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Day of Play

Presented by American Family Insurance.

Day of Play is a community outreach initiative for elementary school students grades K – 5. This event shares the “Play Hard. Get Fit. Live Well.” mentality with school-age children of all skill levels. Join in a day of fun, movement-based activities led entirely by UW-Madison students!


Upcoming Events

Due to MMSD’s school makeup days, we are unable to reschedule Day of Play. Please join us again in 2020!

What to Expect


  • Sport clinics led by Wisconsin Sport Club members
  • Games and activities led by college students in the Physical Education Teacher Education program
  • Fitness for the entire family
  • Break-out mini sessions for parents and guardians (you’ll still be able to participate with your child!)
  • Snacks provided Kind
  • Giveaways


Important Info


  • Parents are required to stay through the duration of the visit
  • Parents, families (including younger siblings), and guardians are encouraged to participate
  • Pre-registration is encouraged but not required (onsite registration will also be available)



  • Limited FREE parking in Lots 59 and 62: a parking attendant will be at these lots to give out permits beginning at 9:30am (available on a first come, first served basis; permits expire at noon)
  • Surface parking is available in Lots 60, 76, and 82 for a flat $10 rate
  • Hourly parking is available in Ramp 36
  • A permit is required to park in all campus surface lots, and parking without a permit may result in a citation

For more information about parking on campus, including maps, rates, and metered parking options, please visit the Transportation Services website.

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