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The steam room is now projected to re-open sometime by January 19. 

1.20.18 to 1.23.18
Winter Interim Hours
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The RecWell hours of operation for January 20 - 23 are below.  All other facilities not listed are closed.
 
There are no group fitness classes scheduled from January 21 - 23.
 
Regular spring facility hours and programming resume on January 24.
 
Eppley Recreation Center
January 20, 8am - 8pm
January 21, 10am - 12am
January 22 - 23, 6am - 12am
 
The Natatorium closes 30 minutes prior to the building.
 
Ritchie Coliseum
January 20, 8am - 6pm
January 21, 10am - 12am
January 22 - 23, 6am - 12am
 
Reckord Armory
January 20 - 21, closed
January 22 - 23, 3:30pm - 9pm
 
SPH 0101
January 20 - 21, closed
January 22 - 23, 6am - 6:30pm*
 
*Faculty/staff only:  6am - 9am, 11:30am - 1pm, and 4:30pm - 6:30pm
 
1.26.18 to 1.28.18
Pool(s) closed for an event
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The pool closure schedule for the weekend of January 26 - 28 is as follows:
 
January 26
50M pool closed, 12pm - 10pm
Instructional Pool, Steam Room, and Sauna closed, 2pm - 10pm
 
January 27
ERC Natatorium* closed all day
 
January 28
ERC Natatorium* closed all day
 
For more details and the full spring semester pool closure schedule, please visit the Pool Closures webpage.
 
