NIU Recreation & Outdoor Adventures

Co-sponsored by NIU Outdoor Adventures, a program area of NIU Recreation. If you have any questions or to find out more information, please visit, email, or call (815) 753-9423.

Pop-Up Learn How: Snowshoe or Cross-Country Ski

When there is enough snow, try out cross-country skiing or snowshoeing as a fun activity for the whole family! Equipment and instruction provided. This event will be announced through NIU Outdoor

Adventures social media pages and email list. Email to be added to a custom email list for this special event! The DeKalb Park District will also be making announcement about when this program will run, so be sure to follow the District on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Saturday, TBD
Buena Vista Golf Course, 131 Buena Vista Drive
$13 R/$16 NR

Learn How: Snowboard Clinics

Snowboarding can be an intimidating sport. A gentle introduction will help start building confidence. Learn the basic skills to get you started for a taste of the fun in a safe and controlled environment. These beginner lessons are offered for children ages 3+ and adults can register as well. Included in the fee is instruction and all snowboarding equipment including boots, board, and helmet. Group sizes are limited to 4 participants per session. Rain date is Saturday, February 19.

The Sled Hill will be closed to the public during this clinic.

Saturday, February 12
1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, or 3:00 pm
Hopkins Park Sled Hill, 1403 Sycamore Road

45-Minute Time Slots | $23 R / $29 NR