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
Phone 407-823-2408
Email outdoor@ucf.edu

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