aerial shot of Florida Tech's Challenge Course

Reservation Information


Regular Admission: $60/person
Student Admission: $35/person
Non-profit, first responders and military: $35/person

Paid admission is for four hours on the course with a trained facilitator.


The Challenge Course can accommodate multiple groups at any given time.

Reservations must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance and are subject to availability. All or one of the courses can be reserved at a time. The course was acquired with funds from the Florida Communities Trust and is publicly owned and operated. All participants must complete an acknowledgment of risk, releases and an agreement form prior to participating.

Challenge Course Manager, David Beach:  Send E-mail | 321-309-3121

Challenge Course Obstacle Field Leadership

Field Leadership Reaction Course

Battlefield situations such as partially destroyed bridges rope ladders, vertical walls and sand traps.
16 Book Now
Challenge Course Obstacle Aerial Assault

Aerial Assault Obstacle Course

A timed event in which participants receive higher scores for shorter overall times.
9 Book Now
Challenge Course Obstacle Skyscraper

Skyscraper Course

Comprised of an "alpine tower" containing 4 elevated platforms which must be ascended from bottom to top.
1 Book Now
Challenge Course Obstacle Tarzan

Tarzan Course

Crawl, climb and swing through the jungle-style course which concludes with a 300 ft. zipline.
1 Book Now
Challenge Course Obstacle Marin Corps

Marine Corps Obstacle Course

Modeled after actual courses encountered in US Marine Corps basic training facilities.
N/A Book Now


The Trailhead Preserve FIT Challenge Course is a publicly owned outdoor recreation facility operated by Florida Institute of Technology and partially developed with assistance from the Land and Water Conservation Fund on land acquired with funds from the Florida Communities Trust (FCT) and Indian River County. The Trailhead Preserve is compliant with Title VI of Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act.

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