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University Recreation and Chinook facilities are currently limited. View available facilities and make a reservation.

Students must show proof of arrival COVID-19 test to use University Recreation facilities or in-person programming.
All guests must:
  • Show completed attestation
  • Wear a mask in all indoor spaces except while in the water at the pool
  • Make a reservation ahead to use indoor spaces

Outdoor Recreation

Introducing Cougars to the wild since 1971!

WSU's Outdoor Recreation Center promotes self-efficacy, leadership development, positive interpersonal relationships, and environmental stewardship by providing a wide range of opportunities for students and community members to experience the outdoors.

The ORC's team of professional staff manage the Rental Shop, WSU-Fix It Bike Shop, Coug Bikes Program, Outdoor Programs (trips, classes, clinics), Challenge Program, Climbing Wall (located in Student Recreation Center) and Climbing Programs, customized UREC for You Adventure Programs, and several annual special events. In addition to providing access to knowledgeable staff, the ORC houses a Resource Center with guidebooks and maps to help you plan your own adventure. No more delay - get outside and play!

Location & Contact Information

The Outdoor Recreation Center is located across from the Student Recreation Center on North Fairway Drive. For questions regarding equipment and trips, call 509.335.1892.