by Joey Weiss, Social Media Specialist for the Division of Recreational Sports Every year, intramural games and club practices get cancelled due to weather and field conditions. Of the 90 games cancelled already this fall, 42 of them were due to saturated fields (12 of the 90 were cancelled due to an active shooter on […]Read more "Cancellations and Closures Frustrating for Students"
by Sarah Olson, The Daily Cardinal University of Wisconsin-Madison Recreational Sports Director John Horn presented preliminary ideas for an estimated $260 million overhaul of three Rec Sports facilities at a Badgers for Recreational Reform meeting Tuesday. According to Horn, the Southeast Recreational Facility, the Natatorium, the Nielsen Tennis Stadium and the Camp Randall Memorial Sports […]Read more "Recreational Sports to propose building new SERF, Natatorium"
October 22, 2012 Greg Bump, Inside UW-Madison The Division of Recreational Sports is asking whether campus rec facilities, such as Camp Randall Sports Center (also known as the Shell), should be renovated or replaced. The Division of Recreational Sports wants your feedback on its facilities and is gauging interest on whether they need to be renovated or […]Read more "Rec Sports seeks feedback on facilities"
Best College Reviews recently ranked the 25 most amazing campus student recreation centers that America has to offer. Four of the top 25 hail from the Big Ten. Click here to read the full article. The purpose of the Rec Sports Facilities Master Plan is to offer a better UW-Madison experience for students, faculty/staff, UW […]Read more "The 25 Most Amazing Campus Student Recreation Centers"
October 3, 2013 at 10:00:12am Maddie Makoul The Badger Herald Student fees are likely to increase to either repair aging Recreational Sports facilities or build new ones, but a new student group is looking to garner support across campus for a master plan formed from input from students. Badgers for Recreational Reform is a student […]Read more "Student organization fights for Rec Sport redesign"
September 5, 2013 at 7:00:00am Letters to the Editor The Badger Herald I’m writing in response to your Tuesday, Sept. 3 story, misleadingly headlined “Rec facilities not up to state code.” Despite the Herald’s headline, it is very important to point out that all Division of Recreational Sports facilities operate safely and fully in accordance […]Read more "Headline misleads, UW plans facilities update"
September 3, 2013 at 7:12:47am Aliya Iftikhar The Badger Herald Upon her arrival in Madison, Chancellor Rebecca Blank’s husband paid a visit to the University of Wisconsin’s Natatorium. It was crowded, the buildings were old and he returned to say, “Becky, you don’t need to go here,” Blank said in an interview with The Badger […]Read more "Rec facilities not up to state building standards"
September 03, 2013 2:20 am • Tamar Myers After a training session, student employees at the Southeast Recreational Facility walked into a gymnasium to find large sheets of paper tacked on the walls. They were provided markers and asked a key question: What would you like to see in your recreational spaces?Read more "Rec Sports suggests updates to facilities"
August 27, 2013 at 1:06:35pm Tara Golshan The Badger Herald BH: John Horne, director of Recreational Sports, said several of our buildings are barely up to state code for safety. Do you think the time is right to be thinking seriously about rebuilding those facilities and I guess, and it might be premature to say, […]Read more "Transcript: Interview with Chancellor Rebecca Blank"