Rochester Orienteering Club

See you in the woods!

Rochester Map Adventure - Saturday, June 05, 2021
Abundance Co-Op, 571 South Avenue, Rochester, NY



Bring your friends, bring your family, and explore Rochester for an afternoon. Use a detailed map to search for clues revealing the city’s hidden treasures.

Compete or just come to learn in this fun introduction to the sport of orienteering.

Event Information

This is an orienteering event in an urban setting. The start and finish are at Abundance Food Co-op, 571 South Avenue Rochester, NY 14620  The area covered includes Highland Park, Cobbs Hill Park, Mt. Hope Cemetery, UR Campus, Corn Hill, downtown, the Neighborhood of the Arts, Park Avenue, and other city neighborhoods.

Detailed event information: Two time categories: Three hour and five hour time limits. for people traveling on foot only. There will be a 30-minute period to study maps and plan strategy before the start. Starts begin at 10 am and start times will be sent before to participants.  Each team member, individuals and adult members of family groups will receive map packets with maps, instructions, pencils and answer sheets. All control points will be based on questions to be answered at each control circle, with no actual flags or markers. Most points visited in the shortest amount of time wins.

Register on-line

Entry fees per person:

(until June 3 - no day of event registration)

  • Adult $6 member, $10 non-member
  • Only each entry gets a map and question sheet; you can go together no charge with your children or others as you like.


(Above) From a few years ago: Question: When was our sister city in Italy founded? 

(Below) What are the two years on the cornerstone of the church?

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