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Wanted: Outdoor Trip Leaders

The U of M Outdoor Center is looking for qualified Outdoor Trip Leaders for the 2015-2016 acadmic year. The primary responsibility of the Trip Leader is to ensure the safety, quality, and enjoyment of Outdoor experiences.  On the most basic level, this consists of working closely with another Trip Leader and the full-time staff, to develop, plan, and facilitate outdoor trips. Requirements: Current University of Minnesota registered student, taking 6 or more credits. Actively participate in 40-hours of trip leader training sessions (Spring Semester). Attend a 4-day trip leader training trip (May). A 1-year commitment to the COA trip leading program (Fall-Spring Semester). More noted on application Deadline: November 21 Apply Online!  If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact: Sean Morrissey (612) 625-2732 or Bryan Karban (612) 626-4822 or

2014 Rock On Indoor Climbing Competition

About the Event Often imitated, never replicated! The 2014 Rock On Climbing Competition! It is always a fun and social atmosphere. Competitors receive scores based on their bouldering and top-rope climbing abilities. All entrants will receive a t-shirt, hospitality throughout the day, and will be entered into drawings for many door prizes. Entrants must be U of MN Students and must register prior to the day of the event. Event Details Date: Saturday, November 22 Time: 10:00am-5:00pm Location: U of M Outdoor Center (Minneapolis) Registration Register Today! Register online before Friday, November 21: $30. Register day of event, on site: $40. Limit 60 climbers. Entrants must be U of MN Students and must register prior to the day of the event. 

Golf Course Closing for Season

Les Bolstad Golf Course will close for the season on Monday, November 3rd. Thank you to everyone that made it a great season. See you next season!

Afton State Park Backpacking

November 1-2 (Saturday, 8am-Sunday, 5pm) Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting Sunday, Oct. 26 (Minneapolis Outdoor Center, 7pm) Afton is a beautiful park just west of the Cities.  Beautiful backcountry prairie campsites make for a great one night getaway without the travel.  We will backpack a short distance into the campsite and spend the day hiking and enjoying the change of seasons.  This is an excellent introduction to backcountry travel. Register Online Today!  Limit 10.  Cost $60 students / $90 general

Minneapolis Pools

St. Paul Pool

Fall Group Fitness Schedules (PDF)

Minneapolis St. Paul

Minneapolis Rec Sports Fields