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Recreation and Wellness

Gear Checkout and Adventure Trips

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Our Gear Checkout program provides UNF students with the gear they need to get outdoors. Our program is free to active students with a valid Osprey ID. Let us help you plan your next trip!

Available Equipment

Sleeping bags, tents, canoes, paddleboards, kayaks and more!

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday 12 PM - 5 PM

Lake Oneida and gear return both close at 4:30 PM

Gear Checkout Policies

General

  • Gear check-out is only available to currently enrolled students
  • Items can be rented for day use on campus or up to 7 days off campus
  • Students may renew the gear if they bring the gear back along with their ID to extend their checkout. Anytime beyond those two weeks items are subject to late fees
  • Students are limited to one paddleboard or kayak per ID
  • Any and all damages must be noted prior to check-out
  • All equipment must be returned during regular operating hours and in person by the person that rented the gear. Any equipment returned or left at the rental counter during non-operating hours will not be returned and late fees will accumulate until the equipment is returned in person and during operating hours.
  • Camping on campus using Gear Checkout equipment or personal equipment is prohibited.

Late Returns

  • All late fees will be charged on student's MyWings accounts.
  • Late fees are $10.00 per day per items checked out.
  • If fees exceed 10 working days or total worth of equipment is established in late fees, the total amount for the gear will be charged to the respective myWings account.

Cleaning

  • Returned items are expected reasonably clean and dry
  • Do not wash or dry sleeping bags

Adventure Trips

Guana Paddle & Hike (NEST Students Only)

Day paddle and hike in the guana preserve. Trip includes travel, entry fees, gear and lunch

Saturday, September 24, 10 AM - 5 PM

Limited to 16 participants. UNF Nest Students Only

White Water Rafting

2 days of rafting on the Natahalia and Ocoee Rivers. Trip includes lodging, raft rentals, entry fees, and food.

Friday, September 30 - Sunday October 2. Rescheduled for Friday, October 20 - Sunday October 23 due to weather.

$135 per person. Limited to 45 participants. Must be an active UNF student

Beginner Climbing

2 days of climbing and camping in Table Rock, North Carolina. Trip includes campsite fees, climbing equipment, entry fees, and food.

Friday, October 13 - Sunday October 15

$80 per person. Limited to 15 participants. Must be an active UNF student