OAP Trips, Activities, and Clinics

Fall 2021

All trips are led by certified trip leaders and are offered at student friendly prices. Weekend trips from day to one or two nights at locations within a few hours drive. Trips are open to VCU students and Rec Sports members.

Click the titles below to view full descriptions, trip costs, and to register. Registration closes the day of the trip. 

Please review our Trip Policies and Procedures, and review our Covid-19 Guidelines at the bottom of this page.  

Day and Weekend Trips

Weekly Activities (Recurring)

Bicycle Maintenance Series Clinics

Kayak Rolling and Skills Clinic

Custom Trips at Rice Rivers Center 


 

Day and Weekend Trips
Activity     Date(s)Register By
Whitewater Rafting September 24 September 23
Elizabeth's Furnace Rock Climbing September 25-September 26               September 21
Fall Cave Exploration September 26 September 21
Whitewater Rafting October 1 September 30
VA's Highest Point Backpacking October 2-October 3 September 28
FTW Mountain Bike Weekend October 9-October 10                      October 5
Richmond Rock Climbing October 10 October 5
Whitewater Rafting October 15 October 14
Deep Bottom Canoe Day Trip                       October 16 October 12
High Bridge Trail Day Bike Ride October 17 October 12
FTW Canoeing Weekend October 23-October 24 October 19
Dolly Sods 3-Day Backpacking October 22- October 24 October 19
New River Gorge  Climbing Weekend October 29 - 31 October 25
Cold Mountain Day Hike October 30 October 26
Haunted Halloween Cave Exploration October 31 October 26

Weekly Activities (Recurring)

Registration closes at the time the activity begins. 

Activity/DaysStarting DateFinal DateTime
Whitewater Tuesdays August 24              November 9             3:00-6:00 p.m.
Flatwater Wednesdays August 25 November 10 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Mountain Bike Thursdays           August 26 November 11       3:00-6:00 p.m.

Bicycle Maintenance Series Clinics 

All clinics are held at the Outing Rental Center. Registration closes at the time the clinic begins. 

Clinic DateTimeDay
Basic Bike Maintenance October 5 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday
What's that Noise? October 18 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday

Kayak Rolling and Skills Clinic

Clinics are held the following Mondays, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Location: Outing Rental Center and Tredegar Flatwater. 

October 22

November 5

Registration closes at the time the clinic begins. Register for any Kayak Skills Clinic.


Custom Trips at Rice Rivers Center 

RecWell's Outdoor Adventure Program is partnering with the VCU Rice Rivers Center to offer custom group trips at the 500-acre facility along the lower James.  With direct access to the James River, a boat launch for canoes to access the tidal creek, and the recent opening of the Inger Rice Lodge that can sleep up to 22 people, the Rice Rivers Center is a perfect location. Contact outdoors@vcu.edu for more information.