Outdoor Rentals

Outdoor Gear Rentals

Schmeeckle Reserve is your source for outdoor equipment rentals in central Wisconsin! Starting in 2020, the university's Outdoor Rental operation moved to the Schmeeckle visitor center. We offer a variety of recreational gear for your outdoor adventures, such as snowshoes, cross-country skis, canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, tents, sleeping bags, and backpacks. Gear can be taken off-site to wherever your adventures lead.

See below for our inventory and prices. Join the Friends of Schmeeckle for special pricing!

Outdoor Rental hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call 715-346-4992 for holiday hours.

Location: Schmeeckle Reserve Visitor Center, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point

Click here to reserve your outdoor equipment

Outdoor Rental Inventory

Snowshoes

Our inventory of durable snowshoes includes those made by Redfeather (La Crosse, WI), Crescent Moon (Boulder, CO), and Northern Lites. Snowshoes are sized based on the total weight of the user and their gear. Small sizes are for weights up to 175 pounds, medium sizes are up to 200 pounds, and large sizes are up to 250 pounds.


​First day Each additional
day
​Weekend rate
(Friday-Monday morning)
​Regular prices ​$8 ​$4 ​$16
​Friends member prices ​$5 ​$3 ​$10

 

Cross-Country Ski Packages

Our cross-country ski packages include high-quality Salomon or Atomic classic skis sized at 182-206 cm, poles sized at 130-160 cm, and ski boots sized at 36-50 EU (U.S. Men's 4.5-15 and U.S. Women's 5-13). Click here for sizing recommendations.


​First day Each additional
day
​Weekend rate
(Friday-Monday morning)
​Regular prices ​$12 ​$6 ​$24
​Friends member prices ​$10 ​$5 ​$20

 

 

Coming soon...

Watch this website as we continue to list more outdoor gear that is available to rent, including canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, camp stoves, and more!