Ohio University

Outdoor Pursuits

Break out into the beautiful American countryside! Outdoor Pursuits takes you into the magnificent wilderness of Southeast Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. A wide variety of programs, facilities and adventure opportunities offer a chance to get involved at the level that fits your interests and abilities. 

Outdoor Pursuits Mission Statement:

Outdoor Pursuits is the adventure recreation and education program of Campus Recreation, providing students, faculty, staff, and the community with opportunities for healthy outdoor recreation, leadership development, experiential learning, and environmental awareness.

Climbing Wall Hours

We are extremely excited to reopen the climbing wall on Monday, February 1st!

Starting Monday, February 1st our hours will be:

Monday-Thursday: 4:00PM-9:00PM

Friday- Saturday: 3:00PM-6:00PM

Sunday: Closed


Please contact the OP Desk at 1(740)597-2154, during the hours listed above with any questions or concerns!


Outdoor Pursuits Mainline 

(740) 597-1396 

Outdoor Pursuits Staff 

Judd Walker, Assistant Director 


(740) 593-9928 

Zack Young, Outdoor Pursuits Graduate Assistant 


(740) 597-1484 

Leanne Chapman, Outdoor Pursuits Graduate Assistant 


(740) 597-1485