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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. 

Fall Hours (August 27–December 15)

Monday–Thurday 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. 6:00–11:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

Fall Break Reduced Hours

Due to the reduced hours of the facility the Climbing Wall will close at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 12.

OPC Store

The Outdoor Pursuit Center Store offers equipment rentals, outdoor apparel,
footwear, climbing equipment, and other adventure trip related gear for purchase.

Fall Business Hours (August 27–December 15)

Monday–Friday Saturday Sunday
4:00–7:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED

Our Brands

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Equipment Rental Rates

  • 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
  • To order any of our equipment, contact the OPC at 513-529-1991
  •  If we aren't open when you are calling, we will get back to you to let you know if gear is available for you request.

Event/Party Equipment

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
Cooler (Igloo Marine) $5.00/$6.50 $10.00/$13.00 $15.00/$19.50
Tug-of-War Rope $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 90L) $10.00/$13.00 $20.00/$26.00 $30.00/$39.00

Bouldering Pad

$10.00/$13.00 $20.00/$26.00 $30.00/$39.00

Sleeping Bag (Mountain Hardware 15)

$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 4p camping) $15.00/$18.00 $30.00/$36.00 $45.00/$54.00
Snowshoes $10.00/$13.00 $20.00/$26.00 $30.00/$39.00

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 PFDs (life vests) and paddles