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Outdoor Recreation Complex

The Fort Carson Outdoor Recreation Complex is a multi-use recreation facility with a multitude of amenities and services. Discover your adventurous side with Army Outdoor Recreation (ODR) programs. Learn new skills, enjoy guided tours, or get the gear you need to explore the great outdoors on your own.

7093 Specker Ave. Bldg. 2429 Fort Carson, Colorado 80913 United States +1(719)526-1993
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
8:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday
8:00am-2:00pm
Thursday
8:00am-6:00pm
Friday
8:00am-6:00pm
Saturday
8:00am-4:00pm
Sunday
Closed
Federal Holidays
Closed
Programs using this location:

Outdoor Recreation Equipment Checkout Center

We will be taking the following precautions

  • Utilizing our walk up window
  • Designated 6 ft. spaces on the ground (signage)
  • Offering sanitizing spray for customers
  • Staff will be using appropriate PPE
  • Rental equipment will be sanitized before being placed outside for customer pickup
  • Rental equipment will be sanitized outside upon being returned.

7093 Specker Ave. Bldg. 2429 Fort Carson 80913 United States +1(719)526-1993
Programs using this location:

Outdoor Recreation Equipment Checkout Center

We will be taking the following precautions

  • Utilizing our walk up window
  • Designated 6 ft. spaces on the ground (signage)
  • Offering sanitizing spray for customers
  • Staff will be using appropriate PPE
  • Rental equipment will be sanitized before being placed outside for customer pickup
  • Rental equipment will be sanitized outside upon being returned.

7093 Specker Ave Bldg. 2429 Fort Carson 80913 United States +1(719)526-1993
Open 24 Hours.
There are no programs using this location.

Outdoor Recreation Mountain Post Outfitters

Get your brand new gear for all kinds of outdoor adventure activities. We are located inside the Outdoor Recreation Complex. We offer name brand merchandise tax-free and below MSRP for all eligible MWR patrons with military ID, (active Duty, military dependents, retired military, reservists, DOD civilian personnel and contractors).

7093 Specker Ave. Bldg. 2429 Fort Carson 80913 United States +1(719)526-1993
Monday
10:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
10:00am-7:00pm
Friday
10:00am-7:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-7:00pm
Sunday
9:00am-1:00pm
Programs using this location:

Outdoor Recreation Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ)

The Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ) is a reintegtration program to help Soldiers respond to stress and excitement following a major training or deployment. 

Promoting positive adrenaline responses, improving morale and communication, and developing trust and teamwork through adventure-based activites. 

This program is fully funded by the Department of the Army and MWR.
 

SCHEDULE YOUR WAQ!

Activity

Availability

Description

Max # of attendees

White Water Rafting May - August Big Horn Sheef Canyon; 9 miles of rapids and calm stretches. 30
Adventure Park Year round Jump off a 75' free fall tower and test your skills on a 5-level adventure course. 60
Ski & Snowboard November - April Hit the powdery slopes of Loveland or Monarch 40
Trap & Skeet Year round Shoot clay pigeons at Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex's brand new course. 30
Woods Ball Paintball Year round Employ tactical maneuvers in this natural outdoor area 60
Inflatable kayak August–September You are in charge of your own craft as you navigate down the Arkansas River 10
Go Kart Year Round Race everyone in your platoon around this indoor track 30

 

Eligibility

  • Available only for soldiers and their platoons.
  • Conducted at platoon level
  • Must be executed within the first 120 days of returning from a major training or deployment
  • New eligibility to WAQ: if a unit has not been on a WAQ trip within two years
  • Each platoon is allowed one WAQ program per reset cycle
  • Must be conducted during a duty day
  • Full-day adventure program followed with a Leader-Led After Action Debrief (L-LAAD)
  • Completion of mandatory post activity survey
  • Drinking alcoholic beverages is prohbited prior to and during activity

 

5 Stages of WAQ programming (required)

Stage 1

Schedule your Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ) program!

Stage 2

Leader Training. In this training, platoon leaders will learn how to facillitate a Leader-Led After Action Debrief (L-LAAD) held after the end of each program. Throughout the training, leaders will also be familiarized with the importance and goals of the WAQ program. Training is held every Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Outdoor Recreation Complex (Buidling  2429)

Stage 3

Soldier Brief. Platoon leaders describe the WAQ program to their soldiers, explaining the scheduled program and goals of the WAQ. The details for the WAQ program will be described to all participating soldiers.

Stage 4 

This is your high adventure program.

Stage 5

The L-LAAD is held immediately after the activity and is facilitated by L-LAAD trained leaders. This is a basic debrief of the day's high adventure program.

 

Desired outcomes of the high adventure activity

  • Platoon cohesion
  • Create a controlled environment for adrenaline seeking Soldiers
  • An introduction to various outdoor recreation activities
  • Increase dialogue regarding training or combat experience
  • Increase of trust and teamwork withinn each platoon

7093 Specker Ave Bldg. 2429 Fort Carson 80913 United States +1(719)526-5176
Monday
10:00am-7:00pm (Program Times Vary)
Tuesday
10:00am-6:00pm (Program Times Vary)
Wednesday
10:00am-6:00pm (Program Times Vary)
Thursday
10:00am-7:00pm (Program Times Vary)
Friday
10:00am-7:00pm (Program Times Vary)
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Federal Holidays
Closed
Delayed Reporting Days
Closed
Programs using this location:

Outdoor Rereation Mountain Post Outfitters

Shop tax-free at Mountain Post Outfitters for name-brand outdoor gear and equipment!

7093 Specker Ave Bldg. 2429 Fort Carson, Colorado 80913 United States +1 (719) 526-1993
Programs using this location:

Relocation Assistance (ETS, PCS, Retirement)

1517 Ellis Street BLDG 1201 Fort Carson 80913 United States +1(719)526-1053
Monday
8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday
8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday
9:00am-4:30pm
Thursday
8:00am-4:30pm
Friday
8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Federal Holidays
Closed
Programs using this location:

Resource Management Branch Hours of Operation

Call the DFMWR RMB office for the last date to withdraw unit funds. All receipts are required to be returned to Financial Management within two working days after funds are received. 

1675 Ellis St. Bldg. 1217, Ste. 166 Fort Carson 80913 +1(719)526-3366; +1(719)526-5580;
Monday
8:00am-3:00pm (Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Tuesday
8:00am-3:00pm (Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Wednesday
8:00am-3:00pm (Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Thursday
8:00am-3:00pm (Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Friday
By Appointment Only -
Saturday
Closed-
Sunday
Closed-
Federal Holidays
Closed-
Programs using this location:

Soldier and Family Assistance Center

1517 Ellis Street BLDG 1201 Fort Carson 80913-4104 United States CONUS +1 (719)526-5807
Monday
8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday
8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday
9:00am-4:00pm
Thursday
8:00am-4:00pm
Friday
8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Programs using this location:

Soldier and Family Readiness

1517 Ellis Street Building 1201 Fort Carson 80913 United States +1(719)526-4590
Monday
8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday
8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday
9:00am-4:30pm
Thursday
8:00am-4:30pm
Friday
8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Programs using this location: