Kayaking Recreation Tours & Off-Campus Recreation Excursions

FIU Kayaking

Our expert staff will demonstrate to you the basics of sit-on-top kayaking and lead a group excursion into the Mangrove Trails of Oleta State Park, Biscayne Bay Sandbar or the tropical beach known as Sand Spur Island. 

Dates and Times:

For registration: Log on to active.com and search FIU Kayaking

Start Time: 10:00 AM / End Time: 12:00PM

Dates:

February

02/02/2019

02/16/2019

March

03/02/2019

03/16/2019

April

04/06/2019

04/20/2019

May

05/04/2019

05/18/2019

June

06/01/2019

06/15/2019

July

07/06/2019

07/20/2019

August

08/03/2019

08/17/2019

September

09/07/2019

09/21/2019

October

10/05/2019

10/19/2019

November

11/02/2019

11/16/2019

December

12/07/2019

12/21/2019

For more information: Call 305.919.5678 or email: bbcrec@fiu.edu

FIU Night Kayaking

Our expert staff will demonstrate to you the basics of sit-on-top kayaking and lead an night time excursion into the Mangrove Trails of Oleta State Park, also enjoy the open water feel of Biscayne bay under the star light. 

Dates and Times:

For registration: Log on to active.com and search FIU Night Kayaking

Start Time: 7:00PM / End Time: 9:00PM

Dates:

February

02/07/2019

02/21/2019

March

03/07/2019

03/21/2019

April

04/11/2019

04/25/2019

May

05/09/2019

05/23/2019

June

06/06/2019

06/20/2019

July

07/11/2019

07/25/2019

August

08/08/2019

08/22/2019

September

09/12/2019

09/26/2019

October

10/10/2019

10/24/2019

November

11/07/2019

11/21/2019

December

12/12/2019

12/19/2019

For more information: Call 305.919.5678 or email: bbcrec@fiu.edu

Cost:

FIU Students (currently Enrolled) - $8.00 per person.

Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Guests - $32.00 per person.

FIU Off-Campus Recreation Excursion Events

Wellness and Recreation - BBC has partnered with local vendors to bring a small group of FIU students and the community an off-campus recreation experice across South Florida. Previous events include: Deep-Sea Fishing, K-1 Go-Cart Racing, Ifly Sky diving and Open Water Snokling and many more. We look forward to having you join us on our 2019 Off-Campus Recreation Excursions!      

 

02/22/2019 - IPADDLE MIAMI (Group Paddleboarding Trip) Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

For registration: Log on to active.com and search FIU Group Paddleboarding .

 

For more information: Call 305.919.5678 or email: bbcrec@fiu.edu

 

 

Private Group Excursions

Biscayne Bay Wellness and Recreation offers private group excursions for FIU Clubs, Departments and the community looking for excitement out on the water. To reserve a private excursion, please scroll down to our e-form and fill in the blanks. Each participant must completely fill out a liability waiver form located at our Wellness and Recreation membership desk before the start of the tour. Please book your tour at least five days before your target event date. 

Private Group Excursion Schedule

Kayak Day on the Bay
Monday - Saturday: between the hours of 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Kayak After Dark
Monday - Friday: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Additional Details

  • Costs

    All Private Excursions fees are $400 for one two-hour excursion (20 people max per trip). A group needed additional trip time would need to purchase an additional two-hour trip. Payment can be made with personal Check, Money order, debit or credit card.  

    • FIU Departmental Fee: $200.00 (50% off)
    • FIU Student Organization Fee: $100.00 (75% off)
  • Cancellations
    All private excursion fees are non-refundable. In case of a reservation cancellation, the contact person will need to email Jonathan Torrey a day before the event. If a private excursion is canceled due to severe weather or unsafe conditions, the main contact person will be notified of the cancellation via email and the trip will be re-scheduled for a later date. Reservations are taken on a first come, first serve basis, so reserve a private excursion today!
  • Payments
    Private excursion payments can be accepted up until the day of the event. Payments must be made at the Biscayne Bay Wellness and Recreation Membership desk. No cash accepted! A final invoice will be emailed to the main contact person on the reservation form.
  • Waiver

    All participants must complete a liability waiver to participate. Participant waivers can also be signed at the Biscayne Bay Wellness and Recreation Center - BBC Membership desk before the start of the trip.

  • Policies
    • Private excursion groups must meet at the Wellness and Recreation center (WUC 160) at least 30 minutes before their trip starts to sign liability waviers and make a final payment.
    • All private kayak excursions must be booked at least one week prior to event date.
    • All kayak events should be scheduled on two hour time blocks.
    • All participants must be 16 years old or older. 
    • All kayaking events must have a minimum of six(6) people registered in order for the event to happen.

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Contact

Please contact Jonathan "JT" Torrey for information about Outdoor Adventure Recreation Programs:

FIU Wellness and Recreation Center - BBC
(WRC)

3000 NE 151 Street
WUC 160
North Miami, FL 33181

Main: 305-919-5678

Office: 305-919-4701

torreyj@fiu.edu