Outdoor Rec Center Programs

 

Climbing Wall Workshops/Trips (Winter 2018)

All workshops are free for current PEIF Members, unless otherwise noted. Non-members must purchase a day pass ($10) for each workshop.
Space is limited, reserve your spot by RSVP'ing on the ORC Facebook Page

 

  • Intro to Rock Climbing: Jan 21st @ 5pm-6pm.

  • Newcomer Night: Jan. 22nd; 6pm-10pm.

  • Coffee & Climb: Jan. 31 @ 7am-9am; Register by RSVP'ing HERE.

  • Coffee & Climb: Feb. 23rd @ 10am-1pm; Register by RSVP'ing HERE.

  • Ice Climbing Trip: Feb 24/25; More info HERE (Registration closed. Contact chrsmith@nmu.edu to be added to waitlist).

  • Sport Anchor Cleaning Workshop: Feb. 28th @ 4:30pm-6pm; Register by RSVP'ing HERE.

  • Coffee & Climb: March 21 @ 7am-9am; Register by RSVP'ing HERE.

  • Route Setting Workshop: TBD; Register by RSVP'ing HERE.

  • Climbing Competition Rules Meeting: TBD; Register by RSVP'ing HERE.

  • Superior Climbing Competition: See below. 

 

Superior Climbing Competition: Saturday, April 21st

This event brings climbers from across the upper Midwest together for a day of friendly competition and camaraderie. New and seasoned climbers of all ages are encouraged to participate and share in the community that makes climbing such a special sport. The day begins with a kids' competition, which features routes set specifically for younger climbers. Many of the youth participants are members of our youth climbing programs, Toon Busters & Vertical Pursuits. The next competition, for ages 16 and older, attracts students and community members. Two-three hours of open-format climbing are followed by an exciting finals round. Prizes and t-shirts are available for all participants. 

  • Kids Competition
    • Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
    • Pricing:
      • $20 before 3/14
      • $25 after 3/14
    • Registration: TBD
  • Adult Competition
    • Time: 12:30pm-5:00pm
    • Pricing:
      • $20 before 3/14
      • $25 after 3/14
    • Registration: TBD

Reserve the Climbing Wall

Reserve the climbing wall for your next group event or gathering. Three ORC employees with be available for your private climbing session to belay your group. 

  • Cost: $70/hr, includes 3 staff members to belay**

Build Your Own Trip

Build your own trip with the Outdoor Rec Center. Choose from any of the local applicable hiking or ski trails in the Marquette area, and two ORC employees will guide your group through a two-hour excursion while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

  • Hot chocolate is provided upon break.
  • Must provide personal transportation.
  • Participants must meet at ORC prior to trip for equipment checkout.

Cross Country Skiing

  • What: 2 hour trip length. 
  • Who: 12 person max group size
  • Cost
    • Members: $20 - guidance and equipment rental included with cost.
    • Non-Member: $80 flat rate - guidance and equipment rental included with cost.
  • List of Trails
    • Forestville, Tourist Park, Fit Strip, Presque Isle, Blueberry Ridge, or other areas near Marquette. 

Snowshoeing

  • What: 2 hour trip length
  • Who: 12 person max group size
  • Cost
    • Members: $20 - guidance and equipment rental included with cost.
    • Non-Member: $80 flat rate - guidance and equipment rental included with cost.
  • List of Trails
    • Sugarloaf, Hogback, Little Presque, Presque Isle, Tourist Park, or other areas near Marquette. 

 

 

To register for any of these programs or for more information, please stop by the Rec Sports office (PEIF 126) or call 906-227-2519. 

Registration available during Recreational Sports Office hours, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

 

 


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