Important Notice: Sett Recreation is CLOSED with an anticipated reopening in fall 2021. Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Climb, bowl, shoot pool, play games, and hang out at The Sett, the center of recreation at Union South. Sett Recreation is located on the lower level of The Sett Pub. Play until your heart is content, then head upstairs to grab a bite, hang out and watch all of your favorite sports at The Sett Pub.
Your safety is our priority
Sett Recreation is committed to keeping our guests and staff safe. To learn more about the safety precautions we're taking, please read this Safety Document.
Sett Recreation Spring Hours
Sett Recreation is CLOSED. We anticipate Sett Rec reopening in fall 2021. Thank you for your understanding
Food & Beverage Menu
Sett Recreation offers a variety of food and drink to fuel the fun. Please click here to see current menu offerings.
Climbing Wall Fall Hours
*Please note, all climbers must be 18 years or older, unless they are enrolled as a UW-Madison student.
For more information, call (608) 263-2514 or send an email.
First-Time Climber Orientations
First-time climbers must complete orientation prior to climbing. Allow 10 -20 minutes for the orientation. Plan on arriving early enough to complete the orientation and allow time for climbing before the wall closes. Orientations are available during the following times for the semester:
No instruction will be offered for the fall semester. Only returning Sett Recreation climbers will be permitted to use the climbing wall. At this time, there will only be bouldering, no top roping.