Facility Notices:

All Recreation &amp Wellness programs and facilities will be closed May 28th in obersrvance of Memorial Day.

The Kaplan Center Natatorium will be closed for extended maintenance June 1st – July 9th. Visit the Aquatics page for details.

Piney Lake Notice:

The Piney Lake shuttle will run only during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Spartan Summit Annual Climbing Competition

Climbing Competition Poster

A favorite event of Outdoor Adventures, the Spartan Summit, is a rock climbing competition open to UNC Greensboro students, Kaplan Center members and climbers from other Universities. The Outdoor Adventures staff works hard in creating a fun and positive atmosphere for all participants. All climbers receive free food and great giveaways. The top three competitors in each category will be awarded awesome prizes. This year the Competition is a part of the Eastern Edge Climbing Series http://www.eesclimbing.com/ which brings competitors from Universities in the region to compete for series points.

Date: February 17th, 2018

Cost: $15 for UNCG Community and $25 for everyone else.

How to Register


Come by outdoor adventures during our normal business hours with $15 cash or card to register for the climbing competition or call 336.334.4033 during open hours to register over the phone.

Registrations will be taken until 2/14/2018. Register by 2/2/2018 for a free competition T-shirt.
Click Here to download a registration card.

Competition Details


Our climbing competition is designed for all skill levels and is all on top rope. We will be scoring this year with a red point system. Further information about how we will score the competition and the rules for the competition can be found here: Spartan Summit Competition Rules and Scoring

Friends and family who would like to watch the competition and are not Kaplan Center members or students will be allowed into the facility to spectate. There is no cost to enter the Kaplan Center for friends and family of Competitors on this day.

Bouldering Competition Poster

1st Annual Crush the Crux
Homecoming Bouldering Competition

A brand new event with Outdoor Adventures, the Homecoming Bouldering Competition, is a rock climbing competition open to UNCG students and Kaplan Center members. The Outdoor Adventures staff work hard creating a fun and positive atmosphere for all participants to come and compete against fellow climbers. All climbers will receive food and a chance to win great giveaways. The top three competitors in each category will be awarded an awesome prize.

Date of Event: Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Time of Event: 10:00am – 2:30pm

Cost: $10

How to Register


Come by Outdoor Adventures during our normal business hours, Monday – Friday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Saturday – Sunday 1:00pm – 6:00pm, with $10 cash or card to register for the Bouldering competition. Registrations will be taken until October 18th, 2017. Register by October 3rd, 2017 for a free competition T-shirt.

Competition Details


Our competition is designed for climbers of all skill levels and will consist of bouldering only. We will be scoring the competition with a red point system. Further information about how we will score the competition and the rules for the competition can be found here: (Rules & Scoring)

Friends and family who would like to watch the competition and are not Kaplan Center members or students will be allowed into the facility to spectate. We ask that spectators bring a $1 donation to our student development scholarship or 1 canned food item to donate to Spartan Open Pantry.

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