Loyola University Chicago

Ramble Outdoors

Campus Recreation | Student Complex

Current Offerings Cabinet

Campfire and S'mores with Ramble Outdoors
Friday Nights | 8 - 10 p.m. | West Quad

Come join us for our weekly campfire on the west quad! Take some time to unwind, bond with others, make s’mores, and learn about upcoming opportunities. You’re welcome to bring musical instruments, games, and other campfire activities. We will supply you with the necessary s'more makings that accompany campfires. No registration is needed, stop by Friday nights from 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

 

 

Fall Fest & Campout on the Quad 
10/30 - 10/31/2015 | 10 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.  |  FREE

Campout on the Quad 2014Have you ever wanted to sleep outside on the quad? Come join Ramble Outdoors for our fall celebration on the west quad. Carve a pumpkin, go on a haunted campus tour (including a creepy tunnel), sleep under the stars, laugh with friends, relax by the campfire, and play some camp games. Camping equipment and breakfast will all be provided.

How to Prepare

 

‌Sunset Paddle [FULL]
9/10/2015  |  4:30 - 7:30 p.m.  |  $20

Come try something new and see Loyola from a different perspective. Setting out on our local, beautiful waterway is a peaceful way to unwind for the evening, giving you time to pause, breathe, and reflect. No experience is necessary on this guided paddle. We will teach you some basics then get you out on the water. Though we don’t plan on going for swims, bring layers that will keep you warm if you get wet. We will meet at Leone Beach Park at 4:30 p.m.

Day Paddle Equipment List

 

‌Saturday Kayak Adventures on Lake Michigan
9/19/2015  |  10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  |  1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  | 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.  |  $20

Come kayak Lake Michigan with us and experience your own neighborhood from a fresh perspective.  Setting out on our local, beautiful waterway is a perfect way to take a break from weekend work.  Our guided paddles are informal and fun and no experience is necessary! Basic paddling instruction will be provided and then the group will head out for a relaxing lakeside view of Rogers Park. Though we don’t plan on going for swims, bring layers that will keep you warm if you get wet. We will meet at Leone Beach Park. If the weather does not cooperate, we will reschedule for next Saturday at the same time (9/19).

Day Paddle Equipment List   |  Outdoor Experiences Medical History Form

 

‌Sunrise Paddle [FULL]
9/26/2015  |  6 - 9 a.m.  |  $20

Come kayak Lake Michigan with us and experience your own neighborhood from a fresh perspective. Setting out on our beautiful, local waterway is a perfect way to peacefully begin your day. Our guided paddles are informal and fun and no experience is necessary! Basic paddling instruction will be provided and then the group will head out for a relaxing lakeside view of Rogers Park. Though we don’t plan on going for swims, bring layers that will keep you warm if you get wet. We will meet at Leone Beach Park.

Day Paddle Equipment List   |  Outdoor Experiences Medical History Form

 

Kayak Roll Session
11/15/2015  |  6 - 9 p.m.  |  Free

Do you want to escape the cold for an evening? Come play with us in the Halas pool with sea kayaks! No previous experience is necessary. Work on your kayaking skills, even as the bitter winter takes hold of Chicago! There will be opportunities for skill building at all levels.  Instruction includes general kayaking, turning and forward strokes, balance work, personal practice time, and a roll clinic.

 

 

 

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