Find everything for your next excursion in one place. We offer a variety of outdoor equipment for NC State students and Carmichael Complex members. Bring your Wolfpack One Card or Carmichael Complex Card to the first floor of the Carmichael Recreation Center during these hours.
Equipment Rental Center Hours
Summer 2019 Hours Wednesday, May 15 – Wednesday, July 31
Equipment Rental Center
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday
If you are interested in equipment rental for your group, custom packages are available.
Call or stop by Outdoor Adventures in the Carmichael Recreation Center to make a gear reservation. Our phone number is 919-513-0072.
Payment is due at time of reservation (if you stop by in person). If you’re reserving gear over the phone, just come by the Outdoor Adventures Equipment Rental Center or Member Services at the Carmichael Gym main entrance to pay within seven (7) days of your pickup date.
If you’re picking up paid reservations on a Friday, you can drive up to the Outdoor Adventures garage doors. Please park and come inside if you’re picking up on any other day, you don’t have a paid reservation, or you have reservation changes.
You can return gear on Monday by driving up to the Outdoor Adventures garage doors. Please park and come inside if dropping off gear on any other day or if you need to pay late fees.
Once you pay for your reservation, cancellations are not possible. No refunds will be issued for any reason (including bad weather).
During busy times of the year, we may limit rentals to four items per item type per person (e.g., four tents, four sleeping bags, etc.). We may limit canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards to two per person.
Payment can be made with cash, check (made out to NC State University), or credit/debit card. We accept Visa and MasterCard only.
Returned items are expected to be reasonably clean and dry. Cleaning fees may be assessed for excessively dirty items.
For equipment returned after the due date, a late charge will be incurred. You are responsible for the full replacement cost of all equipment not returned, damaged, lost, or stolen.
Please reserve boats a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Please and pick up/return all boats by 5:30 p.m.
You are responsible for the loading/unloading of the canoe(s) and kayak(s) onto your vehicle or trailer. We will provide an information sheet with proper instructions for strapping a boat to your vehicle.
Return equipment to us only during business hours.
Please arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before closing time.
Please allow approximately 15 minutes to check your equipment back in.
Returned items are expected to be reasonably clean and dry.
Do not wash sleeping bags or tents.
Equipment does not need to be returned by the renter, other individuals may return the equipment.
For equipment returned after the due date, a late charge will be incurred.
A late charge will be calculated by the daily rate multiplied by the number of days late (up to 30-days).
You are responsible for the late charge and a replacement charge for items not returned after 30-days.
You are responsible for the full replacement cost of all equipment not returned, damaged, lost, or stolen
A cleaning charge of $5, $10 or $15 per item will be assessed for equipment requiring cleaning.
Open Bike Maintenance
Friday, May 17- Friday, July 26
3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
We offer free bike repair from our trained bike mechanics. You can receive a basic tune-up, an inspection that includes:
Tighten things that are loose
Bike flat repair and replacement
Guidance on bigger repairs (but we may not be able to help with them)
We do not:
Work on hydraulic disc brakes
Work on bearings
Sell parts or supplies. Please refer to your local bike shop for additional services.