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Outdoor Pursuit Center

The Outdoor Pursuit Center offers Miami University students, staff, faculty and the Oxford community adventure trips, study abroad/away opportunities and youth programming. Our staff members manage the Climbing Wall and Bouldering Cave housed in the Recreational Sports Center as well as our ropes course, which is located at Peffer Park.

Summer Hours (May 21–August 26)

Monday–Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Climbing Center Closed Closed 12:00–6:00 p.m. 12:00–6:00 p.m.
Bouldering Cave 6:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m. 6:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

 

Fall Hours (August 27–December 14)

Monday–Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Climbing Center 4:00–9:30 p.m. 2:00–7:00 p.m. 2:00–7:00 p.m. 2:00–7:00 p.m.
Bouldering Cave 6:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m. 6:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

 

Equipment Rentals

  • Payment upon reservations is required to secure your equipment
  • You neither have to be affiliated with Miami University, nor be a member of there Recreational Sports Center to rent from the OPC, however the being a Rec Center Member offers you a reduced price
  • Rental Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Call 513-529-1434 to make a reservation. 
Make a Rental Request
Event/Party
Event/Party Equipment Overnight 2-3 Nights 4-7 Nights
Member/Non-Member Member/Non-Member Member/Non-Member
Canopy Tent (10'x10' pop-up) $30.00/$40.00

$60.00/$80.00

$90.00/$120.00
Canopy Tent (10' X 20' pop-up)

$50.00/$65.00

$100.00/$130.00 $150.00/$195.00
Corn Hole Set (2 boards & 8 beanbags) $10.00/$13.00 $20.00/$26.00 $30.00/$39.00
KanJam (2 goal & 1 disc) $10.00/$13.00 $20.00/$26.00 $30.00/$39.00

Camping Equipment

Camping Equipment Overnight 2-3 Nights 4-7 Nights
Member/Non-Member Member/Non-Member Member/Non-Member
Backpack (Ospery 85L) $10.00/$13.00 $20.00/$26.00 $30.00/$39.00

Sleeping Bag (Mountain Hardware 15 Degree)

$8.00/$10.00 $16.00/$20.00 $24.00/$30.00
Sleeping Pad (Ridge Rest) $1.00/$2.50 $2.00/$5.00 $3.00/$7.50
Tent (Alps 4 person camping) $15.00/$18.00 $30.00/$36.00 $45.00/$54.00

Boating Equipment

Boating Equipment Overnight 2-3 Nights 4-7 Nights
Member/Non-Member Member/Non-Member Member/Non-Member
Stand Up Paddle Board (NRS Earl) $50.00/$60.00 $75.00/$90.00 $100.00/$120.00
Canoe (Mad River Canoe)* $25.00/$30.00 $50.00/$60.00 $75.00/$90.00
Kayaks* $25.00/$30.00 $50.00/$60.00 $75.00/$90.00
Canoe Car Mount Kit $3.00/$5.00 $6.00/$10.00 $9.00/$15.00

*All boating equipment includes life Jackets and paddles