A picture of the South entrance sign of the Klotsche Center

University Recreation houses a wide variety of on-campus facilities designed to accommodate courses, leagues, tournaments, scheduled programs, practices, and open recreation.

Discover the range of facilities under our management, with each option accompanied by links providing comprehensive details about them.

General Hours

Summer 2024: May 28 – August 16

Klotsche Center & Pavilion

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Sunday10 AM6 PM
Monday7 AM8 PM
Tuesday7 AM8 PM
Wednesday7 AM8 PM
Thursday7 AM8 PM
Friday7 AM8 PM
Saturday10 AM6 PM

Schedule Modifications 

  • July 3: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • July 4: Closed (Holiday)
  • July 15 – 19: RNC Milwaukee*
  • August 17 – 25: Closed (Summer Shutdown)
    • *During RNC, access to campus may be difficult with some restrictions. Hours and facility access/availability may vary.

Klotsche Center Pool

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SundayClosedClosed
Monday11 AM
4 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Tuesday11 AM
4 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Wednesday11 AM
4 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Thursday11 AM
4 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Friday11 AM
4 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
SaturdayClosedClosed

Schedule Modifications 

  • July 3: Evening Swim 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
  • July 4: Closed (Holiday)
  • July 15 – 19: RNC Milwaukee*
  • August 17 – 25: Closed (Summer Shutdown)
    • *During RNC, access to campus may be difficult with some restrictions. Hours and facility access/availability may vary.

Due to lifeguard shortages, these hours may change.

Outdoor Pursuits

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SundayClosedClosed
Monday12 PM6 PM
Tuesday12 PM6 PM
Wednesday12 PM6 PM
Thursday12 PM6 PM
Friday12 PM6 PM
SaturdayClosedClosed

Fall 2024: August 26 – December 20

Klotsche Center & Pavilion

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Sunday10 AM11 PM
Monday6 AM11 PM
Tuesday6 AM11 PM
Wednesday6 AM11 PM
Thursday6 AM11 PM
Friday6 AM8 PM
Saturday10 AM8 PM

Schedule Modifications 

  • Aug. 26 – 30: 6 AM – 8 PM
  • Aug. 31 – Sept. 2: 12 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Sept. 8: 1 PM – 11 PM (Staff training)
  • Nov. 27: 6 AM – 6 PM
  • Nov. 28: Closed (Thanksgiving)
  • Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Closed (Thanksgiving Recess)
  • Dec. 15: 10 AM – 8 PM
  • Dec. 16 – 20: 6 AM – 8 PM
  • Dec. 21, 2024 – Jan. 1, 2025: Closed (Winter Recess)

Klotsche Center Pool

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Sunday11 AM4 PM
Monday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
9:30 PM
Tuesday6 AM
11 AM
5:30 PM
7:50 AM
1:20 PM
9:30 PM
Wednesday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
9:30 PM
Thursday6 AM
11 AM
5:30 PM
7:50 AM
1:20 PM
9:30 PM
Friday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Saturday11 AM4 PM

Schedule Modifications 

  • Aug. 26 – Sept. 2
    • Mon, Wed, Fri: 11 AM – 1:20 PM; 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Tues, Thurs: 6 AM – 7:50 AM; 11 AM – 1:20 PM; 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Sat (Aug. 31) – Mon (Sept. 2): 12 PM – 4 PM
  • Sept. 4: No Swim 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM (UREC Fest)
  • Sept. 8: No Swim (Staff Training)
  • Oct. 4: No Swim 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Swim Meet)
  • Oct. 12: No Swim (Swim Meet)
  • Oct. 26: No Swim (Swim Meet)
  • Nov. 27: No Swim 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Early close)
  • Nov. 28: Closed (Thanksgiving)
  • Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Closed (Thanksgiving Recess)
  • Dec. 16 – Dec. 20: Evening Swim 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Early close)
  • Dec. 21, 2024 – Jan. 1, 2025: Closed (Winter Recess)

Due to lifeguard shortages, these hours may change.

Outdoor Pursuits

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SundayClosedClosed
Monday10 AM6 PM
Tuesday10 AM6 PM
Wednesday10 AM6 PM
Thursday10 AM6 PM
Friday10 AM6 PM
SaturdayClosedClosed

UWinteriM 2025: January 2 – January 19

Klotsche Center & Pavilion

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Sunday10 AM8 PM
Monday6 AM8 PM
Tuesday6 AM8 PM
Wednesday6 AM8 PM
Thursday6 AM8 PM
Friday6 AM8 PM
Saturday10 AM8 PM

Schedule Modifications 

  • Jan. 20: Closed (State Holiday)

Klotsche Center Pool

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Sunday11 AM4 PM
Monday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Tuesday6 AM
11 AM
5:30 PM
7:50 AM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Wednesday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Thursday6 AM
11 AM
5:30 PM
7:50 AM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Friday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Saturday11 AM4 PM

Schedule Modifications 

  • Jan. 20: Closed (State Holiday)

Due to lifeguard shortages, these hours may change.

