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Rental guidelines (updated August 2020)

  • No group rentals are permitted at this time.
  • Individuals may rent gear for themselves and one additional person.
  • Availability for gear may be reduced as returned items are washed and disinfected.
    • Some gear is difficult to properly disinfect and will be quarantined before returning to inventory.
  • Tent and sleeping bag gear must be placed directly into the Outdoor Center washing machine by the individual to complete the return.

If you’re interested in getting a bit adventurous, but you’re not ready to invest in equipment, don’t let that stop you from experiencing the resources the outdoors has to offer.

Not a member of Campus Recreation? No problem!

The Outdoor Center equipment rentals are available for all current SFA students, faculty and staff members. All you need is your campus ID. Be ready to make your payment in full. We accept cash, check, credit cards and debit cards.

Renting equipment

Equipment rentals must be done in person and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit the Outdoor Center, located in the Student Recreation Center, during business hours to get everything you need for your next adventure.

Equipment Weekday Weekend Week



$5 $10 $15

Canoe - two person


$12 $25 $30

Cooking set

Cooking Set

$3 $6 $8



$5 $10 $15

Crazy Creek chair

Crazy Creek

$3 $6 $9

Fire Pit

Fire pit

$30 N/A N/A

Kayak - solo and tandem


$12 $25 $30

Mountain Bike


$10 $15 $25

Paddle Board

Paddle Board

$12 $25 $30

Sleeping package

Sleeping Package

$7 $12 $15

Stove - backpacking

Backpacking Stove

$6 $14 $20

Stove - propane

Propane Stove

$4 $8 $14

Tent - two person


$5 $10 $16

Tent - four person


$7 $15 $20

For more information about the Outdoor Pursuits program, call 936.468.6055, or email

Outdoor Center

Gear rental is available to members and non-members within the SFA community. Visit the Rental Gear page to learn more. 
Monday through Friday: 2 to 6 p.m.
Or by appointment: Make an appointment to rent gear by calling 936.468.6055 during the Outdoor Center's business hours. Appointments must be made 24 hours in advance to allow us the opportunity to reserve the gear you request.

Student Recreation Center

Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 10 p.m.

Note: These hours are for the regular fall and spring semesters only and are subject to change. View the Reduced Hours for information on special/holiday hours.



Campus Recreation Department
Staff directory

Physical Address:
Student Recreation Center
1817 Wilson Drive

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13016, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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