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La Crosse is Calling! Join UW-L Rec Sports and UW-L Rec Sports Staff Alumni for the 2012 Alumni Weekend July 27-29. Kick the weekend off reuniting with friends over a fish fry/dinner and drinks on Friday evening. Gather Saturday morning for a walking tour of UW-L and take a peek at some of the new additions to campus. Pick from a variety of activities on Saturday afternoon including a hike in Hixon Forest, a 9-hole golf scramble at Forest Hills, a canoe trip on the La Crosse River and join us for the marquee event of the weekend, A NIGHT AT THE BALLPARK WITH THE LA CROSSE LOGGERS, on Saturday evening. Game prices include admission to the game, admission to the Pizza Hut Fan Deck, all-you-can-eat & drink favorites of hot dogs, brats, burgers, wings, beer and soda. 

Registration for the UW-L Rec Sports Alumni Weekend is due by July 18th, 2012 at 11:59pm.

CandlewoodLodging:  Candlewood Suites

UW-L Rec Sports Alumni Weekend Rates
$89.00 Single King
$99.00 Double Queen
$119.00 1-Bedroom Suite  
Rates guaranteed until July 2, 2012, based on availability.   
To make reservations:

1.  Call 608-785-1110 and make a reservation in the "UW-L Rec Sports Alumni Block"
2.  Call toll free 877-CANDLEWOOD and refer to group code "REC"
3.  Click on the following link:  
Candlewood Suites Lodging for UWL Rec Sports Alumni
Friday, July 27th
Time Event Cost Description

6:00 PM - ?

Social at Howie's

On your own

Kick off the weekend reunion by catching up with old friends, co-workers, and classmates over dinner and drinks.
Saturday, July 28th
Time Event Cost Description

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Informal Workout


Head to the REC for an informal workout including use of the indoor track, weight machines, cardio equipment, and basketball courts.
10:00 AM Campus Tour FREE Come see all of the changes to campus including the new Veteran's Memorial Sports Complex, Centennial Hall, Eagle Hall, and of course the REC.
1:00 PM Hike Hixon Forest FREE Check out the beautiful bluffs in La Crosse including some of the most scenic lookout points in La Crosse.
1:00 PM Golf Forrest Hills $27.50/person Dust off your clubs for 9-hole Scramble at Forest Hills.  Cost includes 9 holes of golf and cart rental.  Teams of 2 will pair up for this best ball scramble.   
1:00 PM Canoe Trip $10 - alumni
$15 - guest
Hop in and paddle your way down the La Crosse River enjoying the sights and sounds of nature.  Cost includes all equipment and transportation to and from the REC.
6:05 PM La Crosse Logger's
Baseball Game
$15 - alumni
$25 - guest
$10 - 12 & under
Join the rest of the UW-L Rec Sports Alumni for a night at the ballpark.  Price includes admission to the game, admission to the Pizza Hut Fan Deck, all-you-can-eat & drink favorites of hot dogs, brats, burgers, wings, beer and soda.  The Pizza Hut Fan Deck opens at 5:15 PM with first pitch at 6:05 PM.
Sunday, July 29th
Time Event Cost Description
11:00 AM

Farewell Brunch

On your own

Location TBD.
Granddad's Bluff:  
Take a trip up the bluffs and visit the newly remodeled bluff park.
La Crosse Queen Cruises Cruise up and down the Mississippi River on the La Crosse Queen paddle boat while
socializing, enjoying beverages, and some food.
Mississippi Explorer:  
Explore the nature and wildlife of the Mississippi on this backwater tour
through the channels of the Mississippi River.