For more than 40 years, IU Outdoor Adventures (IUOA) has provided the best in outdoor recreation to Indiana University. Since its founding in 1972 as a Union Board committee, IUOA has helped members of the IU community lead active lifestyles by providing opportunities to participate in trips, workshops, and other activities that foster a love of the outdoors.
Your guide to outdoor recreation in Bloomington and beyond
Stay ConnectedEigenmann Hall
1900 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47406
- Phone: 812-855-2231
- Email: email@example.com
IU Outdoors Event Series
Whether you’re looking to pick up a new hobby or seeking a relaxing workout in Bloomington’s natural scenery, IU Outdoor Adventures has safe and active events for you to explore!
Register and join us these events on the IU Outdoor Adventures Events Calendar to go on an outdoor adventure in and around Bloomington.
Various meeting locations and activity details will be emailed after registration.
All events run 4:45-6PM. Meeting locations vary for in-person events
Take a Spring Course
Expand your knowledge of the outdoors and leadership skills by taking one of these Outdoor Adventure 1 or 3-credit courses. Expanding and enhancing your time outdoors have many benefits: physical fitness, mental well-being, improved focus, social interaction, and much more.
Register for a Fall Course
IUOA’s gear shop, located in Eigenmann Hall, has everything you need for a successful outdoor adventure. Rent or buy gear and equipment for camping, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, climbing, and more.
Please note: Open hours for gear rental are temporarily suspended.Rent or buy outdoor gear
Learn new skills
Earn class credit while learning outdoor skills. You can choose from courses on topics ranging from wilderness survival and search and rescue to backpacking, canoeing, and snowshoeing.Take classes