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Update as of 9/26: The Shell track and court areas will remain closed through Monday, September 30, as directed by the state and campus risk management. Procedural tests will continue over the weekend to assess damage done to these areas. Rec Sports will release another update based on the information we receive from the state and campus on Monday around 2pm.


The Shell ice rink will continue to be open during its regularly scheduled hours. The facility will be open from 8am-8pm on Friday for members wishing to retrieve personal items from their lockers.


General Public members may continue to use the Natatorium and SERF (including the pools) during the Shell closure. Daily Group-X passes are also available for purchase for $3.


If you have questions, comments, or concerns, please email info@recsports.wisc.edu.

We greatly appreciate your patience as we work with the state and campus risk management to address the issue.You may also receive updates by following us on Twitter (@UWRecSports) or Facebook (facebook.com/uwrecsports).  For text updates please text 'UWRS' to 313131.


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

Fall Hours (8/26/13 - 12/14/13)

Monday - Thursday 6:00AM - 11:00PM
Friday 6:00AM - 9:30PM
Saturday - Sunday 9:00AM - 9:30PM


• 6 Lane, 200 Meter Indoor Track

The CRSC track is a 6 lane, 200 meter indoor track.

Lane Designated For: Laps to the Mile
1 & 2 Speed Work 8.0
3 & 4 Running 7.5
5 & 6 Jogging/Walking 7.0

Please visit the CRSC Schedule Stipulations Page for stipulations regarding the track schedule.

• Basketball Courts

The CRSC track area features four full-size basketball courts.

Please visit the CRSC Schedule Stipulations Page for stipulations regarding the court schedule.

• Exercise Area

There are over 60 pieces of cardio equipment available for use in the track/court area including exercise bikes, rowing machines, ellipticals and treadmills. There are also Paramount weight machines as well as free weights and dumbbells available for use in the track/court area.

• Ice Rink

The CRSC features an 85’ by 197’ ice sheet that is available to students, staff and the general public for recreational skating, open hockey and open figure skating. Please visit each individual site for schedules and policies:


UW-Madison Student with Valid ID Card $3
UW-Madison Faculty/Staff* & Spouse/Domestic Partners* $4
Other Student with ID (Includes Children) $4 
General Public $5 
Skate Rental (Photo ID Required) $2/Pair 


*Faculty/Staff must have paid current membership fee and show valid campus ID
*Spouse/Domestic Partners must have purchased a current spouse/domestic partner pass

Ice Rink Programs & Policies

•Ice Rink Schedules and Fees

Additional Benefits