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Winter 2015 Guide

Outdoor Centre Winter 2015 Program Guide is available online!

New programs this season: Outdoor Leadership Certifications, Winter FAT Biking, Canyon Hiking, Love to Loppet XC Skiing, Skate Skiing + more.  Exclusive to this issue: Close-up of our unique climbing wall that was built specifically to learn and practice outdoor climbing and mountaineering skills.

Browse the guide or download a pdf.



Many customers want to share their stories about their experiences on one of our programs/trips—and we want to hear them! Submit a photo (or two) with a blurb about your adventure to There’s a good chance that your story will end up in one of our upcoming program guides (only with your permission, of course)!  If your story gets published, then you’ll be instantly famous (and you’ll receive a free rentals gift certificate to boot).


Wristband draw winners!

Each month Active Living and the Outdoor Centre hold a draw from the recyclable wristbands deposited in our drop boxes around the building.

The latest winner:

Cayley Orton: 1 Adult Squash or Racquetball Private Lesson

See all the winners here.

Thank you for continuing to use the drop boxes.

Outdoor Centre

What is the University of Calgary Outdoor Centre?

We are the largest centre of its kind in North America. Open to everyone, this year we’ll probably process about 22,000 rental orders and help over 10,000 clients enjoy over 30 unique activities or skills.

Our goal is to provide you the experience, knowledge, and equipment you need to make outdoor activity a regular part of your active lifestyle.


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