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Experience Milwaukee from a different perspective.

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Explore the nature in your own backyard

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These hands-on courses introduce participants to the thrills and excitement of the vertical world.

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Guided quiet water tours covering Southeastern Wisconsin’s most scenic rivers.

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Climb Club

Rock climbing is a fun and satisfying sport that strengthens the body and mind. Rock climbing allows climbers to enjoy a sport in a non-competitive environment while still emphasizing teamwork, motivation, and self-confidence. Rock climbing also builds muscular endurance, flexibility, coordination, and mental focus. We aim to build strong, responsible climbers. This co-ed team welcomes […]

Bliffert Lumber

        Thank You Eli and Lisa Bliffert for all your Support.

Emery’s Bikes Steps Up!

Sending a HUGE THANK YOU TO EMERY’S BIKE SHOP for donating bikes to ROEA for the summer programs starting in June.

Outdoor Adventure Camp / Ages 9-12 Ye...

Due to Covid-19 All Adventure Camp Registration listed below this year will be through either Shorewood Recreation Department or Whitefish Bay Recreation Department.    Shorewood Recreation Departtment: Whitefish Bay Recreation Department: These 5-day programs offers youth the opportunity to experience rock climbing, rappelling, canoeing, kayaking, biking and hiking all within the city limits. […]

Sunset Paddle / Canoe or Kayak

Tough day or week at work? Then slow down and join us for a relaxing evening paddle. This is the perfect slow down from a hard day with this relaxing trip. We will paddle down the Milwaukee river as the sunsets over the downtown area. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn some history see Downtown Milwaukee […]

Kayaking Instruction for Adults &...

This 6 hr long class is designed to give students the basic skills and information needed to successfully and safely participate in quite water kayaking. Students will be given hands-on opportunities in the various skills and techniques of kayaking. Topics to be covered are safety, paddle strokes, wet exiting, assisted Eskimo roll, personal equipment, and basic river reading. […]

The Art of Sport Climbing.

This program is designed for those 14+ that would like to develop the various skills and techniques required to sport climb safely. Participants will learn rope handling, belaying, clipping techniques, Quick-draw retrieval, techniques for lowering, recognizing back clipping & Z-clipping, safety considerations, various knots all under the watchful tutelage of our qualified instructors. We also offer custom […]

Group On the Rocks Climbing / Devils ...

If you have never climbed before or need a refresher, start here. Come join the ROE staff for a fun day of On the Rock and introduce yourself to the world of rock climbing with an emphasis on safety, learning, and fun. We’ll start out on moderate, low-angle rock to help you get the feel […]

Canoeing or Kayaking Southeastern Wis...

Come paddle some of Southeastern Wisconsin’s most scenic lakes and rivers. These generally quiet waters serve as an excellent training ground for beginning canoeists as well as the more advanced who want to hone their skills. Participants will experience the thrills and excitement of paddling these waterways that offer solitude and outstanding scenery despite their proximity to […]

Morning Paddle / Canoe or Kayak

Are you an early morning riser? Looking for something do? Then slow down and join us for a relaxing Morning Paddle. This is the perfect way to relax after hard week. We will paddle through Downtown Milwaukee and view the City as it start to wake-up. This is a wonderful opportunity to see and learn […]