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Custom Experiences

Wellness and Recreation hosts a wide variety of programs and events, but our fitness, wellness and recreation experts are available to build something custom for your organization or group.

Challenge Course

University groups, community organizations and corporate groups are all welcome at the Jim Wall Challenge Course where we offer team and leadership development programs. Our programs are scheduled on an hourly basis and can be booked at a time that is convenient for your group.

Group Climbing

Open to both NC State and external groups, our programs range from a laid back 1-2 hour climbing experience to a longer skills and trust-building session. Our team will design a Climbing Center experience to meet your group's needs.

Outdoor Trips

Available to NC State groups, our Outdoor Adventures team will lead you on an adventure of your choice, including kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddleboarding, backpacking, hiking and more! Our trip leaders are trained in group facilitation and certified in wilderness medicine. Trip length and activities are flexible.

Equipment Rental

On the trail or at the tailgate, our Outdoor Equipment Rental Center has tents, sleeping bags, cornhole sets, coolers, kayaks, canoes and more to have an enjoyable outdoors experience with your group. 

Fitness and Wellness

Private Group Fitness Classes

Private group fitness classes are offered for NC State student groups, departments and affiliates and are a great way to get active with co-workers, peers and friends. Classes can be hosted at the Wellness and Recreation Center, another on-campus location or via Zoom.

Fitness Basics

Available to NC State groups, Fitness Basics is offered to familiarize our users with fitness spaces and equipment found throughout the Wellness and Recreation Center and Carmichael Gym.

Wellness Education Sessions

Open to NC State groups, learn how to integrate wellness into everyday life. Choose an engaging educational session from a variety of topics including stress relief, weight management and wellness in the workplace.

Training and Certifications

Outdoor Skills and Facilitator Training

Open to both NC State and external users, let our team of experts help train your group to lead and facilitate others and build more technical outdoor skills. Our team will design custom workshops for your group both on-campus and off-campus.

Fitness and Health Coaching Certifications

Available to NC State groups, our fitness and wellness experts offer three certification training programs: ACE Group Fitness Instructor, NASM Personal Training and ACE Health Coaching.


For more information about custom programs, please contact