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NEW! Check out the ALL NEW Fall Programming Brochure!
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Women’s Open Climbing Day
Women’s climbing day is an opportunity for the local women’s climbing community to get together to develop their climbing skill and technique. What better support than to climb with other women who have a desire to get stronger and more fit? Don’t forget to sign up for a belay certification class if you want to learn how to belay!
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Active Duty ONLY
In honor of our Active Duty members, enjoy a day of climbing on us. That’s right – bring in your Active Duty Military ID and climb all day for FREE! Don’t forget to sign up for a belay certification class, if you want to learn how to belay!
Mountain Bike Weekend
Location is to-be-determined based on conditions, but have no fear, we have some AMAZING locations to choose from such as Fruita, Moab, Steamboat Springs, Crested Butte, etc.! Bring your own bike or take one of ours. Bring your camera, hiking shoes, and bike gear for a solid weekend of some of the best trails in the country. Regardless of where we end up, there will be a variety of trails for everyone regardless of your skill level. The riding will be SELF-GUIDED (though we will provide suggestions) so bring a friend. Trip includes transportation, park entrance, and lodging (camping). Bikes can be rented through outdoor recreation for half-price – make sure to request one at sign-up. Pre-trip meeting October 2, 5 p.m. at Outdoor Recreation
Adventure Film Festival
Tired of the same old movies at the theaters? Well here is your opportunity to check out the 14th Annual Adventure Film Festival. This event will showcase a diverse collection of the year’s most groundbreaking independent outdoor films, interactive art, workshops, and insightful speakers that inspire activism through adventure. Tickets included for one day film showcase only. More info at: http://www.adventurefilm.org/
Pre-register by October 3.
Pumpkin’ Chuckin’ Colorado is the signature fall event presented by the city of Aurora. The event features a pumpkin chucking competition that is one of only five such events sanctioned by the World Championship Pumpkin’ Chuckin’ organization. The fun-filled day event also features family-friendly festival activities like live music, face painting, pony rides, crafts, there will also be a pumpkin patch and blow-up corn maze. A variety of food and beverage vendors satisfy any craving. Pre-register by October 3.
Mountain Bike Maintenance – Trailside Service
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Worried you might get a flat tire while out on the trail? What about a broken chain or bent spoke? Don’t let these fears keep you from learning the amazing sport of mountain biking. This course will teach you the basics of bike repair for common problems that may occur trailside. We will use common multi-tools that one might carry in a backpack with them to solve all your problems. Pre-register by October 5.
October 11, 25
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Learn the basics of belaying at the indoor rock wall at ODR. We will cover knot tying, harness fitting, climbing equipment, commands, and proper belay technique. After successful completion of the class, you will have the ability to earn your belay certification card, which makes you eligible to belay unsupervised at the ODR indoor rock wall. Pre-register by Friday prior.
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Fall is one of the most beautiful times to get outdoors in the Rocky Mountains. What better time than to brush up on your photography skills? We will be covering the basics and more to aid you in making the most of your camera, what to look for in buying one, and how to capture those amazing shots! Bring your own camera as we do not have enough to provide. Also, don’t miss the photography trip on October 13 to put your new skills to the test! Pre-register by October 10.
Fall Colors Photography Trip
Fall/winter landscape/animal photography depends on how much snow’s on the ground at the higher elevations. Plan for an entire day focused on capturing the world around us. We’ll start out locally and depending on weather, our destination is either Snowy Range or Camron Pass. You don’t need professional equipment to join – you too can capture a wonderful photograph with just a sense of adventure and your cell phone. Don’t miss out on our photography basics class on October 11! Pre-register by October 10.
Outdoor Climbing Trip
Time: 8 a.m.
