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Motivating Central Wisconsin to live healthier, more active lives by producing and promoting challenging aerobic activities and recreational resources that encourage active lifestyles.

What is your favorite way to be active? Get out and get moving in Portage County, Wisconsin. Explore the wonderful ways to stay moving and healthy on foot or bike in the Central Wisconsin region. Register and train for an upcoming event with family and friends, or just explore the trails and routes for fun.

Being active helps reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, stress-related issues and other health problems stemming from being sedentary. Find fun ways to reduce your risk, and participate in local health and fitness events, like Walk Wisconsin.

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Upcoming Events
February 09, 2019
Kellner Knights Radar Run

This is a fundraiser for the Kellner Knights Snowmobile Club and a fun event to come out and watch. Enjoy some racing, concessions, and watch racers in both modified and stock classes. Top racers will receive a trophy and bragging rights.

Racers can register between 9am-2pm.

Racing will be run from 10am-3pm, with trophies awarded in the bar at 4pm.

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February 09, 2019
UWSP Alumni Day/Pink Game 2019

UWSP Women's Basketball Alumni Day is full of a lot of activities! Come join us in celebrating our programs tradition and see your former teammates in the process. Contact Coach Diane Gilbert with questions.

2:20 PM: Chalk Talk HEC 146 

3:00 PM: Pointer Game

5:00 PM: Alumni Game

6:15 PM: Alumni Social 

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February 09, 2019
25th Annual Moose Ice Fishing Derby

Fishing will be at Lake Dubay landing by Tiki Beach Bar & Grill with festivities after at the Moose Family Center 1572!
$10 entry fee to participate in fishing and kids 12 and under are free with paid adult ticket!
Prizes for fish caught and free prizes for all kids!
DNR rules apply.
Raffle tickets available at lodge and from members - $2 each or 6 for $10!
*1st Place - DJI Spark Drone
*2nd Place - HT 3 Man Ice Tent
*3rd Place - $100
*4th Place - $50
*5th Place - $25
Burgers, hot dogs and chili available for purchase at fishing site and free soup served at the lodge afterwards!
Hope to see you there!

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February 09, 2019
Field Trip: Snowshoe Skunk & Foster Lakes State Natural Area

Join the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society for a FREE and open to the public snowshoe event. Meet at the Skunk-Foster Lakes State Natural Area parking lot along North Foley Drive, 2 miles north of U.S. Hwy 10, 5 miles southeast of Amherst, 7 miles northwest of Waupaca. In case of extreme weather, call Bob Freckmann at 715-344-0686 to check on the status of the trip.

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February 13, 2019
2/13 7:00 PM Men's Basketball vs UW-Stout Men's Basketball vs UW-Stout\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdo07UuXYz0\nStreaming Audio: http://www.921wpcn.com/\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=8150
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February 13, 2019
2/13 7:00 PM [W] Men's Basketball vs UW-Stout [W] Men's Basketball vs UW-Stout\nW 80-53\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRI7Yzm90Fo\nStreaming Audio: http://www.921wpcn.com/\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=8150
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February 15, 2019
2019 Wisconsin State Arm Wrestling Tournament

USAF Sanctioned Event

Awards 1st - 3rd in every class
Plus the Pro & Women 1st place $100

Weigh ins will end 30 minutes before the scheduled start of each event

State Team Challenge Single elimination bracket
Team entry fee $200.00 per team
Men's Classes Left & Right (2) per class
80kg, 90kg, 100kg, 100+kg
Women Open Left & Right (2)
1st $500, 2nd $300,3rd $100
Final 4 matches best of 3
Final match best of 5

Men's Pro & Amateur weight classes
70kg, 80kg, 90kg, 100kg, 110kg, 110+kg
Pro entry fee $30.00 per arm
Amateur entry fee $20.00 per arm

Masters 50 & over
90kg & 90+kg
Entry fee $20.00 per arm

60kg, 70kg, & 70+kg
Entry fee $20.00 per arm

Kid's Classes 17 yrs and under
Entry Fee $5.00 per child
Every child will receive an award

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February 15, 2019
2/15 7:00 PM Women's Hockey vs UW-Superior Women's Hockey vs UW-Superior\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-qOfMXNkms\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=8089
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February 15, 2019
2/15 7:00 PM [T] Women's Hockey vs UW-Superior [T] Women's Hockey vs UW-Superior\nT 2-2 (OT)\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-qOfMXNkms\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=8089
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February 16, 2019
2/16 3:00 PM Women's Basketball vs UW-Platteville - Senior Day - Halftime Shootout Women's Basketball vs UW-Platteville - Senior Day - Halftime Shootout\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXvJLndygE4\nStreaming Audio: http://www.921wpcn.com/\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=8120
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February 17, 2019
2nd Annual Tip-Up Pike Jam!

Come celebrate the comradery of fishing with tip-ups!

