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Sports, Recreation, Health and Outdoor Fun in Milwaukee

A Guide to Sports, Recreation, Health and Outdoor Pursuits in Milwaukee
  1. Green Bay Packers (2)
  2. Milwaukee Area Olympians (3)
  3. Milwaukee Brewers (3)
  4. Milwaukee Parks, Beaches & Gardens (11)
  5. Milwaukee Winter Activities (3)
  6. Running, Walking & Biking (4)

Milwaukee Area Sports Teams
Milwaukee is home to five professional sports team: the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team, the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, the Milwaukee Admirals hockey team, the Milwaukee Wave hockey team and the Milwaukee Mustangs arena football team.

Milwaukee Area Mud Runs
Regular old road race running just aren't enough anymore. