University of Wisconsin–Madison
Nielsen Tennis Stadium banner

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
    • * Parking availability may be restricted without notice due to special events such as WIAA state tournaments
    • View all the parking options near Nielsen Tennis Stadium
  • 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

Fall Hours

September 2 – December 31
Monday – Friday 6:15am – 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 7:45am – 10:30pm

Adjusted Hours

September 1 October 21
September 9 November 11
September 30 November 18
October 14
Badger Home Football Games (Closes at Noon)
Labor Day Weekend
September 2 – 4 CLOSED
November 23 CLOSED
Winter Break
December 24 & 25 CLOSED
December 31 & January 1 CLOSED

See for Yourself

Nielsen Tennis Stadium image 2
Nielsen Tennis Stadium image 1

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.