Campus Recreation



Establishing the campus trail system is possible due to the time and hands-on assistance provided by students, faculty/staff and members of the community. Help is needed to complete necessary work in remote areas of the campus trail system. Interested individuals can volunteer on particular dates throughout the year.

Upcoming Volunteer Events:

Wednesday, September 16th, 2-6 PM

Saturday, October 10th, 10 AM - 4 PM (lunch provided)

Ongoing Trail Work DaysTuesdays, 10 AM - 1 PM and Thursdays, 2 - 6 PM

What to expect on volunteer day

  • Meet at the Campus Recreation S.O.L.E. Center
  • Tools and gloves will be discussed and provided for you
  • Depending on the location, the hike to the location in need of work could be 10-30 minutes on uneven terrain
  • The work necessary can range in technical difficulty, varying from spreading seed and raking to building rock steps. If technical difficulty is a concern, contact Andrea Hassler in advance at 719-255-7508 or
  • Lunch and plenty of water to refill water bottles provided on site

What to Bring

  • 1-2 refillable water bottles
  • LONG pants are strongly recommended 
  • Wear STURDY shoes or boots. No sandals, flip-flops or open toed shoes allowed
  • Layers for varying weather, e.g. long sleeve shirt, fleece/sweatshirt, jacket and hat
  • Optional: snacks, small backpack, personal work gloves

Volunteer groups

Do you have an academic class, university department, student organization/club, or fraternity/sorority group who wants to volunteer? Contact Andrea Hassler, Trails Coordinator at 719-255-7508 or to coordinate a day and time that works for your group.