Answer the call of the outdoors!
Let the journey begin at Old Dominion University with Outdoor Adventure Programs (OAP). Whether interested in learning a new skill or just trying something new, OAP offers diverse and exciting opportunities for outdoor recreation and education that will last a lifetime. OAP provides quality and affordable programming and rentals all year long.
Outdoor Adventure Center
The Outdoor Adventure Center is located inside the ODU Student Rec Center and is open during certain supervised hours.
For more information about our offerings, stop by the Outdoor Adventure Center in the SRC or reach out by phone 757-683-3389.
Quality outdoor adventure experiences, including surfing, backpacking, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking and more.Get Outdoors
The Equipment Rental Center offers a wide variety of equipment to help you enjoy the outdoors with all your Monarch friends.Rent Equipment
Rock Climbing Wall
The two-story indoor rock-climbing wall at the Student Rec Center is a challenge that will test both your physical and mental strength.Start Climbing
The Courage Miller Partners Challenge Course, located on campus at Whitehurst Beach, is an inclusive 13 element low rope course.Learn the Ropes
Bicycle Learning Lab
The Bicycle Learning Lab features all of the necessary tools and resources for you to repair and maintain your bike.Fix Your Bike
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