Open Rec

Your Rec Well membership offers a lot of benefits, including the convenience of finding so many activities in one location.  We provide rental equipment, merchandise for purchase, lockers, and towel service. All you need to do is show up!

Come and Play

Find out when our buildings and spaces are open

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Smart Restart

We’ve made a few changes. Please visit recwell.wisc.edu/smartrestart for more information.

Included in your membership

Pool Activities

Swim laps, use the diving boards, try log rolling, take a load off with water jogging, and more. We have kickboards, pull buoys, paddles, fins, water belts, basketballs, and other equipment for you to use.

Black and white photo of feet standing on a foam log that is floating in the pool

Ice

Join us on the ice for open skate, figure skating, hockey, and late night skate with weekly themed playlists. You'll pay a small fee to skate, and we also have skates, helmets, and goalie equipment for you to rent.

Black and white photo of a large group of ice skaters skating on an indoor rink

Sports

Our courts are designed to support basketball, volleyball, racquetball, and badminton. You can also play tennis and squash at Nielsen Tennis Stadium. We have all the equipment you need for each sport, including balls and racquets for rent.

Black and white photos of two badminton players hitting the birdie back and forth

Reservations

Tennis and Squash:

Click here to learn more about reserving a court at Nielsen Tennis Stadium.

Other reservations:

Reserve one of our spaces for a larger group, including your student organization, university department, or community group by submitting a request below. For more information, please visit our Reservations & Rentals page.

SUBMIT A RESERVATION REQUEST.