Outdoor Recreation (ODR) supports the Aviano Air Base community with several key services:
- Equipment rental operation
- In-house maintenance shop for ski, snowboard and bicycle repair
- Retail sales operation for winter ski and snowboard equipment
- Operation of the summer seasonal base swimming pool and oversight of the skate park located in Freedom Park
- Execution of a wide variety of outdoor adventure programs and instructional classes
- Information and referral program where customers can obtain hiking trail maps and local brochure information on relevant sites
Outdoor takes reservations in advance for all scheduled adventure trips. Reservations cannot be accepted over the phone; they must be made in person and paid in full. Please see the "Contact" tab for location and hours of operation.
RecOn (R4R) Discounts
Provides resources for outdoor centric, high adrenaline, stress reduction and is only available through FSS Outdoor Recreation Centers. You will see discounts applied to certain ODR trips throughout the year. For example: Thanksgiving Ski and Snowboard $594 – Regular Price $394 – RecOn PriceWe always include the regular price of the trip for those participants who are not eligible for the RecOn discount.
- Life Guard certification and re-certification
- Swim lessons for all ages
Monthly Adventure trips
All trips are catered to the season. We have trips year round.
ODR has qualified technicians on hand to do your equipment repairs. Let ODR be your place for all of your ski, snowboard, and bicycle maintenance. Please allow 3-5 business days minimum for repairs. Bicycle maintenance prices varies on the service needed.
Ski and snowboard maintenance:
- Wax - $10.00
- Hand Wax - $20.00
- Edge Sharpening - $5.00
- Epoxy or P-Tex - $5.00-$20.00
Recreation at Your Leisure
Private group trips are available for booking for families or groups. Trip ideas include any and all current established trip ideas to include such trips as horseback riding, bike riding trips, ropes course outings, hiking trips, ski trips, via ferrata trips and many more high adventure trips. Please note that private group trips must be scheduled within the open date availability of the established trip schedule and must have a minimum of 6 customers.
Area D Reservations
Looking for a fun, outdoor location for your next event? Area D is available for your use! This area is the perfect location for birthday parties, showers, squadron morale events and more. Area D Pavilion or Lodge are available for rent in 5 hour time blocks for $35, or $70 for both the pavilion and lodge. The field may be reserved as well for free. Please stop by Outdoor Recreation to book your reservation.
Outdoor Recreation has a large verity of items available for you to rent. These items include inflatables, games, power equipment, ski & snowboard equipment, BBQ & camping equipment, water sport, costumes and much more.
Note: Ski or snowboard fittings will be started 30 minutes prior to facility closing
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