On Sun, Feb 17 at 8:00am we'll fire the cannon and kick off the Second Annual Tip-Up Pike Jam; a tip-up exclusive, Longest pike wins, all day, party/tourney! There will be food, raffles and fun for everyone! Music will fire up in the tent at 10:15am with bands to follow all day! At dark, we'll announce the winner!

10:15-11:00am- Red Ben & the Missing Miles
11:15-12:00pm- Phyl & Friends
12:15-1:00pm- Dig Deep
1:15-2:15pm- Sloppy Joe
2:30-3:30pm- Armchair Boogie
3:45-5pm- Carrie Nation & the Speakeasy

$20 gets you into the tournament/music tent
*payout based on attendance*

$10 gets you you into the music!

*Longest Pike/Walleye Wins
*Tip-Ups only
*No flashers
*No Water Cams
*No auto fishermen
*Clean up your "camp"

To register a fish you must take a photo of the fish you are entering, next to the ruler we give you upon sign up, and email it to: tipuppikejam@gmail.com or bring your LEGAL fish to the tent for measurement/registry.

This tournament is meant to be casual, we're encouraging a friendly competition with a tailgate type feel.

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February 19, 2019
2/19 7:00 PM Men's Basketball vs Quarterfinals Men's Basketball vs Quarterfinals\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=8152
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February 22, 2019
Bowl For Kids' Sake 2019

Join us on February 22nd or 23rd for Bowl for Kids' Sake!

Registration available soon.

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February 23, 2019
Badger State Pickleball

Badger State Pickleball Tournament at the SentryWorld Sports Complex 

Men’s Doubles will begin 8:00 am, Saturday.

Women’s Doubles will begin 2:00 pm, Saturday.

Mixed Doubles will begin 8:00 am, Sunday.


Men’s Doubles 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0+

Women’s Doubles 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0+

Mixed Doubles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0+

*There will be an 8-team limit per division. Some levels may be merged.

Entry Fees & Deadlines:

Please submit all entries by February 17th at midnight, 2019.

Men's Doubles: $38 per player

Women's Doubles: $38 per player

Mixed Doubles: $38 per player

Each Additional Event: $10


*No on-site registrations will be accepted

*Draws will be announced on Tuesday, February 19th.

* All players receive a Winter Badger State Games long sleeve T-shirt ( only one T-shirt per athlete even if additional event played )

Printable Registration Form - All athletes MUST sign the Badger State Games athlete waiver form during online registration or on the printable registration form.

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February 23, 2019
Youth Ski Trip to Standing Rocks (Grades 4-9)

Join us for a trip to Standing Rocks County Park, for a day of skiing! Please bring a cold lunch or money to buy a lunch in the lodge. Registration fees include YMCA staff supervision, transportation to and from the YMCA, as well as ski equipment rentals. Be prepared to be outside most of the day! Intermediate-advanced skiers only.
Snowboarders welcomed too, as long as you bring your own gear! Ages: 4-9th Grade.

Please bring & wear: Warm clothes, snow/ski pants, gloves, hat, extra socks, and a cold lunch or money.

Prices: No Rentals-Member $20 Non-Member $25; Rentals-Member $30 Non-Member $35

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March 02, 2019
Point Bock Run

The Point Bock Run is a 5-mile out-and-back road race

Date - Always the first Saturday in March,
Field - Limited to 2,000 runners
Age Group Records - All runners setting a new age group record receive a complimentary entry to the subsequent years run.
Age Group Winners - All age group winners are guaranteed entry into the subsequent years run.
Post-race party - Located in the large heated tent immediately adjacent to the finish line.

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March 02, 2019
WAHA Squirt 1A State Hockey Tournament


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March 16, 2019
Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk

Time for the Annual Shamrock Shuffle!  The Shuffle is held each year with all of the proceeds going to The Alzheimer's Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter.  Prizes are given for first, second, and third place both men and women.  More importantly, and more fun, prizes are given for the best "Wearing of the Green" for the event.  All participants registered on or before March 6, 2019 receive a commemorative shirt.  There will be basket raffles displayed and tickets sold all week long--need not be present to win!!!  Please join us in this worthwhile event.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shuffle check-in

11:00 AM
6th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K FUN run/walk

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March 16, 2019
Bean Bag Tournament

Register by March 9th.
Two people per team, $25.00 per team. Pre-registration only.
Each team must have one member over age 18.
Check-in from 8:30 - 9:15 am Tournament from 9:30am -5:00pm

  • Cash prizes
  • 50/50 raffle
  • Basket raffles
  • Concessions 
  • Plenty of cold beverages 
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March 22, 2019

Meeplestock invites the Stevens Point Area and surrounding community together for a weekend of fun and games to benefit local charities. Attractions include...
A library of over 1,000 games to play
Local Vendors
Game Tournaments
Prizes and Drawings
Meet and chat with local game designers
and more...

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