Outdoor Recreation

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Building friendships, overcoming challenges, traveling to beautiful destinations, accomplishing goals, and obtaining new skills and knowledge is what the Outdoor Recreation Program is all about.  We offer a variety of low-cost opportunities to experience and learn about enjoyable lifelong outdoor activities. 

Outdoor Rec Office Hours
Weekdays 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday * 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM *

The Outdoor Recreation Program is located in the lower level of State Gym.  
Phone: 294-8200

The Bouldering Wall at State Gym is open during regular facility hours.

The Lied Rec bouldering wall is being reconstructed and will re-open in October. Stay tuned for grand opening details.

State Gym Climbing Wall Hours
Monday - Thursday 4:30pm - 10:30pm
Friday 4:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm - 5:00pm


Bike Maintenance Hours
Monday 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 11:00am - 2:00pm

* Sunday hours for equipment check-in and Trip and Workshop registration only. Closed University Holidays and Selected Student Vacation Periods.


Bike Repair Program







  • You must present a valid ISUCard and have a current pass (Student Pass, Rec Pass or NES Pass) to receive the Pass Holder (lower) rates.
  • NOTE: Month and Week and Day Pass holders must pay the Non-Pass holder (higher) rate for Outdoor Recreation equipment rental, trips and workshops.
  • Payment is due at the time of reservation.

Student Employment Information
Employee Application
Employee References

Receive Outdoor Recreation updates via e-mail
Outdoor Recreation Services Contact:

Jerry Rupert
0180 State Gym

Nathan Rector
0180 State Gym