• Alabama Caving Trip

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Join Outdoor Adventure on a once in lifetime caving experience. Participants will have the opportunity to experience absolute darkness in the cave as well as learn about the unique ecosystem. Learn more here: http://rwc.sdes.ucf.edu/programs/outdoor-adventure/trips

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  • Stargazing and Camping (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park is the largest remaining stretch of Florida dry prairie. Not only does this location boast excellent birding opportunities, but its remoteness makes it one of Florida's finest spots for stargazing! Join Outdoor Adventure as we sleep under the stars and enjoy a relaxing night spotting constellations and learning how to cook food while camping. Learn ...

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  • Transfer Students Day Hike

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Black Bear Wilderness Trail is a new hiking location in the community that provides a 7.1-mile loop along the St. Johns River. This hike is mostly shaded and overlooks marshes, canals, and occasional views of the river. Participants will hike through a combination of sturdy boardwalks and forested sections with tricky roots and steep drop-offs, something unique to Florida hiking. ...

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  • Biggest Winner

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    The Biggest Winner challenge is a 6-week program designed to help students improve exercise and nutrition habits in order to improve total wellness, along with reducing the risk of chronic disease. Students will receive assistance and guidance from certified trainers to help implement healthy behavioral changes that will increase their quality of life. Benefits of participating include but are not ...

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  • Cumberland Island Backpacking (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Come with OA and explore Cumberland Island, Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island and home to over 9,800 acres of congressionally designated Wilderness. Here we will backpack through pristine maritime forests and wide marshes, while exploring the history of the island. Natives, missionaries, enslaved African Americans and Wealthy Industrialists all walked here. For more information, visit http://rwc.sdes.ucf.edu/programs/outdoor-adventure/trips

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  • Outdoor Adventure Trip - Hal Scott Preserve (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Come see the natural beauty of Hal Scott Preserve as we hike through pine flatwoods and other habitats right here in Orlando. After hiking in the daylight, we will enjoy a sunset through the towering pine trees and explore more in the dark. For more information, visit http://rwc.sdes.ucf.edu/programs/outdoor-adventure/trips

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  • Historic St. Augustine Kayaking

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Participants will embark on a paddling adventure down the beautiful clear waters in St. Augustine while taking in the history of the area. This will be a relaxing way for students to start their Florida summer and experience some of the wildlife our state has to offer, including turtles, fish, birds, and potentially even manatees! How do I sign up? ...

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  • Group Swim Lessons Sign ups

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    Group swim lessons are FREE to anyone with an RWC membership. Sign up for the Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Lessons on the RWC website or in the RWC Administration Office. Every lesson is taught by American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Lessons start the week of March 18th and end by April 18th. Beginner is offered: Mondays and Wednesdays 4 ...

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  • Lifeguard Certification Class Registration Opens

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Registration Opens: Monday, February 11th in the RWC Administration Office. Registration Closes: March 8th at 5:00pm Class dates: Friday March 22nd 5:00pm – 10:00pm Saturday March 23rd 9:00am – 5:00pm Sunday March 24th 9:00am – 5:00pm Prerequisite Swim Test: 300-yard swim, 2-minute tread, and 1 min 40-sec brick retrieval Cost: $75, students must take the prerequisite swim test before completing ...

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  • Intro to Mountain Biking (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Ocala National Forest offers a mountain biking trail that is different than any trail in Central Florida. With winding paths through forested areas, hills that provide beautiful views, and bluff drop-offs that add a fun element to the ride, the Santos bike trail is a good introduction for anyone looking to try mountain biking for the 1st time! How do ...

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  • Women Faculty Arboretum Farm-to-Table Cooking Class

    UCF Arboretum

    Join other women faculty at the UCF Arboretum for lunch and cooking class. We will harvest our greens together in the garden, then cook a delicious and healthy meal together. Eat what you cook and bring your leftovers home. You'll meet other women faculty and learn how to fit healthy foods into your busy lifestyle. When: Friday, March 1 Arboretum ...

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  • Catalina Island Backpacking

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Come with OA and explore Catalina Island in California. Here we will backpack through pristine maritime forests while exploring the history of the island. How do I sign up? For this trip specifically, students must interview with a trip leader before sigining up for a trip. Additionally, you will need to get a physical to make sure you are ready ...

