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Outdoor Program Center

 

 

Contact

Department of Campus Recreation
Located at: 220 19th Street NE
on the BSU Campus

OPC Boathouse Located at: Diamond Point Park

Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center:
Phone: (218) 755-4135
Fax: (218) 755-4363

OPC:
Phone: (218) 755-2999
Fax: (218) 755-4363

Mailing Address:
1500 Birchmont Dr. NE #29
Bemidji, MN 56601-2907

Outdoor Program Center

Equipment Rentals

Look no further than the Outdoor Program Center when planning your upcoming camping and/or boating excursion! We've got equipment to fit your needs including our heavy duty canoe trailer, canoes, kayaks, tents, sleeping bags, and back packs just to name a few. Swing by our new location in Diamond Point Park this summer to ask about one of our vessels and take to Lake Bemidji from right out our front doors!

Canoes & Kayaks* Hour Overnight 3 Days 7 Days
Canoe with 2 paddles and PFDs $6 $25 $55 $75
Touring Kayak (single) $6 $25 $55 $75
Open Deck Kayak $6 $25 $55 $75
PFD, Wetsuit & Sprayjacket N/A $5 $8 $10
Heavy Duty Canoe Trailer N/A $45 $75 $100
Car Topping Kit N/A $5 $5 $10
Trailer/Shuttle Driving $30 N/A N/A N/A
Stand Up Paddle Board $6 $25 $45 $75

*To rent kayaks you must complete the OPC's 3-hour Kayak Safety Course.

Sailing Hour Overnight 3 Days 7 Days
Sunfish sailboat pass for 2 $6 N/A N/A N/A
Hunter JY15 pass for 4) $10 N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Sailboat pass for 6 $20 N/A N/A N/A
Sailboard Windsurfer $6 N/A N/A N/A

Pontoon Hour Overnight 3 Days 7 Days
Pontoon with Driver/Gas $50 $200 (all day) N/A N/A

Mountain Bikes/Climbing Gear Hour Overnight 3 Days 7 Days
Bike/helmet* $5 $25 $45 $75
Climbing harness and helmet* N/A N/A $10 $20

*Wearing provided helmet is required.

Tents Hour Overnight 3 Days 7 Days
4-person tent - $15 $20 $40
Nylon Tarp - $5 $15 $25

Packs & Sleeping Bags Hour Overnight 3 Days 7 Days
Internal frame backpack N/A $5 $10 $15
Duluth Pack N/A $4 $8 $10
3-season sleeping bag N/A $4 $8 $15
Winter sleeping bag (-20 degrees F) N/A $4 $8 $15
Sleeping Pad N/A $2 $2 $4

Camping Equipment Hour Overnight 3 Days 7 Days
4-person, 2-piece kettle set N/A $5 $10 $15
Primus LP canister stove N/A $5 $10 $15
Basic first aid kit N/A $2 $6 $8
Rain jacket N/A $2 $6 $8
Compass N/A $1 $1 $1

Winter Gear Hour Overnight 3 Days 7 Days
Snowshoes - $5 $10 $15
Touring XC ski package - $5 $10 $15
Auger, rods, scoop, bucket - $5 $10 $20
Ice fishing clam shelter - $10 $25 $30