Contact Us

Office Hours

Program Office
Monday - Friday: 
8 am - 5 pm

Rental Center
10 am - 4:30 pm

Climbing Center
12 pm - 9 pm
9 am - 8 pm
2 - 8 pm

Outdoor Program

Campus Recreation - Outdoor Program
University of Idaho
1000 Paradise Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844-1230 
Phone: (208) 885-6810 
Fax: (208) 885-2340

Shipping Address:
Outdoor Program 
875 Perimeter Dr MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Climbing Center

Campus Recreation - Climbing Center
University of Idaho
PO Box 441230
875 Perimeter Dr MS 1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230
Phone: (208) 885-6810
Email: Elise Clausen 

 12 pm - 9 pm
Saturday: 9 pm - 2 pm (open youth)
Sunday: 2 pm - 8 pm

Rental Center

Campus Recreation - Rental Center
University of Idaho
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844-1230 
Phone: 885-6170
Email: Steve Mims

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Postal Address

Campus Recreation - Outdoor Program
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Kayak pool session at the University of Idaho swim center


Open Pool Session
UI Swim Center
Open pool sessions are a chance for kayakers of all experience levels to work on skills in the safety of the pool. If you're a beginner this is a great way to get comfortable in a boat and work on basic strokes. For intermediate or advanced paddlers the pool is a great place to master your roll, play with different types of boats, and strengthen core muscles for next season.

Cost: $5 includes equipment and instruction.
Sessions: September 2, 92 23, 30 & October 7 from 7 - 10pm 

Whitewater Rafting Trip - this is an Iconic Idaho Experience
Salmon River, Idaho
Come enjoy a whitewater rafting trip on the Salmon River.
Cost: $75 includes transportation, equipment and leadership. 
Trip: September 12  Pre-Trip: September 9 at 5pm

Whitewater Kayak Clinic
UI Swim Center
This clinic will teach you the basic paddling strokes, braces, Eskimo roll and boat fitting
Cost: $40 includes equipment and instruction. 
Clinic: September 16, 7 - 10pm

Whitewater Kayak Instructional Course
Clearwater River, Idaho
This course includes two pool sessions with instruction and a day on the river learning the basics of whitewater kayaking. This course will teach you the basic paddling strokes, braces, Eskimo roll and boat fitting
Cost: $85 includes transportation, equipment and instruction.  $50 with own equipment.
Pool Sessions: September 16 & 30
Trip: October 10  Pre-Trip: October 8 a 5pm

Kayak Touring Clinic
Snake River, Washington
This clinic is ideal for those seeking an introduction to sea kayaking.  You will learn the basics of efficient paddling techniques, equipment, recoveries and safety.
Cost: $40 includes transportation, equipment and instruction. 
Clinic: September 26  Pre-Trip:  September 25 at 5pm

Oregon Coast Surfing

Cannon Beach, Oregon
Enjoy the beauty of the Oregon Coast with this 3 day surfing trip.
Cost: $85 includes transportation, group equipment and instruction. 
Trip: October 2  Pre-Trip: September 30 at 5pm

How to Participate:

Sign up for trips and clinics begin the first day of classes at the Outdoor Program Office in the Student Recreation Center. Fees are due at sign-up and are non-refundable. Pre-trip meetings are held at the SRC.

The University of Idaho Outdoor Program is a nonprofit service organization providing the university community with education and resources for wilderness based, human-powered, environmentally sound activities. We promote teamwork, leadership and growth through outdoor adventure experiences.