Below is the ballot language for the Rec Sports Master Plan that will appear in the ASM Spring Elections next week. For an explanation of what a “YES” vote means vs. a “NO” vote, please click here. Visit asm.uwsc.wisc.edu between 8am on March 3 and 5pm on March 5 to cast your vote. Recreational Sports […]Read more "Official ballot language for the Master Plan released"
from Blank’s Slate Proposed improvements in our Recreational Sports facilities Posted on February 24, 2014 by Chancellor Blank Students at UW–Madison will face a very important question in the ASM spring elections. The ballot for the elections, held March 3-5, will include a referendum question about whether to fund a comprehensive renovation of our campus recreational facilities. The […]Read more "Chancellor Rebecca Blank comments on campus recreation"
The Division of Recreational Sports and the UW Athletic Department are two separately managed units at UW-Madison. Though they share some facility space, they do not share budgets, revenue streams, or other funding sources. If students choose to vote against the Master Plan, this result will have no impact on UW Athletics’ contribution to any Rec Sports […]Read more "Response to email questions about Athletics and the referendum"
Today The Badger Herald wrote an article in support of the Rec Sports Master Plan. Click here to read the full article. To read other editorials about the Master Plan from The Badger Herald, see the newspaper’s Opinion page.Read more "Badger Herald supports Rec Sports Master Plan"
The Master Plan includes a wellness suite at both the SERF and Natatorium. These sites would take a holistic approach to enhancing the UW-Madison experience, addressing the full spectrum of wellness dimensions including: Environmental Financial Physical Emotional & Mental Social With additional space in the Master Plan, Rec Sports would be able to offer wellness programs […]Read more "Wellness and the Master Plan"
On March 3-5, students will have the opportunity to vote online in the ASM Spring Elections on the Rec Sports Master Plan. The vote will be included as a referendum on the student government ballot. Students may choose whether they support the Rec Sports Master Plan (with a YES vote) for new facilities or not (with a NO vote*). […]Read more "Rec Sports explains students’ voting options (YES vs. NO) for the Master Plan"
With support of the Master Plan, the Kinesiology department will remain at the Natatorium with expanded space for its programs and instruction. Please keep in mind that student segregated fees will not be used to fund the Kinesiology spaces. Here are some of the plans for the academic portion at the Natatorium: A single location […]Read more "Kinesiology & Occupational Therapy benefits of Master Plan"
Rec Sports has heard several questions and concerns about the environmental impact of the Master Plan. An article in The Badger Herald yesterday focused on some of these concerns and the Division has addressed these issues below: As a steward of students’ money, Rec Sports does not intend to spend students’ money on a project that […]Read more "Clarifications to concerns about environmental impact of Master Plan"
On March 3-5, students will have the opportunity to vote on the Rec Sports Master Plan for new recreation facilities on campus. Voting will occur online as part of the ASM Spring Elections. The following information details the consequences if students choose not to support the Master Plan, either by not voting at all or […]Read more "Rec Sports Master Plan: What happens if it doesn’t pass?"
Throughout the Master Plan process Rec Sports has placed an emphasis on creating a plan that prioritizes sustainability at each facility. While the Master Plan asks students to support an increase in segregated fees, new facilities would be more energy-efficient and cost-effective than the current facilities (even after substantial repairs and maintenance projects). The United […]Read more "Sustainability a priority in Rec Sports Master Plan"
2017-2019 (SERF under construction) Ogg Hall Main Lounge Available to all eligible Rec Sports users Fitness space created for cardio, strength and free weight equipment Gordon Dining & Event Center Potential for some group fitness classes 2019-2021 (Natatorium under construction) Frank Holt Center Dejope Residence Hall Study Areas Eagle Heights Community Center Please Note: Use of […]Read more "Rec Sports announces alternative workout sites during Master Plan construction"
Rec Sports met last night with the ASM Judiciary Committee to discuss final ballot language for the Master Plan referendum on ASM Student Elections. UW-Madison students will have the opportunity to vote for or against new Rec Sports facilities on March 3-5. Educate yourself about the plan by reading through this blog (we suggest starting […]Read more "Rec Sports puts final touches on ballot language"