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Photo of couple cross-country skiing
NIU Campus Recreation’s Outdoor Adventures is planning plenty of winter fun in 2015. Registration deadlines and pricing for faculty, staff and community members is available online. Online pay options include credit cards or bursar charge. To pay with cash, check or Huskie Bucks, visit the Adventure Center. For more information, call (815) 753-9423 or email...
East Lagoon
The East Lagoon near Altgeld Hall is free and open to all for ice skating. The ice is checked by employees of the Grounds Department, which is in charge of the sign located on the south end of the lagoon. A green sign indicates it is safe to skate. Skaters should always check the sign to...
NIU Outdoor Adventures
Students with a love of the outdoors have several opportunities this fall, thanks to NIU’s Outdoor Adventures. Special Points of Interest The Thanksgiving Break Backpacking Trip to the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee is rapidly approaching. There will be a trip-planning meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Adventure Center located in the...
NIU Outdoor Adventures
Would you prefer to paddle down the Rock River rather than watch TV? Perhaps leading others in activities to better themselves sounds more gratifying than playing video games on your couch? If you or someone you know prefers trying new things, being active and getting some fresh air, then Outdoor Adventures (OA) has great opportunities...
Poster for Apostles Islands trip
Experience the spectacular beauty of the Apostle Islands via touring sea kayaks and camp in some of the Northwood’s most pristine sites with NIU Outdoor Adventures. Often considered one of the finest paddling and camping destinations in the continental United States,the islands provide kayakers with fascinating destinations that include Basswood, Hermit and Stockton islands. Kayakers...
Utah rock formation
NIU’s Outdoor Adventures is capping off the school year by offering a trip westward to Utah and a visiting stop to Colorado. The trip takes place from Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 25. Colorado is known for its epic hiking and abundant mountain scenery. Many travelers speculate that late spring and early summer is the...
Photo of entrance to Cascade Mountain
Campus Recreation is offering a weekend opportunity to spend time on the slopes. Cascade Mountain in Wisconsin has received 15 inches of snow in the last couple of weeks, and its 34 runs and four terrain parks are open. Travelers will ski and ride for three days, leaving NIU at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10,...