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SPH 0101 will be closed 07/16-07/30 for SPH renovations. During this time Limited Access Members may use the Eppley Recreation Center.

Normal SPH 0101 hours will resume on 07/31/18.

7.19.18 to 7.22.18
ERC Natatorium closed for PVS Age Group Jr/Sr Long Course Championships
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Pool(s) closed for an event PVS Age Group Jr/Sr Long Course Championship 7.19.18 - 7.22.18

The pool closure schedule for July 19th - July 22nd is as follows:

July 19 - July 20

ERC Natorium* closed all day

July 21

50M pool closed all day

Instructional Pool, Steam Room, Sauna closed, 12pm - 10pm

July 22

ERC Natatorium* closed all day

View a full list of upcoming pool closures.

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Adventure Trips

Get out of College Park and explore the outdoors

Trips hosted by the Adventure Program are a great opportunity to learn new outdoor skills, travel, and meet new people. UMD students, faculty, staff, and RecWell members are able to participate in adventure trips, and each UMD affiliate is able to bring one non-UMD guest.

Unless otherwise stated, all trips are designed as introductory experiences and no previous experience is required. Trained trip leaders will teach you the basics of what you need to know in order to recreate in the outdoors.

If you are in need of financial assistance in order to participate on an adventure trip, you can apply for funding from the Adventure Program Access and Enrichment Fund. The fund was created to cover full or partial adventure trip registrations for students who need financial assistance. Our hope is to provide more Terps with the opportunity to get outside and experience the wellness benefits of physical activity and spending time in nature.

Get outside with us!

Contact: Amanda Preperato, Assistant Director, aprep@umd.edu301-226-3078

Summer 2018 Adventure Trips

Registration for summer adventure trips will open at midnight on May 29.

Climb Great Falls | June 9 Toggle Accordion

Location: Great Falls Park - McLean, VA
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, June 7, 7:30-8:30 PM
Cost: $25
 
Join us on the Virginia side of the Potomac River as we scale the rock cliffs above the river. Adventure Program trip leaders will accommodate your skill level whether this is your first time climbing or you are a regular at our climbing wall. Spend the day pushing your limits on the rock and be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Potomac River rushing by. 
 
Amenities: Indoor restroom facilities available
Travel Time: Approximately 45 minutes one way

Canoe & Camp the Shenandoah River | June 9-10 Toggle Accordion

Location: Shenandoah River State Park - Bentonville, VA
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, June 7, 7:30-9:00 PM
Cost: $55
 
Spend the weekend canoeing a section of the beautiful South Fork of the Shenandoah River while enjoying the scenery and splashing through rapids and ripples.  After a day of paddling, you’ll make camp on the banks of the river in George Washington National Forest where you’ll enjoy a backcountry dinner and be in awe of the star filled sky.
 
Amenities: Indoor restroom facilities available at end of trip
Travel Time: Approximately 2 hours one way

Hike Historic Harpers Ferry | June 30 Toggle Accordion

Location:  Harpers Ferry, WV
Pre-Trip Meeting:  Thursday, June 28, 7:30-8:30 PM
Cost:  $25
 
Harpers Ferry is a historic and beautiful town located at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. On this day hike, you will enjoy the natural scenery as well as learn about all of the historical events and people that made Harpers Ferry such an American landmark. 
 
Amenities: Indoor restrooms available at beginning and end of hike
Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes one way

Kayak & Camp Janes Island State Park | June 30-July 1 Toggle Accordion

Location:  Janes Island State Park – Crisfield, MD
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, June 28, 7:30-9:30 PM
Cost: $60
 
Enjoy a weekend on the Eastern Shore at Janes Island State Park. Janes Island offers a tranquil setting to explore the wildlife of the Chesapeake Bay including birds, fish, crabs, and other saltmarsh dwellers. The park has over 30 miles of water trails for us to explore by kayak as well as pristine beaches and saltwater marshes. Once at camp, we’ll relax during dinner and enjoy the comforts of a campfire.
 
Amenities: Indoor restroom and shower facilities available in campground
Travel Time: Approximately 3 hours one way

Kayak the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay | July 8 Toggle Accordion

Location: Nanjemoy, MD 
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, July 5, 7:30-9:00 PM
Cost: $25
 
Spend a summer day exploring the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay!  You’ll paddle the beneath the cliffs along the Potomac River and explore the ancient relics of the largest shipwreck fleet in the Western Hemisphere. 
 
Amenities: Portable toilets available at boat ramp
Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes one way

Intro to Mountain Biking | July 14 Toggle Accordion

Location: Rosaryville State Park - Upper Marlboro, MD 
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, July 12, 7:30-9:30 PM
Cost: $25
 
Have you always wanted to try your hand at mountain biking but don’t know where or how to start? If so, this trip is for you! Our Intro to mountain biking trip is designed to give first-time mountain bikers the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently ride beginner level mountain bike trails. We will start the day with a lesson on mountain biking basics before heading out on the beginner's loop at Rosaryville State Park. Over the course of this 8-mile ride, you will have the opportunity to put your newly learned skills into practice! Bike and helmet rental are included in the price of the trip.
 
