What sets us apart
Everyone is welcome. The Outdoor Centre, part of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Active Living, has been renting gear and teaching outdoor skills for more than 40 years. We offer a large range of expertise, lessons and rentals at affordable rates to our outdoor clients both on and off campus.
Certifications - Wilderness and Water Safety
Don't let your day of paddling or your weekend in the backcountry turn into a crisis. Learn everything from backcountry emergencies to how to stay safe in fast, moving water and rescue yourself or others. Certifications are through Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine.
Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies
Be introduced to beautiful Rocky Mountain snowshoeing locations in the safety of a group with an experienced guide. To start your adventure, go to our snowshoeing page and choose a location, then click 'browse programs' to choose a date to register. Easy!
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