Day of Play

Day of Play presented by American Family Insurance is a community outreach initiative for elementary school students grades K – 5. This event shares our play hard, get fit, live well mentality with school-age children of all skill levels. Join in a day of fun, movement-based activities led entirely by UW-Madison students!

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Mark Your Calendar

Join us again in 2021!


  • Surface parking is available in Lots 76 and 82
  • Hourly parking is available in Ramp 36
  • A permit is required to park in all campus surface lots, and parking without a permit may result in a citation

For more information about parking on campus, including maps, rates, and metered parking options, please visit the Transportation Services website.

What to Expect

  • Sport clinics led by Wisconsin Sport Club members
  • Games and activities led by college students in the Physical Education Teacher Education program
  • Fitness for the entire family
  • Mini break-out sessions for parents and guardians (you’ll still be able to participate with your child!)
  • Giveaways

Important Info

  • Parents and guardians are required to stay through the duration of the event
  • Parents, guardians, and families (including younger siblings) are encouraged to participate
  • Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required (on-site registration will also be available

Thank you to our partners

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