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    Trips & Adventures

    It's time to work on the bucket list!

    Check the amazing adventures we’ve got planned this summer:  Skydiving, ATV Touring, Rock Climbing, Ziplining, Glider Soaring & more!

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    Equipment Rentals

    Get Your Gear Here

    Outdoor Rec has everything you need for all your outdoor adventures!  Check out our affordable rentals!

Outdoor Recreation

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About Us

Our Mission here at Outdoor Recreation is to provide safe, expertly managed outdoor recreation programs that foster family as well as individual well-being, unit cohesion, and physical fitness. Our Vision is to have professionally trained outdoor recreation staff to provide a single point of access to information, equipment, and a diverse environmentally-sound program that showcases local natural resources.
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  • Scout Camp
  • Skydiving
  • Rental Equipment
  • Soaring Glider
  • Skydiving
  • Ziplining

Programs & Services

Outdoor Recreation offers a wide range of facilities, services, programs including a large equipment rental center offering everything from campers and camping equipment to bounce houses, power tools and much more.

ODR Operations Center

Equipment Rental

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Outdoor Recreation Operation Center offers a wide range of recreational equipment for a small service charge to all active duty military, retired military, reservists, civilian employees, and family members 18 years of age or older. Campers and camping equipment, picnic gear, sporting equipment, outdoor games, bicycles and other recreational supplies are available for rent. For a complete listing and prices, please see our current pricelist, available the Outdoor Rec Download Library.
ODR Program

Trips, Events & Adventures

Outdoor Recreation here at Wright-Patterson is a uniquely organized outfitter that allows you to sit back, relax, and let us do the planning for you. We have a multitude of activities that are exciting, challenging, and educational for the beginner and expert. A variety of programs are offered year-round from Camping, Biking, Ziplining, Skydiving, Whitewater Rafting, Log Rolling and More!

ODR Facility


Located adjacent to the Bass Lake Recreation Complex FamCamp is operated year-round offering tent camping and 54 RV sites. Sites have partial and full hookup with electric, water and sewage hook ups is available. Amenities include on site laundry facilities and climate-controlled restroom, shower facilities and more.
ODR Facility

3 Swimming Pools

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The Dodge Indoor pool provides outdoor aquatics activities year-round. The Prairies and Patterson Outdoor pools are open May and September. Actives offered include water aerobics, open lap swimming, recreational swimming and party rentals.
ODR Discounts

R4R Programs

Active Duty and Reservists are eligible for discounted program prices through the three programs offered through the Recharge for Resiliency (R4R) Program:

Single Airman Programs: Air Force Active Duty officer or enlisted member without a spouse or geographically single.

RecOn Programs: Air Force Active Duty and reserve component members and their spouses and dependents.

Deployed Affected Programs: Deployed-affected and dependent restricted assigned Air Force personnel and their family members. Eligible from time of orders to deploy up to 1 year following the return of service member.

ODR Service

RV Storage

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Outdoor Recreation manages 2 RV storage lots on base.

Under 25 ft $28 per month
Over 25 ft $35 per month

Contact ODR for availability and additional  information.

ODR Program

Scout Camp

Primitive Camping for Scout and Youth Groups only a short drive from the United States Air Force Museum. Scout groups can camp on the Air Force base for a night or whole weekend. Camping spaces include picnic tables, fire rings, small amphitheater, toilets and drinking water.

Upcoming Events


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Trips & Adventures

Here at Outdoor Recreation our programs provide you with the opportunity for many leadership, informational, and educational experiences month after month. If you can’t find a friend to go with, don’t worry, many participants sign up by themselves just so that they can meet new and exciting people who enjoy what they do while they’re doing it. Don’t know how to do it? Don’t worry about that either, our staff is highly trained and will ensure that you have an enjoyable time and learn what you need to know while doing it. All of our programs, unless otherwise specified, are suitable for the beginner.

Take Flight



4 May 09:00 - 15:00 (Sign up by April 26)
13 July 09:00 - 15:00 (Sign up by July 5)
More Dates TBA
Soar across the sky in a glider plane. Ride along with a certified pilot as you take in the view from the engineless glider plane.
Cost: Regular $105, RecOn $35.

Take A Leap of Faith



19 May 08:00-1500 (Sign up by 14 May)
1 & 2 Jun  08:00-1500 (Sign up by 28 May)
27 & 28 Jul 08:00-1500 (Sign up by 19 Jul)
More Dates TBA
Try tandem skydiving with Skydive Greene County. You will jump from 11,500 ft. and reach speeds up to 120mph.
Cost: Regular $165, RecOn: $45

Double Adventure

ATV Riding & Ropes Course

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8 Jun 08:00 - 18:00 (Sign up by May 31)
Explore the beauty of Wayne National Forest in a whole new way. Take a 2 hour guided ATV tour around the rolling hills of SE Ohio. Then traverse 5 towers with 64 challenge elements in the ropes course. Includes transportation, ATV rental, ropes course entry, and lunch.
Regular: $235, RecOn $50

Just Zip It

Wilds Zip line Safari

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7 Jul 07:00 - 18:00 (Sign up by 28 Jun)
Participants would take a safari tour of The Wilds Conservation Park via zipline. The tour takes participants through the open-range habitat to see rare and endangered species throughout the park. The Zip Line tour includes 10 zip lines as well as a few rappels.  Includes: Zip line Tour, Transportation, and lunch.
Cost: Regular $100, RecOn $50

Special Event

Father’s Day Fishing

Bring your dad, grandpa or other fishing partner for an afternoon of fishing at Bass Lake.  Includes daily base fishing permits, poles, tackle, bait and cookout lunch. Options to upgrade to annual fishing permit available.

$25 per pair
$10 each additional person



(937) 257-9889


Fall/Winter Hours: Aug 31 - May 25
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat, Sun, & Federal Holidays: Closed

Spring/Summer Hours: May 26 - Sept 1
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sun & Federal Holidays: Closed


5265 Miller Rd
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433

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