Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Off-Campus Adventures

The Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center offers a variety of outdoor, off-campus trips throughout the year.  These programs are intended to introduce and expose individuals to the environment through outdoor recreation activities and them to move beyond self-imposed limitations.  Participants are encouraged to explore new, meaningful experiences outside the confines of their classroom or professional environment’s.

*Refunds are given only if a trip is cancelled due to low registration or inclement weather.

JRFC Ski Trip @BearCreek
Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018 │ 7:30am - 5pm
Bus will depart from Jefferson Alumni Hall @7:30 AM promptly.

Get away for a day, and join us for a snow-filled outdoor excursion.  Ski, snowboard, snowtube or simply relax in the lodge next to the big fireplace - the choice is yours!

Students/JRFC Members: $30 Ski/Snowboard & $20 Snow Tube
Guest (Part-time Students, Jeff Employees, Non-Jeff Guests): $75 Ski/Snowboard & $40 Snow Tube

  • Includes Lift Ticket or Snow Tubing Pass + Transportation
  • Equipment Rentals & Meals are not included in the price listed above


Register either online at or in person at the JRFC with a valid Jeff ID.  We only accept Visa of MasterCard, NO Cash or Check.

Any questions can be forwarded to David W. Kim at

2016 Trips

Rock Climbing Trip

The group at Go Vertical

March 19, 2016 at Go Vertical in
Philadelphia, PA.

2015 Trips

Glen Onoko Hiking Trip

Glen Onoko Hiking Trip

October 10, 2015 at Glen Onoko Falls in
Jim Thorpe, PA.

River Tubing Excursion

River Tubing Excursion

August 22, 2015 on the Delaware River.

Jefferson Recreation Inaugural Golf Tournament

River Tubing Excursion  August 22, 2015 on the Delaware River Jefferson Recreation Inaugural Golf Tournament

May 1, 2015 for the inaugural Jefferson Recreation Golf Tournament at Franklin D. Roosevelt Golf Club in South Philadelphia.

Go Vertical Rock Climbing Adventure

Go Vertical Rock Climbing Adventure

April 18, 2015 at Go Vertical.

Bear Creek Mountain

Bear Creek Mountain

February 21, 2015 on the slopes at
Bear Creek Mountain.

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Facilities Hours

Memorial Day through
Labor Day

Monday through Friday
6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Pool closes at 5:30 p.m.

Monday through Friday
6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Pool closes at 6 p.m.

10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Pool closes at 6 p.m.


The facility will also have varying operational hours during holiday periods.

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