• Guided Bike Tours

      Come Tour Columbus’ Downtown Urban Parks by Bike on a 12-Mile Route – Bike Your Parks Tours! We provide expert guides, helmets, and cruiser style bikes. Tours are offered 3-5 times per week, Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. See all dates offered through our Facebook page or our event calendar. [tabs type=”2″…

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  • Paddle Sports Trips

    Go places in a kayak with COP. You can find COP paddlers on the Youghiogheny, the Gauley, the New, the Cheat, the Big Darby, the Olentangy, the Scioto, Alum Creek, Hoover, and many more waterways! For those who like leisure floats on moving waterways,we offer…

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  • Backpacking and Hiking

    Hike with a group, first slow, then fast  [heading icon=””…

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  • Weekly Rides

    ALERT: Currently due to the COVID-19 virus, all weekly rides are on hiatus until further notice. Different paces, every week by trained leaders all over Columbus and surrounding areas Feel the Burn Interested in becoming a ride leader for Outdoor Pursuits? Contact us at cycling@outdoor-pursuits.org Helmets are required on all COP rides. Rides are Free, No Pre-Registration, Just Show and Go! Monday Night Rides — March 23 through Sept. 21, 6 pm (B, C, and D pace) Fisher Catholic H.S., 1803 Granville Pike, Lancaster Leader: Dale C: 740.-974.-3491 Justin…

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  • Paddle Sports Education

    Click on the names of the items below and you’ll be taken to the registration page. An “*” indicates a class session. All other entries are trips, with plenty of opportunities to learn from the leaders. With a…

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  • Full Service Rides

    What’s a full service ride? We provide: •Luggage Carriers •SAG (Support and Gear) •Food and Water Stops •Traffic Control •Merchandise •Medical Response Team •GPS downloads for routes •Optional Lodging •Festivities Along the Way •Post-Ride Celebrations Epic Rides Tour of the Scioto River Valley Since 1962 tosrv.org

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  • Pedal with a Purpose

    We put the fun factor into your event. We have the expertise to help community partners coordinate non-competitive outdoor events. We are proud partners with the Homeless Family Foundation on the Ridge Runner Ramble ride, and organizers of the Steve Barbour Memorial Ride. Whether it’s a new event that is just in the concept stage, or a long-running event that needs a fresh update, we can help. [icon_box icon_image=”fa-bicycle”…

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  • Watercraft Rentals

    Pick-up location: 1193 S. Front St.  Columbus, OH 43206 Pricing: Kayaks: $20 for 24 hour period (does not include pick-up and drop-off day), $40 for multi-day, $60 for week Canoes: $15 for 24 hour period, $30 for weekend rental (pick up Friday, return Monday) Rafts:    $15 for 24…

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  • Cycling Series – Budget Rides

    Register for each ride individually by clicking on the ride list below. Each of these rides will include: • Multiple mileage options ranging from 25 miles to 100 • Multiple pace options ranging from 8 mph to 20+ mph • Well-marked routes • Printed Maps • An official 2020 cycling series t-shirt (when purchased as a package) • Ride with GPS Links sent out the evening prior to the ride or as soon as the route is final (whichever comes first) • Sweep support • Bike Mechanical Team Members, if participating, will Assist on the Route. Start: 7:30…

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