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University Recreation


Current Operations

Started July 6th, 2021 the Kress Events Center will open to community members in addition to UWGB students, faculty, and staff. 
Operations in specific areas remain limited and are subject to change so please read over the details below for more information.

University Recreation continues to make the facility as safe as possible with increased cleaning protocols, safety precautions, and minimized contact. In addition, following the campus mandate, everyone is required to wear a face covering (mask) while inside the Kress Events Center.

Community Memberships

Started July 6th, 2021, the Kress Events Center will open to the community for individual and family memberships. See membership rates.
Guest passes are still unavailable. Stop by the UREC front desk to join today!

Locker Rooms

The locker room, showers, and towel service are available. However, locker rentals remain unavailable at this time. Only day-use lockers are available. 

Fitness Center

Capacity of the fitness center is monitored and ‚ÄčLive Counts can be viewed on our website. As usual, Fitness Center access is only available to those 18 years and older. Reservations will not be required over the summer. Please still check in with the fitness center attendant at the entrance so we can track capacity. 

Group Fitness

Due to limited space, reservations will still be required for UWGB students/staff to attend group fitness classes. See Group Fitness webpage for details.
Walk-ins available if space allows.


Pool hours are contingent on limited lifeguard availability.
Monday: 4:00pm-6:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am-9:00am

Outdoor Adventure Center and Climbing Tower
Rent equipment such as kayaks, paddle boards, and tents at the Outdoor Adventure Center.
Mon & Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm
Tues & Thurs: 1:00pm-6:00pm
Wed, Sat, & Sun: By Appt.

Over the summer, the climbing tower is only available to members with a current UWGB Belay Certification. Staffed belayers will resume this fall. For information on equipment rentals or registration for belay clinics please visit the Outdoor Adventure Recreation webpage on the UREC website. See Climbing Tower webpage for details.

Monday-Thursday: 4:00-7:00pm


Additional spaces/amenities that are currently available include: Bennett Gym, Turf Gym, East/West gyms and Racquetball Courts. Availability is contingent on facility schedule.

Summer Camp Policies

Follow the below links for policies related to summer camps in the Kress Events Center

  1. Summer Camp COVID-19 Cleaning Protocols - Draft 2.3
  2. UREC Summer Camp Facilities Expectations and Recommendations
  3. UW System President Thompson Letter to Camp Parents/Guardians
  4. Consent for Testing: COVID-19 & Flu Testing Parental Consent