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Campus Recreation

Division of Student Life and Enrollment

Outdoor Adventure Equipment

Important Message

Outdoor Gear & Buc Bikes are now aviable by appointment only.

Got Gear?

Great Adventueres Await!  ETSU faculty, staff, and students have the opportunity to rent out camping and paddling gear from the CPA student activity center.

To request gear rental please submit;

Outdoor Gear Rental Request Form

Buc Bike Rental Request Form

 Got Questions?

Call us at 439-7989 or email -

Equip rental


*If you are renting a Stand Up Paddle board or kayak you must bring your own tie down straps and assistance for loading the boat on to your vehicle. Campus Recreation cannot provide tie down straps or assistance in loading boats on personal vehicles.


Buc Bikes

The Buc Bikes program is a collaborative project between ETSU Campus Recreation and the Dept. of Sustainability.  The program is supported by Green Fee Funds.
A COMMUTER BIKE can be rented weekly or monthly.  The rate is $5 per week or $15 per month.  Late fees apply for overdue bikes.


Bike Fix-it Stations: There are three Bike Fix-it Stations through out the ETSU Campus.  Fix-it stations have an air pump and basic hand tools for making minor repairs and adjustments.

Main entrance to the Basler Center.
Govenors Hall bike storage area.
Buc Ridge bike storage area between buildings R and S

Bike Shop Hours & Location: The Bike Shop is located inside the Basler Center Equipment Room. Bike tools, air pump and attendant are available to assist you making minor adjustments and repairs to your bike! 

You can make an appointment by contacting


This is a USE AT YOUR OWN RISK service.  Before you can check out a “BUC Bike” you must read, agree to and sign the Informed Consent, Waiver, Financial Liability and Use Agreement.

General Guidelines

Abide by all local and state traffic laws.Johnson City Bike Laws
TN Bike Laws
Check the bike for safe operation before using.ABC-Quick Check
Wear a helmet.Why wear a bicycle helmet?

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