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Outdoor Recreation Adventure Center (ORAC)

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Gear Shop
Equipment Rental

Located in the Preston Health & Activities Center

Ready to create your own adventure? ORAC has you covered for all of your outdoor equipment needs. Whether you're craving a weekend in the backcountry or a quick paddle after work, ORAC can outfit your next adventure in the outdoors.

Bike Shop
Bike Shop

Now taking repair appointments 

The ORAC Bike Shop can help maintain your bike for all of your commuting and leisurely riding needs.

Our goal is to provide affordable and timely service for the WKU campus and community.  

Adventure Trips and Recipe Cards

Register in the Preston Center today!

Want to get experience outside of the classroom? WKU ORAC offers a variety of trips that range from backcountry overnight trips, day trips, to waterfall tours.

Let ORAC take you there!



The strength of ORAC is its staff. Check out the amazing line-up we have this year. Want to work for us?  Ask for an application on your next trip to the Preston Center.


The key to a great trip is preparation and planning. Check out this page for a variety of links to helpful websites when planning your own excursion. 

Need maps, guidebooks, or old-fashioned advice? Visit ORAC at the Preston Center for more resources!


ORAC is committed to serving every WKU student to the best of our abilities, regardless of ability, race, gender, socio-economic status, or culture. Read about our EEC and EID Statement!

Still have questions or want to learn more about our policies? Check out the link for the answers to all of your ORAC related questions. 

Contact Us

 You can find us at the following:

Call: (270)745-6545

Email: orac@wku.edu

Say Howdy!: Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center, Bowling Green, KY 42101


Spring Hours of Operation:

Monday: 12-6 pm

Tuesday: 12-6 pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 12-6 pm

Friday: 12-6 pm





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 Last Modified 12/6/21