*all indoor pools and sauna/steam room
 
Eppley Recreation Center Toggle Accordion
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Thurs6am - 9pm
Friday6am - 9pm
Saturday8am - 8pm
Sunday10am - 8pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Thurs8am - 8pm
Friday8am - 8pm
Saturday8am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Badminton
Mon - ThursNot Available
FridayNot Available
Saturday7pm - 8pm
Sunday10am - 2pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - ThursTBD
FridayTBD
SaturdayTBD
SundayTBD
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs6am - 8:30pm
Friday6am - 8:30pm
Saturday8am - 7:30pm
Sunday10am - 7:30pm
Natatorium Dive Well
Mon - Thurs1pm - 3pm
Friday6pm - 8pm
Saturday12pm - 3pm
Sunday6pm - 7:30pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Thurs6am - 12am
Friday6am - 12am
Saturday8am - 10pm
Sunday10am - 12am
Member Services Desk
Mon - Thurs8am - 9pm
Friday8am - 9pm
Saturday8am - 9pm
Sunday10am - 9pm
Badminton
Mon - ThursNot Available
FridayNot Available
Saturday7pm - 10pm
Sunday10am - 2pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Thurs7:30am - 11pm
Friday7:30am - 9pm
Saturday11am - 9pm
Sunday12pm - 11pm
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs6am - 11:30pm
Friday6am - 11:30pm
Saturday8am - 9:30pm
Sunday10am - 11:30pm
Natatorium Dive Well
Mon - Thurs1pm - 3pm
Friday8pm - 10pm
Saturday12pm - 2pm
Sunday12pm - 3pm & 8pm - 10pm
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Fri6am - 10pm
Saturday8am - 9pm
Sunday10am - 9pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Fri8am - 8pm
Saturday8am - 8pm
Sunday10am - 8pm
Badminton
Mon - FriNot Available
Saturday7pm - 9pm
Sunday10am - 2pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Fri8am - 7pm
Saturday11am - 7pm
Sunday11am - 7pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Thurs6am - 12am
Friday6am - 12am
Saturday8am - 10pm
Sunday10am - 12am
Member Services Desk
Mon - Thurs8am - 9pm
Friday8am - 9pm
Saturday8am - 9pm
Sunday10am - 9pm
Badminton
Mon - ThursNot Available
FridayNot Available
Saturday7pm - 10pm
Sunday10am - 2pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Thurs7:30am - 11pm
Friday7:30am - 9pm
Saturday11am - 9pm
Sunday12pm - 11pm
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs6am - 11:30pm
Friday6am - 11:30pm
Saturday8am - 9:30pm
Sunday10am - 11:30pm
Natatorium Dive Well
Mon - Thurs1pm - 3pm
Friday8pm - 10pm
Saturday12pm - 3pm
Sunday8pm - 10pm
Natatorium Toggle Accordion
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs6am - 8:30pm
Friday6am - 8:30pm
Saturday8am - 7:30pm
Sunday10am - 7:30pm
Dive Well
Mon - Thurs1pm - 3pm
Friday6pm - 8pm
Saturday12pm - 3pm
Sunday6pm - 7:30pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs6am - 11:30pm
Friday6am - 11:30pm
Saturday8am - 9:30pm
Sunday10am - 11:30pm
Dive Well
Mon - Thurs1pm - 3pm
Friday8pm - 10pm
Saturday12pm - 2pm
Sunday12pm - 3pm & 8pm - 10pm
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Natatorium
Mon - Fri6am - 9:30pm
Saturday8am - 8:30pm
Sunday10am - 8:30pm
Dive Well
Mon - FriTBD
SaturdayTBD
SundayTBD
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs6am - 11:30pm
Friday6am - 11:30pm
Saturday8am - 9:30pm
Sunday10am - 11:30pm
Dive Well
Mon - Thurs1pm - 3pm
Friday8pm - 10pm
Saturday12pm - 3pm
Sunday8pm - 10pm
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Outdoor pool closed for the season.
Outdoor pool closed for the season.
Facility opens for the season on April 28.
Facility opens for the season on April 28.MON - FRI
SATURDAY
SUNDAY
Facility opens for the season on April 28.12pm - 7pm
12pm - 7pm
12pm - 7pm
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri6am - 9:30pm
Saturday8am - 8:30pm
Sunday10am - 8:30pm
Outdoor pool closed for the season.
Outdoor pool closed for the season.
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Climbing Wall closed for the season.
Climbing Wall closed for the season.
Climbing Wall opens for the season on March 26.
Climbing Wall opens for the season on March 26.MON - THURS
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
SUNDAY
Climbing Wall opens for the season on March 26.4pm - 8pm
Closed
Closed
4pm - 8pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Thurs5pm - 9pm
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Climbing Wall closed for the season.
Climbing Wall closed for the season.
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Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri6am - 8pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri6am - 12am
Saturday8am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 12am
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri6am - 8pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri6am - 12am
Saturday8am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 12am
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Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Fitness Center - SPH 0101
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
UMD Faculty/Staff Only
Mon - Fri6am - 8am
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri11:30am - 1pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri4:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday
Sunday
All RecWell Members
Mon - Fri8am - 11:30am
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri1pm - 4:30pm
Saturday
Sunday
Weight Room - SPH 0103
Mon - FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Fitness Center - SPH 0101
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
UMD Faculty/Staff Only
Mon - Fri6am - 8am
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri11:30am - 1pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri4:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday
Sunday
All RecWell Members
Mon - Fri8am - 11:30am
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri1pm - 4:30pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri6:30pm - 10pm
Saturday
Sunday
Weight Room - SPH 0103
Mon - Fri5:30pm - 10pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Fitness Center - SPH 0101
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
UMD Faculty/Staff Only
Mon - Fri6am - 9am
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri11:30am - 1pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri4:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday
Sunday
All RecWell Members
Mon - Fri1pm - 4:30pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri6:30pm - 8pm
Saturday
Sunday
Weight Room - SPH 0103
Mon - FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Fitness Center - SPH 0101
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
UMD Faculty/Staff Only
Mon - Fri6am - 8am
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri11:30am - 1pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri4:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday
Sunday
All RecWell Members
Mon - Fri8am - 11:30am
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri1pm - 4:30pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri6:30pm - 10pm
Saturday
Sunday
Weight Room - SPH 0103
Mon - Fri5:30pm - 10pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Walking
Monday11am - 4pm
Tuesday11am - 4pm
Wednesday11am - 4pm
Thursday11am - 4pm
Friday11am - 4pm
Saturday & SundayClosed
Basketball
MondayNot Available
TuesdayNot Available
WednesdayNot Available
ThursdayNot Available
FridayNot Available
Saturday & SundayClosed
Futsal
MondayNot Available
TuesdayNot Available
WednesdayNot Available
ThursdayNot Available
FridayNot Available
Saturday & SundayClosed
Please note: The Armory may be unavailable for walking at some times and on some days without notice pending other schedules.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Walking
Monday 12pm - 3pm
Tuesday 12pm - 3pm
Wednesday 12pm - 3pm
Thursday 12pm - 3pm
Friday 12pm - 3pm
Saturday & SundayClosed
Basketball
Monday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Wednesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Friday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Saturday & SundayClosed
Futsal
Monday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Wednesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Friday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Saturday & SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Walking
Monday12pm - 3pm
Tuesday12pm - 3pm
Wednesday 12pm - 3pm
Thursday 12pm - 3pm
Friday12pm - 3pm
Saturday & SundayClosed
Basketball
Monday3:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday3:30pm - 5:30pm
Wednesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Friday3:30pm - 5:30pm
Saturday & SundayClosed
Futsal
Monday3:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday3:30pm - 5:30pm
Wednesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Friday3:30pm - 5:30pm
Saturday & SundayClosed
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Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri12pm - 6pm
SaturdayClosed
Sunday2pm - 6pm (starting April 1)
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri2pm - 6pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri12pm - 6pm
SaturdayClosed
Sunday2pm - 6pm
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Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Rental Desk & Resource Room
Mon - ThursClosed
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Rental Desk & Resource Room (1/24 - 3/16)
Mon - Thurs4pm - 7pm
Friday12pm - 4pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Rental Desk & Resource Room (3/26 - 5/10)
Mon - Thurs4pm - 8pm
Friday12pm - 4pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Rental Desk & Resource Room
Mon - Thurs5pm - 9pm
Friday12pm - 4pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Rental Desk & Resource Room
Mon - Thurs4pm - 8pm
Friday12pm - 4pm
SaturdayClosed
Sunday4pm - 8pm

