MEMBER SERVICES

LOCKER RENTALS

Keep your belongings safe during your workout. We offer both short-term and long-term locker rentals at our facilities.

Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center

Half
Summer 2024 
May 13 – August 25
$40

 

Nicholas Recreation Center

1/3rds Half
Summer 2024 
May 13 – August 25
$25 $40

 

Nielsen Tennis Stadium

Small Tall
Summer 2024 May 13 – August 25 $20 $25

Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center

Half
Recurring Monthly* $9

 

Nicholas Recreation Center

1/3rds Half
Recurring Monthly* $6 $9

 

Nielsen Tennis Stadium

Small Tall
Recurring Monthly* $5 $6

*No end date; renews automatically until member cancels. One automatic renewal charge is required before cancellation. Please review our full cancellation policies before purchasing a monthly recurring locker. If you would like to cancel your monthly recurring locker please fill out this form.

Small Tall
Fall + Spring (UW Students Only) 
September 5, 2023 – May 10, 2024
$80
Summer (Available to Anyone) 
May 20, 2024 – August 23, 2024
$40

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General Locker Policies

  • All lockers are the exclusive property of Recreation & Wellbeing; we reserve the right to open lockers for any emergency, safety, or maintenance purpose
  • Violation of UW-Madison and/or Rec Well policies may lead to termination of locker privileges without a refund
  • Valid membership is required for day use and rental lockers
  • We are not responsible for lost or stolen items

We invite all members to use the locker room and restroom that is most comfortable and appropriate for them. We will not assume an individual’s gender identity and will not tolerate acts of harassment or discrimination against anyone on the basis of gender identity. Such instances will be immediately addressed by our staff. A full list of single-stall, gender inclusive restrooms can be found here.

Day Use Lockers

  • Lockers marked “Day Use Only” may be used by members during open hours and can be locked with a personal lock or a rental lock ($1) from the Member Services desk at the Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center, Nicholas Recreation Center, and Nielsen Tennis Stadium.
  • Guests using the facility may bring a personal lock and use the Day Use Lockers during open hours on the day of their visit
  • Locks left on after the facility closes will be removed and the contents of the locker will be disposed of if not claimed within 7 days; items can be claimed at the facility in which the locker was used and a $15 locker cleanout fee will be charged to retrieve locker contents

Rental Lockers

  • Personal belongings left in an expired locker will be removed and the contents of the locker will be disposed of if not claimed within 7 days. Items can be claimed at the facility in which the locker was used. A $15 locker cleanout fee will be charged to retrieve locker contents. A $20 locker cleanout fee will be charged to retrieve locker contents from Ice Rink lockers at the Sub-Zero Ice Center.
  • Lockers are non-transferable and sharing is prohibited. For security purposes, forgotten combinations will only be issued to the person who is renting the locker.
  • Lockers can be renewed up to 30 days prior to current locker expiration date.

TOWEL SERVICE

Towel service is available for students and all members. At the Nicholas Recreation Center and Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center, you have the option to sign up for recurring towel service. All facilities, including Nielsen Tennis Stadium, offer a daily towel rental ($1).

Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center & Nicholas Recreation Center

Summer 2024 
May 13 – August 25
$10

 

Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center, Nicholas Recreation Center 

Recurring Monthly* $3/month

*No end date; renews automatically until member cancels. One automatic renewal charge is required before cancellation. Please review our full cancellation policies before purchasing a monthly recurring towel service. If you would like to cancel your monthly recurring towel service please fill out this form.

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Towel Service Policies

  • Available at the  Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center, Nicholas Recreation Center, and Nielsen Tennis Stadium
  • Service includes up to 2 towels at a time
  • Towels must be checked back in at the desk with your Wiscard or Rec Well ID Card
  • Towels can be checked out, used, and turned in at the Bakke, Nick, and Nielsen tennis Stadium
  • Lost or damaged towels will result in a replacement fee
  • Policies for daily towel rentals are the same as equipment checkout policies (see below)

EQUIPMENT CHECKOUT

Forgot something? You may check out equipment from the Member Services desk at the Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center, Nielsen Tennis Stadium, or the Nicholas Recreation Center.

