Safe (and fun) Social Distancing Activities

  1. Have a video chat party with your friends!
  2. Play board games over video chat with your friends.
  3. Join one of UWM’s 300+ student organizations.
  4. Carryout at Oakland Gyros, an East Side landmark.
  5. Have a tailgate in your backyard and watch Brewer’s games.
  6. Host a virtual watch party for Bucks NBA games.
  7. Sit in a sunburst chair and enjoy the view at Colectivo Coffee Lakefront.
  8. Do a virtual live workout with the staff on the University’s Recreational Instagram page.
  9. Visit Milwaukee’s Black Cat Mural Alley and take a picture.
  10. Grab a slice at Ian’s Pizza on North Avenue for take out!
  11. Play a game of volleyball or catch some rays at Bradford Beach, Milwaukee’s largest public beach.
  12. Wear UWM apparel and your UWM branded face covering on a walk and show your Panther Pride.
  13. Eat lunch by the fountain outside of Curtin Hall.
  14. Visit the Milwaukee Public Market in the Historic Third Ward.
  15. Find the North Point Light Station in Lake Park.
  16. Try some of Milwaukee’s famous frozen custard.
  17. Walk through Downer Woods, UWM’s 11.1 acre preserved nature area.
  18. See an outdoor movie under the stars.
  19. Head down to the Milwaukee River Walk and take a photo with the Bronze Fonz.
  20. Run, walk, or bike the Oak Leaf or Hank Aaron State Trails.
  21. Explore Milwaukee by Bublr bike. Bring sanitizing supplies to wipe your bike before and after use.
  22. Peruse the NASA media library.
  23. Bake yourself some sourdough bread or your favorite treat.
  24. Watch 15 available Broadway plays for free.
  25. Practice self-care.
  26. Have a roommate meeting about how to be more considerate of one other, especially while you will likely be spending more time together.
  27. Knit or crochet.
  28. Clear out the common room at your off-campus rental and camp indoors with all blankets, popcorn and scary movies!
  29. Get educated on Black American history via books, shows, and documentaries.
  30. Plant a herb garden or plants for inside!
  31. Go kayaking at the Urban Ecology Center!

What else should we add to our list? Email or chat us at our Facebook page with suggestions!