About

Come as you are and Experience Recreation!

Recreation and Sport Operations provides a variety of programs and services to meet the needs and interests of the University community. Specific programs include: Group Exercise, Fitness, Adventure Trips, Archery, Climbing Programs, Open Recreation, Massage Therapy, Intramurals, Sports Clubs, Special Events, Wellness Education, Billiards, and an Internship Program.

All upper campus indoor and outdoor sport recreation facilities are managed by Recreation and Sport Operations. These facilities include McPhee Center/Ade Olson Addition, Hilltop Recreation Center Office, Billiards Center, Bouldering Wall, Crest Fitness Center, Eagle's View Challenge Ropes Course, Simpson Fields, Towers Field, Bridgman basketball courts, and Bollinger Fields.

Mission Statement

Recreation and Sport Operations provides experiences that connect academic learning with self-discovery.

Vision

Recreation and Sport Operations will work in partnership with university faculty, staff, and community to develop citizenship and well-being for all students by creating comprehensive student-centered opportunities that foster success, connectedness and social development.

Values

  • Student Enrichment 
  • Wellness 
  • Collaboration 
  • Stewardship 
  • Sustainability 
  • Customer Service 
  • Inclusiveness 

Student Learning Outcomes

Self-Discovery and Growth

Students who work for Recreation and Sport Operations will set and pursue personal, educational, and professional goals.

Effective Communication

Students who work for Recreation and Sport Operations will demonstrate the ability to write and speak effectively.

Students who work for Recreation and Sport Operations will practice and demonstrate outstanding customer services skills.

Students who work for Recreation and Sport Operations will be able to identify and implement correct conflict resolution skills.

Leadership Development

Students who work for Recreation and Sport Operations will participate in leadership development opportunities and develop their own leadership style.

Collaboration

Students who work for Recreation and Sport Operations will participate in group cooperation opportunities.

Personal Wellness

Students who work for Recreation and Sport Operations will balance education, work, and leisure time.

Appreciating Diversity/Inclusiveness

Students who participate and work for Recreation and Sport Operations will be submerged in programs/services that offer equal opportunities and are inclusive to all UWEC students/faculty/staff in an effort to develop multicultural competency.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity

We respect and appreciate all people. We value the individual differences that make us unique and the similarities that bring us together. Come as you are and EXPERIENCE RECREATION!

Individuals with Disabilities

If a disability related accommodation is needed to participate in any of our programs, please contact Al Wiberg at (715) 836-5601.

Inclusive Excellence Plan

Recreation and Sport Operations student and professional staff will:

  • Support and encourage participation in on-campus opportunities for mentoring.
  • Promote employment opportunities in a manner that will attract diverse applicants.
  • Host diversity training and professional development throughout the year for student employees and professional staff.
  • Ensure facility improvements and new developments are inclusive and welcoming.
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