Our equipment rental shop provides a diverse selection of excellent outdoor equipment. From rental bikes to surf boards and kayaks, Outdoor Adventure is a place where you can find whatever you need for your next adventure.
To download our Equipment Rental flyer, click here.
Camping Package Deals
Camping Packages include: Tent, Backpacks, Sleeping Bags & Pads, Pots & Stove.
*does not include eating utensils or headlamps.
|3 Person Camping||$30.00|
|4 Person Camping||$40.00|
|5 Person Camping||$50.00|
Water Sports Package Deals
|Daily Rate||Weekend Rate|
Canoe, PFD, Paddles, Dry-Bag
Kayak, PFD, Paddle, Dry-Bag
Surfboard, Bag, Wetsuit, Booties, Leash
|Stand-Up Paddle Board Package:
SUP, PDF, Paddle, Drybag
|Sleeping Bag (20, 45, 55 degree)||$3.00||$6.00|
|Hybrid Bicycle & Helmet||$5.00||$15.00|
Individual Water Activity Items
|Small Dry Bag||$3.00||$6.00|
|Canoe Paddles (pair)||$3.00||$5.00|
*Daily Rates apply for 24 hour rentals, or for additional rental days. Weekend rentals pick up Friday & return Monday. Late Fees may apply. Weekly rentals available on request.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can rent equipment from Outdoor Adventure (OA)?
All current members of the CRWC are eligible to rent equipment – This includes students enrolled in classes and individual memberships. Sponsored daily guests are not permitted to rent from OA.
Where do I rent equipment?
The OA Office is located in the back of the CRWC – next to the badminton courts and natatorium.
What are the hours of equipment rental at the Outdoor Adventure office?
Equipment may be rented on Monday/Friday 10am - 5pm and Tuesday/Thursday 2pm - 5pm. Equipment must be returned to the OA office during this time, or late fees may result.
What type of gear is available to rent?
OA has a selection of equipment to rent, including gear for camping, backpacking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, suping and other individual items.
How much are the various items?
Prices are available for a day, weekend, week, or as needed upon request.
If I return equipment late, are additional fees required?
Yes, late fees are charged per day at the daily rate of the unreturned item.
What happens if gear is damaged, lost, or stolen?
If possible, appropriate repair fees will be assessed or complete replacement of the item will be required.
Can I reserve equipment in advance?
Yes, equipment may be reserved in advance, depending on availability. To do so, you may stop by the OA Office or call 713-743-9512 during regular hours. Once equipment has been reserved, your account will be charged. All reservations are final. A change of plans, inclement weather, other obligations, etc. does not constitute a refund.
What if I don’t know how to use the equipment?
Our knowledgeable OA staff will be happy to give you a brief explanation of the gear.
I want to rent gear for a trip on my own, but I don’t know where to go. Can you suggest places?
Absolutely — We will be happy to provide you with personal knowledge or resources of references to help plan your trip.
Why can’t I rent climbing gear?
In order to maintain safety standards, it is required to know the history of climbing gear. Therefore, equipment such as ropes, harnesses, caribeaners, etc. are never rented.
For information contact:
Outdoor Adventure Office