Adventure Trips


Monday-Friday 3:00pm-8:00pm

How to Register

All registration for Outdoor Adventure trips and clinics takes place at Fitness and Recreation front desk. Trips and clinics are only open to TWU students. For more info contact Michelle Pagano at

Special Registration

Dallas Hiking Registration: takes place at the front desk of the Dallas Campus Student Life Office or email Michelle Pagano at

Houston Biking and Boat Tour Registration: takes place at the front desk of the Houston Campus Student Life Office or email Deb Unruh at

Frontiers Program Horseback Riding Registration: Email Sarah Matteson at

Outdoor Adventure Trips

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Trip/EventDate of Trip/EventCost
Photo Hike Trip February 23rd $20
Hiking Trip March 3rd $15
Biking Trip (Houston Campus) March 24th Free (Houston students only)
Ziplining Trip March 24th $80
Horseback Riding Trip March 31st $40
Backpacking April 6th-8th $50
Kayaking Trip April 14th $30
Kayaking Trip (Dallas Campus) April 14th Free (Dallas students only)
White Water Rafting Trip April 21st $60
Boat Tour (Houston Campus) April 28th   Free (Houston students only)

Note: Only TWU students can register for Outdoor Adventure trips.

Outdoor Adventure Clinics

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ClinicDate of ClinicTime
North Texas Bucket List January 24th 6pm-7pm
Beginner Kayaking Jan. 31st, Feb. 28th, Apr. 28th 6pm-7pm
Beginner Biking Feb 21st, Mar 21st, Apr 18th 5pm-7pm
Stargazing February 27th 8pm-9pm
Geocaching March 20th 5pm-7pm
Gardening April 22nd 5pm-6pm

Note: All Outdoor Adventure clinics are free. Sign up is required at the Fit & Rec front desk.

Outdoor Adventure Events

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ClinicDate of EventTime
Coffee with Trip Leaders January 16th & January 17th

January 16th:  9am-11am
January 17th: 7:30am-9:30am

Weekly Bike Rides Every Tuesday 5pm-7pm
Backpackers Checklist January 30th 4pm-6pm
Outdoor Movie Nights February 6th, March 6th, April 24th Starts at 8pm
Earth Day Picnic April 22nd Starts at 5pm

Note: All Outdoor Adventure clinics are free. No sign-up is necessary. All events take place outside of the Outdoor Adventure Center on the north end of Fit & Rec facing the dorms.

Outdoor Adventure Event Details

Coffee with Trip Leaders Event

No registration is necessary for this event! Meet us outside of the Fitness and Recreation Center to have coffee with our trip leaders before class! Here you will have the chance learn about our OAC trips, events, and clinics, as well as the chance to register for them!

Weekly Bike Rides

Meet at the Outdoor Adventure Center every Tuesday January 23rd-April 17th for a group bike ride around the city of Denton. Each week’s route is different, so bring your own bike or we have 8 bikes that are first come first serve!

Backpackers Checklist Event

If you’re new to campus, or even if you’re a returning student, the Backpackers Checklist is a fun way to meet new people and learn about all of the exciting activities the Fit & Rec has planned for the semester!

Outdoor Movie Nights Event

Meet outside of the Outdoor Adventure Center once a month on February 6th, March 6th, and April 24th to watch films that tell stories of the different history and culture related to the outdoors around the world.

Earth Day Picnic

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than with a picnic?! Join the Outdoor Adventure Center in picnicking and other activities to share your Earth appreciation, and play a part in a planned day of environmental action.