A new state-of-the art facility to support student and community health will nearly triple the size of the former Natatorium, serving more students and community members with recreational and well-being services.
Almost exactly one year after the Nicholas Recreation Center (Nick) opened, campus partners and project supporters celebrated the building in an official grand opening ceremony on Friday, September 10.
With in-person activities resuming on campus, Students enthusiastically took part in a sand volleyball tournament.
The new Nicholas Recreation Center ("The Nick") is home to 30,000 square feet of fitness space, eight courts, five studios, an Olympic-size pool, and more. It is operating at 25 percent capacity, with face masks required.
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The nearly completed Tong Family Marina makes it easier to access the lake, improves the lakefront and also has a positive effect on the lake's eco-system.
“One of our mantras is ‘choose your challenge’ which really means everyone is supposed to challenge themselves to their own level and hopefully step out of your comfort zone but not into a panic zone."
It's possible to get a good workout in the dark, if you have some neon to light the way. Rec Sports held a glow-in-the-dark group group fitness event at the Natatorium on Sept. 20.
Measuring 850 feet long and, from the Park Street sidewalk to the base of the Lincoln statue, 86 feet tall, Bascom Hill as steep and long as it is picturesque. And, as evidenced by the unfortunate sweat stains in your 7:30 a.m. lecture, it’s a good workout. With these five exercises, it could also be your new gym.
Construction crews this week started demolishing the Southeast Recreational Facility (SERF) to make way for a larger, more modern recreational facility that will open…
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is pleased to announce the next phase of its partnership with American Family Insurance, which will be the first “pillar partner” of the Division of Recreational Sports.
The countdown has begun: You have only a few more weeks left to enjoy a workout at the Southeast Recreational Facility (SERF) before it closes permanently at the end of the day on Aug. 18.
“Madison embraces skiing,” says G. Michael Gaspard, general manager of University Ridge. “We are open to the public, we are a resource to help keep people active year-round, and we’ll take as many people as we can get.”
The engine maker got some help from an unlikely source: code originally written to understand the motion of air after an atomic bomb explosion.