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. 

Fall Hours (August 27–December 14)
Area 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
(Member/Non-Member)
Overnight
(Member/Non-Member)
2-3 Nights
(Member/Non-Member)
4-7 Nights
(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
(Member/Non-Member)
Overnight
(Member/Non-Member)
2-3 Nights
(Member/Non-Member)
4-7 Nights
(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
(Member/Non-Member)
Overnight
(Member/Non-Member)
2-3 Nights
(Member/Non-Member)
4-7 Nights
(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


Special Events and Workshops

Day Trip: Bike the Miami Ghost Tour

Bike the Miami Ghost Tour. October 26, 27, 28

Description

Ride around on a guided tour of Oxford's most haunted locations while stopping for stories and apple cider on a cool fall night. Come and learn all the tales just in time for Halloween.

October 26, 27, 28 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Registration Fee: $8

Friday, October 26 Registration

Saturday, October 27 Registration

Sunday, October 28 Registration

Bouldergeist (Fall 18)

Bouldergeist. Miami University Bouldering Competition. Saturday, October 27 7:00-9:00pm. Raffle prizes for all entrants. costume contest (no capes). Register online or at the pro shop.

Description

Dress up in your favorite costume, bring your Halloween spirit and join us for our annual bouldering competition. Participants will face boulder problems set for all levels of climbers, with winners being announced for men and women in each difficulty range. All climbers will be eligible for raffle prizes and a prize will be given to best costume in our costume competition (no capes)

Saturday, October 27 7:00–9:00 p.m. Rec Center Climbing Wall

Registration Cost: $15

Register