Outdoor Recreation Events

Saturday, August 25

10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Moorman's River, VA

Come enjoy a fun hike and swim just outside of Charlottesville, VA! More details here!

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come try out our zipline at Hydaway for FREE! More dates HERE!
 

Saturday, September 1

09:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Location: James River - Downtown Lynchburg

Come enjoy an easy 10-mile paddle on the James River right here in Lynchburg! Meet us at 9AM or 3PM for this paddle! Only $10! More details HERE.

Thursday, September 6

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come hang out with the LU OR staff for an evening of community and s'mores! FREE!

Friday, September 7

04:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: First Landing State Park - Virginia Beach, VA

Come out and enjoy our classic beach camping trip to start off your semester right! Only $50 with food, transportation and gear included. More details HERE!
 

Thursday, September 13

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come out and learn new skills about kayaking, paddling, and paddleboarding! FREE! More details HERE!

Saturday, September 15

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Get certified in Level III ACA swiftwater rescue techniques! $25 - More details HERE!

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: White Rocks, VA - Blue Ridge Parkway

Learn new bouldering skills and techniques in a hands on setting! LU Rec Centers Rock Wall instructors will be there to teach you everything! $10 - More details HERE!

Thursday, September 20

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come hang out with the LU OR staff for an evening of community and s'mores! FREE!

Saturday, September 22

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come try out our zipline at Hydaway for FREE! More dates HERE!
 

Thursday, September 27

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come out and learn new skills and techniques to improve your mountain biking experience! FREE! More details HERE!

Saturday, September 29

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Reba Farms - Bedford, VA

Come out and enjoy a unique Western riding experience with the experts at Reba Farm! $25 - More details HERE!

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Raven's Roost Overlook - Blue Ridge Parkway

Come experience the exciting sport of rappelling off the cliffs of Raven's Roost! Urban Mountain Adventures will be leading us through this activity. $10 - More details HERE!

Thursday, October 4

04:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: New River, WV

Test your paddling skills with over fall break with this exciting kayaking trip! No experience necessary and all food, transportation, and most gear provided. $50 - More details HERE!

Friday, October 5

07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Jackson River - Covington, VA

Spend fall break on the beautiful Jackson River and stay in a genuine fly fishing lodge! No experience necessary and all food, instruction, and gear provided. Bring your own fly rod if you want but we have plenty! $80 - More details HERE!

Thursday, October 11

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come out and learn new skills and techniques to improve your fishing experience! FREE! More details HERE!

Friday, October 12

04:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Gauley River - Beckley, WV

Alpine Ministries will lead us on the world-famous Gauley River on this unforgettable adventure! Transportation, lodging, and instruction provided! $65 - More details HERE!

Saturday, October 13

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

This NOLS, 2 day course is designed to provide you with the tools to make important medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. $215 - More details HERE!

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Crossroads Cave - Millboro Springs, VA

Go explore the outdoors from a new perspective...underground! The James River Grotto will lead through the cave and share this unique sport with us! Lunch and transportation provided! $10 - More details HERE!
 

Saturday, October 20

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come try out our zipline at Hydaway for FREE! More dates HERE!

Wednesday, October 24

04:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Reba Farms - Bedford, VA

Come out and enjoy a unique Western riding experience under the full moon with the experts at Reba Farm! $25 - More details HERE!

Thursday, October 25

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come hang out with the LU OR staff for an evening of community and s'mores! FREE!

Saturday, October 27

06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come out and run this short costume run at Hydaway to celebrate Halloween!

Thursday, November 1

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come out and learn new skills and techniques to improve your running experience! FREE! More details HERE!

Saturday, November 3

08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

We stock the Hydaway Lake with hundreds of rainbow trout each year for this exciting event! More details to come!

Thursday, November 8

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come hang out with the LU OR staff for an evening of community and s'mores! FREE!

Saturday, November 10

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Come try out our zipline at Hydaway for FREE! More dates HERE!

Thursday, November 29

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Celebrate the season with the Outdoor Recreation staff at Hydaway each night and enjoy lighted displays on our grounds! Bring your whole family for this FREE event and enjoy crafts, cookies, and hot chocolate! More details to come!

Saturday, December 1

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Saturday, February 2

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Saturday, March 2

11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Liberty Mountain Snowflex Center
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