OUTDOOR ORGANIZATIONS

Dayton is home to over 50 outdoor clubs and organizations teaching, connecting, and inspiring outdoor enthusiasts from throughout the region.  From socializing to building skills to advocating the Greater Dayton Region is a better place because of the passion of its outdoor enthusiasts.  Reach out, join a club, and find out what you’ve been missing, Get Out and Live!

Clubs and Organizations

Adventure Travel

Dayton Backpacker Campfire
http://www.backpackercampfire.com/

Caving

Dayton Underground Grotto
http://www.dugcaves.com/

Climbing

Ohio Climber’s Coalition
http://www.ohioclimberscoalition.org/

Send-IT Youth Climbing
http://senditdayton.com/

Cycling

Bike Miami Valley
http://www.bikemiamivalley.org/

Colavita Ohio Cycling Club
http://www.colavitaohiocycling.com/

Dayton Cycling Club
http://www.daytoncyclingclub.org/

GCP & T Cycling Adventures
https://www.meetup.com/GCP-T-Cycling-Adventures/

Southwest Ohio Cyclists
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SouthWestOhioCyclists/

Team Dayton Cycling
http://www.teamdaytoncycling.com/

Disc Golf

Dayton Disc Golf Association
http://www.daytondiscgolf.org/

Equestrian

Montgomery Chapter of the Ohio Horseman’s Council Inc.
http://www.ohiohorsemanscouncil.com/chapters.aspx

Fishing

Madmen Chapter of Trout Unlimited
http://www.tumadmen.org/

Miami Valley Fly Fishers
http://mvff.us/

Ohio Valley Bassmasters
http://www.ovbmbassclub.com/

General Outdoor

Dayton Backpacker Campfire
http://www.backpackercampfire.com/

Dayton Hikers
https://www.meetup.com/DaytonHikers/

Outdoor Adventure Club
https://www.facebook.com/DaytonOAC

The Miami Group-Sierra Club
http://miamigroup.org/

Wittenberg University Outdoors Club
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wittenberg-University-Outdoors-Club/137687569661428

Geocaching

Miami Valley Geocachers
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1391448004404146/

Hiking and Walking

Bulls Run Ramblers-American Volkssport Association
http://www.ava.org/gen3/data/clubsbystate.asp?EVState=OH

Dayton Hikers
https://www.meetup.com/DaytonHikers/

Metro Dayton Hikers
http://academic.udayton.edu/kenrosenzweig/mdh/Schedule/

Miami and Erie Canal Buckeye Trail Meet Up
https://www.meetup.com/btmecanal/

Miami Rivers Chapter of the Buckeye Trail Association
http://www.miamiriverschapter.org/

Ohio Wander Freunde-American Volkssport Association
http://www.ava.org/gen3/data/clubsbystate.asp?EVState=OH

Tecumseh Trailblazers
http://www.ava.org/gen3/data/clubsbystate.asp?EVState=OH

Trail Trolls Inc.-American Volkssport Association
http://www.ava.org/gen3/data/clubsbystate.asp?EVState=OH

Wandering Wheels Volkssports Club-American Volkssport Association
http://www.avaclubs.org/wanderingwheels/

Xenia Walking Club- American Volkssport Association
http://www.ava.org/gen3/data/clubsbystate.asp?EVState=OH

Mountain Biking

Miami Valley Mountain Bike Association-IMBA Chapter
https://www.facebook.com/MVMBA.IMBA

Multi-Sport Racing

Zoom Racing USA
http://www.zoomracingusa.com/about-zoom-racing

Orienteering

Miami Valley Orienteering Club
http://www.mvoclub.org/

Paddling

Dayton Canoe Club
http://www.daytoncanoeclub.org/

Dayton Ohio Paddlers
https://www.facebook.com/groups/DaytonOhioPaddlers/

Massie Creek Paddlers
http://massiecreekpaddlers.wordpress.com/

Outdoor Adventure Club
https://www.facebook.com/DaytonOAC

Ohio Paddlers
http://www.meetup.com/movingwater/

Wittenberg University Kayak Club
http://www5.wittenberg.edu/academics/environmentalstudies/activities.html

Rowing

Dayton Boat Club
http://www.daytonboatclub.org/

Greater Dayton Rowing Association
http://www.daytonrowing.org/

Great Miami Rowing Club
http://www.greatmiamirowing.com/

Running

Ohio River Road Runners Club (ORRRC)
http://www.orrrc.org/

Five Rivers Running Team
http://www.5riversrunningteam.com/

Skiing

Dayton Ski & Board Club
http://www.daytonski.org/

Kittyhawk Ski and Snowboard Club
http://www.skikittyhawk.com/

Miami Valley Cross Country Ski Club
http://www.xcski-dayton-oh.org/

Wright State University Ski and Snowboard Club
https://www.wright.edu/sites/default/files/page/attachements/SportClubContactList.pdf

Water Sports

Cowan Lake Sailing Association
http://www.laser.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=122%3Acowan-lake-sailing-association&catid=51%3Adistrict-18&Itemid=243

Power Squadron
http://www.daytonsailandpowersquadron.org/