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Outdoor Center

Inspiring Discovery & Community at WWU

The Outdoor Center enhances opportunities for students and other members of the WWU community to involve themselves in outdoor recreation activities. The Outdoor Center provides a spectrum of programs, resources and services to enable the students, faculty, staff and Alumni Association members to safely participate in a variety of activities, develop and refine skills, practice environmental responsibility, and interact with each other and members of the local community.

Resources include:

What Do We Have To Offer?

Bike Shop & Equipment Rentals

Have question regarding the Bike Shop or any Rentals? Reach out to Elizabeth Chiou!

Equipment & Bike Shop Coordinator

Elizabeth Chiou | she/her


Phone: (360) 650-3112

Excursions Programing

Feel like going on an adventure? Check out our Excursions Program! Excursions provides an opportunity to get outside and connect with the outdoors, while learning valuable leadership and technical skills. The program is currently being run by Ben Crandall and Kateri Rinallo! Feel free to reach out both to Ben and Kateri with any questions you might have regarding Excursion activities.

Excursions Coordinators

Ben Crandall | he/him


Phone: 360-650-7677

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Kateri Rinallo | she/her


Phone: 360-650-7677


Challenge Programing

Are you part a group and need a fun and energetic way to connect? Check out the Outdoor Center's Challenge Program! The program is currently being run by Grey Lee! The Outdoor Center's Challenge Program provides an opportunities for groups to learn communication and teamwork skills! While we can't meet in-person right now for our games and high ropes course, the Challenge Program is offering virtual team-building sessions for groups of four or more. Feel free to reach out to Grey with any questions you might have regarding the Outdoor Center's Challenge Program. Email:

Challenge Coordinator

Grey Lee | he/him


Phone: 360-650-7677


Have Marketing Ideas?

Reach out to Ella Neumann, the Marketing and Resource Coordinator, if you have any suggestions on the type of content that you want to view. Ella is always willing to chat, whether it is marketing-related or not!

Marketing and Resource Coordinator

Ella Neumann | she/her



Office Hours

  • Monday 10 AM - 1 PM

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