Adventure Trips

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Outdoor Adventure Center Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & 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 Mike Wilson.


OAC Video Transcript (pdf)

Outdoor Adventure Trips

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Hiking Trip 2/1/2020 $15 Pilot Knoll Trail
Paintball Trip 2/15/2020 $40 DFW Adventure Park
Zipline Trip – DALLAS CAMPUS ONLY 2/29/2020 FREE Trinity Forest Adventure Park
Spring Break Hiking Trip 3/10/2020 $15 Lake Texoma
Horseback Riding Trip 3/28/2020 $50 Southlake
Kayaking Trip 4/4/2020 $20 Elm Fork
Lake Day Trip 4/25/2020 $15 Lake Texoma
Faculty& Staff Yosemite National Park Trip 5/13 - 5/16/2020 $750 Yosemite NP, CA

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

Spring 2020 OAC Trips

Hiking Trip

  • Date: 2/1/2020
  • Time: 8am-4pm
  • Price: $15
  • This will be a fun day trip, started by a nice easy 3-8 mile hike through Pilot Knoll Trail. Enjoy the late winter scenery of Texas and relax on this hike.

Paintball Trip

  • Date: 2/15/2020
  • Time: 12pm-5pm
  • Price: $40
  • Come with us to DFW Adventure Park in Roanoke, Texas. We will be playing paintball and having a great time.


  • Date: 2/29/2020
  • Time: 9am-4pm
  • Price: FREE
  • Come with us to Trinity Forest Adventure Park. We will going on a zipline course through the park. This trip is only open to students from the Dallas Campus.

Spring Break Hiking Trip

  • Date: 3/10/2020
  • Time: 9pm-5pm
  • Price: $15
  • Come spend part of your Spring Break with us as we travel to Juniper Point Trail in Sherwood Shores, Texas near Lake Texoma. We will hike between 3-8 miles and enjoy the spring scenery while we explore the countryside.

Horseback Riding Trip

  • Date: 3/28/2020
  • Time: 8am-5pm
  • Price: $50
  • Come with us to Marshall Creek Ranch and go on a relaxing trail ride with your new favorite best friend. We will go on a ride and enjoy the wonderful Texas spring weather.

Kayaking Trip  

  • Date: 4/4/2020
  • Time: 8am-6pm
  • Price: $20
  • If you have never been kayaking before this is a great beginner trip for you! We will spend the morning kayaking down the calm Elm Fork River. Here you will learn navigation as well as basic strokes for kayaking. No prior experience necessary! 

Lake Day

  • Date: 4/25/2020
  • Time: 8am-5pm
  • Price: $15
  • Join OAC for a nice day out at Lake Ray Roberts. You can relax, kayak, play some sand volleyball, and more!

Faculty & Staff Yosemite National Park Trip

  • Date: 5/13 – 5/16/2020
  • Price: $750
  • Join Outdoor Adventure on our first-ever Faculty & Staff overnight trip! We will spend 3 days, May 13 – 16, in and around Yosemite National Park in California. We will explore the major sites in Yosemite and have plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying the park.
  • Trip cost includes airfare, transportation, lodging, excursions, and park entrance. A deposit of $150 is due by March 2, 2020. This trip is open to TWU Faculty, Staff, and 1 guest per registered faculty or staff member.
  • Sign up at the Fit & Rec front desk.

Outdoor Adventure Clinics

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ClinicDate of ClinicEvent Cost
Kayaking Clinic 3/25/2020 FREE
Stand-up Paddleboard Clinic 4/15/2020 FREE

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

Spring 2020 OAC Clinics

Beginner Kayaking

  • Dates: 3/25/2020
  • Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
  • Where: Pioneer Hall
  • Cost: Free
  • If you have never been kayaking or canoeing and would like to sign up for one of our paddling trips, this reoccurring clinic will help you to be more comfortable in the water and learn beforehand what if feels like kayak and canoe!

Beginner Stand-up Paddleboard

  • Dates: 4/15/2020
  • Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
  • Where: Pioneer Hall
  • Cost: Free
  • If you have never been Stand-up Paddleboarding and have always been interested this free clinic is for you! Come try out a SUP and paddle around on the safe and calm waters of the Pioneer Hall indoor pool.

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