Engage/Athletics, Art, Culture


    As the only NCAA Division II school in Wisconsin, UWP athletics and the associated Sports and Activity Center exists to serve students, student athletes and the community at large.  If you looking for some great sports action, check out one of the many athletics events on campus.


    The Art Department at UW-Parkside holds immeasurable talent and skills.  Stop into the art galleries housed within the beautiful Rita to broaden your artistic horizons and see the latest creations of our students and faculty along with regional and national artists.


    Are you a fan of cinema or foreign films?  UW-Parkside hosts several events that will be sure to interest, intrigue and inspire you.  Housed in our very own cinema, located in the Student Center, the opportunities to expand your cinematic horizons and love of film are as accessible as they are affordable.


    Discover, learn, and grow! Take in a lecture at Parkside. Whether a Science Night, part of the ALL Lecture Series, or a Visiting Executive -- Parkside is a hub of learning for the entire community.


    If you've always wanted to learn how to dance, become a graphic designer, or have a better understanding of your finances, UW-Parkside's mini-courses are perfect for you.  With a variety of class offerings and both in-person and online formats, the learning opportunities available are flexible and fun, bringing lifelong learning to the community.


    Beautiful music performed in beautiful venues. Come and enjoy the best the area has to offer. Our offerings include concerts and recitals from students, local musicians and ensembles, as well as visiting artists.


    Featuring performances from our award-winning Theatre Arts department, come and enjoy a play, musical, staged reading, or dramatic monologue. Housed in the Rita, our areas regional center for the arts, each performance provides the total package of quality, comfort, and entertainment.



    WIPZ, Ranger Radio is Parkside's student-run radio station. Broadcasting on 101.5 FM, and streaming online at wipz.org -- WIPZ provides a unique opportunity for the students and community members to learn about radio in a fun and professionally inspired environment.


    Buy your tickets online. Our online ticket office provide a secure and convenient transaction for your theatre and music performance ticket purchases.


    The region's premier venue for the arts and humanities, The Rita is the home to fantastic music and theatre performances and art exhibits.

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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