Amenities:  Park has a public restroom and drinking fountain near the parking lot
Travel Time:  Approximately 45 minutes one way

Cave Whitings Neck | July 21 Toggle Accordion

Location: Sheperdstown, WV
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, July 19, 7:30-8:30 PM
Cost: $30
 
Escape the summer heat and head underground to experience Mother Nature’s natural cooling system! You’ll explore the unique features and formations that Whitings Neck Cave has to offer.  Crawl through the “Birth Canal” and get turned around in the “Milkshake Room.” No previous caving experience is necessary, just an adventuresome spirit and a willingness to get muddy!
 
Amenities: Portable toilets available at parking location
Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes away

Stand Up Paddleboard Gunpowder Falls State Park | July 22 Toggle Accordion

Location: Gunpowder Falls State Park - Chase, MD
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, July 19, 7:30-8:30 PM
Cost: $25
 
Join us for a relaxing day on the water at Gunpowder Falls State Park, which is one of the largest state parks in Maryland! Enjoy the summer sunshine as we explore Dundee Creek by stand up paddle board. 
 
Amenities: Restrooms available at the marina
Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes one way

Intro to Whitewater Kayaking | August 4 Toggle Accordion

Location: Potomac, MD
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, August 2, 6:30-8:30 PM
Cost: $20
 
Join the Adventure Program for an adventurous day on the water! This is an introductory trip so no previous whitewater experience is necessary. You’ll start off learning the basics in the pool at the pre-trip meeting and trained trip leaders will have you running some class II rapids on the Potomac by the end of the trip. Expect to get your adrenaline pumping, learn paddling skills, and meet some new people!
 
Amenities: Indoor restroom facilities at beginning of trip
Drive Time: Approximately 45 minutes one way

Old Rag Sunrise Hike | August 11-12 Toggle Accordion

Location: Shenandoah National Park, VA
Pre-Trip Meeting:  Thursday, August 9, 7:30-9:00 PM
Cost: $65
 
Don’t miss out on this Adventure Program classic! You will scale Old Rag Mountain in the dark hours of the early morning while the rest of the world is still asleep. After some hiking and rock scrambling under a starry sky, you’ll be rewarded with a memorable sunrise on the summit of Old Rag and one of the East Coast’s most incredible panoramic views.
 
Amenities: Portable toilets available at beginning and end of trip
Travel Time: Approximately 2 hours, 15 minutes away

Pre-trip meetings are mandatory in order to participate on adventure trips. Unless otherwise stated, pre-trip meetings occur on Tuesdays at 8 PM in the Adventure Program. 

 

During the pre-trip meeting, you will meet other people going on the trip, review important trip logistics and safety information, practice important outdoor skills, and check out any equipment necessary for your adventure.



Print out and complete the pre-trip registration packet and bring it to your pre-trip meeting.

If University Recreation & Wellness (RecWell) cancels the trip due to weather, lack of participants, or other circumstances, the participant will receive a full refund. 

 

For a one or two day trip: if the participant cancels their registration eight business days (defined as Monday - Friday when classes are in session) or more prior to the first day of the trip, a refund will be given, less a $10.00 processing fee. Cancellations made within 7 business days prior to the first day of the trip will result in no refund. If you or the Adventure Program are able to find another individual to take your place on the trip two business days or more in advance of the trip, a refund will be given less a $10.00 processing fee. 

 

For extended trips of 3 days length or longer: if the participant cancels their registration 13 business days or more prior to the first day of the trip a refund will be given, less a $10.00 processing fee. Cancellations made within 12 business days prior to the first day of the trip will result in no refund. If you or the Adventure Program are able to find another individual to take your place on the trip five business days or more in advance of the trip, a refund will be given less a $10.00 processing fee.

 

All cancellations and refunds must be submitted through the RecWell Adventure Program Trip Cancellation & Refund Request Form. The timestamp generated from the completion of this form will act as the official time of your cancellation / refund request.



Cancellation/Refund Form 

The RecWell Adventure Program values inclusion and is committed to making programs accessible to as many individuals as possible. Adventure Program professional staff have designed these essential eligibility criteria based on industry best practices, benchmarking with other organizations, available equipment, and level of staff training within the RecWell Adventure Program.



Individual adventure trips can vary based on the specific activity and location.  Trip descriptions may contain additional or more specific requirements. If you have questions or concerns about meeting certain criteria, please contact Amanda Preperato at aprep@umd.edu or at 301-226-3078 to determine if it is possible to make programmatic or equipment accommodations to meet your needs. 



The Adventure Program has adaptive kayaking, climbing, and biking equipment that may be used to assist individuals. Adventure Program staff are committed to assisting participants with accommodations unless it alters the fundamental nature or safety of the experience.

Custom Adventure Trips

Are you interested in organizing an adventure trip for your group? If so, the Adventure Program can create and lead a custom trip just for you and your group! We create custom trips for groups of friends as well as for organized groups like student organizations and academic units. Here's what you need to do if you are interested:

1. Gather a minimum of 6 people who want to participate 

2. Determine your prefered trip dates

3. Determine your trip activity and location (we can customize any of our open enrollment trip offerings)

4. Agree upon your desired trip outcomes (recreation, bonding, improving communication, improving leadership skills, etc.)

5. Complete the custom trip request form at least two weeks before your desired trip



After completing the custom trip request form, a staff member will follow up with you within 48 hours to discuss your trip and provide you with an estimated cost. If you have questions regarding custom trips, please contact Amanda Preperato at aprep@umd.edu or at 301-226-3078.

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