  • Basketballs
  • Volleyballs
  • Dip belts
  • Jump ropes
  • Pickleball paddles & balls
  • Resistance bands
  • Weight belts
  • Futsal balls
  • Basketballs
  • Volleyballs
  • Dip belts
  • Jump ropes
  • Pickleball paddles & balls
  • Racquetball rackets
  • Resistance bands
  • Weight belts
  • Futsal balls
  • Tennis racquets ($2)
  • Squash racquets ($2)
  • Tennis Ball Machine Rental ($12 + court fees)

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Equipment Checkout Policies

  • You must present a University of Wisconsin-Madison and/or Recreation & Wellbeing identification card to check out equipment.
  • Equipment must be returned the same day it is checked out and should be returned 10 minutes before closing.
  • You are responsible for the replacement fee due to loss or theft if a piece of rental equipment is left unattended or unsecured.
  • If equipment is returned damaged beyond normal wear and tear, you will owe an equipment replacement fee.
  • After 3 business days, you will be assessed an equipment replacement fee for late equipment. The equipment replacement fee varies based on equipment type.
  • Unpaid equipment replacement fees after 7 calendar days will result in a suspension from Rec Well facilities, programs, and services. Unpaid equipment replacement fees after 14 calendar days will result in a hold on your student account.
  • Other equipment is available. Please view our Reservation and Rentals page to learn more.

MERCHANDISE

Looking to own a piece of equipment you use frequently? You can purchase things from us! See below for all of the merchandise we have available at our respective facilities. Merchandise purchases are non-refundable. If merchandise is defective upon opening, this must be reported to the purchase location within the duration of your visit when merchandise was purchased. A replacement item will be given with no additional cost. Defective merchandise must be returned at that time.

  • Athletic Tape: $3
  • Badminton Racquet: $25
  • Crew Socks (Medium and Large): $6
  • Deodorant: $3
  • Golf Balls (3 pack): $6
  • Hand Wraps: $14
  • Shuttlecock (Feather): $4
  • Shuttlecock (Plastic): $3
  • Swim Cap: $5
  • Swim Goggles (Vanquisher): $20
  • Swim Goggles (Speedo): $17
  • Swim Goggles (TYR Socket Rocket): $12
  • Yoga Mat: $30
  • Theraband (Blue): $2.50
  • Theraband (Red): $2
  • Whistle: $10
  • Crew socks: $6
  • Athletic tape: $3
  • Badminton racquet: $25
  • Deodorant: $3
  • Hand Wraps (S/M or L/XL): $20
  • Feather shuttlecock: $4
  • Plastic shuttlecock: $3
  • Racquetballs (3): $7
  • Racquetball goggles: $15
  • Swim cap: $5
  • Swim goggles: $12 – $20
  • Yoga mat: $30
  • Theraband (per yard): $2 – $2.50
  • Hockey Tape – Black: $5
  • Hockey Tape – White: $5
  • Hockey Tape – Clear: $4
  • Hockey Wax: $3
  • Hockey Laces: $5
  • Hockey Stick: $25
  • Hockey Puck: $2
  • Mouth Guard: $4
  • Figure Laces – Black: $2
  • Figure Laces – White: $2
  • Short Socks- Black: $6
  • Tall socks-Black: $6
  • Short socks-White: $6
  • Tall Socks-White: $6
  • Grips $5 – $8
  • Headband $3
  • Wristband $4
  • Socks $4
  • Gamma Guard Tape $5
  • Gamma Shockbuster $4
  • Gamma RedEye $5
  • Deodorant $3
  • Tennis balls $7
  • Squash balls $5 – $6
  • Racquet string $6 – $28

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Merchandise Policy

Merchandise purchases are non-refundable. If merchandise is defective upon opening, this must be reported to the purchase location within the duration of your visit when merchandise was purchased. A replacement item will be given with no additional cost. Defective merchandise must be returned at that time.