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Visiting faculty, UW affiliates, retired faculty, conference attendees, and youth groups may also gain access to our Rec Sports facilities.

Visiting Faculty

Visiting faculty may pay a guest pass fee of $7.00 per day to use the facility by providing a letter from their sponsoring department verifying status along with a photo ID.

 If the duration of the appointment is longer than one week, please contact Megan Holman (Facility & Student Personnel Manager) for more options at mholman@recsports.wisc.edu or (608) 890-2863.

UW Affiliates

Employees of the UW Foundation, UW Historical Society and UW Hospital and Clinics who hold a valid UW ID card (Wiscard), will be eligible to purchase a RecSports membership.  

Please see our  Affiliate Membership Page for more details.


Retired Faculty

Retired UW-Madison employees with an active Wiscard will be eligible to purchase memberships to Recreational Sports facilities. 

Emeriti Retirees

Wiscards of emeriti faculty remain active. Emeriti faculty are therefore eligible to purchase a membership. Please see the Affiliate Membership Page for details.

Non-Emeritee Retirees

Wiscards of non-emeriti faculty and staff do not remain active upon retirement.  Those wishing to reactivate their Wiscard should contact their previous department of employment with the following information:


•Social Security number

•Date of birth


•Permanent home address

•Date retired

•Eligibility status for Wisconsin Retirement Annuity while working


Conference Attendee

Attendees of a conference on the University of Wisconsin campus may pay a guest pass fee of $7.00 per day to use the facility after providing a photo ID and proof of conference attendance (i.e. nametag, brochure, etc).


Youth Groups

Groups interested in reserving facility space should visit out Reservations and Special Events page for more information.