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Steam Room Closed for Repair Toggle Accordion

The steam room in the ERC natatorium is currently closed for repair.

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The outdoor pool will close for the season on October 8, 2017.

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Clinics & Classes

Learn skills to adventure on your own

The Adventure Program hosts a number of clinics and classes each semester to help Terps  learn technical skills and build confidence for adventuring in the outdoors.

Learn how to cook over a campfire, belay at the climbing wall, take care of your bike, roll a kayak, and more. Expand your opportunities for being active in the outdoors and enhance your intellectual wellness by taking the initiative to learn new skills.

Clinics are open to all UMD students, faculty, and staff. Pre-registration with UID is required. Classes for academic credit are open to current UMD undergraduate students.

Clinic Offerings

Climb Safe Clinic Toggle Accordion

Interested in learning how to belay at the Climbing Wall?  This 2-hour program teaches the knots, equipment, and belay technique necessary to pass a belay test with the program.  After completing the clinic, come to the wall during open hours to demonstrate the skills required for belay certification in order to receive certification. Once certified, you’ll be able to belay participants at the Climbing Wall.  
 
Days & Time: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6-8pm
Location: RecWell Climbing Wall
Cost: Free
Max class size: 3 participants

Intro to Bicycle Maintenance Toggle Accordion

This four-session class provides an introduction to the basics of bicycle maintenance and repair. Topics covered include flat tire repair, brake adjustment, brake pad replacement, drive-train maintenance and repair, and an introduction to hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets. Upon successful completion of the class, participants will receive a bike multi-tool and a set of tire levers. 
 
Days & Time: Tuesdays from 6-8pm
Location: RecWell Bike Shop (Cole 0249)
Cost: $15
Max class size: 6 participants

Learn to Ride Toggle Accordion

This three-hour clinic (10 AM – 1 PM) is for individuals who have never ridden a bike before and are looking to start. Certified instructors take students through a progressive curriculum with the goal of riding with two pedals by the end of the clinic. Our technique is intuitive and has a very high success rate. Bike and helmet rental are provided. 
 
Days & Time: Multiple days, 10am-1pm
Location: Meet at the RecWell Bike Shop
Cost: $10
Max class size: 10 participants

Intro to Backpacking Toggle Accordion

This three-part clinic is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to plan their own backpacking adventure. Topics covered over the three weeks of the course include: gear selection and sizing, route planning, safety precautions and considerations, and Leave No Trace principles. Commitment to attend all three sessions is required. Upon successful completion of the class, participants will receive a custom printed Adventure Program Nalgene.
 
Days & Time: Mondays from 8-10pm for 3 weeks
Location: Adventure Program Classroom, Eppley Recreation Center
Cost: $15
Max class size: 10

Intro to Backcountry Cooking Toggle Accordion

This clinic is designed to give participants an introduction to the art of cooking in the outdoors. Participants prepare and get to enjoy tasting a variety of classic backcountry meals using both a camping stove and a campfire. 
 
Days & Time: Select Mondays from 6-8pm
Location: Adventure Program
Cost: $10
Max class size: 10

Kayak Roll Clinic Toggle Accordion

This two-session clinic will teach you the basics of kayak rolling. We will start with a general introduction to the sport of whitewater kayaking and will go over some basic paddling strokes. Most of our time will be spent learning how to roll a kayak. No experience is necessary.  Bring your swimsuit and a towel. Commitment to attend both sessions is required. 
 
Days & Time: Select Wednesdays, 8-10 PM
Location: Eppley Recreation Center natatorium
Cost: $10
Max class size: 6

Paddle in the Pool Toggle Accordion

Come practice your roll or other paddling skills in our open Paddle in the Pool sessions. Experienced Trip Leaders will be on hand to give you some pointers (only if you want!). Instruction is not guaranteed; if you want guaranteed instruction, check our Kayak Roll Clinic.  Bring your own gear or borrow some of ours. If you bring your own boat, you must ensure it has been cleaned.  

Days & Time: Select Thursdays, 8-10pm
Location: Eppley Recreation Center natatorium
Cost: Free

Wilderness First Responder   Toggle Accordion

This 7-day course through Wilderness Medical Associates is hosted by the Adventure Program at the beginning of every summer.  It is the definitive wilderness course in medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders. 
 
This course is open to the public. 
 
Dates: Sunday, May 27th - Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
Class time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM daily
Registration fee: $675 (Includes course fee and parking on campus. Meals and lodging are not included)

HESI318T: Foundations & Applications of Adventure Leadership Instruction

HESI318T is a 3-credit academic course for students interested in becoming trip leaders with the Adventure Program. The course teaches students how to lead groups in the outdoor setting and includes wilderness ethics, leadership, risk management, group management, and technical outdoor skills. The course is offered during the fall semester and meets Wednesdays from 6-9 PM with four additional weekend field sessions.  Interested individuals should contact Amanda Even at ameven@umd.edu to set up an interview.  The course is limited to eight students.  

HESI 318R Applied Contextual Leadership: Challenge Course Facilitation

HESI 318R is a 3-credit academic course for students interested in becoming challenge course facilitators within the RecWell Adventure Program. The course teaches students the technical skills and facilitation skills required to lead challenge course programs with focuses on group management, facilitation, leading activities, risk management, technical rope systems, and equipment use. This course meets on Wednesday nights from 6-9pm and will next be offered in the Spring of 2018. Interested individuals should complete the application form. For questions, contact Michael Phaneuf at mphaneuf@umd.edu. This course is limited to 12 people.

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