Micro Adventures

Guy bouldering outside

Registration Information:

To sign up for UTC Outdoor Micro Adventures, please visit the Aquatics & Recreation Center. Registration takes place in the Outdoors Center Office, located on the first floor of the Aquatics and Recreation Center (ARC). All of our Micro Adventures are free for UTC students and no prior experience is needed.

Cancellation Information:  

Once payment for trips are received, partial refunds may be given if you cancel by the registration deadline, typically 7 days before the trip. Please see our trip descriptions for registration deadlines. Refunds consist of 50% of the trip cost for cancellations. Cancellations made after the registration deadline will not be considered for a refund. We reserve the right to cancel a program due to inclement weather, natural disasters, lack of participation, or extenuating circumstances. In the event we must cancel a program, you will be notified by the trip leader and a full trip refund will be provided. To apply for a refund, you will need to complete the 'Customer Refund Request' form. 


Fall 2020 Micro Adventures

* All of our Micro Adventures are free for all UTC students and no prior experience is needed *


Description:  Want to learn how to belay a fellow climber at the climbing wall? Join us and learn each month! All clinics are free. You can pre-register in the UTC Outdoors Center for any of the clinics. All equipment is included. Registration required.

Time:  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Dates:

  • August 26th, 2020
  • September 25th, 2020
  • October 30th, 2020

Description:  Join us in the pool to learn the basics of whitewater kayak. You will learn techniques such as wet exits, paddle strokes, boat control and progress to the kayak roll. No experience necessary. Registration required.

Time:  7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Dates:

  • September 1st, 2020
  • September 29th, 2020
  • October 13th, 2020
  • November 10th, 2020

Description:  Join us at UTC Outdoors and learn how to Stand-Up Paddle Board. Students will meet at the Outdoors Center to be fitted for a PFD and paddle. Next, we will walk down to the UTC rowing barge to enjoy some easy paddle boarding around McClellan Island and enjoying a beautiful day on the water. No experience necessary. Registration required.

Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Dates:

  • August 26th, 2020
  • September 1st, 2020
  • September 9th, 2020
  • September 16th, 2020
  • September 22nd, 2020
  • September 23rd, 2020
  • September 30th, 2020
 

Description:  This clinic is an introduction to basic body movement and techniques involved in climbing. We will cover handholds, footwork, and other techniques to help you take your climbing to the next level. This clinic is designed specifically for self-identified women in an inclusive and low stress environment. This is perfect if you are new to climbing or want to improve. No experience necessary. Registration required.

Time:  8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Dates:

  • September 10th, 2020
  • October 29th, 2020

Description:  Join us at a local trail for a fun trail run together!  We run 3-4 miles each meet-up.  This adventure is beginner friendly.  Bring your own water and snacks.  Registration required.  

Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Dates: 

  • October 7th, 2020 - Stringer's Ridge
  • November 11th, 2020 - Ruby Falls Trailhead

Description:  This trip is your change to see Chattanooga by bike.  We will start our journey from the Outdoor Center and bike through town on the Riverwalk.  All equipment will be provided.  Don't forget to bring water and snacks for the trip.  Registration required.  

Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Dates:

  • October 21st, 2020
  • November 18th, 2020

For other questions or concerns you can call the friendly staff at UTC Outdoors.

(423) 425-5750

utcoutdoors@utc.edu