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Recreational Activities

Venango College of Clarion University offers a variety of challenging outdoor as well as more leisure oriented activities as services to our student population.  Everything from white water rafting, thrill seeking zip lines to canoeing/kayaking and Carnegie Science Center are all available.  New suggestions or adventures are always welcome!

Highlights to the Spring 2014 Schedule


The Venango College Ski Club sponsors several campus ski trips every spring semester.  Day trips to Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, NY and day and night ski at Peek N Peak Ski area in New York and are planned for the Ski Club members.   If you are a beginner are advanced skier and would like to join the Ski Club please contact Daly Fuller the advisor at or call 393-1330.  All trips are subject to change or rescheduling, pending weather conditions.

Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort

The most popular recreational activities is our semester trips to Erie, PA, to Splash Lagoon Water Park.  Students, faculty, staff and our families are all invited to enjoy the afternoon at the resort.  A variety of (extreme, wild, and easy) slides, a lazy river, kid’s zone, and food is available during the trip. 

Lower Yough White Water Rafting 

Whether this is your first whitewater rafting trip or you're an experienced rafter, the Lower Yough (pronounced "Yok"), in the heart of The Laurel Highlands is a blast!! The Lower Yough is Class III whitewater which means it is fun. It's perfect for those who haven't had prior whitewater experience or for those who are experts.

Click here to view the Spring 2014 Brochure. 

Recreation Registration and Waiver Form