Outdoor Recreation

Special Events


Moonlight Canoeing

Come to Riverfront Park for after hours boating around the full moon. You have an hour and a half to discover the difference between day and night on the Hillsborough River! Sign up with friends or venture out on your own.

Canoes and 2-person kayaks: $10, 1-person kayaks $5.

Registration opens two weeks in advance and closes Friday at 5 PM.

Fall 2018 Dates:

  • September 21 & 22
  • October 26 & 27

Times Offered:

  • 7 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.
  • 9 p.m. – 10:50 p.m.

Buy your tickets here:

Challenge Connections

Want to meet some new people, have fun, and learn something along the way? Connect with other Bulls at the Challenge Course. You will spend 4 hours making connections and experiencing the Discovery Course: 55' of height with a 150' zipline!

$15. Registration opens two weeks in advance and closes the day before.

Fall 2018 Dates:

  • September 22
  • October 13
  • November 3


  • 10:00am - 2:00pm

Register Here

Height Night

Come experience the Discovery High Challenge course at night! Find your limits a ride the zip line down the glow stick lit runway. Get a group of friends to all sign up for the same time or fly solo and meet a wingman.

Free! Registration opens two weeks in advance and closes the day before.

Fall 2018 Date:

  • October 5


7:00pm - 9:00pm

Register Here

Sunset Paddle

Fall 2018 Dates:

  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 14


  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Meet at the boathouse at USF Riverfront Park

Challenge After Dark

November 1st at Riverfront Park
7:00pm, 8:00pm, and 9:00pm start times

This event should be on everyone's college bucket list. The Challenge Course will be turned into a glow-in-the-dark course designed for the adventurer in all of us. Participants will be illuminated with glow sticks and glow paint while conquering over15 different obstacles as high as 50ft followed by a glow in the dark zipline target challenge. Test your abilities, both mental and physical, during this fun and exciting event.

Cost: $15
Transportation provided from the REC

Register Now

Bonfire & S'mores at Riverfront Park

November 29 at Riverfront Park
6pm - 8pm