OAP Trips, Activities, and Clinics

 

Nikki Wilkins, OAP Trip Leader, shares her passion for the outdoors with fellow Rams.

Day Trips

Weekly Activities

Custom Trips at Rice Rivers Center

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 Trips  

Registration closes the day before the trip. 

TripTrip DateDayTime
Urban Bike Tour 3/13 Sat 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Paddle and Paint 3/14 Sun 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tidewater Sea Kayaking 3/20 Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Whitewater Kayaking 3/21 Sun 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Richmond Rock Climbing 3/26  Fri 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Whitewater Kayaking 3/27 Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Urban Bike Tour 3/28 Sun 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Canoe Day Trip (Huguenot) 4/3 Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Whitewater Kayaking 4/4 Sun 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Weekend Bike Tour and Camping         4/3 - 4/4 Sat and Sun        All day
Richmond Rock Climbing 4/9 Fri 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Whitewater Kayaking 4/10 Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tidewater Sea Kayaking 4/11 Sun 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Whitewater Kayaking 4/17 Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Urban Bike Tour 4/18 Sun 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Blue Ridge Backpacking Weekend 4/17 - 4/18       Sat and Sun All day
Richmond Rock Climbing 4/23 Fri 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Canoe Day Trip (Huguenot) 4/24 Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tidewater Sea Kayaking 4/25 Sun 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Whitewater Kayaking 5/1 Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Spin and Vin 5/2 Sun 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Sea Kayaking Weekend 5/1 - 5/2 Sat and Sun All Day

Weekly Activities and Bike Clinics

All weekly activities begin at the Outing Rental Center. Schedules subject to change. Register by clicking the clinic title in the chart. 

Registration closes at the time of the outing/clinic. 

ActivityDatesDayTime
Nature Hike and Outdoor Trash Clean-Up 3/16 - 4/27 Tuesdays 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
SUP 3/17 - 4/28 Wednesdays     2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Mountain Bike 3/18 - 4/29     Thursdays 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Bicycle Maintenance Series: Basic Bike Maintenance         3/30 Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Bicycle Maintenance Series: What's That Noise?  3/22 Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Bicycle Maintenance Series: What's That Noise?  4/12 Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Bicycle Maintenance Series: What's That Noise?  4/26 Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Modern bicycles are simple yet complex machines. But did you know there are plenty of things you can do to keep your ride running smoothly without spending much time, effort, or money? The OAP bike maintenance crew will demonstrate how to clean, lube, and adjust your bike to keep you rolling and avoid costly repairs down the road. No need to bring your bike; just bring your curiosity and questions!

Custom Trips at Rice Rivers Center 

The VCU 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 new 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.