Nine UWM students posing in the woods in two rows for a group picture in the woods wearing hiking boots, shorts, pants, and hats. They are making silly faces.

You found us! Welcome to Outdoor Pursuits, your one stop shop at UWM for outdoor trips, equipment rentals, and bike shop services located in the Klotsche Center. We are supported by students therefore our focus is on students! UWM students have full access to Outdoor Pursuits trips, equipment rentals, and bike shop services. Klotsche Center members have access to our equipment rentals and bike shop services.  

Outdoor Trips: Our trip offerings cater to all, from thrilling local outings to unforgettable cross country road trips over academic breaks. Our trips include but are not limited to biking, camping, hiking, stand-up paddle boarding, cross country skiing, and more, all guided by our experienced student trip leaders. Each trip’s cost includes all transportation, lodging, meals, equipment, and instruction unless otherwise noted. For current offerings, visit the Trips Schedule

Equipment Rentals: Why buy when you can rent? With over 1,500 pieces of equipment, we can outfit any adventure you have in mind including camping, water sports, winter sports and more.  

Bike Shop Services: If cycling is your passion, our well-equipped bike shop is at your service, ready to provide basic to intermediate maintenance and repairs performed by our student bike mechanics. 

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Review our refund and cancellation policies for programs, trips/clinics, and expanded trips.
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Apply to work as a Customer Service Representative and Trip Leader. Application opens February 2025.
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Outdoor Pursuits offers a scholarship for students in need of financial assistance to participate in trips.
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Your guide to local spots to recreate close to campus!
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