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  • Lifeguard Certification Class (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    Registration Opens: Monday, February 11th in the RWC Administration Office. Registration Closes: March 8th at 5:00pm Class dates: Friday March 22nd 5:00pm – 10:00pm Saturday March 23rd 9:00am – 5:00pm Sunday March 24th 9:00am – 5:00pm Prerequisite Swim Test: 300-yard swim, 2-minute tread, and 1 min 40-sec brick retrieval Cost: $75, students must take the prerequisite swim test before completing ...

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  • Lifeguard Certification Class (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    Registration Opens: Monday, February 11th in the RWC Administration Office. Registration Closes: March 8th at 5:00pm Class dates: Friday March 22nd 5:00pm – 10:00pm Saturday March 23rd 9:00am – 5:00pm Sunday March 24th 9:00am – 5:00pm Prerequisite Swim Test: 300-yard swim, 2-minute tread, and 1 min 40-sec brick retrieval Cost: $75, students must take the prerequisite swim test before completing ...

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  • Lifeguard Certification Class (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    Registration Opens: Monday, February 11th in the RWC Administration Office. Registration Closes: March 8th at 5:00pm Class dates: Friday March 22nd 5:00pm – 10:00pm Saturday March 23rd 9:00am – 5:00pm Sunday March 24th 9:00am – 5:00pm Prerequisite Swim Test: 300-yard swim, 2-minute tread, and 1 min 40-sec brick retrieval Cost: $75, students must take the prerequisite swim test before completing ...

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  • Open Knight Climb (Recurring Event)

    Challenge Course

    Come out and traverse the high elements at the Challenge Course! This event is open to all current UCF students. Registration opens at 7:00 PM and closes at 9:00 PM and is only open to the first 120 students to arrive. What to wear/bring: Comfortable, athletic attire Close-toed, athletic shoes Water bottle Valild UCF Student ID Prohibited Items: Open toe, ...

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  • SCUBA Trip (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Immerse yourself in a SCUBA experience that guarantees calm waters, no fighting with currents, complete visibility, and beautiful marine life. Disney's DiveQuest is an opportunity for students who are SCUBA certified to explore the saltwater tanks of the Caribbean Coral Reef in Epcot and swim with over 6,000 sea creatures. How do I sign up? Registration is *only* in person ...

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  • Whitewater Rafting and Hiking (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Known as the longest urban whitewater rafting in the world, the Chattahoochee River in Columbus, GA is most often described to be as "Wild as Colorado and Warm as Costa Rica". This is a 2.5 mile, man-made run which offers the perfect combination of fun and adventure that is unlike anything else on the east coast! After a day of ...

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  • Learn to Surf (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Learn to surf at Ormond Beach, just north of Daytona Beach! OA will teach you the basics of surfing, no experience necessary! How do I sign up? Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center (on the bottom floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center) during the OAC's open hours. You must have ...

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  • Florida Trail Service Day (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Join our crew and volunteer with the Florida Trail Association. Our Volunteer Work Parties are a fun and unique way for you to connect with Florida’s wildlands and play a role in maintaining and constructing our scenic footpath. How do I sign up? Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center (on the ...

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  • Adaptive Surf Trip

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Get a chance to experience adaptive surfing! UCF encourages inclusion of all abilities, and this exciting trip gets you surfing the waves and having fun at the beach without experienced guides. OA will teach you the basics of surfing, no experience necessary! Learn more here: http://rwc.sdes.ucf.edu/programs/outdoor-adventure/trips

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  • Florida Keys Sea Kayaking

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    The Florida Keys is the location of our weekend sea kayaking trip. Here, students will have the opportunity to explore the west coast of Florida on a three-day trip and learn the basics of sea kayaking from our trip leaders. How do I sign up? Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center ...

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  • Hiking and Yoga

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Enjoy an exciting day with our Outdoor Adventure staff while participating in hiking and yoga! This is a relaxing trip that gets you moving and active in the great outdoors! How do I sign up? Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center (on the bottom floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center) ...

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  • Learn to Surf (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Learn to surf at Ormond Beach, just north of Daytona Beach! OA will teach you the basics of surfing, no experience necessary! How do I sign up? Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center (on the bottom floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center) during the OAC's open hours. You must have ...

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  • Learn to Surf (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Learn to surf at Ormond Beach, just north of Daytona Beach! OA will teach you the basics of surfing, no experience necessary! How do I sign up? Registration is *only* in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the Outdoor Adventure Center (on the bottom floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center) during the OAC's open hours. You must have ...

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