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Outdoor Adventure Recreation

About Outdoor Adventure Recreation | Hours of OperationEquipment | Ropes Course | Event Space Rental | Zip Line

About Outdoor Adventure Recreation

All Outdoor Adventure Recreation takes place at the OAR Center (Lake Arcadia in Edmond Park, Second St. and Midwest Blvd.), and includes: equipment rentals for paddle sports and mountain biking, team building, and a ropes course. No overnight camping spots are available through our facility.

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Equipment

With over 14 Mountain Bikes, 14 Paddle Boards, and 20 Kayaks (tandem and singles) at the water ready to rent (and even more on standby) the OAR has the ability to host a variety of different groups.

UCO Students, Faculty, and Staff

Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Mountain Bikes: FREE

Community

Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Mountain Bikes: $15/person for the first hour, $10/person for every additional hour

Discounts are available for military, first responders, alumni, and family that come with a UCO affiliate.

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Ropes Course

The OAR Challenge Course seeks to enhance the development of leaders through experiential education-- emphasizing growth in trust, communication, and problem-solving. It is understood that every group is different and has different needs; because of this, the program will be customized to fit the course's initiatives to your group. The OAR also offers a children's course option.

The course is comprised of over a dozen low element activities, and is equipped with a 55 feet tall and 390 feet long zip line. A 45 feet tall arboreal rock climbing system is also available.

Rates

UCO Sponsored Groups and Organizations

  • Full-day program (team building, low elements, zip line): $22/participant
  • Half-day program (team building, low elements, zip line): $17/participant
  • Half-day program (team building and low elements only): $12/participant

Community

  • Full-day program (team building, low elements, zip line): $25/participant
  • Half-day program (team building, low elements, zip line): $20/participant
  • Half-day program (team building and low elements only): $15/participant

Lunch

Lunch is available for purchase for your group at an additional cost of $9/participant. This will be a Jason's Deli box lunch, with turkey, ham, and veggie options available.

Call the OAR to schedule: 405-974-2200

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Zip Line

The UCO Zip Line is 55 feet tall and 390 feet long. UCO students, faculty, and staff are invited to zip at no cost during designated hours during the year. 

Hours

No Cost Zip for UCO students, faculty, and staff.

Every Friday from September 18-November 20.

2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Please call 405-974-2200 to reserve a time and to ensure space is available. 

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