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McPhee Physical Education Center Hours
Open Now
Summer Hours 05/19 - 08/30
  1. 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  1. 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  1. 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  1. 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  1. 5:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Effective from Sunday, May 19, 2024 until Friday, Aug. 30, 2024

Notice: May 20-31 closes at 7pm. Closed May 27, and July 4-5

McPhee Education Center

Originally dedicated in 1969, the McPhee Physical Education Center is home to Athletics, Kinesiology and Recreation. The facility features three regulation sized hardwood courts, a 6-lane, 25-yard swimming pool, a 30 foot climbing wall, a wrestling room, two multi-use rooms for special interest groups and one of UWEC’s two fitness centers.

Ade Olson Addition 

The McPhee Physical Education Center underwent an expansion in 1987 when the Ade Olson Addition was constructed. The new addition features three additional multi-use courts used for indoor athletic practices, class instruction and various intramural and club sports. The addition also includes a 6-lane 200-meter track, 7 racquetball courts, an athletic training room, a lecture hall and several administrative offices for Athletics and Kinesiology.

715-836-2546   ||   509 University Drive, Eau Claire


UWEC Pool Underwater Swimmer


The pool is designed to provide students/faculty with a setting where they may participate in a variety of recreational activities in an informal and relaxed environment whether it be swimming laps or playing water basketball.

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Female student climbing rock wall

McPhee Climbing Wall

The indoor climbing wall in the McPhee Center covers 65 feet of wall space, incorporates one corner, and stands approximately 28 feet high.

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McPhee Workout Room

Experience Strength

The McPhee Strength and Performance Center (MSPC) is a state-of-the-art strength and cardiovascular center located on the first floor of the McPhee Physical Education Center.

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Open Rec Volleyball

Open recreation

Open recreation offers students, faculty, and staff of UW-Eau Claire the opportunity to participate in recreational activities in a less structured setting. Free equipment checkout with Blugold ID.

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Group Ex Spin Room

Group Exercise

Group Exercise classes are designed to increase your cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and improve flexibility!

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