GO•REC provides outdoor recreation, skills, & leadership education.

Learn Outdoor Skills

Human-powered recreation is good for you. Spending 120 minutes per week engaging in any activity outdoors provides significant mental health benefits. Outdoor recreation improves health and wellness by promoting physical activity. The AARP found womens’ risk for heart disease was decreased by at least 30% by brisk walking for just 3 hours a week. A recent study conducted by our neighbors at TART found that trail usage is “an excellent preventative health care strategy for people struggling with obesity, heart disease, and other ailments attributed to living a sedentary lifestyle.” If you’re more into fitness, paddling a canoe or kayak burns more calories than jogging.

At GO•REC you can gain the skills you need to be self-sustaining in planning and implementing your own recreation pursuits. Hone skills you already have or gain safety and technical proficiency. GO•REC instructors and partners are experienced and professional in the areas we teach. Find time in your schedule with our half-day workshops, one-day clinics, weekend adventure classes, multi-session courses, or extended trainings. Be comfortable in your ability whether your beginner, intermediate, or advanced. Offerings focus on educational opportunities for adults, couples, and family.

All GO•REC events include COVID precautions.
All participants 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent. 

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For more information, please email info@exploregorec.org or call 231.946.4263