Venture Out Center
The 5,000 sq/ft was constructed in 2020 and opens to the Virginia Tech community in January of 2021. The $2.2 million project provides a variety of features that will enhance the quailty and quantity of outdoor recreation programs and services:
- Conference Room for pre-trip activities, outdoor education-based classes, and for staff growth and development
- All gender restrooms that are accessible from inside and outside of the building - making them available to users of the SRA Turf Fields and Rec Sports Field House
- A kitchen and laundry room for trip prep
- Enhanced space for gear rental and storage program
- Dedicated office space for Venture Out staff
The new Venture Out Center, home to the outdoor recreation program, is located at 540 Beamer Way next to the Rec Sports Field House.
We live in one of the most beautiful areas of the country and our outdoor recreation program called Venture Out – is an excellent way to see the area, explore, and be active. We provide fun and educational outdoor services to students, faculty, staff, and community members. We specialize in exciting outdoor adventures, quality rental gear at unbeatable rates, valuable resources to help you plan your own perfect adventure, and a new state-of-the-art high ropes challenge course.
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Be sure to stop by and check out all Venture Out has to offer!
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Noon - 6 pm
Wednesday: CLOSED for cleaning - open to receive phone calls Noon-6pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED
Summer 2021 with Venture Out
Programs, services, and events will include:
Bouldering at the Venture Out Center
- The Venture Out Center will remain open throughout the summer and offer recreational bouldering. Participants should pre-register for 50-minute timeslots, and participants are eligible to sign up for multiple timeslots. Free shoe rentals are available.
- From May 24-August 13, the Venture Out Center will be open for all available rentals, including tents, canoes, mountain bikes, and lawn games! Rentals are available to students, staff, and the surrounding community.
- Custom Challenge Course experiences are available to Virginia Tech affiliates and the surrounding community.