University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Nielsen Tennis Stadium


Nielsen Tennis Stadium

1000 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705

(608) 262-0410

Parking & Directions

  • Parking
    • Lot 76 Ramp (located on the east side of the facility)
    • Lot 75 / Hospital Ramp (4-minute walk): credit card only
    • Lot 60 (8-minute walk):  free after 4:30pm Monday – Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday
    • Lot 82 (3-minute walk): free after 4:30pm Monday – Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday
    • Bike and moped stalls are available in front of the Nielsen
    • View all parking options near Nielsen Tennis Stadium

    * Parking availability may be restricted without notice due to special events such as thr WIAA state tournament.

  • Bus
    • Convenient bus lines include the 2, 9, 28, 38, 80, 81, 82, and 84.
  • BCycle

    Get a headstart on your workout by taking a BCycle to Nielsen. Park your bike across the street at the station in front of Ebling Library for the Health Sciences (on Observatory Drive). A full map of all BCycle stations in the Madison area is available online.

    *UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff receive a special rate of $20 for the year pass. Visit the Madison BCycle website for more information and to retrieve your discount code.

Building Hours

Spring Hours

January 2 – April 1
Monday – Friday 6:15am – 10:30pm
Saturday – Sunday 7:45am – 10:30pm
April 2- May 13
Monday – Friday 6:15am – 9:15pm
Saturday – Sunday 7:45am – 9:15pm

Adjusted Hours

Easter Holiday
April 1 CLOSED
Commencement Weekend
May 12 – May 13 CLOSED

Summer Hours

May 14 – September 2
Monday – Friday 6:15am – 8:45pm
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

Adjusted Hours

Memorial Day
Independence Day

See for Yourself

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Programs & Features

Open Rec

  • Tennis (indoor and outdoor)
  • Squash
  • Open Rec activities

Facility Amenities

  • Indoor Tennis Courts

    Nielsen Tennis Stadium offers 12 indoor tennis courts for singles and doubles play.

  • Outdoor Tennis Courts

    Nielsen Tennis Stadium offers six outdoor tennis courts for singles and doubles play.

  • Squash Courts

    Nielsen Tennis Stadium offers five singles squash courts and one doubles court.