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Dec. 5, 6: Ski, winter gear swap supports ski team
December 2, 2014

ski-swapPULLMAN, Wash. – The 40th annual ski and winter gear swap and sale will be 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 6, at Hollingbery Fieldhouse at Washington State University.

Learn kayak skills in Smith Pool
October 11, 2007

Start a new hobby or brush up on your old kayak skills by participating in Intro to Whitewater Kayak or a Kayak Roll Session.

The Intro to Whitewater Kayak course will take place on October 18, October 23, and 25 and will teach the basics of White Water Kayaking from certified instructors.

The three day progressive course will start at the fundamentals of gear needed for kayaking and will end with an introduction to kayak movement. No experience is required and all kayaking equipment and instruction is provided. The cost is $60 for SRC members, $75 for non-members, and registration closes on October … » More …

Go international this winter break
October 5, 2007

Expland your horizons this Winter and join the Outdoor Recreation Staff as they host an international trip to Thailand.

Past ORC international trips have included scuba diving in the Bimini Islands as well as surfing in Costa Rica.

The trip begins on December 14 and will conclude December 24. The goal of this trip is to incorporate a service component that will enhance the participants experience by allowing them to spend more meaningful time with the local culture and environment.

Thailand has a lot to offer the outdoor enthusiast including climbing, … » More …

Outdoor photography clinic offered at the ORC
March 31, 2006

Master new skills, enjoy the outdoors and experience photography. The Outdoor Recreation Center is offering an outdoor photography skills clinic that explores new techniques for more interesting landscapes and wildlife pictures. Learn to photograph the great outdoors and capture it’s beauty.No experience is necessary for this clinic and cameras are not required. The clinic will take place April 6 at the Outdoor Recreation Center Fieldhouse 101. The cost is $2 for Student Rec Center members and $3 for non-members. Registration will end April 5. For more information or to register for the clinic, visit or call the Outdoor Recreation Center at (509) 335-1892.

Outdoor Recreation offers activities all week
July 7, 2005

PULLMAN — Whether you want to rock climb, backpack, paddle a canoe on the Snake River or learn to use a Navigation System, the Outdoor Recreation Center has something for you almost every day next week to keep you active and adventurous.* Tuesday, July 12, the ORC will offer a free introductory Night Navigation lecture to teach the tricks and techniques to finding your campsite or anything else in the dark using the Global Positioning System (GPS). * Wednesday, July 13, get outside and take the short trip to Granite Point to climb next to the Snake River as the sun goes down. The cost … » More …

Overnight camping June 10 at Icicle Canyon
May 25, 2005

PULLMAN – Get out of Pullman for a weekend with University Recreation. Join the Outdoor Recreation Center, ORC, for an exciting weekend trip on June 10 to pristine Icicle Canyon in Leavenworth, Wash.While in Icicle Canyon, experienced guides will lead an overnight camping trip and exciting granite bouldering trip that will challenge an experienced climber or give a beginner a taste of what bouldering has to offer. The cost of the trip is $37 for SRC members and $42 for non-members. This price includes transportation, experience guidance, all equipment, park fees and camping costs. Registration is being taken now through June 7, but spots are … » More …