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Outdoor Equipment Rental

Hours of Operation
April 26 – June 3: Monday – Friday, 12 – 5 p.m.
June 6 – July 25: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
July 26 – August 19: Monday-Friday 12-5 p.m.

Equipment must be picked up and returned during the above hours.

Closures and Special Rental Deals
Closed May 30 for Memorial Day: free day
Closed July 4 for Independence Day: free day
Closed August 6-14 for maintenance week: four day charge

Parking for Loading and Unloading
A voucher will be provided by the parking attendant upon arrival. The voucher will need to be validated by the Touch the Earth (TTE) personnel in order to exit the parking lot. Parking is for 20 minutes. Park in the space marked Touch the EarthNo parking on sidewalk. Call 404-413-1772.

Rental Policies

  • Rental equipment is available for checkout to current students, faculty and staff. Graduates must be members of the Student Recreation Center to enjoy this service! You must present your Panther ID card.
  • A $20 deposit must be left for any reservation. Full payment for equipment must be made when the equipment is picked up.
  • Deposit will be forfeited if reservation is not cancelled by 5 p.m. on scheduled day of pickup.
  • Advance reservations must be made in person.
  • A Friday – Monday rental is assessed a two day charge.
  • A $1 per item per day late fee is charged in addition to the daily rental fee. Exception: Bikes are charged $20 per day.
  • Additional charges will apply for any equipment returned wet or dirty (i.e. tents and stoves).
  • Payment by cash, check or PantherCash.
  • Deposits may be held overnight for equipment needing inspection if equipment is returned after 5:30 p.m.
  • Upon return all tents will receive a full set up inspection

Cost categories are as follows: students, faculty, staff and recreation members

Item Price per Day Limit per Person
Commuter Bike*** FREE One
Tent (six-person) $5 or $6 Two
Tent (four-person) $4 or $5 Two
Tent (one or two-person) $3 or $4 Two
Backpack with Cover (internal or external frame) $3 or $4 Four
Sleeping Bag $3 or $4 10
Ensolite Pad $2 or $3 10
Cook Kit (backpack or family) $2 or $3 Four
Tarp (10’x10′ or larger) $2 or $3 Four
Backpack Stove** $3 or $4 Four
Two-Burner Stove** $4 or $6 Four
Lantern ** $4 or $6 Four
Battery Lantern $3 or $5 Four
Water Bottle $1 or $2 10
Poncho $1 or $2 10
Cooler $3 or $4 Two
Whitewater Canoe* $20 or $25 One
Flatwater Canoe $10 or $12 Two
Whitewater Kayak* $12 or $15 One
Recreational Kayak (sit on top or sit in) $8 or $10 Two
Touring Kayak* $12 or $15 One
Car Kit $2 or $3 Two
Wetsuit – Farmer John or Farmer Jane $4 or $5 Four
Crash Pad $5 or $7 Two
Camp or Canoe Seat $2 or $3 Four

*NOTE: Requires completion of Touch the Earth clinic or school and permission from the outdoor recreation coordinator. Call 404-413-1773 one week in advance.
**Customers will receive a stove or lantern with a previously used fuel canister and a new canister at no additional charge.
***Rental period up to three consecutive days maximum. Helmet, lock and lamps provided. Late fee – $20/day.

Dailly Events

May
26
Thu
12:00 pm Yoga Mix @ Studio B
Yoga Mix @ Studio B
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Come unwind from your way with an gentle yoga classes designed for all levels.
5:30 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Ditch the workout and join the party! Learn the latest Latin steps while creating an exciting and fun aerobic workout.
6:00 pm Cycle & Abs @ Studio B
Cycle & Abs @ Studio B
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. This class will combine a 40 minute ride with 10 minutes of core work.
May
30
Mon
1:00 pm Memorial Day Bash @ Indian Creek Pool
Memorial Day Bash @ Indian Creek Pool
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Event Description: Come help us celebrate the opening of our beautiful outdoor pool for the summer! Food, games, inflatables andlog rolling will be free to members and their guests during the event. May 30 1-3… more »
Jun
2
Thu
all-day Whitewater 4 – day Canoe School
Whitewater 4 – day Canoe School
Jun 2 – Jun 5 all-day
This course is the most comprehensive, most constructive and most memorable whitewater canoeing around. Absolutely NO prior experience necessary. Canoeing and camping equipment is not provided due to regulations, but may be rented for the… more »
Jun
6
Mon
all-day Try Me Week – Instructional Clinics @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Try Me Week – Instructional Clinics @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day
Event Description: Do you want to sign up for a clinic but you’re not sure which one? Come try one, two, or as many as you wouldlike for FREE during TRY ME Week.Visit ourInstructional Clinic… more »
Jun
11
Sat
all-day Wild Cave Exploration
Wild Cave Exploration
Jun 11 all-day
Join us as we hike, crawl, climb and squeeze our way through a remote, desolate and virtually uncharted wild cave. Includes transportation, instruction, caving gear and guides. Cory & Anna Inman Cost: $18, $22, $28
Jun
12
Sun
all-day Horseback Forest Trail Riding #1
Horseback Forest Trail Riding #1
Jun 12 all-day
Beginner and experienced riders will enjoy Blue Ridge, GA, by horseback. We’ll spend 1 1/2 hours in the saddle on the trail and tour the mountain area afterwards. Includes transportation, leadership, gratuity, horse and guide.… more »
all-day Nantahala Raft Trip #1
Nantahala Raft Trip #1
Jun 12 all-day
This 8.5 mile run in a beautiful gorge of North Carolina is enjoyable for beginners as well as veteran rafters. Includes transportation, leadership, river guides, equipment and lunch. Jim Hudson, Bruce Wood, Mark Bodnar &… more »
Jun
13
Mon
all-day #STATEFIT @ GSU Student Recreation Center
#STATEFIT @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Jun 13 – Jun 30 all-day
Event Description: Interested to see how many steps you take in a day? Come sign up for our step challenge and see how far youcan go. Pedometers will be given out to the first 100… more »
7:15 am Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 13 @ 7:15 am – 8:05 am
FREE! Drop-in class. A perfect combination of cardiovascular work and sculpting moves that will keep you coming back for more. This class uses different cardio formats each week to keep your heart pumping!
12:00 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. You set the intensity in this awesome class.
5:30 pm Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. You set the intensity in this awesome class.
6:30 pm Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 6:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Develop a chiseled core with this twenty minute, intense abdominal workout.
6:30 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. You set the intensity in this awesome class.
Jun
14
Tue
12:00 pm Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Use steps and risers or our Escape Decks to develop toned legs and improve your cardiovascular endurance. Take one of our most popular classes that continues to deliver outstanding workouts each and… more »
1:00 pm Kickboxing @ Martial Arts Studio
Kickboxing @ Martial Arts Studio
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. This class is a combination of cardio, boxing and marital arts providing a total body workout which aims to improve strength, aerobic fitness, speed, flexibility, coordination and balance.
5:30 pm Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop in. A popular interval class that mixes calisthenics and body weight exercises with cardio and strength training.
6:30 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Ditch the workout and join the party! Learn the latest Latin steps while creating an exciting and fun aerobic workout.
7:00 pm Cycle & Abs @ Studio B
Cycle & Abs @ Studio B
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 7:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. This class will combine a 40 minute ride with 10 minutes of core work.

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