University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Camp Randall Sports Center

1430 Monroe Street
Madison WI, 53711

(608) 263-6566

Parking & Directions

  • Parking
    • Metered street parking on Monroe Street
    • Lot 18 (located in front of the Shell): Parkmobile spaces; follow directions on signs in front of stalls to pay
    • Engineering Parking Ramp/Lot 17 (free on weekends)
    • Lot 16 (3-minute walk): Permit required 24/7; any UW Lot Permit is valid after 4:30pm Monday – Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday
    • Bike stalls are available in front of the Shell
    • Moped parking available at Lot 690, 695, and 69

    *Parking availability may be restricted without notice due to special events.

  • Bus
    • Convenient bus lines include the 80, 81, 82, and 84.
  • BCycle

    Get a headstart on your workout by taking a BCycle to the Shell. Park your bike at the station located at the corner of Breese Terrace and Regent Street or in front of Union South on Campus 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 22 – May 13
Monday – Thursday 6am – Midnight
Friday 6am – 10pm
Saturday 8am – 10pm
Sunday 8am – Midnight
*January 22 – March 22: The UW Track Team will have exclusive use for practice from 3pm – 5pm on Monday – Friday. The track and basketball courts will not be available during these times. The track and basketball courts will also be closed March 24, 25, and 26 from 9am – 11am.

Adjusted Hours

Spring Break
March 23 6am – 1pm
March 24 – 25 8am – 8pm
March 26 – 30 6am – 8pm
Easter Holiday
March 31 CLOSED
April 1 CLOSED
Final Exams Week
May 5 – 6 8am – 10pm
May 7 – 10 6am – 10pm
May 11 6am – 6:30pm
Commencement Weekend
May 12 – May 13 CLOSED

Special Event Closures

February 16 CLOSED at 11am
March 4 Track CLOSED 12pm – 4:30pm
March 23 CLOSED at 1pm
Courts 1-2 CLOSED at 11am
Courts 3-4 and Track CLOSED at 12pm
March 30 Courts 1-3 CLOSED 1pm – 8pm
March 31 CLOSED
April 13 Court 1 CLOSED at 4pm
Court 2 CLOSED at 6:30pm
Track CLOSED at 6:45pm

Summer Hours

May 14 – August 26
Monday – Thursday 6am – 10pm
Friday 6am – 8pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 8pm

Adjusted Hours

Memorial Day Weekend (May 25 – 28)
May 25 6am – 6:30pm
May 26 – May 28 CLOSED
Independence Day (July 3 – July 4)
July 3 – July 4 CLOSED

Programs & Features

Open Rec

  • Ice Skating
  • Hockey
  • Figure Skating
  • Basketball
  • Cardio & Strength Training
  • Open Rec activities

Facility Amenities

  • 6-lane, 200-meter Track

    Home to the Wisconsin Track & Field teams, the Shell’s indoor track is open for recreational use throughout the year. Whether you’re walking or jogging, escaping the weather, or varying your strength routine with sprint sets, the indoor track has plenty of room for all workouts.

  • Basketball Courts

    The Shell houses four regulation-size basketball courts.

  • Cardio & Strength Space

    Find a variety of treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes, rowers, traditional weight machines, free weights, and stretching mats around the track. Need a spot or introduction to the equipment? Look for our Facility Attendants in the black polos – they are there to help!

  • Ice Rink

    The Shell Ice Rink offers open ice skating (including Late Night Skate), hockey, and figure skating opportunities. Students receive a discount on rink fees, and skate rental is available for all interested participants.