Basketball players at the Shell

Shell

When & Where

SEE YOU AT THE SHELL

From ice skating to track workouts, the Shell has several options for you to play hard, get fit, and live well. Located next to Camp Randall Stadium, this facility includes a 200m indoor track, ice rink, cardio and strength equipment, and courts.

Shell

1430 Monroe Street
Madison WI, 53711
(608) 263-6566

Daily Schedules

Building Hours

Summer Hours

We host various camps at the Shell throughout the summer. Please click the Daily Schedules button to check the most updated track and court closures.

May 13 – August 25
Monday – Thursday 6am – 10pm
Friday 6am – 8pm
Saturday – Sunday 10am – 8pm
Memorial Day Weekend
Friday, May 24 6am – 6:30pm
May 25 – 27 CLOSED
Independence Day
July 3 6am – 6:30pm
July 4 CLOSED

FALL Hours

August 26 – December 19
Monday – Thursday 6am – Midnight
Friday 6am – 10pm
Saturday 8am – 10pm
Sunday 8am – Midnight

ADJUSTED Hours

Badger Home Football Games
September 7 CLOSED
September 21 CLOSED
September 28 CLOSED
October 5 CLOSED
October 12 CLOSED
November 9 CLOSED
November 23 CLOSED
Thanksgiving Weekend
November 27 6am – 9pm
November 28 CLOSED
November 29 – December 1 8am – 8pm
Finals Week
December 13 6am – 10pm
December 14 8am – 10pm
December 15 8am – 10pm
December 16 – 19 6am – 10pm

Live Building Usage

Shell Weight Bays

Shell Track

Shell Cardio Equipment

Shell Basketball Courts

Shell Ice Rink

Amenities & Getting There

Programs & Features:

  • Ice skating, hockey, figure skating, basketball, track workouts, and cardio & strength training
  • 6-lane, 200-meter track
  • Basketball courts
  • Cardio & strength space
  • Ice rink

Parking:

  • Metered parking on Monroe Street
  • Lot 18 (located in front of the Shell): Parkmobile spaces; follow directions on signs in front of stalls to pay
  • Lot 19 (near the UW Field House): Free after 4:30pm Monday – Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday
  • Engineering Parking Ramp/Lot 17 (free on weekends)
  • Lot 16 (3-minute walk): Permit required 24/7; any UW Lot Permit is valid after 4:30pm Monday – Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday
  • Bike stalls are available in front of the Shell
  • Moped parking available at Lot 690, 695, and 69
  • Parking availability may be restricted without notice due to special events

Bus:

  • Convenient bus lines include the 3, 6, 7, 58, 80, 81, 82, and 84

BCycle:

  • The nearest station is located at the corner of Breese Terrace and Regent Street or in front of Union South on Campus Drive