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Outdoor Tours

Fall 2014 Outdoor Adventures

 

9/5       First54 Mountain Bike Ride 5pm-7pm

Meet at the Outdoor Center at the HTC and ride from campus through Waccamaw Wildlife Refuge trails. These trails are located behind University Place. Ride distance about 8 miles & requires a moderate fitness level. No registration necessary

9/14     Kayak Tour 10am-12pm & 12:30-2:30pm

Enjoy a 2-Hour Paddle on the Waccamaw while you learn about the river and kayaking basics. Cost: $10 (includes tour & kayak), register in advance online. 

9/14     Paddleboard Workshop 10:30am-12pm & 12:30-2pm

This workshop on the Waccamaw River is great for beginners who want to try Stand-up Paddleboarding in the flat waters of this beautiful river. Cost: $10 (includes workshop & stand-up paddle board), register in advance online.  

9/15     Trail Ride & Yoga 5pm-7pm

Meet at the Outdoor Center at the HTC & mountain bike to Waccamaw Wildlife Refuge for a 30min Outdoor Yoga Class, before riding back to campus. *Moderate Fitness Level Required. Cost: FREE for CCU Students, register in advance online.  

 9/20     Waccamaw River Sweep 9am-1pm

Help us keep the Waccamaw River Clean! The Riverkeeper will host a river cleanup at Conway Marina and you are invited to join in. Meet at Conway Marina: 4 Elm Street, Conway. More info: http://www.winyahrivers.org/  No registration necessary.

9/21     Surf Lessons 10am-11am / 11:30am-12:30pm

Join the instructors from Island Inspired Surf for surf lessons at Spring Maid Pier in Myrtle Beach. Cost: $11 (included lesson & surf board rental & gear), register in advance online.  

Register for Outdoor Recreation Adventures Online at: http://www.coastal.edu/recreation/store/

 

Saturday October 4th - Trip to the National White Water Center 

Join Campus Recreation on a trip to the US National White Water Center in Charlotte, NC! Home to the world’s largest man-made whitewater river, we invite you to play, relax and learn on the 400 acres that make up the facility.

CCU Faulty/Staff participants will get a day pass that allow them to take part in any and all activities that include whitewater rafting and kayaking, flat-water kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, zip lines, ropes courses and more. The activities you do are up to you! Check out the website for more details on the cater: http://usnwc.org/ and this video to get an idea of what it is like at the center: 

Cost is $55.00 for CCU Students, Faculty, and Staff members. That price includes transportation to and from the White Water Center in Charlotte, NC and All Day All-Sport Pass to the Center. Register online at: http://www.coastal.edu/recreation/store/. *Each person must register separately. 

Check out this video taken by a student who went on the trip last year: 

 

 

 Sunday October 5th - Faculty & Staff Kayak Tour 

Joint Black River Outdoors for this 2-Hour Paddle on the Waccamaw, 2pm-4pm. Learn about the Waccamaw River and kayak basics as you paddle down this peaceful river. Cost: $25.00 for CCU faculty & staff members. 

Participants will meet at Peach Tree Landing in Socastee.  Register online at: http://www.coastal.edu/recreation/store/. *When you register, please list in notes if you would like a single or double kayak. If you would like a double, indicate who you will share with.  

For questions about Outdoor Adventures, please contact Layne Davis: ldavis1@coastal.edu ‌

Mountain Bike Trips

Mountain Biking Rides:

mountain bike stock photoFall 2014

We are offering instructor lead mountain bike rides on Wednesdays at 5:15pm. Participants will meet at the Outdoor Center at the HTC and ride from campus through Waccamaw Wildlife Refuge trails. These trails are located behind University Place right near the campus of CCU. Rides are free for students, faculty, and staff and all fitness levels are welcome.

Participants are welcome to bring their own bike or rent from the Outdoor Center. The Outdoor Center Mountain Bikes will be rented on a first come-first serve bases. Come early to rent a bike!