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Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center

Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center

Established in 2000, joined Department of Athletics in 2010

Outdoor Trips and Clinics

The Department of Campus Recreation is committed to providing a comprehensive Outdoor Adventure program for the entire campus community.  No experience is necessary. College life is about new experiences in both academics and social activities. Step out of your comfort zone and meet other Wayne State University students who are; seeking adventure, wanting to learn new skills, looking for leadership opportunities, and wanting to have fun. The Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center provides numerous educational and recreational opportunities in the outdoors, many right here in the heart of Detroit! Activities range from educational clinics, day trips, and climbing competitions to extended overnight trips rafting in West Virginia, skiing in Michigan, or kayaking in the Georgian Bay.  So make sure to stop by and give us your input! Click here to view our calendar of events.

Need to get away for a few days in the outdoors? Don't have the money to purchase all that expensive gear? Stop by the MHRFC and check out the gear in our rental center! Come on, what are your waiting for! Click here for more information and rental rates.

Adventure Programming Brochure 

 For more information on Adventure Programming visit the links to the left or contact Paul Brakeman at paul.brakeman@wayne.edu at (313) 577-6678.