Wellness Week 

Wellness Week is designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge to help you achieve your fitness and lifestyle goals. The clinics are open to all Stout students, faculty, and staff. No fitness center membership is required to participate. Select one or all of our clinics to attend. If you have any additional questions stop by Health & Fitness Center (room 53 Sports & Fitness Center). 


Winter Wellness with Essential Oils

Looking for a winter pick-me-up or just curious about essential oils? Join Becca from Menomonie Market for a hands-on experience with  essential oils for winter wellness. Learn the basics and create your own room spray, bath salts, or aromatherapy blend. 

Monday, February 27th 
Time: 12:15 - 1:15pm
Cost: FREE 
Capacity: 20 people  
Register: Here     
Location: Room 217F Sports & Fitness Center
Hosted by: Menomonie Market Food Co-Op 

Swim Tips & Techniques

Swimmers of all levels are invited to come learn some tips and techniques during this lesson to enhance their current strokes.  Come dressed to be in the pool and bring your own towel. 

Date: Monday, February 27th 
Time: 4:30 - 5:30pm 
Cost: FREE  
Register: Here     
Location: Room 201 Pool Sports & Fitness Center 
Hosted by: Urec Aquatics


Mastering Stress

Mastering Stress will introduce participants at all levels of skill to group meditation for stress management and general wellness. Mastering Stress is an open group, meaning that students and staff can attend one or both sessions. The 11:10am session is a silent meditation, while the 11:40am session is a guided meditation. Participants are welcome to bring a yoga mat to sit on. 

Tuesday, February 28th 
Time: 11:10-11:30am (silent meditation)
11:40am-12pm (guided meditation)
Cost: FREE 
Register: Here     
Location: Northwoods, MSC
Hosted by: UW-Stout Counseling Center

Couch to 5K - The Beginners Guide to Running

Couch to 5K-The Beginners Guide to Running will cover how to create a customized training program, the importance of proper running shoes, safe running tips and how to stay on track.

Date: Tuesday, February 28th 
Time: 6:00 - 6:30pm
Cost: FREE  
Capacity: 25 people 
Register: Here     
Location: Room 217F Sports & Fitness Center
Hosted by: Health, Wellness, Fitness Club


Self Defense

Learn skills to survive an attack from someone bigger and stronger than you. Even though the training deals with real life scenarios, training will be kept fun and safe. You will learn all aspects of self defense including defense from standing strikes, standing grabs and fighting on the ground.

Date: Wednesday, March 1st
Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm
Cost: FREE  
Capacity: 18 people 
Register: Here     
Location: Room 221- Mat Room Sports & Fitness Center
Hosted by: Campus Police


Pre and Post Exercise Nutrition

We will try and help answer one of the most commonly asked nutrition questions: 'What should I eat before and after a workout?' The Stout Student Dietetic Association will present some of the most recent research to introduce common truths for pre- and post-workout nutrition and snacking, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned athlete.

Date: Thursday, March 2nd 
Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm 
Cost: FREE  
Register: Here     
Location: Room 217F Pool Sports & Fitness Center 
Hosted by: Stout Student Dietetics Association

Olympic Lifting

Join the USAW certified coaches of Machine Shed in learning and tweaking your technique in the snatch, clean, and jerk lifts. This session is for both beginner and seasoned weight lifters. Come dressed for activity. 

Date: Thursday, March 2nd 
Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm 
Cost: FREE  
Capacity: 20 people 
Register: Here     
Location: Machine Shed Sports Performance 2021 Broadway St. S.
Hosted by: Machine Shed Sports Performance 

Upcoming Events

Family Fun Run

April 8th, 2017 
The UW-Stout Strength Competition is the premier strength event held at the Health & Fitness Center every Spring. The competition is meant to motivate strength training in the UW-Stout campus.
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Strength Competition 

April 12th, 2017 
The UW-Stout Strength Competition is the premier strength event held at the Health & Fitness Center every Spring. The competition is meant to motivate strength training in the UW-Stout campus. 
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Poker Walk 

Third Wednesday of May: May 17, 2017 | 11:30am -1:00pm | Start at corner of 10th & 3rd (by MSC) | FREE!
Celebrate Employee Health & Wellness Day by taking a walk around campus and playing a hand of poker.  Pick up a card at each of our five table along the course, the best hand at the end wins!

*Due to events occurring on campus around the third Wednesday in May, we have moved the event a week earlier.
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Contact Us

University Recreation
53 Sports & Fitness Center
Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

Wellness Week Partners

Thank you to our Wellness Week partners for providing these opportunities at no cost to you!
Menomonie Market


Health Wellness Fitness

Campus Police

Machine Shed Sports Performance