About Us

Mission Statement

As a place for lifelong learning and lifetime fitness, University Recreation is committed to adding value to the UW-Stout Experience by promoting healthy lifestyles, enhancing opportunities for personal development, and building community through participation in diverse, fun, and safe programs.

Vision Statement

University Recreation is built upon a foundation of programming excellence and strives to provide quality recreational opportunities for all members of the UW-Stout community in the following areas:
  • Aquatics
  • Fitness
  • Informal Recreation
  • Intramural Sports
  • Sport Clubs
  • Stout Adventures


The University Recreation staff fulfills its mission and vision through sound decision-making based on the following core values:
  • Experiential education opportunities that are focused on student involvement and personal development.
  • Teamwork; our staff working together to achieve its goals.
  • Diversity and an appreciation of differences.
  • Honest, integrity, and ethical behavior.
  • Responsible and responsive resource management.