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Badgers are naturally active. On Game Day, we rock the stadium. From intramural leagues to jogs along the lake, explore the limitless recreational opportunities across campus.

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Where Badgers become champions

With 23 Big Ten varsity teams, almost every day is Game Day for the Wisconsin Badgers. Catch the action and cheer on our next national champions.

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Embrace your inner athlete

Active Badgers of all skill levels can find opportunities through University Recreation & Wellbeing programs. Join a pickup game, try out for a competitive team, learn a sport, or drop in on a spin class — there’s a new experience waiting for you.

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We believe in physical and mental fitness

Sweat it out in our modern workout spaces

There’s no shortage of modern amenities for the fitness-forward Badger: 30,000 square feet of brand-new workout space, an Olympic-size pool, indoor tennis courts and tracks, outdoor synthetic turf fields, a recreational ice rink, and much more.

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