students rock climbing


Q:  Who can rent equipment from the Rental Center?
A:  Anyone can! Student rental is free with a valid UWRF ID (7 day max).See specific rental policies regarding free student usage.

Q: What is available to rent?
A:  Roller blades, lawn games, tents, backpacks, camping gear, snowshoes, cross-country skis, golf clubs, ice fishing gear including ice house and auger.

Q:  When can I rent equipment?

A:  View calendar for hours of operation.


Q:  What are the durations of rentals?
A:  Students, faculty, staff and community members have three rental periods options:

·       Daily (2 days, 1 night)

·       Weekend (4 days, 3 nights)

·       Weekly (8 days, 7 nights)


Q:  When am I able to return the equipment I've rented?
A:  During the Rental Center’s hours. View calendar for hours of operation.


Q:  Can I return equipment when the rental center is not open?
A:  The only way to return equipment outside of the Rental Center’s hours of operation is to contact the Outdoor Recreation Coordinator and schedule a time in advance to return the equipment.

·       Phone: 715 425-4289


Q:  At what point will I be charged late/cleaning fees?

A:  If the equipment is not returned by the appropriate time, then a daily charge will be assessed to each item rented for each day it is late. Items returned dirty that require cleaning will be charged a $15 cleaning fee. 


Q:  What are the hours of operation for the climbing wall?
A:  View calendar for hours of operation.


Q:  How much does it cost to use the Knowles climbing wall?
A:  Climbing is free for students with a valid UWRF ID card and to all Knowles Center members with a gold or silver membership. The cost is $8 for faculty/staff and $10 for community members.


Q:  Do I need climbing shoes or can I climb in my tennis shoes?
A:  Everyone who climbs on the climbing wall must use climbing shoes. The climbing experience is greatly enhanced by using climbing shoes and helps to maintain the cleanliness of our wall. If you have your own climbing shoes, please feel free to bring them.Shoe rental is free to UWRF students and $3 to the general public.


Q:  How do I sign up for trips?
A:  Visit our Trips, Clinics, and Events page to view and register for our offerings.

Contact Us

Recreation and Sport Facilities
Email us
Event Calendar/Hours
Knowles Center/Hunt Arena
1110 S. Main Street

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