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


Dayton Underground Grotto


Ohio Climber’s Coalition

Send-IT Youth Climbing


Bike Miami Valley

Colavita Ohio Cycling Club

Dayton Cycling Club

Greene County Parks & Trails – Cycling

Southwest Ohio Cyclists

Team Dayton Cycling

Disc Golf

Dayton Disc Golf Association


Montgomery Chapter of the Ohio Horseman’s Council Inc.


Mad River Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Miami Valley Fly Fishers

Ohio Bass Clubs Directory

Ohio Women on the Fly

General Outdoor

Dayton Backpacker Campfire

Dayton Hiker

Outdoor Adventure Club

The Miami Group-Sierra Club

Wittenberg University Outdoors Club


Miami Valley Geocachers

Hiking and Walking

American Volkssport Association (AVA) – America’s Walking Club

Girls Who Hike Ohio

Dayton Hikers

Metro Dayton Hikers

Miami and Erie Canal Buckeye Trail Meet Up

Miami Rivers Chapter of the Buckeye Trail Association Meet Up

Women Who Hike

Mountain Biking

Miami Valley Mountain Bike Association-IMBA Chapter

Multi-Sport Racing

Zoom Racing USA


Miami Valley Orienteering Club


Dayton Canoe Club

Dayton Ohio Paddlers

Massie Creek Paddlers

Outdoor Adventure Club

Ohio Paddlers


Dayton Boat Club

Greater Dayton Rowing Association

Great Miami Rowing Center


Dayton Track Club

Ohio River Road Runners Club (ORRRC)

Five Rivers Running Team


Dayton Ski & Board Club

Kittyhawk Ski and Snowboard Club

Water Sports

Cowan Lake Sailing Association

America’s Boating Club Dayton