You asked for it and so we complied! ODR is now offering outdoor rock climbing trips. We will be heading for the hills to try our hands on some real rock. No experience necessary to attend as we will be setting up a wide range of climbs for first timers all the way up to those tough guys. Location is to be determined based on condition but no matter where we head, expect great quality climbs and spectacular views! Transportation, equipment, and instruction provided. Remember to pack a sack lunch, appropriate clothing for the weather, sunscreen, cameras, and water! Pre-register by October 10.
October (Date: TBD)
Colorado Avalanche Ice Hockey Opening Night
Gabriel Landeskog, Semyon Varlamov, Nathan MacKinnon…these are just a few of the Avalanche players you will get to see play at the home opening night at the Pepsi Center in Denver. We will be running a shuttle so you can enjoy the evening without worrying about traffic, tickets, or other endeavors. Includes ticket and transportation. Food, drink, and merchandise are not provided so plan accordingly. Pre-register by Wednesday prior.
Swim with the Fish
Whether you’ve only snorkeled at the local swimming pool or you’ve dived in the tropics, you’ll love the experience of swimming with the fish at the Denver Aquarium! No experience needed. If you are comfortable in the water you will do just fine. Pre-register by October 10.
October 15, 29
Kayaking Basics and Skills Clinic
Cost: $10 ($5 for each consecutive class after attending the first)
Time: 5 – 7 p.m. at the Aquatic Center
Just because the paddling season is over doesn’t mean it’s time to hang up the board shorts. This is the best time to learn the paddle strokes, techniques, and concepts over the winter months to get you prepared for our paddling trips next summer. After your first class feel free to come to consecutive classes and we will work with you to learn how to do the Eskimo roll; the art of righting a kayak once flipped. Don’t get out of paddling shape this winter. Pre-register by Friday prior.
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Interested in rock climbing but not sure where to start? Afraid to take the first step up the wall? Well don’t fear, this clinic is designed to teach you the basics of climbing equipment, body movement, rating systems, and styles of climbing. No previous experience necessary and all equipment included. We will cover everything you need to know to put your fears behind you. Pre-register by October 12.
Climbing 202; Anchor Building
Time: 4 – 7 p.m.
Expand your skills and knowledge from the Climbing 101 class! Pre-register by October 17.
Intro to Lead Climbing
Time: Fri: 4 – 7 p.m.; Sat: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
It’s time to take your climbing to the next level. This two-part program will teach you the gear and skills needed to take your climbing from indoors to outdoors as you learn the skill of sport lead climbing. We will be introducing you to the techniques in the safety of our indoor facility on Friday night before heading out to the crag to put your new skills to use as we ascent from the ground up. Prior climbing experience is needed as is a belay certification. Pre-register by October 17.
Join us in a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel that provides a fun and safe way to experience true human bodyflight. We fly people from ages 3 to 103. No experience necessary and all training is included. Make your dream a reality! Fee includes transportation and your experience. Bring money for lunch. This program is for active duty families with children under the guidance of the Fit Families Initiative only – ask if you qualify! Pre-register by October 17.
Boo at the Zoo
Cost: $20 adult/$15 children under 12 (ages 2 and younger, free)
Boo at the Zoo offers more than 25 trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment under the canopy of the beautiful fall foliage of the Denver Zoo. Bring money for food or a backpack for snacks and water. Pre-register by October 17.
Fright by Night, Denver’s Largest Halloween Event at Elitch Gardens!
Fright by Night takes over when the sun goes down. Prepare yourself for blood curdling shrieks, shrills, and chills! Enjoy all the rides after dark, but stay alert for lurking cannibalistic clowns at the big top, freaks attraction and stumbling zombies looking for brains everywhere you go. Three haunted attractions to navigate and chilling live performances. Pre-register by October 24.
First ski trip of the year! 1,800 acres of remarkable terrain! This trip is weather condition dependent since the forecast is hard to predict months in advance. Pray for snow! This is not a trip for beginner skiers/snowboarders as conditions will most likely be sparse with the possibility of many uncovered obstacles. Keep an eye open for beginner/learn to ski/snowboard trips starting in December. Equipment from Outdoor Recreation is not available, please plan accordingly. Pre-register by October 24.
Kids Halloween Candy Climb
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Snacks, toys (and yes, some candy) will be hidden on the climbing wall, playground and bounce castles at Fall Hall. Bring your kiddos and encourage them to get out and get active this Halloween weekend. This event is FREE for those in a Halloween costumes! Don’t forget to register for the Ghost Trolley Tour departing after the Candy Climb. Pre-register by October 24.
Cheyenne Trolley Ghost Tour
Expect numerous bumps in the night as the Cheyenne Trolley travels through the haunted highways and paranormal passages of Cheyenne. Hear chilling tales of our local haunts. You are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes to help you ramp up the fun. Tickets included. Pre-register by October 24.
What we offer
Let US Drive!
Have a season pass or your own lift ticket? Own your own gear but you don’t want to brave the insane weekend traffic? Sit back, relax, and let us do the driving for only $15. You can catch a ride with any of our day-trips all season long.
Full Service Ski Shop
Outdoor Recreation has a full service ski/snowboard shop to get you ready for the upcoming season. Our certified technicians can mount and test ski bindings (Marker, Solomon, and Tyrolia) and snowboard bindings. Bring your gear in for a Pre-season check, wax, edge sharpening, and limited base repair for only $25.
Free Annual U.S. Park Service Pass for U.S. Military
A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Click HERE for more information. NOTE: Passes are NOT available at ODR. They must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).
Archery Certifications are available and the Archery Range is open 24/7! Cost is $12. Basic safety certification plus annual membership entitles patrons ages 18 and older to combo lock privileges. Annual membership: Cost is $15 per year per person. Family membership is $15 for first two members and $5 each additional member.
Gear up for the hunting season! Outdoor Recreation has what you need to make your hunting experience a success! Choose from outfitter’s tents, sleeping bags, stoves and more.
Special Group Arrangements
Get your group together and have fun! Any group may decide on a trip they want to organize. We provide transportation, can work out details such as tickets, driving and/or equipment. We can tailor a trip for your group! Give us a call!
Paintball Come out and play! New paintball markers have arrived and we are ready to schedule and equip your group or squadron for some summer paintball games.
Looking for a place to have a birthday party? We can set you up! Make reservations (two weeks in advance) for an Awesome Splat Paintball Party! This high energy, physically active, extreme birthday activity is not for the faint of heart! Participants must be 11 years or older. The play package includes marker, mask and filled Co2 tank – only $20 per person! Paint is $62 per case (2,000 balls). An adult to child ratio of 1:6 is a play requirement. Click HERE for the brochure!
Base Fishing Permits
All lakes on base are available for fishing. Centennial Lake, located just inside the Gate 1, is catch and release only. Pearson Lake, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep (restrictions apply). Some areas of Crow Creek require both a base license and a Wyoming State fishing license. Annual permits can be purchased at ODR and are good from January-December of the year registered. A complete brochure of base fishing regulations is also available from ODR. Annual permit fees are:
Adult – $10.50
Youth (11-17), Senior (60+) and Disabled Vets (30% min) – $7.50
Temporary (1-5 days) – $6.50
Duplicate – $3.50
RV Storage, Fishing and Pavilions
RV Storage ODR manages the on-base RV storage lots at the intersection of Mule Deer and Booker Roads. Storage fees are $25 for back in and $35 for pull through per month. Registration/check-in is completed at the ODR office. Payment is due on the first of each month. A $5 late fee is assessed to each lot after the 10th of the month. Patrons intending to vacate their lot must check out with ODR prior to the beginning of the month to avoid rental fees. In the event the RV storage lot fills, a priority waiting list is available. All stored vehicles must be mobile, insured, licensed and registered. We also have a resale lot! It is only $10 per month.
