University Recreation


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    Water-based trips include a variety of sports such as kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddleboarding, whitewater rafting and coastal surfing.


    If you have a trip that you would love to take this year please email with your suggestions.

    Listed below is an opportunity to maximize on an affiliation OAR has made with some of the best whitewater companies in the Northwest, offering discounted adventures for current students.

    Wet Planet

    Wet Planet strives to provide the highest level of guest service on and off the river. We are committed to the education of our guests and students about outdoor river travel and watershed conservation, while sharing a passion for whitewater recreation. This program creates more affordable ways for students to experience the recreational opportunities provided by wild and scenic Rivers of Washington and Oregon. For more info on Wet Planet trips and courses:  

    Student Discount Program: Current students of Seattle University are granted special discounts on Wet Planet trips and courses, privately taken. This awesome program offers the following savings for trips and courses:

    • 20% discount on all weekday kayak courses and rafting day trips
    • 10% discount on all weekend kayak courses and rafting day trips
    • 10% discount on all multi-day trips (Owyhee River, Rogue River, Hell's Canyon of the Snake River, Lower Salmon River)
    • 15% discount on our Professional Training courses (Raft Guide School, River Rescue Courses)


    •  Student pays retail price at time of reservation.
    •  Student must provide a copy of their current course curriculum, Student ID and valid government ID (drivers license or passport) to receive a refund to the discounted price. Your course curriculum must have your name and Student ID number printed on it (not handwritten).
    • Discounts apply to retail price only, not valid with any other discounts or special offers.


    Meet the Water Coordinator:

  • A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.

    ~ Henry David Thoreau