Kayak Pool Sessions - 4
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Sign up for one or just all four skill-builder pool sessions in Leighton Pool in the SRC! An OP staff member will be on hand to offer informal tips, but instruction is not provided.
Dates are on Wednesdays: May 1, 8, 15, 22 from 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Pool sessions are $4, and kayak rentals are $6, if you don't have your own boat.
Reserve your spot early by pre-paying at the OP Office.
CONGO: The Grand Inga Project
Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 8:00 PM
Come join us and Red Bull as we bring CONGO: The Grand Inga Project. It chronicles the trip of kayaker Steve Fisher and his elite expedition team as they battle seemingly insurmountable obstacles, navigate through the political red tape of a Central African country and face their own worst fears in an attempt to be the first explorers ever to survive the torrential, dirty and vicious Inga Rapids in Congo. “It was easily the closest I've ever come to dying,” Fisher said, after the expedition. This event is brought to you FREE OF CHARGE by Red Bull!
Outdoor Program Media Contest Winners Reception
Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 7:00 PM
The winners of the 2013 OP Media Contest will be revealed at this reception. Working with EMU Nights, this reception will be at EMU Pub Night. Come see the winning photos and prizes, drink light refreshments and have a great time!
Trail Work w/ Desciples of Dirt at Heckletooth Trail
Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Most Eugeneians don’t know, there are endless Mountain Bike trails just an hour from the city, in Oakridge. Assist Disciples of Dirt, a local mountain bike club, in remedying dangerous trails during their weekly Saturday work parties. This project will focus on the Heckletooth trail. Don’t know anything about mountain biking, or trail work, NO PROBLEM! This is a great way to get outside, get some manual labor in, meet some new friends, and just maybe find your new favorite hobby. Pre-register at the OP Office or OP Barn! FREE!
Fred Sproat and Sam Appelbaum Present Pedal Your Turns
Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 7:00 PM
Promoting Environmental Responsibility Through the Bicycle and Earning Your Turns from the Doorstep. Former OP Staff, Fred Sproat and Sam Appelbaum set out on a pedal powered adventure to see if they could really earn their turns. So in the Spring of 2011, Fred and Sam pedaled 630 miles from Eugene, OR to the heart of the Sierra. Their mission was to ski couloirs by truly earning their turns and challenging the status quo of how we feed our backcountry addictions.
Saturday, June 01, 2013, at Morning Session (10:00 AM - 12:30 PM); Afternoon Session (12:45 PM - 3:15 PM)
The OP and the Outdoor Pursuits Program (OPP) bring you a fun day of rock climbing instruction on real rock. This clinic is perfect for beginner and intermediate climbers; we’ll cover all you need to have safe fun climbing the columns. Choose either the morning or afternoon clinic. Pre-register and pay at OP or by phone. $15 (includes climbing shoes, harness and belay device).