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Sett Recreation

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

Monday-Saturday: CLOSED 

*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: 

Orientation Times 

Orientation times for new climbers will be posted as soon as our Fall 2021 schedule is set.

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