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Interested in getting your exercise outside or just want to explore the outdoors? Then gear up for adventure at The Outpost! Please call 701-777-6526 for more information.
The Outpost is open during regular Wellness Center hours.
The Outpost is OPEN!
Check out the available equipment and rental fees. All days are considered from noon to noon. Listed prices do NOT include sales tax. North Dakota Sales Tax applicable to all rentals.
Canoes and Kayaks
|Canoe/Tandem Kayak Package (Includes boat, 2 paddles, 2 PFDs, vehicle tie down kit, & 2 seat cushions)||$15||$40||$75|
|Kayak Package (Includes boat, 1 paddle, 1 PFD, vehicle tie down kit, & 1 seat cushion)||$15||$40||$75|
|Life Jacket/Seat Cushion||$2||N/A||N/A|
|Tie Down Kit||$5||N/A||N/A|
|Bike Package (Includes bike, helmet, & lock)||$6||$15||$30|
|Tandem Bike (Includes bike, 2 helmets, & lock)||$10||$25||$50|
|Snowboarding Package (Includes board, bindings, bag, helmet, & boots)||$15||$40||$75|
|Cross Country Skis (Includes skis, boots, & poles)||$10||$25||$50|
|Sleeping Bag & Pad||$5||$13||$25|
|Backpack (Internal Frame)||$6||$15||$30|
Lantern (Battery Powered)
|Handheld GPS Unit||$5||N/A||N/A|
|2-Burner Propane Stove (Propane not included)||$3||$8||$15|
|1-Burner Propane Stove (Propane not included)||$2||$5||$8|
|4-Person Cook Set||$6||$15||$30|
Use at Wellness Center
FREE with Student/Wellness Center Member ID
|Beanbag Toss||FREE with Student/Wellness Center Member ID||$5||$10|
|Bocce Ball||FREE with Student/Wellness Center Member ID||$5||$10|
Rental Policies and Procedures:
Reserve your gear by stopping at The Outpost or the Wellness Center Front Desk. Full rental amount (plus sales tax) is due at time of reservation.
Pick up equipment during regular hours. The Outpost's rental day starts at 12:00pm, but equipment rentals can be made at any time. All rentals are due back by 5:00pm on the return date.
Cancellations greater than 48 hours prior to reservation date will receive a 90% refund. No refunds for cancellations with less than 48 hours notice. No refunds will be given in the event that rental equipment cannot be utilized due to inclement weather or personal reasons of the renter, such as, but not limited to, injury or illness. Once reservations are scheduled, they cannot be switched to a different date.
All equipment must be returned on the return date (by 5:00pm) during regular hours. A charge will be assessed each day that the equipment is late.
All late equipment will be charged as follows: Late Charge = (Daily Rental Rate) x (Number of Days Late).
If equipment is damaged or lost, you will be contacted by The Outpost for replacement costs. Costs are based on the current retail value of the item or replacement part. Replacement cost may be applied to your student billing.
If equipment is returned dirty and needs to be cleaned, a $10.00 cleaning charge will be assessed for each item.
When returning tents, the renter will be expected to assemble it for purposes of ensuring all tent materials are present.
Please read and follow any written or verbal instructions for set up and use of equipment. If you do not know how to use a piece of equipment, please ask The Outpost Program staff for assistance.
If camping with a group, do not mix up equipment stuff sacks or pieces of equipment. Keep all components of the equipment together, especially tent poles, accessories, and stuff sacks! Secure your stuff sacks inside your tent or they can blow away.
Please return equipment as clean as possible. Rinse out coolers, dry off tents, wash cook sets, etc.
Do not wash or dry tents or backpacks in a washer or dryer. It will damage the equipment.
You are responsible for all equipment. If equipment is damaged or broken, you will be charged for the repair or replacement of the item. It is recommended that you examine all equipment prior to using it. It is recommended that you set up tents and try out equipment before each outing.
Normal wear and tear of equipment will be assessed by The Outpost Program staff.
Equipment Setup Instructions
Check out a few of the many resources available for learning about getting out and enjoying the outdoors!
The Grand Forks Greenway
Grand Forks Park District
North Dakota State Parks
Minnesota State Parks
North Country Trail
National Park Service
Know of other outdoor recreation resources or locations around Grand Forks? Share it on the Wellness Center Facebook page.