Department COVID-19 Updates:
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Indoor Climbing Reservations Are Available!

Follow the link below to make your climbing wall reservation online.

Reserve Your Spot

Outdoor Adventures Equipment Rentals Are Available!

Follow the link below to reserve equipment online.

Reserve Your Equipment
The Indoor Climbing Wall RSVP system will continue:
  • Sessions available: 12p-1:50p, 2p-3:50p, 4p-5:50p, 6p-7:50p, 8p-9:50p. RSVP’s will be forfeited if climbers do not arrive within 20 minutes of session start time or we receive no other communication from you.
  • Climbers can RSVP for up to 2 sessions in any 7 day period + no more than 1 session per day.
  • Walk ups are welcomed, but session RSVP’s will be granted priority in access.
  • If you are having trouble securing an RSVP through the portal below, email us at
Gym operations at this time:
  • OAC Climbing Gym Capacity: 20 climbers
  • Climbing is available for Climbers with a Pass. If you do not currently possess a pass with our gym, but pass a Top Rope or Lead Climbing/Belay Skills check we can discuss pass options for you.
  • Masks will be required at all times, even while climbing. 6’ of physical distancing is expected of all climbers. Please be mindful to comply with these expectations in the gym.
  • All seating areas, door handles, cubbies and metal climbing gear will be wiped down and sanitized between climbing sessions. Please be aware, due to the nature of climbing holds, we cannot sanitize holds in between use. We do not recommend you resume climbing if you or people in your social network are at a high risk for COVID.

General Information

The focus of the Outdoor Adventures Bike Shop is to provide the UNL Community affordable pay-for-service repairs by trained staff to keep you and your bicycle on the road.

The Outdoor Adventures Bike Shop is located at the corner of 14th & W Streets at 930 N. 14th. See our most up to date hours of operation here

For more information about bicycles at UNL click here -!

Tune-ups & Checks

$10 / $10 / $20
frame / tires / handle bars / stem / brake pad wear / check chain for wear
handle bars / headset / crank arms / seat post / wheels pedals / stem / inflate tires
brake pads / hub tension / brake levers / bottom bracket
lube chain
$34 / $34 / $70
Everything in the SAFETY CHECK plus:
brake pads / hub tension / lateral wheel true / brake levers / bottom bracket / front derailleur / rear derailleur
wipe down drive train / wipe down frame & fork / lube chain / lube front derailleur / lube rear derailleur / lube cables in housing

Same Day Services

SLIME ONE TUBE Schrader Valves Only
$4 / $4 / $10
$3 / $3 / $6 parts cost not included
$3 / $3 / $6 parts cost not included
  • Prices are subject to sales tax and may change without prior notification.
  • WALK-INS WELCOME! Appointments are helpful to minimize the time you are off your bike.
  • All maintenance is completed at the Outdoor Adventures Gear Rental & Bike Shop in the Outdoor Adventures Center. Bikes left in shop more than 3 days after repairs completed subject to $3.00 storage fee on the 4th day and $0.50 per day fee each day after.
  • Most parts purchased from the Bike Shop will be installed with a Basic Tune-up for no additional charge. Excludes: Wheel building, bearing repacking/rebuilding, hydraulic brakes, shock maintenance, special services beyond what is done with our basic tune-up.
  • Ask our staff for an estimate for additional services you need for your bike beyond our basic tune-up level.

Classes & Clinics (non-credit)

Course Description Price
Bike Commuter Skills This class teaches adult bicyclists how to use a bicycle with confidence and competence for pleasure, utility and sport under various road, climate, terrain and traffic conditions. Class time is spent on your bike doing drills to build your bike handling skills and riding on the streets as a part of traffic. Each class will cover three levels:
• Bicycle handling drills in the parking lot
• Bicycling in traffic
• Enjoying the ride
  • Free for Students & CREC members
  • $30 for non-members & General Public
Bike Maintenance Skills Class Ever been stuck on the trail or street and not know what to do? Sign up for this class and practice basic maintenance items you can do on your own bike to get home and discuss other biking-related topics. A new topic will be presented each class night. Topics that will be covered include patching a flat, basic brake and deraileur adjustments, riding position/bike fit and layering for winter commuting enjoyment.
  • Free for Students & CREC members
  • $30 for non-members & General Public

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Campus Recreation is committed to enriching the educational experience by promoting lifelong healthy living. We are dedicated to celebrating differences, providing active and innovative recreational opportunities, cultivating a community of supportive relationships, and developing global leaders.

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