REI Austin-Downtown

REI Austin-Downtown provides outdoor enthusiasts in the Austin, Texas area with top-brand gear and clothing for camping, climbing, cycling, fitness, hiking, paddling and more. We’re a complete Austin area bike shop, offering a full range of professional bike shop services to help keep you biking the streets and trails year-round. Come let our staff of friendly experts help you get ready for your next adventure.

Where to find us

Address:

  • 601 N. Lamar Blvd
  • Austin, TX 78703
  • Phone:(512) 482-3357

GPS Coordinates:

  • 30° 16.296' N
  • 97° 45.234' W
  • WGS84

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Normal Hours

  • Mon - Fri  10 am - 9 pm
  • Sat  10 am - 8 pm
  • Sun  11 am - 7 pm

SPECIAL STORE HOURS

  • Sun, Apr 20
    11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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REI OUTDOOR SCHOOL CLASSES AT AUSTIN DOWNTOWN

Date / Time
Classes and Events
Price
Register
4/17/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Panama: The Canal & Beyond
A man, a plan, a canal, PANAMA! Come down to REI and make your own plan to navigate this path between the seas.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/17/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Kayaking Basics
Kayaking is one of the fastest growing outdoor recreation activities. Our expert staff will cover Equipment, Apparel, Trip Planning and Transportation for all levels of paddlers.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/21/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Beyond Bike Maintenance Basics - Brakes & Drive Train
If you've already taken a Bike Maintenance Basics class, this is your next step! Get prepared for the road or trail ahead by digging a little deeper into the components of your ride and learn what minor adjustments you can make.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/22/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

Hands-On Bike Maintenance - Drive Train
Your bikes Drive Train is a key component to efficient riding. Join our certified bike techs to learn about your drive train as well as how to inspect, maintain and adjust front & rear derailleurs to make sure your ride is as smooth as possible.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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4/22/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

Climbing Knot Basics Class
Knowing how and why to tie knots properly is essential for climbers. We'll cover the figure-8, prusik, clove hitch, water knot, Kleimheist and several other basic climbing knots.

Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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4/23/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Triathlon Training Basics
So, you have decided to challenge yourself and are planning to "Try a Tri" this year. Now that you have made the commitment (or are looking to), join our staff triathlete(s) to get tips and tricks on how proper Tri Training can prepare your mind and body for the event.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/24/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Road Cycling Basics
Join REI Road Cycling experts to learn about the bikes, essential gear, safety & responsibility on the road, basic bike maintenance and more.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/24/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

Hands-on Bike Maintenance: Cleaning and Detailing your Bike
Knowing how to maintain your bike starts with knowing proper cleaning and detailing. Join REI bike specialists to learn the best practices of how to properly clean and detail your bike keeping performance and the environment in mind.

Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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4/26/2014 - 4/27/2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT

Wilderness First Aid with WMI & REI
REI is collaborating with the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS to offer a 2-day class that will teach you the wilderness medicine skills needed to recreate with confidence in the backcountry.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $220.00
Non Member: $250.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/26/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

Introduction to Map & Compass Navigation
In this class you'll learn to read a topo and use your compass. Then we'll put it all together to pinpoint your location, plan your route and become familiar with the terrain.

Location: Cedar Breaks Park - Lake Georgetown | More Info, Directions

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/26/2014 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM CDT

Mini Garage Sale
Score epic deals at this special, member only, Mini Garage Sale! You'll find slightly used, returned, or purged rental gear for much less than what you'd pay for it new! Quantities are very limited.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Free No registration required
4/27/2014 3:00 - 4:30 PM CDT

Family Camping Basics
Have you wanted to try camping with your family but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics including: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, and family fun activities.

Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/28/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Backpacking by Bike - Bikepacking Basics
Bikepacking (backpacking by mountain bike) is an increasingly popular way to enjoy the outdoors. Join us to learn about a fun choice for cyclists, couples or even families who like to ride together.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 25

4/29/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Exploring Singapore
The class will go over logistics, lodging, cultural etiquette, sites to see, as well as easy trips from Singapore to other areas of SE Asia.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/30/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

Hands-On Bike Maintenance - Fix A Flat
We have all had it happen, riding along the trail and now your tire is flat. In this Hands-On class our bike techs will share tips and tricks for fixing a flat, changing your bike tube and getting back on the go.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00

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5/1/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/5/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Road Cycling Basics
Join REI Road Cycling experts to learn about the bikes, essential gear, safety & responsibility on the road, basic bike maintenance and more.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 30

5/6/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Refresh Your Run
So, you want to be a runner? Whether you are just starting or are getting 'back on track,' this class will help you get in the groove and provide training and technique insights to get you back in shape and/or prepare for your upcoming 5-10K or more.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/7/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Beyond Bike Maintenance Basics - Brakes & Drive Train
If you've already taken a Bike Maintenance Basics class, this is your next step! Get prepared for the road or trail ahead by digging a little deeper into the components of your ride and learn what minor adjustments you can make.

Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/8/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Backpacking Basics
REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/8/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Istanbul, Turkey and the Greek Isles on a Budget
Discover affordable Istanbul! This class will cover areas of this ancient city to explore, and how to keep it all on a budget. We will also take a side trip to nearby Greece.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/10/2014 - 5/11/2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT

Wilderness First Aid with WMI & REI
REI is collaborating with the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS to offer a 2-day class that will teach you the wilderness medicine skills needed to recreate with confidence in the backcountry.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $220.00
Non Member: $250.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/10/2014 12:00 - 10:00 PM CDT

Pachanga Music Festival
Hang out with REI at the Pachanga Music Festival, which is a Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival dedicated to showcasing the vibrant blend of Latino-created music and art.

Location: Fiesta Gardens | More Info, Directions

Free No registration required
5/12/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Preparing for the Unexpected - Outdoor Safety Basics
Knowledge is Power and Preparation is Key. When you step into the wilderness, be prepared to help yourself and others.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/14/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

Hands-On Bike Maintenance - Wheel Truing
The wheel is a crucial part of the bike and failure can be catastrophic. Over time, the rim, spokes, and component parts can become worn and/or damaged and the wheel can become fatigued; requiring repair or replacement.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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5/18/2014 3:00 - 4:30 PM CDT

SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) Basics
Come learn about SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) and get "on board". SUP is catching the paddling community by storm. This program offers you an overview of SUP and the necessary equipment.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/22/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Camping Basics
Have you wanted to try camping but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, fun activities; and great local areas to give it a try.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/22/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Brazil: The World Cup & Beyond
Join us to start making you must see and must do lists while you explore Rio during the World Cup.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/27/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Rock Climbing Basics
Join REI for an introductory class in rock climbing. Participants will leave with an understanding of the different types of climbing, what gear is necessary and the basics on how to get started. Note: this is an informational class - not an "on-the-wall" climbing session.

Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/27/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Camp Cooking Basics
Do you want to make easy and fun meals at camp but feel unsure how to cook them? We'd like to help you learn how to set up your kitchen and create easy and fun meals for the family.

Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/28/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Backpacking by Bike - Bikepacking Basics
Bikepacking (backpacking by mountain bike) is an increasingly popular way to enjoy the outdoors. Join us to learn about a fun choice for cyclists, couples or even families who like to ride together.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 30

5/29/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

Mtn Biking Basics
Join REI Mountain Bike experts to learn about the bikes, essential gear, safety & responsibility on the trail, basic bike maintenance and more.

Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 30

5/29/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

Hands-on Bike Maintenance: Cleaning and Detailing your Bike
Knowing how to maintain your bike starts with knowing proper cleaning and detailing. Join REI bike specialists to learn the best practices of how to properly clean and detail your bike keeping performance and the environment in mind.

Location: Austin REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

Spots left: 4