Not ready for a trip, but want to learn more about the outdoors? Free clinics are the perfect place to begin! These specialty clinics and skill workshops are offered to provide on-site instruction in the fundamental skills necessary for safety and fun in the outdoors. Each clinic usually lasts one hour and helps to prepare, educate and inform participants on a wide variety of subjects. All clinics are FREE but must have registered participants to be conducted.
Register at the Outdoor Pursuits Center by 4pm Monday the week of the clinic date. Clinics are open to UNT students, faculty and staff, Rec. Center members and their guests.
Where to Go in North Texas
Want to plan a trip close to home? This clinic will go over a variety of places to recreate in the area and provide you with the tools, information, and handouts to find new places to explore around North Texas as well as help you plan your trip!
Thursday | October 5 | 5:00pm | FREE
Learn everything you need to know about slacklining, from setting it up to walking the line and practice your skills with guided instruction.
Monday | October 16 | 8:15pm | FREE
This introduction clinic covers basic strokes, t-rescues, wet exits and more. Perfect for both beginners and experienced kayakers! Be sure to bring a swimsuit - this clinic will meet in the OPC but practice in the leisure pool!
Wednesday | November 1 | 5:00pm | FREE
Climbing and Bouldering Techniques
Interested in climbing but don't know where to start? Come climb with an instructor that can show you basic climbing techniques and tips while enjoying the wall all to yourself.
Tuesday | November 7 | 8:15pm | FREE
Winter is one of the best seasons to view the stars, so bring a warm blanket and be ready to hear the mythology behind Orion, Taurus, Gemini, and other famous constellations!
Thursday | November 16 | 7:00pm | FREE
All About Campfires
Campfires are one of the best parts of camping! This fun clinic teaches the basics of fire starting including structures, techniques, and safety.
Monday | December 18 | 7:00pm | FREE