Outdoor Adventure Program

From ice fishing to rock climbing, Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) offers students of all ages and skill level trips and gear to explore the outdoors beyond campus. OAP trips are led by staff and students and costs are subsidized, with gear and travel included in trip costs.

Team sets up tent

Gear Rentals

OAP offers free gear rentals to current Regis students with a valid ID. Equipment may be rented for up to 2 business days. It is due back the 2nd business day after it is rented (i.e. if it is rented on Monday, it will be due back on Wednesday by the end of the day). Students renting gear for the weekend must come in on Thursday or Friday, with gear then due on Monday or Tuesday, respectively.

Equipment available for rent:

Backpacks Sleeping Pads
Bear Barrels Stand Up Paddleboards
Camping Chairs Tents
Camping Stoves Trekking Poles
Gaiters Water Dromedaries
Pack Covers Water Jugs
Sleeping Bags Yoga Mats

Rented gear must be returned during OAP shop hours only. Fees will be assessed for late returns, gear left outside the OAP shop when the shop is closed, damaged equipment or violations of the rental contract.

Students doing teamwork climbing activity

Trips and Activities

OAP sponsors half-day, full-day and overnight trips throughout the year ranging from camping, hiking, rock climbing, fly fishing, bouldering, showshoeing, ice skating and more.

Use the link below to check out upcoming activities through OAP.

Upcoming Trips and Activities



First Tracks Pre-Orientation Trip

Join us for First Tracks and get a taste of the outdoor recreation opportunities Colorado has to offer while getting to know other incoming students! Activities will include hiking, white water rafting and more! First Tracks is open to all incoming first-year and transfer students.

The Bike & Ski Shop


Bike Services
Free rentals up to 7 days, with the exception of if there are Bike Trips on scheduled weekends. All Bike Shop maintenance services are free including tune-ups. The only costs are if you need replacement parts for repair, we will let you know and provide an estimate of cost before placing an order.

Check our Upcoming Bike Trips and Activities for more information.

Ski & Snowboard Services
Starting in November, maintenance will be available for ski and snowboards. We provide waxing, p-texing, and edge sharpening. We also provide 2 ski shuttles per month to Epic and Ikon ski resorts during the winter months.

Check our Upcoming Ski Shuttle Trips and Activities for more information.


The Bike & Ski Shop Hours

M-F 10-12, and M-Th 3-6

Hours are subject to change and may vary during finals week, spring break and campus holidays. Email oap@regis.edu to confirm hours.

Contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at oap@regis.edu

Climbing Wall

Come and enjoy the climbing wall anytime the fitness center is open. Check out the Fitness Center for the most up-to-date hours of operation.

Climbing wall hosts 'Intro to Climbing Night' every second Friday of the month from 6-8pm. This is a great time to have instruction and learn how to climb. Climbing shoes are free for rental as well. We also host climbing competitions throughout the year with prizes. Check our Upcoming Trips and Activities for more information.

For more information on climbing competitions, classes and general climbing information, contact OAP at oap@regis.edu.

student climbing on indoor rock wall
aerial view of Northwest Denver campus
Outdoor Adventure Program

Location: Coors Life Directions Center 118D

May vary during campus holidays and finals
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
9 a.m – 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact: 303.964.6089 | oap@regis.edu