• Our programs are instructional, focusing on teaching technique and equipment to help enthusiasts of all skills levels be prepared to enjoy the outdoors.
& Equipment Provided
• Well qualified staff:
We keep our instructor to participant ratios low (1:2 or 1:3) so that we can keep safety and participant needs a priority. Many of our lead instructors have received training and certifications from highly recognized organizations in our field such as the American Mountain Guides Association for rock climbing and the American Canoe Association for paddling.
IM-Rec Sports Outdoor Recreation will continue our collaboration with on-Grounds student organizations to offer a series of outdoor trips and activities specifically designed for first-year students. To learn more about Outdoor Recreation programs, take a look at the current program schedule. Don't hesitate to e-mail or call us at 434.924.3791 for more information. Drop by the Outdoor Recreation Center at 119 Emmet Street, say hello, and check out our rental equipment and other resources.
Poplar Ridge is the experiential learning and training component of Outdoor Recreation. Poplar Ridge provides leadership, team building, and organizational development for a variety of groups using both low and/or high elements on our challenge course.