Guided trips are offered throughout the semester. Most trips are geared towards entry-level activities and aim to teach participants baseline knowledge of the activity. Gear, guides, and a ride are included.

Spring 2021 Trips/Clinics Schedule of Events

Oak Mountain Day Hike | February 6 | $20

Intro to Canoeing – Lake Nichol | February 20 | $40

Rock Climbing – Sand Rock | February 27 | $40

Day Hike – Lake Lurleen | March 6 | $20

Overnight Canoe Trip – Sipsey River | March 12 | $99

Intro to Caving – Tumbling Rock | March 27 | $70

Day Hike – Oak Mountain | April 3 | $20

Swim with Manatees – Crystal River, Florida | April 9 | $295

Rock Climbing – Moss Rock | April 10 | $40

Intro to Canoe – Lake Nichol | April 19 | $40

5-Day Canoe Expedition – Buffalo River Arkansas | May 3 | $295

Sign up for any of our trips at the UREC Shop.

*Student pricing listed. Nonstudent members may register for trips for an additional fee.

The upcoming trip schedule is “tentative” and is subject to change for any reason.  Trips are also subject to being canceled due to low participant turnout.  The deadline to signup for a trip is typically the Wednesday before the weekend of the event.  Call the Outdoor Recreation office at 205-348-7045 for questions about the kayak sessions.

Reserving Your Spot

Your spot is not reserved on any trip until you have:

  • Paid the trip fee/deposit
  • Completed the University Recreation Release of liability/medical form

Pre-Trip Meetings

Pre-trip meetings and preparation are mandatory for all participants. If you cannot attend during the scheduled time, it is your responsibility to reschedule with your trip leader(s). You may be prevented from going on a trip due to non-participation in pre-trip meetings and preparations.

Deposits

Deposits toward any/all trips or courses are non-refundable. Deposits are non-refundable because planning requires reservations and preparations for a set number of participants, and if that number changes it increases expenses for the remaining participants.

Cancellation Procedures 

Unforeseen Circumstances: Due to the unpredictability of nature and other unforeseeable circumstances, trip locations, times, dates, and the method of travel are subject to change with or without notification.

  • UA Outdoor Recreation reserves the right to cancel a program due to inclement weather, natural disasters, or extenuating circumstances. In the event a program must be canceled, a full refund will be provided.
  • Participant cancellations/registration withdrawal ten (10) business days prior to an event or trip will result in a 90% refund or credit. However, a 10% administrative fee will be charged. Refunds for cash and check transactions will be in the form of a check issued by the UA Accounts Payable Department (this may take several weeks to process). Credit/Debit transactions will be refunded to the original purchasing credit/debit account.
  • Participant cancellations/registration withdrawal on a trip or course with less than ten business days notice will result in no refund.

Additional Information

For more information about any of the trips, please contact the Outdoor Recreation office at 205-348-7045 or email at outdoor.recreation@ua.edu