Outdoor Recreation

Come experience the serenity, peaceful and adventurous world of the great outdoors. Research suggests that being physically active outdoors helps reduce stress, anxiety, anger, and improves mood, overall health and wellbeing.  

Registration Steps:
Registered student prices are for UofT students taking academic courses or those who have purchased a non-registered student membership for the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.  Register online at recreation.utoronto.ca or in person at the TPASC Registration Desk. U of T students, staff and faculty will be able to log in to the new recreation website using their UTORid.

Non-registered student prices are for UofT students who are not taking academic courses, along with UTSC Faculty, Staff and recent U of T grads.   To register, please contact Laurie Wright laurie.wright@utoronto.ca.  Your email should include the trip details, student number (if applicable) and how you are associated to UofT.  External guests of participants are not eligible to attend Outdoor Recreation Trips unless space allows.

Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued 5 business days prior to the trip.  All trips are weather dependent and may be rescheduled or cancelled.  Full refunds will be given, upon request, for rescheduled trips.

For all trips that include being on boat or in the water, we are now providing a FREE deep water orientation session at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.  This one hour class will include jumping into the water with a life jacket on and getting to the edge of the pool safely.  No swim experience necesary.  To book your session, please contact Ramona Seupersad at ramona.seupersad@utoronto.ca

Please note that all Outdoor Recreation trips that include transportation will meet at the east entrance of the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (875 Morningside Ave). This will be the pick up and drop off location.


Current Adventures

There are currently no Outdoor Recreation trips planned for Summer 2021, but we have created an Adventure catalogue of local outdoor activities you can try.  Check it out here!


Previous Adventures

Ski & Snowboard Trips

Hit the slopes on a Friday evening this winter at Brimacombe Resort.  We'll have 4-5 hours on the hill to ski or snowboard with a chalet to warm up and socialize.  The resort offers beginner to advanced trails including a small learners hill.  Your lift ticket, transportation and snacks are included.  Lessons and equipment rental are also available for an additional charge.
Lesson Fee: $17 (students) and $18 (non students)
Rental Fee: $25 (students) and $35 (non students)

Location: Brimacombe Resort
Time:  Leave at 3:00pm, return by 10:30pm
Registered Student Price:  $25 plus HST 
Non Registered Student Price:  $35 plus HST

Date: Friday, March 6
Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 1
Refund Deadline: Sunday, March 1 @5:00 p.m



Team Building Activities

Do you have a UTSC Department, student club or group or that could benefit from experiencing some team building skills, strategic planning, trust games or communication development?  We can offer you a custom built activity to suit your needs outdoors or indoors. 

To set up a consultation, contact Laurie Wright at laurie.wright@utoronto.ca