Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Daily Rates: Monday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Friday
Weekend Rates: Friday-Monday

Reserve Equipment

Online Rental Reservation Request


Outdoor Recreation Rental Center

The Outdoor Recreation Rental Center is currently located in the Office of Student Life in Tykeson Hall room 110. The ORRC is a division of the Cascades Adventures program which also includes the outdoor trips program and outdoor recreation resource library (trail guides & maps, field guides, skills & training books, environmental writings and more).
The ORRC offers equipment rentals for a wide range of activities including camping, backpacking, rock climbing & bouldering, mountaineering, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, stand up paddling and more. Inter-departmental rentals are available upon request, Please inquire at the ORRC.

General Rental Policies

  • Equipment must be picked up and returned during Outdoor Recreation Rental Center operating hours.
  • Eligibility to rent equipment is limited to OSU Cascades students, staff and faculty with a current OSU Cascades ID card.
  • Reservation requests can be made up to two weeks in advance.
  • Online reservation requests must be made a minimum of two days in advance.
  • Walk-in rentals are available however please allow yourself ample time (≈30 min)
  • Each renter may only rent equipment to outfit themselves plus one additional person.(Some exclusions apply)
  • Online reservation request cancellations must be made two (2) working days prior to the day of pick-up. Confirmed reservations that are not canceled will result in restrictions on future reservation requests.  
  • Reservation cancellations can be made in person or by phone during regular operating hours.
  • All equipment must be returned in the same condition by the end of operating hours on the return date. All late returns will be assessed a fee
  • Dirty, damaged, lost equipment, repairs, cleaning, or replacement costs will be assessed and charged to the renter.
  • The Outdoor Recreation Rental Center does not offer insurance for damaged equipment.
Questions about our rental policies?
Contact Associate Director of Student Success at kelly.smith@osucascades.edu or 541-322-3171