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Outdoor Recreation

 

Plan Your Own Adventure!

The FSC outdoor recreation program offers students a variety of fun outdoor activities, such as bicycling, horseback riding, kayaking, and rock climbing.

These trips are a great way to meet new friends who share similar interests and to learn new skills. One day excursions, overnight trips, and break trips enable participants to enjoy the real Florida at its state parks and recreational facilities.

2016-2017 Activities

   

Dolphin Watching & Snorkel Trip- September 

Join us for our all day trip with Dolphin Snorkeling Cruise on Sunday, September 4th! The 4 hour cruise includes a clear water snorkel adventure, traveling to Egmont Key State Park, and sailing with dolphins! Trip will include transportation, 4 hour cruise, and lunch!
Registration Begins: Tuesday, August 23rd
There is a $10 refundable deposit due at registration. 
 Trip Date: September, 4, 2016. 

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Zip Lining Trip- October

Looking for something fun to do over Fall Break? Join us for our annual Zip Lining Trip in Ocala, FL on Wednesday, October 19th. The zip lines total over a mile in distance and have been ranked the highest, longest, and fastest zip lines in Florida. Trip includes transportation, a 3 hour zip lining tour, and lunch!
Registration Begins: Tuesday, September 27th
There is a $10 refundable deposit due at registration.
Trip Date: October, 19, 2016

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Horseback Riding Trip- November

Come back to Ocala with us as we travel back to Ocala for a horseback riding tour on Saturday, November 12th. Trip will include transportation, lunch, and a 2 hour and scenic horseback ride throughout The Canyons park.  You’ll ride through the woods and alongside our lakes, scenic vistas, and beside the enormous cliff walls.
Registration Begins: Tuesday, October 25th
There is a $10 refundable deposit due at registration.
Trip Date: November, 12, 2016. 

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iFly Orlando- December

NEW! Join us on our very first indoor sky-diving trip on Thursday, December 2nd! Earn your wings for the day and experience the equivalent of freefalling from 12,000 feet in two flights at iFly Orlando. Trip includes transportation, dinner, and two flights.
Registration Begins: November 15th
There is a $10 refundable deposit due at registration. 
Trip Date: December 2, 2016. 

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Indoor Rock Climbing- January 

Join us for our Indoor Rock Climbing trip on Thursday, January 19th. We will be traveling to Vertical Ventures in Tampa! Trip will include transportation, rock climbing, and dinner.
Registration Begins:  Tuesday, January 10th
There is a $10 refundable deposit due at registration. 
Trip Date: January, 19, 2017. 

   

Paddleboard Trip - March 

NEW! If you will be on campus during spring break, you won’t want to miss out on our new paddleboard trip on Wednesday, March 8th! This private paddle boarding tour will provide expert training for all abilities. Trip includes transportation, paddle boarding, and lunch.
Registration Begins:  Tuesday, February 21st
There is a $10 refundable deposit due at registration. 
Trip Date: March 8, 2017. 

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PaintBall Trip- April 

A student favorite trip—Paintball!! Join us on April 20th as we go to Off The Wall Adventures for our annual paintball trip. Trip will include transportation, two hours of paintball, and dinner.
Registration Begins: March 28th
There is a $10 refundable deposit due at registration. 
Trip Date: April 20, 2017.

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Gear Checkout

Our gear checkout program allows you the chance to plan and take your own outdoor adventure trips. | Find out more  

 

Most of the activities are FREE. Some may require a small deposit to hold your spot.

Hours of Operation

Wellness Center

Monday-Wedday, 6 AM – 11 PM
Thuday-Friday, 6 AM - 10 PM
Saturday, 8 AM – 10 PM
Sunday, 12 noon -10 PM

Pool

Monday-Friday, 11 AM – 7 PM
Saturday-Sunday, 12 noon - 6 PM

Waterfront

Monday-Friday, 2 PM – 5 PM
Saturday-Sunday, 12 noon – 6 PM

ECO

Monday-Saturday, 3 PM – 5 PM

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Mission Statement

The Florida Southern College Wellness program promotes involvement in the campus community, enhances the academic experience, and encourages commitment to a holistic lifestyle by providing programs that focus on health education, fitness and recreation.


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