The SERF is currently closed for demolition and construction. The Nicholas Recreation Center is expected to open in 2020. In the meantime, we encourage you to visit one of our alternative fitness spaces at the Natatorium, Ogg Hall Fitness Center, the Shell, or Nielsen Tennis Stadium.
2000 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706
Enjoy a workout or a swim at the historic Natatorium, located right along the Lakeshore Path.
835 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53706
Located in Ogg Residence Hall's first-floor Phillips Lounge, enjoy a variety of cardio and strength equipment while the SERF is under construction.
1430 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
Officially known as the Camp Randall Sports Center, the Shell is a close walk for students and members on the south and central sides of campus. The Shell is home to the Rec Sports ice rink and the campus’s only indoor track while the SERF is under construction.
1000 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705
Located on the Lakeshore side of campus across from the UW Hospital, the Nielsen Tennis Stadium is here to serve all of your tennis and squash needs. Play year-round on our indoor and outdoor courts.
1002 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706
Nestled in the center of campus, this facility and its studios serve as practice space for several sport clubs. Lathrop Hall is a shared facility and does not house open rec activities for Rec Sports members.
Facility & Room Reservations
Interested in reserving one of our facility spaces for an event for your student organization, university department, or community group? All reservations can be made by submitting a Special Event Request Form.