Students kayaking and canoeing

OERC Membership Program

New for this fall season is the OERC Membership Program. In an effort to find new ways to increase opportunities for outdoor recreation in our community and make these activities cost-effective, the Outdoor Education and Recreation Center is offering a one-time membership fee of $10.

What's Included?

  • Free Open Events (Open Climb Tuesdays and Open Paddle Wednesdays)
  • 50% off Indoor Climbing Wall daily and monthly passes
  • Free harness rentals for the Climbing Wall
  • 50% discount on outdoor equipment rentals (canoes, kayaks, tents and more!)

Open Climbing
Where: Sugarloaf
Dates: Aug. 30-Oct. 25
Time: 4pm-sunset
Open Paddle
Where: Prairie Island
Dates: Aug. 31-Oct. 26
Time: 4pm-sunset
Equipment Rentals

By appointment via email ( or calling 507.457.2940.

Membership Program Flyer (PDF)