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Outdoor Recreation

Have you ever thought about taking a backpacking trip to the Appalachian Mountains? How about a camping trip to Table Rock State Park? You have come to the right place! The Wellness Center has outdoor recreation programs and equipment for rent to outfit the experience you have in mind.

Equipment Rental

2-Person Tent $5.00 - $15.00
4-Person Tent $7.50 - $20.00
Sleeping Bags $3.00 - $10.00
Backpacks $6.00 - $18.00
Cooking Kits $3.00 - $10.00
Lanterns $3.00 - $10.00


Equipment rental prices are dependent upon the length of the rental period. Items that are rented over a longer period of time (maximum rental period of 8 days) will cost more but have a lower cost per day than a single day rental.

Ropes Course

The Upstate ropes course offers challenges that create experiences related to personal, professional and team growth. Through our Group Dynamics Challenge Course or the High Ropes Course, we can accomplish almost any development or team building related goal that your group wishes.

We gear every session to meet the needs of our clients. Our leadership training, professional development and team building programs are perfect for:

  • Management Teams
  • New Member Orientations
  • Churches
  • Youth Groups
  • School Field Trips
  • Departmental Training
  • Staff Retreats

Our course minimum is eight (8) individuals. We also have the capacity to operate with very large groups as well. For more information or to inquire about a ropes course program for your group, contact Mark Ritter today!

Bike Share

Enjoy riding a bike and having convenient transportation around campus!  In partnership with Partners for Active Living, USC Upstate is proud to offer the Bike Share program. Bikes are available to run errands, to grab lunch, to travel from class to class or to get some fresh air and exercise.

Bikes are free to rent and are available at the Wellness Center on a first-come, first-serve basis. Also included in the rental package is a free lock and helmet.

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Contact Us
Mark Ritter
Director
Campus Recreation

Phone: (864) 503-5939

Maya Carter
Assistant Director
Aquatics

Phone: (864) 503-5079

Cameron Edwards
Assistant Director
Intramural Sports & Summer Camps

Phone: (864) 503-5174

Vacant
Assistant Director
Fitness

Phone: (864) 503-5069

Joyce Long
Administrative Assistant
Campus Recreation

Phone: (864) 503-5012

Front Desk
Phone: (864) 503-5080

800 University Way
HEC - Wellness Center
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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