About Us

Statement of Purpose

Using outdoor spaces we welcome creativity and leadership, build community, and cultivate stewardship. 

We serve UVU students and the broader community by offering equipment rentals, adventures, indoor climbing wall, and other programs that help students connect with the outdoors. 

The Outdoor Adventure Center is part of UVU's Recreation & Wellness Department.

Learn more about
our core values


  • Building relationships with the environment.
  • Promoting conservation through Leave No Trace ethics.
  • Venturing outside to educate and explore wild places.
  • Approaching the outdoors as an instrument for well-being, including the mind and body.


  • Sharing of skills and leadership to foster confidence and increase self-esteem.
  • Employees and trip leaders have autonomy in the program direction.
  • Join students, staff, and faculty in offering high-impact practices.


  • Nurturing a community of individuals who feel welcome in the outdoors.
  • Creating welcoming and diverse spaces for people of all races, ethnicities, cultures, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and abilities.
  • Acknowledge cultural diversity and land rights.

Find Us

The Outdoor Adventure Center is located on the second floorr of the Student Life and Wellness Center on the main Orem campus.

Customers are welcome to pick up gear from our loading dock located between the LDS Institute of Religion and the Roots of Knowledge parking garage.

Check out UVU Maps to find the location or use Google Maps, which will bring you to our loading dock.


Student Life Building

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Saturday: 8am-1pm