University Recreation

A Place for Lifelong Learning and Lifetime Fitness
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Welcome to your home away from home!

As a place for lifelong learning and lifetime fitness, University Recreation is committed to adding value to the UW-Stout experience by promoting healthy lifestyles, enhancing opportunities for personal development, and building community through participation in diverse, fun, and safe programs. Urec fulfills this mission by: 

  • Offering experiential education opportunities focused on student involvement and personal development,
  • Working as a team and collaborating with campus partners,
  • Striving for inclusive programs and facilities, 
  • Exhibiting honesty, integrity, and ethical behavior, and
  • Being responsible and responsive with our resources.

Strength Competition

Competition of strength for faculty, staff, and students on Wednesday, April 11, sign up online by April 9.

About Us

Learn more about Urec and opportunities available for you.

25 Sport Clubs on campus

83,916 Annual fitness center visits

3,140 Visits to the climbing wall

Bench Press


Fitness hours, classes, memberships, and more.
Get Fit
Climbing Wall Participant

Stout Adventures

Stout Adventures hours, trips, rentals, and more.
Explore More
Floor Hockey

Intramural Sports

Intramural league information, rates, and more.
Get Active Here

672 Sport Club members

110 Students employed by Urec

5,923 Annual pool visits

Men's Rugby

Sport Clubs

Sport Clubs directory, forms, and more.
Learn More


Aquatics hours, reservation information, and more.
Get Involved
100 Year WIndow

Special Events

Upcoming Urec special events information.
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