Kress Center reopens cautiously to faculty, staff and students

The fitness center at the Kress Center reopened on Monday, August 10. At the current time, it is open only to UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. All patrons will be required to reserve a 75-minute time slot on the UREC at UWGB app to use the Fitness Center. All details and app instructions are available on the Kress Center website. UREC also began renting outdoor equipment.

You can participate in live fitness classes

Kristy Aoki, assistant director of International Studies, and Alex Wandersee, UREC fitness coordinator, are offering live fitness classes online! All classes will require no equipment.

To attend Bodyweight Strength (Mondays at 11:30 a.m.) and Yoga (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.) with Wandersee, simply follow UREC on Instagram or Facebook (information below) so you can watch live.

Instagram @urec_uwgb

Facebook @URECuwgb

Due to copyright laws, Zumba will be taught over Zoom. To attend Zumba (Wednesdays and Fridays at Noon) with Aoki, please email Wandersee at wandersa@uwgb.edu for the link to join class.

 

See the packed Homecoming Week line-up of events

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 2020 Homecoming Week is set to be the biggest one yet! Events are scheduled from Monday, Feb. 24 to Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. All members of the four UW-Green Bay campuses are welcome to participate, as well as the community. Learn more about Homecoming here.

Monday, February 24
Noon: Pep Rally, Cloud Commons
7 p.m.: Spirit Bingo (students only), Phoenix Rooms

Tuesday, February 25
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Phoenix Gathering, Hagemeister Park

Wednesday, February 26
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Phoenix Backstage, Backstage (formerly Meyer Backstage)
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: GB History Trivia (students only), Phoenix Club

Thursday, February 27
10 a.m.: Women’s Basketball vs. Cleveland State, Kress Events Center
5 p.m.: Communication Week Dinner and Alumni Reunion featuring Alumna Laura Hollingsworth, Weidner Center
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Preshow Theatre Gathering before This Random World, Studio One
7 p.m.: Men’s Basketball vs. Youngstown State, Resch Center
7:30 p.m.: This Random World (The Myth of Serendipity), Jean Weidner Theatre, Use Promo Code GBHOCO
8 p.m.: Dueling Pianos, Phoenix Rooms A&B

Friday, February 28
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Phoenix Tie Dye (students only), University Union Room 125
5 p.m.: Alumni Awards Dinner, Phoenix Rooms
7:30 p.m.: This Random World (The Myth of Serendipity), Jean Weidner Theatre, Use Promo Code GBHOCO
7: 30 p.m.: Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, Cofrin Family Hall
8 p.m.: Homecoming Dance (students only), Phoenix Club

Saturday, February 29
2 p.m.: Women’s Basketball vs. Youngstown State, Kress Events Center
4 p.m.: Krash the Kress Tailgate Party, Kress Events Center
7 p.m.: Men’s Basketball vs. Cleveland State, Kress Events Center
7:30 p.m.: This Random World (The Myth of Serendipity), Jean Weidner Theatre, Use Promo Code GBHOCO

 

 

 

Kress Center to host Shawano Sundrop Shoutout, Dec. 26-27

Basketball fans can see some of the area’s top high school players this week, as the Shawano Sundrop Shootout will again be hosted by the Kress Events Center, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 26-27. The event will host a combination 13 varsity boys and girls basketball games on Carol’s Court in the Kress Center over the two days. Additionally, on Friday, there will be a junior varsity event in the East and West Gyms that will host nine boys and girls games. Cost to attend is $7 per day with children ages 6-and-under free.

The schedule is as follows:

Kress Center, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 Varsity Games

Game # Teams Start Time
#1 Lourdes vs. Menominee Indian 12:05 p.m.
#2 Medford vs. GB Southwest Approx. 1:40 p.m.
#3 Seymour vs. Appleton East Approx. 3:15 p.m.
#4 Appleton North vs. GB Preble Approx. 5:00 p.m.
#5 Freedom (G) vs. New London (G) Approx. 6:35 p.m.
#6 GB NEW Lutheran vs. Hilbert Approx. 8:10 p.m.

Kress Center, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 Varsity Games

Game # Teams Start Time
#1 Crivitz vs. Peshtigo 10:30 a.m.
#2 Shawano (G) vs. Manitowoc (G) Approx. 12:05 p.m.
#3 Shawano vs. GB Preble Approx. 1:40 p.m.
#4 Seymour vs. Medford Approx. 3:15 p.m.
#5 Appleton North vs. Notre Dame Approx. 5:00 p.m.
#6 Wrightstown (G) vs. Valders (G) Approx. 6:35 p.m.
#7 Wrightstown vs. Valders Approx. 8:10 p.m.

East Gym (A), Friday, December 27, 2019 Junior Varsity Games

Game # Teams Start Time
#1 Shawano (G) vs. Manitowoc (G) Warm-up, start time 11 a.m.
#2 Shawano vs. GB Preble Approx. 12:35 p.m.
#3 Valders (G) vs. Wrightstown (G) Approx. 2:10 p.m.
#4 Appleton North vs. GB Preble Approx. 3:40 p.m.
#5 Freedom (G) vs. New London (G) Approx. 5:15 p.m.

West Gym (B), Friday, December 27, 2019 Junior Varsity Games

Game # Teams Start Time
#1 Seymour vs. Appleton East Approx. 11:00 a.m.
#2 Appleton North vs. Notre Dame Approx. 12:35 p.m.
#3 Seymour vs. Medford Approx. 2:10 p.m.
#4 Valders vs. Wrightstown Approx. 3:40 p.m.

(G) denotes Girls Team

Men’s basketball 2019-20 schedule features primetime Saturday home games | Green Bay Press-Gazette

The Green Bay men’s basketball program released its 2019-20 schedule, which features home games against Division I teams on Saturday nights for the first time since 2014. The Phoenix will play seven games at the Kress, up from four last season, and eight at the Resch Center. The Kress schedule includes Horizon League foes Northern Kentucky on Jan. 31 and Cleveland State on Feb. 29 in the third annual Krash the Kress game. Green Bay also will play St. Norbert College in an exhibition Oct. 28, UW-Stout on Nov. 9, California State University Northridge on Nov. 25, Colgate on Nov. 26 and Concordia-Chicago on Dec. 18. See more via UWGB men’s basketball 2019-20 schedule features primetime Saturday home games | Green Bay Press-Gazette

School supplies for kids in need | News | 94.3 Jack FM

“Back to School means shopping, but not all kids get the chance to do that at a store. The Service League of Green Bay wants to make sure kids in need are prepared before they go back to school. School supplies filled UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center, Wednesday.

Around 1,200 elementary school students had the opportunity to pick out clothes, shoes, and school supplies. Each child is assigned a shopping helper to guide them.”

More, via LISTEN: School Supplies For Kids In Need | News | 94.3 Jack FM.