Base Fishing Permits
All three of the lakes on base are available for fishing. Centennial Lake, located just inside the Gate 1, is catch and release only. North and South Pearson Lakes, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep (restrictions apply). Some areas of Crow Creek require both a base license and a Wyoming State fishing license. Annual permits can be purchased at ODR and are good from January-December of the year registered. A complete brochure of base fishing regulations is also available from ODR. Annual permit fees are:
- Adult – $10.50
- Youth (11-17), Senior (60+) and Disabled Vets (30% min) – $7.50
- Temporary (1-5 days) – $6.50
- Duplicate – $3.50
Make reservations for An Awesome Splat Paintball Party! A high energy, physically active, extreme birthday activity that is not for the faint of heart. Paintball is a seasonal so parties can be scheduled for April thought October only, weather permitting. Participants must be age 11 or older. An adult to child ratio of 1:6 is also necessary. Reservations required at least two weeks in advance. The Play Package includes marker, mask, and filled Co2 tank, for $20 per person. Paint is $60 per case (2,000 balls).
Base Lakes Pavilion
The Base Lake Pavilion is located at South Pearson Lake off Rogers Road and is available for year-around rental. It features a completely enclosed and climate controlled meeting/dining area; ten 6’ tables; 2 outdoor charcoal barbecues; an outdoor playground, volleyball pit and restrooms. The Famcamp Pavilion is located southwest of Ft. D.A. Russell Campground is available when weather is favorable. This pavilion features a covered picnic area, several 6’ tables, restrooms, and situated near an open grassy field, nearby Crow Creek and the base archeological center. Pavilions are rented for a 24-hour period at a cost of $55.
Functions in which alcohol will be present require a 90 MW Alcohol Letter, available from ODR. Please allow at least 7-days prior to event to complete coordination of this letter. A cleaning fee equivalent to a 1-day rental will be assessed to those leaving the facility unclean. All Pavilion rentals must be checked in and checked out with ODR staff.
Outdoor Recreation provides rental equipment, discounted ski tickets and base fishing permits, paintball, an Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP), two base pavilions – one at Fam Camp and on Lake Pearson (can be used year round), recreational vehicle storage areas, as well as a 125 site FAMCAMP facility.
Equipment rentals include hundreds of items for your use from fishing boats, canoes, campers, super cookers, tents, fishing rods, mountain bikes, metal detectors to high performance snow skis, snowboards, snowblades and two jump houses.
Outdoor Recreation carries discounted ski lift tickets for almost every ski area within a 300 mile range saving the military skier 10 – 50% off resort prices. Season passes are available at excellent rates for military ID card holders and their dependents.
F. E. Warren is a launch point to outrageous outdoor adventure country.
Outdoor Adventure Programs encompass an array of thrilling activities throughout the year. OAP will take you on breathtaking hikes and camping excursions, pulse-pounding white-water rafting or a scenic canoe floats, you’ll enjoy lazy fishing trips, mountain bike adventures or take a day-trip with your family to Water World and Elitch Gardens Amusment Park in Denver, Colorado. Winter trips will find you on the finest ski resorts in the country whether you are a beginner or expert, skier or rider nothing beats wearing yourself out on the slopes and leaving the driving to the professional OAP staff.
If you are interested in visiting a particular location call to schedule a custom trip.
In most cases, we can provide you with a discounted group or military rate and a certified driver.
Outdoor Recreation hosts Warren Paintball. The paintball season in Wyoming typically runs from late April to as late as October, weather permitting.
The Warren Paintball Field can be reserved as well as paintball markers and equipment up to 30 days in advance.
Fishing on base requires a base permit which is available at Outdoor Recreation with three lakes available for fishing. Centennial Lake, is stocked with large mouth bass, blue gill and crappies and is catch and release, and North and South Pearson Lakes, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep.
FAMCAMP is located on base along Crow Creek. Reservations can be made 30 days in advance by calling (307) 773-3874. A hospitality center houses the camp office, handicap accessible restrooms, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. All sites are full hook up – water, sewer and electric 30-50 amp.