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The Adventure program is your destination whether you are planning your next adventure on your own or with us. We offer amazing trips and activities to feed your spirit, team building experiences to strengthen any group, high quality rental equipment at an affordable price, and amazing resources to help you experience the world around you. No matter what your next adventure might be, we've got you covered.
The new Redbird Adventure Center is the base of our program operations! This new facility includes a 5,500 sq. ft. building and High Ropes Course. The building is our central base for Equipment Rentals and Adventure Trips and also features a lobby full of outdoor equipment available to rent, a meeting room that fits 68 people, an outdoor patio, restrooms, and a resource center to plan your own trip. Parking is adjacent to the building. There is space enough for buses to drop-off groups, and to easily to pick-up or drop-of boats and other rental equipment.
Monday: 3-6PM, Friday: 3-6PM, Saturday: 10AM-1PM, Sunday: 3-6PM
Equipment Rentals, Facility Rentals, and Team Building Programs are open to ISU students, Faculty/Staff, and the Bloomington–Normal Community. If you wish to rent equipment outside of open hours, contact us at Adventure@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-8427 to make an appointment.
The High Ropes Course is open only for scheduled Team Building programs.
Free Parking is available in the lot for Adventure patrons. Buses can drop off students in the parking lot, but should park elsewhere. There may be space in the Campus Recreation Operations Building located at 1020 Gregory St.