Clinics

Guy bouldering outside

Registration Information:

To sign up for UTC Outdoor Programs clinics please visit the Aquatics & Recreation Center. Registration takes place in the Outdoors Center Office, located on the first floor of the Aquatics and Recreation Center (ARC). All of our clinics are free for UTC students and no prior experience is needed.

Cancellation Information:  

Once payment for trips are received, partial refunds may be given if you cancel by the registration deadline, typically 7 days before the trip. Please see our trip descriptions for registration deadlines. Refunds consist of 50% of the trip cost for cancellations. Cancellations made after the registration deadline will not be considered for a refund. We reserve the right to cancel a program due to inclement weather, natural disasters, lack of participation, or extenuating circumstances. In the event we must cancel a program, you will be notified by the trip leader and a full trip refund will be provided. To apply for a refund, you will need to complete the 'Customer Refund Request' form. 


SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Clinic

Date: Wednesday, September 11th

Time: 4:00 - 6:00p.m.

Join us at UTC Outdoors and learn how to Stand-Up Paddleboard.  Students will meet at the Outdoors Center to be fitted for a PFD and paddle.  Next, we will walk down to the UTC Rowing Barge to enjoy some easy paddle boarding around Maclellan Island and enjoy a beautiful day on the water. 

Camp Cooking Clinic

Date: Wednesday, September 18th

Time: 6:00 - 8:00p.m.

Learn all of the tips and tricks of cooking a great outdoor meal on a camp stove.  Students will meet at the Outdoors center and then head outside to cook and enjoy a delicious meal together.

SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Clinic

Date: Wednesday, September 25th

Time: 4:00 - 6:00p.m.

Join us at UTC Outdoors and learn how to Stand-Up Paddleboard.  Students will meet at the Outdoors Center to be fitted for a PFD and paddle.  Next, we will walk down to the UTC Rowing Barge to enjoy some easy paddle boarding around Maclellan Island and enjoy a beautiful day on the water. 

Bike Maintenance Clinic

Date: Thursday, October 3rd

Time: 6:00 - 7:00p.m.

UTC Outdoors staff will show you all the tips and tricks to keeping your wheels in top condition! 

Fly Fishing Clinic

Date: Wednesday, October 30th

Time: 6:00 - 7:00p.m.

Join us to learn the basics of fly fishing, equipment and techniques! 

Bike Maintenance Clinic

Date: Wednesday, November 6th

Time: 6:00 - 7:00p.m.

UTC Outdoors staff will show you all the tips and tricks to keeping your wheels in top condition! 

Climbing Technique Clinic

Date: Tuesday, November 12th

Time: 8:00 - 10:00p.m.

This clinic is an introduction to basic body movement and techniques involved in climbing.  We will cover handholds, footwork, and other techniques to help you take your climbing to the next level.

Whitewater Kayak Clinic

Date: Tuesday, November 19th

Time: 7:00 - 9:00p.m.

Join us in the pool to learn the basics of whitewater kayaking.  You will learn techniques such as wet exits, paddle strokes, boat control and progress to the kayak roll. 

Belay Clinics

Dates: August 30th | September 13th | September 27th | October 18th | November 1st | November 15th

Time: 6:00 - 8:00p.m.

Location: ARC Climbing Wall

Want to learn how to belay a fellow climber at the climbing wall?  Join us and learn each month!  All clinics are free.  You can pre-register in the UTC Outdoors Center for any of the clinics.  All equipment is included. 


For other questions or concerns you can call the friendly staff at UTC Outdoors.

423-425-5750

utcoutdoors@utc.edu