Winter Break Hours –
The Outdoor Center is closed during Winter Break, Dec 13th 6pm through January 8th. The Outdoor Center opens with normal hours on the first day of classes, January 9th, 1pm.
The Vol Wall Indoor Climbing is also closed during Winter Break, Dec 13th, 6pm through January 8th. The Vol Wall opens with normal hours on the first day of classes, January 9th, 3pm
East Tennessee is the perfect outdoor adventure setting, and UT is right in the middle of it. We’re here to help you pick up new skills, see awesome places, and make friends in the process.
Boulder or top rope on 6,000 square feet of indoor climbing wall. Weekly belay clinics and a bouldering competition during spring and fall semester. New routes put up each week to keep things fresh.
Within a half-day’s drive from campus, you can mountain bike on professionally built single track, raft world-class whitewater, hike in national parks, rock climb, cave, and even sea kayak.
The RecSports Outdoor Program mission is to provide the university community with outdoor adventure, recreation and education. Programs will be inclusive to people of all backgrounds and abilities and will contribute to the holistic well-being and academic experience of the university.
Our values form the basis of how we work with you and what we offer you. We strive to pursue these values with excellence, professionalism and always while having fun.
- Safety and Health ~ Skills Acquisition ~ Community ~ Environmental
- Stewardship and Leadership
- Personal Growth and Well-being
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