Well-being resources

A page within Rec Sports


Recreational Eagle Center (REC) Hours

Monday - Friday: 6am-11pm
Saturday: 10am-10pm
Sunday: 11am-10pm

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Outdoor Connection (OC) Hours

Monday - Friday: Noon - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 6pm

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Fitness Center Hours

Monday - Friday: 6am-10pm
Saturday: 10am-9pm
Sunday: 11am-9pm

Live Facility Counts

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Climbing Wall Hours

Monday - Friday: 5pm - 9pm
Saturday: 3pm-6pm
Sunday: 5pm-8pm

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EZONE Esports & Gaming Hours

Monday - Friday: 3pm-11pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon - 10pm

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Mitchell Hall Pool Hours

Monday:  12pm-12:50pm, 8pm-10:30pm
Tuesday:  8pm-10:30pm
Wednesday:  12pm-12:50pm, 8pm-10:30pm
Thursday:  8pm-10:30pm
Friday:  12pm-12:50pm, 7pm-9pm
Saturday:  12pm-3pm
Sunday:  1pm-4pm

Due to varsity swim meets, there will be no lap swim on the following days:

Saturday, November 4
Saturday, January 27


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New Fieldhouse

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

Open Rec Hours
Sunday:  6pm-10pm

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

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Wellbeing resources

Can’t make it the REC? Here are some apps and online videos to help you get a great workout from home.


    • Nike Run Club - Track your runs and walks while comparing them with your friends! This app also has guided runs, inspiration, and innovation to make sure you get the best of your workout.
    • 7 Minute Workout - Don’t have a lot of time to work out? Then this app is for you, with several types of workouts under 10 minutes. Make the most of your minutes!
    • FitOn - This app has it all! Enjoy a workout anywhere from yoga to dance, cardio, HITT, strength training, and more.
    • Nike Training Club - With a library of over 185 FREE workouts ranging from cardio, HITT, yoga, and strength training. All the workouts are assisted by virtual friendly Nike Master Trainers.
  • YouTube Channels
    • Yoga with Adriene - Enjoy high quality, guided yoga videos. Theres videos are for beginners, intermediate, and advanced yoga enthusiasts.
    • MadFit - Tons of different at home workouts varying from core, HITT, stretching, dumbbell and bodyweight exercises.
    • Fitness Blender - Over 500 free workouts by length, difficulty, targeted muscle groups, calorie burned, and more.

Need to get out of the house and looking for something to do? Explore the beautiful city of La Crosse with hiking trails, Parks, and the Mississippi River!

Wander the Water Ways

    • Goose Island Campground - The canoe trail has seven miles of moderate paddling that offers stunning views of the bluffs and sunsets
    • OC rental - Rent for the OC at the Eagle Recreation Center to enjoy your trips floating down the Mississippi.
    • Canoe Trails - Explore this page to find a variety of different river trails to explore

Hiking Trails

    • Visit this link to explore hiking trails in the La Crosse area.
      • Hixon Forest
      • La Crosse River Marsh Hiking Trails
      • Van loon state wildlife area
    • Catch the Best Views
      • Grandad Bluff - Wisconsin Trails readers voted this “the most scenic view in the state.”
      • Great River Landing - A great place to meet friends and enjoy views of the surrounding area  
    • Local Parks
      • Riverside Park - This park is the home of the La Crosse Queen. Visitors can enjoy a boat tour on the river, go on a Friday evening Pizza Cruise, or just a daily sight-seeing cruise on the La Crosse Queen.
      • Grandad Bluff Park - Enjoy awesome views while choosing from the many hiking, walking, and biking trials the park has to offer.

Transitioning to online classes or a hybrid course can be tough. Here are some tips for staying productive away from the classroom.

Tips for online learning

21 Tips for Online Class Success

8 Tips for Effective Online Learning

Ways to work well from home.

How to Succeed Working From Home

10 Science-backed Tips to Help You Work From Home Successfully

It is more important now than ever to check in with yourself and practice mindfulness. College students who practice mental health experience a series of great benefits from the programs, including increased academic success, enhanced social and emotional competence, and increased self-esteem.


Headspace - Learn to practice meditation and mindfulness and incorporate into your daily routine!

“This app has helped me so much! When I am suffering from stress, health anxiety, or fibro/stress related body pains I turn to this app and go through some meditations with the teachers. It’s an excellent way for me to relax.”


Meditation app with a large library of guided courses, nature sounds, and video lessons on mindful movement.

Coping With Stress During Covid - CDC offers ways to cope with stress.

Mediation for College Students

Check out this blog post from Best Colleges if you want to learn more about meditation practice benefits. At the end of the article, they have some tips for starting a meditation practice while in college.

Bring stuck at home can be extremely boring here are a few ways to make the most of it. Somethings that can help pass time are learning a new skill, hobby, start a journal.

20 Ways to Pass Time When You Are Stuck at Home

Explore this page to find creative, meaningful, and fun was to pass the time!

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Stuck at home? Might as well clean it!

Check out this on article on the benefits of making a Vision board

Nature and Animal Live Cam  Link

Explore these pages to find fun and creative things to do from your home like visiting a national park or touring a museum!

32 Free Things To Do at Home

76 Fun Things Virtually From Your House Right Now

UW LaCrosse Virtual Well Being Resources

They provide seven different well-being categories and help you understand each one. An overall great resource to use!

UW LaCrosse Wellness

This web page will guide you in any direction you need to go regarding anything from physical wellness, mental wellness, social wellness, etc.