COVID-19 Information

Outdoor Pursuits is offering outdoor equipment rental services and day trips to Pacific students and non-students. We ask that you review the other information, including the updated rental reservations, pick up, and return procedures, prior to making a reservation.

The list of available equipment and trips will be updated as we adjust to each phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions, you can email us at, or call us at 503-352-2264.

We appreciate your patience with this situation, and hope that you are all able to stay active, spend some time in the fresh air, and maintain your health! If you have any questions about COVID-19 or how Pacific University will be functioning during this time, please visit the COVID-19 Response and Planning webpages.

Splash and Jam Into September with Outdoor Pursuits

Outdoor Pursuits is excited to welcome back all Pacific students to campus for a wonderful year! With a full semester of adventurous trips, students are sure to find a day trip or activity that interests them!

As a new school year begins, Outdoor Pursuits encourages both new and returning students to explore the outdoors during the month of September. Meet new friends, venture into the wilderness, and expand your horizons!

To kick off the semester, join experienced Outdoor Pursuits staff for Surf Series 2021. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced surfer, this surf series will provide you with knowledge of wave theory and surf technique in a five-day format that promotes practice, practice, practice and tons of fun! Beginning on Sept. 14 with an evening class session, be prepared for an excellent mix of classroom learning and day trips on the Oregon Coast! Register today to reserve your space on the crashing waves!

Calling members of the Queer community! Enjoy a day of well-balanced fun on a standup paddleboard at Hagg Lake! On Sunday, Sept. 19, you are sure to enjoy the sun on your face and the sound of water lapping on your board. Whether you're new to paddleboarding or have years of experience, join OP staff and Pacific students for an adventure-filled day! Grab a buddy and save your space on this relaxing trip today!

On Friday, Sept. 24, engage in an evening full of campfire games, music and s'mores! Starting at 6 p.m., OP has an awesome schedule lined up during the Campfire Jam Session to celebrate the first month back at Pacific. This event is free and is open to all students. Outdoor Pursuits is looking forward to seeing everyone there! 

Calling men of color! Enjoy a day on the picturesque Oregon Coast, Sunday, Sept. 26. Spend all day strolling on Cannon beach, playing in the waves and soaking up sun with friends. Outdoor Pursuits provides all the gear and transportation. This event is free for all Pacific students and staff! Please register in advance

Look ahead on the Outdoor Pursuits calendar feed to see more exciting trips, adventures, and excursions lined up for the next few weeks!

Contact Outdoor Pursuits at 503-352-2264 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with questions, or feel free to drop by the office in the Milky Way to speak with associates in person!

Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021