Pedal, Paddle, Hike & Climb: Experience the Outdoors in the Heart of Milwaukee

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Looking for an exciting and unique way to explore the urban outdoors? Our programs offer the perfect blend of paddling, biking, hiking and rock climbing, giving you the chance to explore the city in a whole new way. Whether you're an experienced outdoor enthusiast or a beginner looking to try something new, our urban adventures are the perfect way to experience the city like never before.

View by activity:  Paddling | Biking| Hiking| Rock Climbing



Kayaking Adventure on the Menomonee River

Ready to hit the water? Grab a paddle and hop in a kayak as we cruise down the Menomonee River. Don’t worry about gear – we’ve got you covered. For ages 13 or older and have some kayak know-how under your belt. Let’s make some waves!

For adults & teens

Program Cost: $25 (adults & teens) | Price Break: $20 (adults & teens) 

Saturday, September 23 | 10 - 11:30 a.m. | Menomonee Valley Register 


canoeTake it Outside Day – Canoeing

Learn and practice the basics of canoeing with your friends and family! Join us at Riverside Park where we’ll be ready with the equipment you’ll need for this adventure.

For everyone


Saturday, October 7 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Riverside Park Learn More


Paint & Hike - Fall Foliage & Colors

Take the fall colors from prairie to canvas in Three Bridges Park. After a one-mile hike, we’ll set up our individual canvasses outdoors and paint the features of the park that catch the eye. Canvasses, brushes, and paints included.

For adults & teens

Program Cost: $20 (adults) / $15 (teens) | Price Break: $15 (adults) / $12 (teens)

Thursday, October 19 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Menomonee Valley   Register


Take it Outside Day - Biking
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Learn the basics of biking at Menomonee Valley! Bring your family and friends, dress for the weather, pack a snack, and enjoy the outdoors. You can bring your own bike or use one of ours. Our bikes fit folks who are 4’ 10” to 6’ 5” tall.

Saturday, September 30 | 11 - 2 p.m. | Menomonee Valley

Free for everyone!

Rock Climbing

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On Belay! Outdoor Rock Climbing

Rock climbing does your body and your mind good! Get some fresh air as you challenge yourself to climb to new heights on our three-story open-air rock wall. Make it to the top and see the city from a whole new perspective! Ages 6 and older can climb. All experience levels are welcome. Helmets and harnesses provided by the UEC

For everyone

Program Cost: $15 (adults) / $15 (child) | Price Break: $10 (adults) / $10 (child)

Friday, November 3 | 4 - 6 p.m. | Riverside Park   Register

Interested in booking your own private session? Reach out to the Community Programs Manager to discuss scheduling options and opportunities! 

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