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All Day: #ActiveBadger Day Social Media Challenge
Attend any events and post a picture with the #ActiveBadger to be entered to win one of the following:
- Rec Well Hoodie
- Rec Well Backpack
- Rec Well Duffle Bag
- And more!
All Day: Free Group Fitness Classes (Virtual and in-person)
Whether you want to start your day with an energizing HIIT workout or end it with a fun Zumba class, all group fitness classes are free today.
Virtual classes are offered via Zoom. In-person classes are at the Nicholas Recreation Center. You must sign up before class on services.recwell.wisc.edu. Registration opens 48 hours in advance.
Anyone who participates in any group fitness class will be entered to win free Rec Well yoga mats.
Group Fitness classes are free for students and Rec Well members. Please bring your Wiscard or Rec Well membership card to class.
7:30 - 8:15am: Cycle Strength: Marvel Movie Theme Songs (SOLD OUT)
We all have an inner hero waiting to get out. Ride along to the sound of iconic Marvel movie theme songs in this 45-minute Cycle Strength class.
10am - 7pm: Self-Guided Tours at Chazen Museum
In collaboration with the Chazen Museum, experience art while moving! Use different walking paths with specific mileage for each guest. There will also be Chazen water bottles given away.
11:30am - 2pm: #ActiveBadger Day Lunch at Gordon Avenue Market & Four Lakes Market
We’re cooking up all the goodness for lunch exclusively at Gordon Avenue Market and Four Lakes Market. Enjoy a menu including miso cod, spicy-sweet potatoes and quinoa, and green beans with blistered peppers and shallots.
12 - 12:30pm: Center for Healthy Minds Speaker at Lake Mendota Room, Dejope Hall
Reboot, relax, and refresh with a midday meditation practice! You’ll learn about some of the science of meditation, along with how to practice and a short, guided practice.
12 - 4pm: Free Snowshoe Rentals at Outdoor UW
Take advantage of free snowshoe rentals from Outdoor UW and hit the frozen lake for a hike.
3 - 4:30pm: Curling at the Dean of Student's Office, Bascom Hall
No ice? No problem. Take your talents inside to the Dean of Student’s office for indoor curling.
4pm - 7pm: Giveaway Table
Visit the Nick anytime from 4-7pm and win a free t-shirt at the marketing table while supplies last.
4:15 - 5pm: Cycling: Badger Game Day Theme
Jump Around, Sweet Caroline, Build Me Up Buttercup; the list goes on. There’s nothing better than Badger game days, so we’re turning up the heat during this game-day-themed cycling class.
4:30 - 5:15pm: Powerflow Live Stream at the MSC
Join us at the Multicultural Student Center in the Red Gym for a Powerflow fitness class. We’ll be live-streaming the class from the Momentum studio in the Nick. Bring a water bottle and get ready to move!
4:45 - 5:45pm: Jr. Active Badger Field Day
Spend some time enjoying the great outdoors with our youth programs staff. The afternoon will be complete with winter-themed games for the whole family! Grown-ups are required to stay and are encouraged to participate.
5 - 8:30pm: #ActiveBadger Day Dinner at Gordon Avenue Market & Four Lakes Market
Join us at Gordon Avenue Market and Four Lakes Market for a dinner that is sure to make your Active Badger Day. Devour a menu including curry stew, brown basmati rice, wheat berry pilaf, ginger glazed salmon, Swiss chard, and roasted root vegetables. Yeah, we know it sounds good.
5 - 6:30pm: Floating Pool Obstacle Course at the Nick
Are you ready for our version of Wipeout? Take a dive and tackle the Wibit, a pool obstacle course, at the Soderholm Family Aquatic Center.
5:15 - 6:15pm: Cycling Strength: 2010's Hits
Hit the bike with some of your favorite hits from the 2010’s.
6 - 8pm: Ready, Sett, Bowl
How good is your armswing? Whether you are a loyal bumper user or a pro, all are welcome at FREE open rec bowling at the Sett.
6:15 - 7:15pm: Glow in the Dark Zumba
Glow in the dark makes everything better… including Zumba. First come, first served!
6:30 - 7:30pm: Barre: Female Artists
Join us as we celebrate some of our favorite female artists like Britney Spears, Cardi B, Missy Elliot, Gwen Stephanie, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj. First come, first served!
7:30 - 8:15pm: Candlelight Powerflow
Is there a better way to wind down the night than under candlelight? We don’t think so. Practice those cat and cows with us at the Nick for some yoga with ~ambiance~.
11:15pm - 12:45am: Late Night Skate
This is your chance to be Rec Well’s Nathan Chen and win gold. Whether you are whipping axels or just trying to stay on your feet, join us as we round out the night at open skate.
THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS
Shout out to our friends on campus and in the community for making Active Badger Day the best way to spend a Thursday.