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Green Bikes

A page within Rec Sports

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The Green Bike Program is a bicycle recycling program supported by UWL's green fund and implemented by UWL Outdoor Connection. 

How it works

Renting a green bike is very affordable and simple.   It only cost $15 to rent a green bike. Payment of a $25,  $50 or $100 deposit (depending on the quality of the bike) is also required.   Deposits will be returned when the bike is returned. 

Benefits 

The Green Bike Program promotes better health, less automobile traffic congestion, cleaner air, fewer parking problems, and keeping waste out of the waste removal system.

Recycling

Hundreds of bikes have been donated to the program, and we either fix them up to use or we strip them for usable parts and recycle the remaining metal rather than throwing it away. 

We have also begun using bike parts to make chairs.

History

The UWL's Environmental Council started the Green Bike program in 2004.  Originally, council members and volunteers fixed up old donated bikes, painted them green, and released them to function as free community bikes.  Currently, the program is housed in the Outdoor Connection.  The program has refurbished and rented over 200 bikes and recycled more than 40,000 pounds of metal!

 

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