About Us

Camping gear outside Outdoor Adventures Camping gear outside Outdoor Adventures

At Outdoor Adventures, our purpose is to support and challenge students and the UM community through adventure-based programs, services, and facilities to enhance student engagement, success, and well-being.

Our vision is to help all Canes discover comfort in discomfort. We do this through intentional programs, services, and facilities that take place on and off-campus.

We do this through the core values of:

  • Discovery
  • Play
  • Growth
  • Leadership

Our Spaces

Climbing Wall 840 sq. ft. climbing wall located in Outdoor Adventures at Lakeside Village
Gear Rental and Sales Your hub for learning about and getting the gear you need for the adventures you want located in Outdoor Adventures at Lakeside Village
Spruance Outdoor Gym Get fit while enjoying the outdoors and the great view of the Lakeside Village courtyard on our fitness equipment from MyEqualibria
Sand Volleyball Courts

2 sand volleyball courts at Outdoor Adventures located at Lakeside Village


Outdoor Adventures Policies apply to all spaces listed above and are subject to change.


Outdoor Adventures memberships for current faculty and staff will be available in Spring 2021.  Construction is scheduled to be completed in January 2021 and Outdoor Adventures will open to students only initially and expand to faculty and staff later in the spring semester.  

Membership Types

  • Climbing Wall - provides access to just the climbing/bouldering wall
  • Outdoor Adventures - provides access to the climbing/bouldering wall, discounted rental prices, and instructional clinic offerings.
  • No Membership Rentals - Outdoor Adventures gear rentals are available to current faculty & staff regardless of Outdoor Adventures membership.  Faculty & staff without membership pay a higher rental price.  Prices for both categories are listed on the Gear Rentals page.


Monthly Semester
Faculty/Staff Climbing Wall Only $24 $88
Faculty/Staff Outdoor Adventures $34 $128

 Note: Outdoor Adventures and Herbert Wellness Center memberships are separate fees.

Housing & Residence Life | Wellness & Recreation Partnership

Outdoor Adventures is a partnership between the Department of Housing & Residence Life and the Department of Wellness & Recreation.  Outdoor Adventures is managed by Wellness & Recreation but funded by Housing & Residence Life.  This is why Herbert Wellness Center membership does not include Outdoor Adventures because the fees paid for membership does not contribute to Outdoor Adventures funding.   

Contact Us

Email: adventures@miami.edu

Phone: 305-284-6313