All trips are led by certified trip leaders and are offered at student friendly prices. Weekend trips from day to one or two nights at locations within a few hours drive. Trips are open to VCU students and RecWell members.
Click the titles below to view full descriptions, trip costs, and register. Registration closes the day of the trip.
Please review our Trip Policies and Procedures, and review our Covid-19 Guidelines at the bottom of this page.
Spring 2023 Trips
Spring Break trips TBA
|Day Hike||February 11||Feb 3|
|Day Cave||February 12||Feb 3|
|Cross Country Ski Weekend||February 24-26||Feb 17|
|Paddle and Paint||March 18||March 10|
|Backpacking Weekend||March 18-19||March 10|
|Bike Touring Weekend||March 25-26||March 17|
|High Bridge Bike Ride||April 1||March 24|
|Paddle and Paint||April 8||March 31|
|Backpacking Weekend||April 8-9||March 31|
|Alumni Bike Ride||April 15||April 7|
|Elizabeth Furnace Climbing Weekend||April 15-16||April 7|
|Backpacking Weekend||April 22-23||April 15|
|Sea Kayak Weekend||April 29-30||April 22|
|Day Hike||April 30||April 22|
Spring 2023 Weekly Activities
Click on the activity name to register. Register up to the time of the activity.
|Kayak Rolling Clinic||Tuesdays||Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28||7:00-9:00 p.m.|
|Whitewater Kayak||Tuesdays||March 14, March 21, March 28, April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25||3:00-6:00 p.m.|
|Stand Up Paddleboarding||Wednesdays||March 15, March 22, March 29, April 5, April 12, April 19, April 26||3:00-6:00 p.m.|
|Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic||Thursdays||March 16, March 30, April 13, April 27||3:00-6:00 p.m.|
|Urban Bike Tour||Thursdays||March 23, April 6, April 20||3:00-6:00 p.m.|
|Richmond Climbing||Fridays||March 24, April 7, April 21||9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.|
|Whitewater Rafting||Fridays||March 17, March 31, April 14, April 28||3:00-6:00 p.m.|
Custom Trips at Rice Rivers Center
RecWell's Outdoor Adventure Program is partnering with the VCU Rice Rivers Center to offer custom group trips at the 500-acre facility along the lower James. With direct access to the James River, a boat launch for canoes to access the tidal creek, and the recent opening of the Inger Rice Lodge that can sleep up to 22 people, the Rice Rivers Center is a perfect location. Contact email@example.com for more information.