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Recreational Sports is one of the largest employers on campus. Every day we work as a team to practice customer service, problem-solving, critical thinking, and other skills that you can talk about in an interview with a future employer. Rec Sports employment provides opportunities to learn, make new friends, and get paid in an environment that is positive, supportive, and fun! Benefits of working for Rec Sports includes:

  • Skill development
  • Real-world work experiences
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities

Rec Sports Department is a learning laboratory where students have the opportunity to compliment academic pursuits with quality hands-on work experience and on-the-job training. Students have the opportunity to develop their Eagle Advantage competencies:

  1. Adaptability
  2. Collaboration & Leadership
  3. Communication
  4. Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  5. Digital Literacy & Technology
  6. Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  7. Accountability
  8. Career & Self-Development

Learn about what it's like to work for Rec Sports...

Interested in working with Rec Sports? Learn more or apply below. 

CURRENT OPENINGS FOR IMMEDIATE HIRE/FALL 2024

Bike Mechanic
Application
Job Description
Contact: Jake Sciammas
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Must be experienced in bike maintenance & repair!

Equipment Specialist
Application
Job Description
Contact: Nick Berg
Application Deadline: Ongoing

Intramural Sports Official 
Application
Job Description
Contact: Ali Hengel
Application Deadline: Ongoing

Intramural Sports Scorekeeper
Application
Job Description
Contact: Ali Hengel
Application Deadline: Ongoing

Personal Trainers
Application
Job Description
Contact: Nick Berg
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Must have a personal training certification.

FALL INTERNSHIP

The Rec Sports internship program is a 16-week experience. 30 unpaid hours per week will meet the UWL REC 450 undergraduate internship requirement.  In addition, Rec Sports interns must also work 10 paid hours per week as a student employee.  

For the paid work, interns will be able to work up to two positions within Rec Sports, working normal shifts.  

 Unpaid Internship Hours Job Duties 

  • Serve as the day Building Manager  
  • Assist with marketing and engagement initiatives 
  • Assist with planning special events, including but not limited to, the UWL Student Affairs Golf Outing and the Rec Sports Turkey Trot 
  • Assist in managing the Sport Club budgets  
  • Assist with Rec Sports Giving Day initiatives (fall only)  
  • Attend and participate in various Rec Sports committees 
  • Assist with the Rec Sports student employee hiring process 
  • Data collection/analysis & benchmarking projects as assigned    

Applications due Thursday, August 1st. Position starts Monday, August 26th.

Most service staff members must:

  • Complete and pass a criminal background check per UWL requirements. 
  • Be certified in Adult & Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED prior to their first scheduled shift.
    • The certification will be made available to Rec Sports student employees at a discounted rate of $30. 

Recreational Eagle Center (REC) Hours

Regular Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:  8am-8pm
Saturday: 12pm-6pm
Sunday: Closed

The REC will be closing at 5:30pm on the following days:
Tuesday, July 16
Thursday, July 18

Contact Us
608.785.5225
recoffice@uwlax.edu

Outdoor Connection (OC) Hours

Regular Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:  10am-4pm
Saturday:  12pm-6pm
Sunday:  Closed

The REC will be closing at 5:30pm on the following days:
Tuesday, July 16
Thursday, July 18

Contact Us
608.785.8860
outdoorcnt@uwlax.edu

Fitness Center Hours

Regular Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:  8am-8pm
Saturday: 12pm-6pm
Sunday: Closed

The REC will be closing at 5:30pm on the following days:
Tuesday, July 16
Thursday, July 18

Live Facility Counts

Contact Us
608.785.5210
recoffice@uwlax.edu

Climbing Wall Hours

CLOSED FOR RENOVATION

Contact Us
608.785.5225
recoffice@uwlax.edu

EZONE Esports & Gaming Hours

Regular Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:  12pm-8pm
Saturday: 12pm-6pm
Sunday: Closed

The EZONE will be closed on the following days:
Tuesday, July 9: 5-7pm

The REC will be closing at 5:30pm on the following days:
Tuesday, July 16
Thursday, July 18

Contact Us
608.785.8921
recsportsesports@uwlax.edu

Mitchell Hall Pool Hours

CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER

Contact Us
608.785.8698
recoffice@uwlax.edu

Fieldhouse Hours

Access to the Fieldhouse during open rec hours is restricted to those who have a current REC membership (student, faculty/staff, alumni).

Open Rec Hours 
Closed for the summer

Second Floor Track Hours
Managed by the Athletic Department
Monday-Friday:  11am-1pm

There will be no summer open walking. Open walking will begin again on the first day of classes on Sept. 3, 2024

Contact Us
608.785.5225
recoffice@uwlax.edu