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Gear Rentals

kayak rentals

Current Rental Hours:

Reduced Summer Hours (Beginning Tuesday, July 5th)
  • Monday & Friday: 10:00am until 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 1:00pm until 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am until 5:00pm  
  • Sunday: Closed
Regular Semester Hours (Beginning Wednesday, August 17th)
  • Monday through Friday: 10:00am until 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am until 5:00pm  
  • Sunday: Closed
Upcoming Special Hours and Closures:
  • July 3rd - Facility Closed
  • July 4th - Facility Closed

How Do I Rent Gear?

  • Gear rentals must be made in person and at the WVU Outdoor Recreation Center. The ORC is located inside the WVU Student Rec Center on the Evansdale Campus
  • Individuals are encouraged to call in advance to check on the availability of gear prior to arrival. 

Who Can Rent Gear?

  • A variet y of quality outdoor gear is available for rental. West Virginia University students, faculty, staff, affiliated employees, and their families are eligible to rent our equipment. A Mountaineer Card must be presented in order to rent.

Rental Fees:

*Note: You may notice that we've updated our rental prices. We continue to offer rental prices far below what our local industry partners are offering to give our students the best possible equipment at the most affordable prices. These changes were made to ensure that Adventure WV can continue to provide quality outdoor equipment that is routinely maintained for rentals at the Outdoor Recreation Center.

Equipment and Pricing

Summer Gear

Backpacks
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days)
Internal Frame  $6.00 $10.00 $30.00
Bicycles
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days)
Comfort Bicycles $12.00 $20.00 $55.00
Mountain Bike $22.50 $40.00 $100.00
Bike Rack  $5.00 $8.00 $20.00
Child Carrier/Trailer $10.00 $18.00 $50.00
Sleeping Bags
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days)
SB - Summer (40°)  $6.00 $10.00 $24.00
SB - 3-Season (25°)  $7.00 $12.00 $28.00
SB - Winter (0-5°)  $8.00 $15.00 $32.00
Sleeping Pads  $2.00 $3.00 $7.00
Stoves, Pots, & Water Filtration
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days)
Backpacking Stove $5.00 $8.00 $20.00
2 Burner Camp Stove $6.00 $10.00 $24.00
Pot Set  $1.50 $2.00 $7.00
Platypus Gravity Filter $6.00 $10.00 $15.00
Tents & Tarps
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days)
6-Person Tent $13.00 $20.00 $60.00
4-person Tent $12.00 $20.00 $50.00
3-person Tent $10.00 $18.00 $40.00
Mega Mid Shelter $12.00 $20.00 $50.00
Tarp Shelter $10.00 $18.00 $40.00
Hammock $5.00 $8.00 $18.00
Hammock Package (hammock, rainfly, straps) $12.00 $20.00 $50.00
Water Sports Gear
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days
Canoes $22.50 $40.00 $100.00
Boat Carrier (pads, straps) $2.00 $3.00 $8.00
Kayak 2 Person $22.50 $40.00 $100.00
Single Kayak $20.00 $35.00 $80.00
Stand Up Paddle Board (S.U.P) $18.00 $30.00 $75.00
Dry Bag $1.50 $3.00 $10.00
Wet Suit/Booties Combo $8.00 $15.00 $35.00
Splash Top  $3.50 $5.00 $15.00
Other Activities
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days
Slacklines $4.00 $6.00 $15.00

Equipment and Pricing

Winter Sports Gear

Downhill Ski Gear
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days)
Downhill Ski Package $23.00 $35.00 $90.00
Ski Poles $3.00 $5.00 $15.00
Snowboarding Gear
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week RAte (6/7 days)
Snowboard Package  $23.00 $35.00 $90.00
Snowboard Boots $5.00 $8.00 $25.00
Snowboard $8.50 $15.00 $50.00
X-country Ski Gear
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days)
X-Country Ski Package  $7.00 $12.00 $40.00
X-Country Skis $5.00 $15.00 $30.00
X-Country Ski Boots $4.00 $6.00 $20.00
X-Country Ski Poles $2.00 $3.00 $8.00
Winter Gear
Item Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate (6/7 days)
Helmet $5.00 $8.00 $30.00
Snowshoes $5.00 $6.00 $20.00

Additional Charges:

  • Any gear that is returned dirty or wet can be cleaned or dried by the renter at the rental center, a cleaning fee of $10 will be charged otherwise. 
  • If gear is returned damaged, a repair fee will be charged. If gear is lost or destroyed, a replacement fee will be charged. A list of applicable fees is available at the rental center. 
  • We take pride in our equipment and you should to. The Outdoor Recreation Center reserves the right to charge you the customer for damages, broken equipment, and theft of equipment when it is in your possession. 

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