Campus Recreation

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    Ole Miss Outdoors

    Ole Miss Outdoors (OMOD) is a multifaceted program offered through the Department of Campus Recreation that exposes participants to the great outdoors. OMOD emphasizes adventure, environmental awareness, challenge, education, personal development, safety and fun with a variety of exciting outdoor activities and opportunities.  Join us for our weekly adventures, kayak water polo and smores with outdoors – both activities are free and will help you learn more about the outdoor program!  Click here for the latest article written about OMOD in the Daily Mississippian!

    Kayak Water Polo



    Kayak Water Polo (Free!)

    1st and 3rd Tuesdays

    7:00 p.m. at the Turner Center Pool





    S'mores with Outdoors




    S’mores with Outdoors (Free!)

    2nd and 4th Tuesdays

    7:00 p.m. at the Turner Center Front Patio




    Check out  Kayak Water Polo!


    NJL_1671-BwebOle Miss Outdoors Office Hours:

    Summer 2015 (May 11-August 21)
    Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Ole Miss Outdoors Office Location:

    Turner Center 110 (bottom floor, near the locker rooms)



    Visit the Ole Miss Outdoors office to:

    • Register for trips and clinics
    • Rent outdoor gear
    • Peruse the Resource Library
    • Inquire about outdoor adventure/recreation opportunities
    • Register for challenge & development sessions
    • Reserve the Rebel Challenge Course
    • Obtain information about the South Campus Trails
    • Register for the Rebel Trail Challenge Adventure Race

    Meet the Ole Miss Outdoors Staff

    ShannonShannon Richardson, Ph.D.

    Assistant Director of Campus Recreation

    Katherine Westfall (c)Katherine Westfall

    Graduate Assistant: Outdoors

    Will Jordan Will Jordan

    Graduate Assistant: Outdoors

    Student Trip Leaders, Rebel Challenge Course Facilitators, &  Office Staff

    Staff Picture

    Our student leaders gain valuable experience leading adventure trips, facilitating sessions at the Rebel Challenge Course, and assisting outdoor enthusiasts in the gear rental office.  For more information about becoming a member of our team, please click here or visit the Ole Miss Outdoors office in Turner Center 110.  Also, check out this short promo video about our staff, produced by one of our trip leaders, Hill Martin: