Milwaukee Sports and Recreation

Milwaukee Sports and RecreationWhether you are a sports fan or just love getting active outdoors, Milwaukee has the perfect form of recreation for you. Check out and cheer for the most popular sports teams in Brew City. Explore the trails and waters of Milwaukee. Go for the thrill or just relax and have some fun.

 

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Pro Sports

Milwaukee Brewers
Take yourself out to the ball game. Watch the Milwaukee Brewers play at Miller Park. The whole family will enjoy watching this Major League team play. Although the sports team is not known for its spectacular wins or championship titles, they are known to put on a good show and get the crowd pumped.

Address: One Brewers Way Milwaukee, WI 53214 - MAP
Phone: (414) 902-4400
Web: www.milwaukee.brewers.mlb.com

Milwaukee Wave
Go to the U.S. Cellular Arena to watch the Milwaukee Wave play a game of indoor soccer. This professional sports team is a success story for the Major Indoor Soccer League. The active soccer team is known for making waves as they face down their opponents and for winning several championships as well as the league crown.

Address: 400 W. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203 - MAP
Phone: (414) 224-9283
Web: www.milwaukeewave.com

Milwaukee Bucks
For a fun night watching a professional basketball game and enjoying sports action, head over to the Bradley Center. There, you will find the Milwaukee Bucks. This NBA team has won one championship, two conference titles and 13 division titles, with an outpouring of local fan support.

Address: Bradley Center, 1001 North 4th St.Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203 - MAP
Phone: (414) 227-0599
Web: www.nba.com

Milwaukee Panthers
Visit the University of Wisconsin to check out the Milwaukee Panthers. The Panthers have a total of 15 athletic teams that compete in NCAA Division I. Especially notable sports teams include men's basketball, women's basketball, men's soccer, women's soccer, baseball, football, women's volleyball and swimming and diving.

Address: 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53211 - MAP
Phone: (414) 229-5886
Web: www.uwmpanthers.cstv.com

Milwaukee Admirals
Outdoors Milwaukee is covered with ice in the winter, but the Bradley Center features an ice-covered rink indoors. Watch the Milwaukee Admirals, a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League, take to the ice like ducks to water. The Admirals are fierce competitors, and have won several titles and championships.

Address: 1001 N. 4th Street Milwaukee, WI 53203 - MAP
Phone: (414) 227-0550
Web: www.milwaukeeadmirals.com

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Lakefront Trail
Walk, jog or bike along Lakefront Trail, aptly named as this almost 6 mile trail loops near Lake Michigan shoreline. The recreation trail is flat and paved with minimal elevation gain, perfect for beginning bikers. Patrons of this trail can get a good feel for downtown as they take in the sights of the parks and cityscape.

Address: Lincoln Memorial Dr., Milwaukee, WI - MAP
Phone: (414) 271-1416
Web: www.trails.com

Oak Leaf Trail
Trade the hustle and bustle of the city for an escape to nature at the Oak Leaf Trail. This recreation trail features over 100 miles of paved trails, park drives and municipal streets that intersect with all the major parkways and parks in the city of Milwaukee.

Address: South Milwaukee - MAP
Phone: (414) 257-7275
Web: www.county.milwaukee.gov

National Scenic Ice Age Trail
See a part of the thousand-mile National Scenic Ice Age Trail in either the north or south sections of Kettle Moraine State Forest. This historic recreation trail ranges from moderate to difficult levels and follows sinuous eskers and tumbled moraines that descend into bogs and deep kettles.

Address: N1765 Highway G, Campbellsport WI 53010 - MAP
Phone: (920) 533-8612
Web: www.iceagetrail.org

 

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Watersports

David F. Schultz Aquatic Center
Cool down and splash around at the David F. Schultz Aquatic Center. Located in Lincoln Park, this aquatic recreation center features a pool, slides, play area and lazy river. Open Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day, this public pool is a great place for the whole family to have fun.

Address: 1301 W. Hampton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53209 - MAP
Phone: (414) 257-7230
Web: www.county.milwaukee.gov

Cool Waters Family Aquatic Park
Bring the whole family out for a water recreation-filled day at Cool Waters Family Aquatic Park in Greenfield Park, located just a few minutes outside of Milwaukee in West Allis. Whether you are interested in the water slides or volleyball, there is plenty of fun in the sun for everyone.

Address: 2028 S. 124th St., West Allis, WI 53227 - MAP
Phone: (414) 321-7530
Web: www.county.milwaukee.gov

Juneau Park Paddleboats
When you are at the Veteran's Park Lagoon, stop by Juneau Park Paddleboats to rent either a paddleboat or a radio-controlled sailboat. Unwind as you paddle across the smooth waters of this quiet lagoon. Don't want to risk getting wet? Test your nautical skills from land as you guide your RC Sailboat across the water.

Address: 1400 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., Milwaukee, WI - MAP
Phone: (414) 217-7235
Web: www.juneauparkpaddleboats.com

Laacke & Joys
Laacke & Joys sells everything you need for an outdoor recreation adventure on land or water. Kayak, canoe and standing paddleboats are also available for rent. Launch into the Milwaukee River from the on-site dock or strap your rental to the provided car top carriers to head to a different location.

Address: 1433 N. Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 - MAP
Phone: (414) 271-7878
Web: www.laackeandjoys.com

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Whitnall Park & Ski Rentals
When Mother Nature gifts Milwaukee with an adequate snowfall, Whitnall Park & Ski Rentals offers customers the opportunity to rent a pair of skis and try their hand at cross-country skiing. The lightly groomed recreation trails are open from dawn until 10:00PM. See if you have what it takes to ski downhill or cross-country!

Address: 6751 S. 92 St., Franklin, WI 53132 - MAP
Phone: (414) 525-4765
Web: www.county.milwaukee.gov

Stocky's Fast Track
Visit Stocky's Fast Track & Grill, a family fun center located less than an hour away from Milwaukee. This recreation center offers an indoor, electric go-kart rink and a huge game room, filled with arcade games, darts and billiard tables. Don't worry about going hungry, because Stocky's has a fully-stocked grill and a bar for older patrons.

Address: 6389 Stockhausen Ln, West Bend, WI 53095 - MAP
Phone: (262) 306-0100
Web: https://www.facebook.com/Stockys-Fast-Track-Bar-and-Grill

Urban Ecology Center
You can visit the Urban Ecology Center to learn about science, nature and sustainable living through exhibits. Or you can commune with nature while swimming, boating and skating. Canoe rentals are available at the lagoon, and you can also rent other recreation equipment like fishing poles and ice skates. Take a nature walk through the woods or scale the rock wall.

Address: 1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee, WI 53211 - MAP
Phone: (414) 964-8505
Web: www.urbanecologycenter.org

 

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Leisure

Oriental Landmark Lanes
Looking for a unique place to relax and have a good time? Oriental Landmark Lanes offers bowling, arcade games and a pool hall along side its front, side and back bars. Landmark Lanes is open from 5:00PM until 1:30AM on Monday-Thursday, and opens early at noon on Friday-Sunday.

Address: 2220 N Farwell Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202 - MAP
Phone: (414) 278-8770
Web: www.landmarklanes.com

Potawatomi Bingo Casino
Spend some time playing bingo, hitting the slots or participating in a poker tournament at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino. If you have a little money to spare and are willing to take a gamble, Potawatomi Bingo Casino can provides hours of entertainment.

Address: 1721 West Canal St., Milwaukee, WI 53233 - MAP
Phone: 1 (800) PAYSBIG
Web: www.paysbig.com