A photo of equipment at the Shell, spaced out to allow for physical distancing


When & Where


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.


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

Daily Schedules

Hours of Operation

To protect the health and safety of our community, facility occupancy at the Shell is limited to 25% and reservations are required. Please visit our COVID-19 Response page to learn more.

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January 25 – January 31
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 1:30pm;
4:30 – 7:30pm
Saturday – Sunday 9:45am – 8:30pm
February 1 – May 7
Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 1:30pm;
4:30 – 10:30pm
Friday 7:30am – 1:30pm;
4:30 – 9pm
Saturday – Sunday 9:45am – 8:30pm


Commencement Weekend
May 8 – 9 CLOSED


Live Building Usage

Shell Weight Machines

Shell Track

Shell Cardio Equipment

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


  • 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; for more information please visit the UW Transportation website and their Special Event Parking Calendar
  • For more parking information, please contact UW Transportation


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


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