IU Outdoor Adventures

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Visit us

Interested in exploring with Indiana University Outdoor Adventures? Find out more about our hours, location, and parking options. Once you know where to go, you'll be adventuring with us in no time.

Whether you're interested in our bouldering wall, workshops, gear rental, or you just want to see what we have to offer, we're excited to have you join us at IUOA.

Our bouldering wall and gear shop are open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 2–6 p.m.

We are closed on all campus holidays.

  • Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
  • Wednesday, June 19 (Juneteenth)
  • Thursday, July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 2 (Labor Day)

IU Outdoor Adventures is located at 1900 E. Tenth Street in Room 020 of Eigenmann Hall.

Get directions

  • Friday 5 p.m.–Sunday 11 p.m.
    • Any valid IU parking permit eligible to park in non-24 hour EM-S/EM-P spots
    • No permit needed to park in CH spots
    • Free visitor parking in lower lot Friday 10 p.m.–Monday 7 a.m.
    • Free parking on Union Street
  • Sunday 11 p.m.–Friday 5 p.m.
    • EM-S, EM-P, and CH parking in lower lot
    • Limited, paid 4-hour visitor parking in lower lot 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
    • Free 2-hour parking on Union Street
    • Mon.–Thurs. 5 p.m.–12 a.m. only: Any valid IU parking permit eligible to park in non-24 hour EM-S/EM-P spots

Our history

For 50 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.

Our mission

Indiana University Outdoor Adventures promotes purposeful recreation by providing diverse programs, products, and services for Indiana University and the surrounding communities. IUOA fosters personal growth and active lifestyle through experiential education, facilitated reflection, environmental stewardship, and leadership development.