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Outdoor Equipment Rental

Hours of Operation
August 22 – December 5: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
December 6 – 16: Monday-Friday, 12 – 5 p.m.

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

Closures and Special Rental Deals
Closed November 21 – 25 for Thanksgiving: four day charge
Closed December 17 – January 8: seven 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 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! A PantherCard must be presented.
  • 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 through 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 damaged, wet or dirty (i.e., tents and stoves).
  • Payment by cash, check, PantherCash or credit card.
  • 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 or 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’x 10′ 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 per day.

Daily Events

Sep
30
Fri
9:00 am Pilates @ Studio B
Pilates @ Studio B
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am
FREE! Drop-in class. A challenging class that uses mind/body exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles. Pilates focuses on the powerhouse/abs, and works the rest of the body through the core connection. All levels are… more »
12:00 pm Kickbox @ Martial Arts Studio
Kickbox @ Martial Arts Studio
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 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.
Oct
1
Sat
all-day Farm Harvesting Workshop
Farm Harvesting Workshop
Oct 1 all-day
Take a hands-on tour of farming in Georgia. During harvest season we and the farmer will expect you to work as a bonafide hand on the farm. At the end of the day you’ll have… more »
all-day Whitewater Kayak School River Trip
Whitewater Kayak School River Trip
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day
The course begins with four sessions in still water and will be completed with a progressive two-day optional river trip. Please plan to attend all sessions and river trip to be a graduate of the… more »
11:00 am Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:50 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 Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Develop a chiseled core with this twenty minute, intense abdominal workout.
12:30 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 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
Oct
2
Sun
all-day Rock Climbing 101
Rock Climbing 101
Oct 2 all-day
We’ll take you to a popular rock climbing destination and stir up some awesome climbs. Test your outdoor climbing ability and learn new skills. No experience necessary. Includes transportation, climbing equipment and shoes, instruction and… more »
Oct
3
Mon
7:15 am Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Oct 3 @ 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 Kickbox @ Martial Arts Studio
Kickbox @ Martial Arts Studio
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 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.
12:00 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 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.
2:00 pm Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. This class has it all! Use bands, balls, dumbbells and your own body weight to develop a strong core, toned muscles, and lean frame in this intense class designed to challenge you.… more »
4:00 pm Pilates @ Studio B
Pilates @ Studio B
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A challenging class that uses mind/body exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles. Pilates focuses on the powerhouse/abs, and works the rest of the body through the core connection. All levels are… more »
5:30 pm Panther Pump @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Panther Pump @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Grab your weights and get ready to squat and curl your way to a sleek, toned you! This sculpting class uses bands and weights to define your arms and sculpt your legs.
6:30 pm Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 6:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Develop a chiseled core with this twenty minute, intense abdominal workout.
8:00 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm – 8:50 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.
Oct
4
Tue
12:00 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Oct 4 @ 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.
12:00 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 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.
4:00 pm Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Step @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Use steps and risers to develop toned legs and improve your cardiovascular endurance. Take one of our most popular classes that continues to deliver outstanding workouts each and every time!
5:30 pm Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
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!

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