Outdoor Adventure Program

Equipment Rental

Rec Sports' Outing Rental Center offers low rental rates on items such as backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, stoves, coolers, canoes and more. We also have books, maps, videos, and trail guides covering a variety of areas and activities. VCU students and current Recreational Sports members may participate.

The Outing Rental Center is located at 130 South Linden Street. It is on the east end of the Cary Street Field, and across from the Cary Street Gym. Call 804.828.6004 to reach the ORC directly. 

Rental Rates
  • A current photo ID is required to rent equipment.
  • Reservations may be made by paying the full price of the rental in advance. No refunds will be given on reservations.
  • There is a $20 service fee for returned checks.
  • Weekend rentals: check out on Friday, return Monday.

ORC Equipment Rental Rates Master List


 

ORC Deal Days 2019-2020
Date(s): Deal(s): 
November 22 - December 1 Opt Outside Week for Weekend Pricing
December 13 - January 11 Half off your total rental price
January 17 - 21 MLK Jr. Opt Outside (50% off)
Febuary 14 - 17 Duo Deal (Rent one, get one free on like-equipment items)
March 6 - 16 Spring Break Week for Weekend Pricing
April 15 Season Pass Flash Sale (50% off season passes for Spring semester [Valid through May 8, 2020]; this day only)
April 24 - 27 End of Year Deal Days (50% off)
May 22 - 26 Memorial Day (Free rentals [Up to $50] for veterans)
June 19 - 22 Summer Solstice (Rent one, get one free for like-equipment items)
July 15 Season Pass Flash Sale (50% off season passes for Spring semester [Valid until August 7, 2020]; this day only)

 


 

OAP Season Pass

Go outside more without breaking the bank. With the Season Pass, you get a free rental of one of every unique item. You pay the normal rate for any additional "like" items. Example: free bike and helmet rental, pay the normal rate for every additional bike and helmet rental. 

VCU Students: $60/semester
Recreational Sports members: $90/semester

OAP Community Members Season Pass

OAP is expanding our offerings to the greater Richmond community. Anyone may purchase a community season pass per semester (Spring, Summer and Fall) and receive access to rentals and outdoor trip offerings through the outing rental center. Frequently Asked Questions can be viewed here.

VCU Community: $120/semester