Outdoor Pursuits

*Tentative*

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SundayClosedClosed
Monday10 AM3 PM
Tuesday10 AM3 PM
Wednesday10 AM3 PM
Thursday10 AM3 PM
Friday10 AM3 PM
SaturdayClosedClosed

Spring 2025: January 21 – May 16

Klotsche Center & Pavilion

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Sunday10 AM11 PM
Monday6 AM11 PM
Tuesday6 AM11 PM
Wednesday6 AM11 PM
Thursday6 AM11 PM
Friday6 AM8 PM
Saturday10 AM8 PM

Schedule Modifications 

  • Mar. 15 – 23: 11 AM – 7 PM (Spring Break)
  • Apr. 20: 5 PM – 11 PM
  • May 11: 10 AM – 8 PM
  • May 12 – 16: 6 AM – 8 PM
  • May 17 – 25: Closed (Steam Shutdown)
  • May 26: Closed (Memorial Day)

Klotsche Center Pool

DayOpenClose
Sunday11 AM4 PM
Monday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
9:30 PM
Tuesday6 AM
11 AM
5:30 PM
7:50 AM
1:20 PM
9:30 PM
Wednesday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
9:30 PM
Thursday6 AM
11 AM
5:30 PM
7:50 AM
1:20 PM
9:30 PM
Friday11 AM
5:30 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Saturday11 AM4 PM

Schedule Modifications 

  • Jan. 25: No swim (Swim Meet)
  • Mar. 17 – 21:
    • Every day: 11 AM – 1:20 PM & 5 PM – 6:30 PM
    • Tues & Thurs: No swim 6 AM – 7:50 AM
  • Apr. 20: No swim (Late Open)
  • May 12 – 16: Evening swim 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • May 17 – 25: Closed (Steam Shutdown)
  • May 26: Closed (Memorial Day)

Due to lifeguard shortages, these hours may change.

Outdoor Pursuits

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SundayClosedClosed
Monday10 AM6 PM
Tuesday10 AM6 PM
Wednesday10 AM6 PM
Thursday10 AM6 PM
Friday10 AM6 PM
SaturdayClosedClosed

Summer 2025: May 27 – August 15

Klotsche Center & Pavilion

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Sunday10 AM6 PM
Monday7 AM8 PM
Tuesday7 AM8 PM
Wednesday7 AM8 PM
Thursday7 AM8 PM
Friday7 AM8 PM
Saturday10 AM6 PM

Schedule Modifications 

  • July 3: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • July 4-6: Closed (Holiday)
  • August 16 – 24: Closed (Summer Shutdown)

Klotsche Center Pool

DayOpenClose
Sunday11 AM4 PM
Monday11 AM
4 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Tuesday7 AM
11 AM
4 PM
9 AM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Wednesday11 AM
4 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Thursday7 AM
11 AM
4 PM
9 AM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
Friday11 AM
4 PM
1:20 PM
7:30 PM
SaturdayClosedClosed

Schedule Modifications 

  • July 3: Evening Swim 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
  • July 4 – 6: Closed (Holiday)
  • August 16 – 24: Closed (Summer Shutdown)

Due to lifeguard shortages, these hours may change.

Outdoor Pursuits

*Tentative*

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SundayClosedClosed
Monday12 PM6 PM
Tuesday12 PM6 PM
Wednesday12 PM6 PM
Thursday12 PM6 PM
Friday12 PM6 PM
SaturdayClosedClosed

For specific room and location hours see Location Information below.

Location Information

Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 2nd Floor
Discover our multi-purpose gym facility equipped for basketball and volleyball, and featuring a convenient indoor track for all your fitness needs.
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Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 2nd Floor

The state-of-the-art weight room is a modern fitness oasis, boasting top-of-the-line equipment and a well-optimized layout for an exceptional workout experience.
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Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 3rd Floor
The cardio room is above the weight room, featuring state-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment and spaces for stretching and calestentics.
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Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 1st Floor
Rooms 104 and 110 serve as versatile activity spaces, accommodating UREC Group X Classes, Sport Club practices, Sport & Rec classes, student organizations, and rental groups. When not reserved, patrons can request to use the room on a first-come, first-served basis, adding flexibility to their recreational experience.
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Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 1st Floor
Explore the MoveStrong Functional Training Station, complemented by an array of functional training accessories, to take your fitness routine to the next level.
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Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 1st Floor
Dive into the Klotsche Center pool to swim laps, take a lesson, or to beat the heat.




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Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 2nd Floor
Suitable for an array of activities such as Basketball, Football, Running, Soccer, Volleyball, and Ultimate Frisbee.
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Engelmann Hall; 1st Floor
Open Recreation times are exclusively accessible to currently enrolled UWM students and UREC members who have paid the segregated fee. Please note that guest passes are not permitted in this area.
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Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 1st Floor

Experience the fast-paced intensity and excitement of racquetball in our well-equipped courts.
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A photo of the inside of the Outdoor Pursuits office
Klotsche Center & Pavilion; 1st Floor
Your one-stop shop to learn more about upcoming outdoor trips, renting equipment, and bike shop services.
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A photo of the exterior of the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin Center
OHOW Center
The Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin Center (or OHOW Center) is an athletics-based addition to the Klotsche Center and Pavilion that is home to the practices of the men’s and women’s basketball teams.
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Klotsche Center & Pavilion
The Klotsche Center & Pavilion also serves as the home base for Milwaukee Athletics, the School of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology, and the Sports Medicine Center.
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