Outdoor Recreation

UM-Flint students, faculty & staff are able to participate in Outdoor Adventure trips, programs, and certifications offered through UM-Ann Arbor Rec Sports. Rest assured trips are crafted with beginners in mind and all the necessary gear is included.

Note: to register for these programs, Flint users must create a login their first time. The “university login” option only works for Ann Arbor students, faculty and staff.

Bicycle Rentals

Students, faculty/staff, and rec center members are eligible to rent bicycles from the Recreation Center. For long-term and group rentals, please contact Assistant Director, Ervin Leavy to get started.

Hourly$4 per hour Simply stop by the main office in the Rec Center with your Mcard to start your rental. 
Long-term $50 per semester plus a $25 damage deposit The deposit is returnable. Includes lock and helmet.
GroupsContact UsBikes can also be rented for groups and special events for up to 15 people. We are happy to speak with you about your specific needs, including staff to guide your ride.

Genesee County has many beautiful outdoor recreation opportunities. This includes beaches, disc golf courses, parks, fishing sites, and nature preserves – all of which can be explored on the Genesee County Parks & Recreation site.

The Flint River Trail is also easily accessible from the Recreation Center, as a portion of it runs through campus. In addition to walking or running the trails, you can also rent a bike to explore the trails or get around campus.