In addition to discounts on trips, Kayak Pittsburgh rentals, and more, we offer free Members Only events four times a year as an extra way to say thank you for supporting Venture Outdoors. Check this page for upcoming Member events. Click here for a list of all current discounts available to Venture Outdoors members.

Upcoming Member Events

Bridges of Pittsburgh Member Boat Cuise

Current Members are invited to join Venture Outdoors and Rivers of Steel for a Bridges of Pittsburgh Member Boat Cruise!

Cruise the three rivers aboard Rivers of Steel’s green riverboat, Explorer, and discover just what makes Pittsburgh the City of Bridges!

Learn about the various bridge structures while examining the details and designs of Pittsburgh’s most prominent bridges, including the 16th Street Bridge, Smithfield Street Bridge, and the Three Sisters.

Participate in shared learning experiences, including a model bridge building competition and river map navigation.

This event is free to current Venture Outdoors Members. Members at the Senior, Student, or Individual levels can reserve one ticket to the event. If you’re at the Dual or higher levels, two spaces are available – all participants must be members. Minimum age is 12.

Event runs from 10 AM – 12 PM on Saturday, October 27th. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the event to get checked in.

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. In case of cancellations, please click here to be added to the wait list.

Do yourself (and us) a favor by filling out your WAIVER before you arrive!

FAQs

Members at the Senior, Student, or Individual levels can reserve one ticket to the event. If you’re at the Dual or higher levels, two spaces are available. All participants must be members.

Please dress in layers appropriate for Fall weather. Bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen in case of a sunny day. This trip is rain or shine, we will be able to go undercover in case of rain, but bring a raincoat or poncho if you’d prefer to stay on deck.

Please refer to these directions/parking suggestions from Rivers of Steel. (Please note – there is a Pitt football game at Heinz Field that day at 3:30 PM.)

Please contact Membership & Volunteer Manager Kathi Radock.
Email kathi@ventureoutdoors.org or call 412.255.0564 x.224

Past Member Events
2018

Allegheny Islands Cleanup Paddle

An Evening with Rick Sebak at the Hollywood Theater