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Outdoor Center

Attention: The Outdoor Center is closed. The Outdoor Center does not yet have a set reopening date. 

US 1100 Instructors: Please email us  ( if you are interested in receiving a tour of the Outdoor Center and all of its offerings to Texas State students!

General Information:

  • All rentals require a Texas State ID card 

    • Students/Faculty/Staff/Alumni without an ID physically present will not be allowed to rent

  • Students must be currently enrolled in classes to rent (including summer sessions)

  • Equipment that is returned damaged, missing parts, excessively dirty, or late will result in additional charges

  • Pets and alcohol are prohibited on all rental equipment. Violation of this policy will result in additional charges

  • No more than 2 boats may be rented under a single ID


  • Sewell Park

  • 700-1 Aquarena Springs Drive San Marcos, TX 78666

  • For directions click here

Equipment Reservations

All watercrafts are available to be reserved one day in advance. This includes:

  • Kayaks
  • Standup Paddleboards
  • Canoes
  • Tubes

By making a reservation in advance, your equipment will be ready for use upon your arrival to the Outdoor Center.

To make a reservation:

  1. Call or visit the Outdoor Center during open hours

  2. Let staff know what time and equipment you would like to reserve

  3. Equipment is available for pick-up no earlier than 1-hour after opening