• COVID-19 Updates

    We are excited to offer curbside pickup for outdoor equipment rentals through our Outdoor Pursuits Equipment Rentals Center. Renters must submit a Rental Request and arrange a time to pick-up and drop-off the outdoor equipment. Submission of this rental request does not guarantee a rental. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours confirming your rental, pick-up time, and drop-off time.

  • days times
    Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday - Wednesday 3:00 - 6:00PM
    Thursday 1:00 - 7:00PM
    Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sunday Closed

    *Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request rentals outside of these days and times. Coordinating your request may or may not be possible.


    Hours
  • Boating Equipment

    Equipment Cost
    Daily 3 Day Weekly
    Stand up Paddle Board $35 $55 $80
    Kayak – Sit on Top $25 $40 $60
    Canoe (Kineo or Appalachian) $30 $55 $85
    Kayak – Sea Excursion $40 $65 $90
    Kayak – White Water $35 $55 $80
    Canoe Paddle $2 $4 $6
    Kayak Paddle $8 $15 $25
    Kayak Spray Skirt $8 $15 $25
    Canoe Chairs $3 $5 $9
    Wetsuit $8 $15 $25
    Drysuit $30 $55 $100
    Dry Bag $8 $15 $25
    Helmet $3 $5 $9
    Throw Rope Bag $8 $15 $25
    Life Jacket $5 $10 $20

    Camping Equipment

    Equipment Cost
    3 Day Weekly
    1 Person Tent $8 $14
    2 Person Tent $9 $16
    4 Person Tent $11 $20
    6 Person Tent $13 $24
    Lightweight Tent (2 Person) $12 $23
    Sleeping Bag $9 $15
    Sleeping Pad $4 $8
    Backpack $9 $15
    Trekking Poles $5 $9
    Stove Backpacking $5 $9
    Stove 2 – Burner $6 $11
    Cool Kit (1 person) $5 $9
    Cool Kit (2 Person) $5 $9
    Ice Chest $5 $9
    Lantern $7 $13
    Therm-a-rest $10 $19
    Water Cooler $5 $9

    Activity Equipment

    Equipment Cost
    Daily 3 Day 3 Weekly
    Cornhole set $8 $15 $25
    Horseshoe set $8 $15 $25
    Dodgeball set $8 $15 $25
    Kickball set $8 $15 $25
    Flag Football set $3 $5 $9
    Tug of war rope $3 $5 $9

    Other Rentals

    Equipment Cost
    Daily 3 Day Weekly
    Caving Helmet $3 $5 $9
    Caving Headlamp $8 $15 $25
    Knee and Elbow Pads $3 $5 $9
    Bike (road or mountain) $25 $40 $65
    Climbing Shoes $8 $15 $25
    Bouldering Crash Pad $8 $15 $25
    10 x 10 EZ- Up Canopy $20 $35 $60
    Folding Table $7 $7 $13
  • Reservations

    • Reservations may be made up to two weeks in advance by phone in or in person during Outdoor Pursuits Rental Center (OPRC) operating hours.
    • Reservations may be made for a maximum period of two weeks.
    • Payment must be made upon reservation.
    • All forms and waivers must be completed and signed prior to taking equipment from the premises.
    • Equipment must be picked up a minimum of 30 minutes prior to closing or the reservation will be voided.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 75% of payment will be refunded 14 days or more prior to reservation date and time.
    • 50% of payment will be refunded 13-4 days prior to reservation date and time.
    • No refund less than 3 days (72 hours) prior to reservation date and time.

    Return Policy

    • Equipment and all accessories must be returned only during the OPRC operating hours as a signature on the equipment agreement is required upon return. If the items are returned to a non-OPRC staff member, the renter will be charged an administrative fee equal to the replacement value of the item.
    • Please allow 15-20 minutes for checking in equipment as each item will be examined for cleanliness and damages.
    • An additional fee will be charged for dirty or damaged equipment that requires cleaning, repairs, or replacement.
    • A late fee will be charged for each item checked out that is not returned to OPRC by the return date indicated.

    Equipment Loading Policy

    • It is the renter’s responsibility to tie down all equipment on their vehicle or trailer. We will provide guidance and information on proper methods for strapping a boat or equipment to the vehicle.
    • It is the renter’s responsibility to load and unload all equipment on their vehicle or trailer. We will provide guidance and information on proper methods for strapping a boat to the vehicle.
    • UAB Campus Recreation is not responsible for damage to vehicles or persons due to improper loading or securing of equipment.

    Daily:  24- hour period
    3 Day:  Returned before noon on the fourth day following checkout.
    Weekly:  Returned before noon on the eighth day following checkout.

  • Outdoor Pursuits Equipment Rental Request Form

    We are happy to offer curbside pickup for outdoor equipment through our Outdoor Pursuits Equipment Rentals Center. Renters must submit a Rental Request and arrange a time to pick-up and drop-off the outdoor equipment. The submission of this request form does not guarantee a rental. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours confirming your rental.

    Payment for the rental will be processed over the phone, and must be processed before the outdoor equipment can be picked up. A time to process the payment will be scheduled when the equipment rental has been confirmed. Please provide a good number and a few options for times to call below. *The over-the-phone payment process will only take 5-10 minutes.

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    All renters must sign the Outdoor Pursuits Rental Agreement upon pick-up and drop-off.

    All pick-ups and drop-offs will be made at the Outdoor Pursuits Rental Center garage located at the back of the Campus Recreation Center. Please email Payton Joyner (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or call 205-996-5038 if you have any questions!

    Personal Information

    Please provide the following information to help us set up your rental account.

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    Outdoor Equipment Request:

    A list of our equipment and pricing can be found on our website here.

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    Schedule Pick-Up and Drop-Off:

    The outdoor equipment rental must be scheduled before the rental can be processed. Provide the desired day, date, and time within the availability listed below. *Please provide at least two time options for your rental pick-up AND drop-off.

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