Outdoor Recreation & Open Gym Activities

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There are some great activity options available to Students, Staff and Faculty. Take advantage of these adventure opportunities made available by the BC Wellness Center, Student Programs, Human Resources and the Wilderness Skills Certificate Program.

Fall 2016 Schedule… Registration Opens Monday September 19th

There is a $5 registration/equipment fee added to your BC account for all advanced registration events. This is a non refundable fee regardless of participation, be committed before registrating.  Once you are registered this fee can be paid through the cashiers office or online at:  www.bellevuecollege.edu/tuition

Sunset Hike  

Sept 22, 4:00-8:00 PM, Rattlesnake Ledge

Mountain View toward Middle Fork Valley

Meet at the Rattlesnake Ledge trail head for a group hike and sunset/star watching event.  Come prepared with comfortable walking/hiking shoes, a day pack with water, food, clothing and a light source (we will finish the hike in the dark so a headlamp is required. Take this opportunity to meet other outdoor enthusiast and start your first week of Fall quarter in an active and invigorating way.

Introduction to Mountain Biking: Duthie Hill Bike Park

Thursday Sept 29, 2:00-6:00 PM, Duthie Hill Bike Park

mnt bike in fall colors

The NW is fast becoming a Mountain biking Meca.  This event provides you with a chance to experience first hand what our area has to offer so close to home.  The event will provide participants with a bike rental (if needed) helmet, and a guided tour through a series of well groomed trails at the local Duthie Hill bike park.  Consider this a test drive for a new set of wheels.

Dinner and a HIKE

Thursday Oct 6, 3:00-6:30 PM, Talapus Lake 
Alpine Lake with Snow
Register for this Event!

With dinner provided, this hike will give you all you could want with a first date with Nature.  Participants will provide day hike materials and clothing, while the hike, dinner and views will be provided.  With this experience under your belt, your only a tent and sleeping bag away from an overnight backpacking trip.  Get Out There…

San Juan Island Bike Tour

Friday Oct 14-Oct 16, San Juan Islands
Group Cycling photo in Roche Harbor

Register for this Event!

Come Join us on San Juan Island for a bike tour, camp out and seafood pasta feast. We will meet in Anacortes, WA at the Anacortes Ferry Terminal. From there we will load all of our gear into the white BC support van and ride our bikes onto the ferry. Once we arrive at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island we will take a scenic bike tour of the island to our camp spot. Saturday and Sunday we will host rides of varying length and allow plenty of time to relax and enjoy the island pace of life. Space is limited!



Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

Thursday Nov 3, 6:30-8:30 PM Redmond Vertical World
climber on indoor rock wall

Register for this Event!

Rock climbing is a great way to relieve stress, build muscle tone and improve self-efficacy. It’s also one of the statistically safest recreational activities available. Put life priorities in perspective by dangling from a 40’ cliff with a fellow BC student.  All climbing equipment and instruction is provided. Packing list and information sheet provided upon online registration.

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Last Updated September 29, 2016