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.

Spring 2018 Clinics & Classes

Individual dates / times for spring 2018 clinics and classes are listed below. Registration will open on January 24, 2018.

Clinic Offerings

Campfire Building Clinic Toggle Accordion

There are few things more rewarding than gathering around a campfire after a long day of adventuring outside. Yet, campfires can often be difficult to start and potentially dangerous if you don't know what you're doing.  Come learn the art and science of building campfires from Adventure Program Trip Leaders and celebrate your new found knowledge with s'mores. 



Days & Time: Monday, April 30th, 2018 from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: RecWell Adventure Program

Cost: $5.00

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 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: RecWell Climbing Wall

Cost: Free

Max class size: 3 participants

Intro to Backcountry Cooking Clinic 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: Monday April 23rd from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Adventure Program

Cost: $10

Max class size: 10

Intro to Backpacking Clinic Toggle Accordion

This two-part clinic is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to plan their own backpacking adventure. Topics covered over the two weeks of the course include: gear selection and sizing, route planning, safety precautions and considerations, and Leave No Trace principles. Commitment to attend both sessions is required. Upon successful completion of the class, participants will receive a custom printed Adventure Program Nalgene.

 

Days & Time: Session 1: Mondays April 9th and 16th from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

Location: Adventure Program Classroom, Eppley Recreation Center

Cost: $15

Max class size: 10

Intro to Bicycle Maintenance Clinic 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: Session 1: Tuesdays 02/06/18 - 02/27/18 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

                    Session 2: Tuesdays 04/03/18 - 04/24/18 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: RecWell Bike Shop (Cole 0249)

Cost: $15

Max class size: 6 participants

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: Session 1: Wednesdays April 4th and 11th from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Eppley Recreation Center natatorium

Cost: $10

Max class size: 6

Learn to Ride Clinic Toggle Accordion

This three-hour clinic (4 PM – 7 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: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Meet at the RecWell Bike Shop

Cost: $10

Max class size: 10 participants

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: Wednesday March 28th and Wednesday April 25th from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Eppley Recreation Center natatorium

Cost: Free

Safe Cycling Clinic Toggle Accordion

Come learn the recommended techniques for riding your bicycle in a variety of areas and conditions. This clinic will cover trail riding, riding in traffic, and riding in a group with other cyclists. Bring your own bike or borrow one from the RecWell Bike Shop. All participants will receive a free pair of blinky bike lights for participating in this clinic. Helmets required. 



Days & Time: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Meet at the RecWell Bike Shop

Cost: $5

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)

Ski Shuttle

Catch a ride to the ski slopes with the Adventure Program! We’ll be providing a shuttle to nearby ski resorts for College Day on Wednesdays. The ski shuttle will rotate between Whitetail Resort and Liberty Mountain Resort. The cost of the shuttle is $10 and does not include ski/snowboard rentals or lift tickets. The College Day special is $36-38 for a 4 hour flex lift ticket; ski/snowboard rentals are an additional $5 if needed. Pre-registration is required. Don’t forget to bring your college ID! 
 
Registration opens on January 24th. Register here.

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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