Kick off your fall football weekends with Badger Meet-Ups: Home Game Fridays! Join us at Alumni Park and One Alumni Place on Fridays before Badger home football games. Enjoy some spirited fun, UW-themed giveaways, family-friendly games and activities, and light refreshments. Special photo opportunities will also be available (we’ll supply the props, you bring the pep). Everyone is invited to take part — whether you have a ticket for the game or will be cheering from afar.
Wisconsin Alumni Association members and their guests can also enjoy exclusive, complimentary pontoon boat rides on Lake Mendota. More details below.
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All activities are subject to change due to the weather.
Pontoon Boat Ride Details
Boat rides require in-person registration at One Alumni Place. Registration will start 30 minutes before each ride. Capacity is limited, and rides are available on a first-come, first-served basis (starting at time of registration).
1:15 p.m. (registration begins at 12:45 p.m.)
2 p.m. (registration begins at 1:30 p.m.)
Rides last approximately 30 minutes. At least one person in your party must be a WAA member to participate. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian; no infants or children less than 18 pounds. Ride schedule is subject to change, and rides may be canceled due to weather or lake conditions.
In accordance with the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association guidelines, we ask that all staff and passengers please wear a mask while riding the pontoon boat.
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association will follow applicable COVID-19 public health guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff at this in-person event. All registered guests will be sent information about COVID-19 protocols prior to the event. If updated guidance requires further changes to the date, time, or location of the event, registered guests will be notified via email.