2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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As host of major national events in 2017-18 in golf, basketball, and gymnastics, Milwaukee has definitely arrived as a first-class, sports-friendly city. Volleyball, table tennis, gymnastics, and fencing enjoy the flexibility of the Wisconsin Center, while the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena is home to hockey and figure skating. New in fall of 2018, a $525 million arena and entertainment block will be the new home of the Milwaukee Bucks. Impressive venues also include the Pettit National Ice Center, Miller Park, and Uihlein Soccer Park. Add in a scenic Lake Michigan shoreline ideal for top-rated marathons, triathlons, and beach volleyball tournaments, and you’ve got a great sports destination.

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Wisconsin Center

The city’s downtown convention center complex, consisting of the Wisconsin Center, UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and Miller Highlife Theatre, is sought-after by both professional and amateur sports competitions. With 189,000 square feet of space and a 37,506 square-foot ballroom, Wisconsin Center is ideally suited for a wide range of configurations for sporting events. The center has played host to USA Fencing, US Table Tennis, USA Volleyball and numerous gymnastics events. Skywalks to the Hilton Milwaukee City Center and Hyatt Regency Milwaukee link some 1,200 rooms to the Wisconsin Center. The center connects events to shopping, dining, nightlife, festivals and attractions in downtown Milwaukee. Quick Facts Total Space 300,000 square feet Largest Contiguous Space 189,000 square feet Meeting Rooms On-Site 28 Union Facility No Permanent Seating No Ceiling Height 30 ft. Column-Free Yes Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 11,000 Contact Vince Piquette, Sports and Entertainment Manager 414-908-6057 vpiquette@wcd.org wcd.org

Uihlein Soccer Park

Uihlein Soccer Park

Uihlein Soccer Park is Milwaukee's premier indoor/outdoor soccer complex. The park's many features include 13 outdoor soccer fields (including two lighted stadium fields), three indoor fields (climate-controlled) surfaced in AstroPlay turf, full food and beverage facilities, locker rooms, Froedtert & Medical College trainer facility and more. Uihlein has played host to events like USA Ultimate Division 333 College Championship and State Wars Soccer, but the fields are not limited to soccer alone. Uihlein Field has been host to many other tournaments and events, including ultimate frisbee, lacrosse, football (indoor), field hockey, hurling and an archery range for the wheelchair Olympics. Uihlein Soccer ParkQuick Facts Distance from Downtown 13 miles Total Space 13 outdoor soccer fields, 3 indoor fields Permanent Lighting Yes Parking Yes Permanent Restrooms Yes Permanent Seating Yes Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 2,600 Contact Dawn Urban, Events & Indoor League Administrator 414-375-1152 dawnu@mksc.org mksc.org/uihlein-soccer-park