Adventure Programming

The Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center is committed to providing a comprehensive Outdoor Adventure program for the entire campus community. Adventure Programming Department at the Recreation and Fitness Center includes the four areas of Climbing Wall, Outdoor Trips & Workshops, Rental Center, and our Team Building & Ropes Course Program.

The Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center provides numerous educational and recreational opportunities in the outdoors, many right here in the heart of Detroit  Adventure Programming Trips & Workshops range from educational workshops, day trips, and climbing competitions to extended overnight trips. 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.

Need to get away for a few days in the outdoors? Don't have the money to purchase all that expensive gear? Email Malissa Streng at and rent from us for gear for your next trip! 

Want to try something new? Visit our Climbing Wall and learn how you can challenge yourself in a new way! 

Are you part of a student organization or departments, and want to try something new with your group? Our Team Building & Ropes Program might be the perfect way to strengthen your groups' communication and leadership skills. 

For more information on Adventure Programming, contact Malissa Streng at

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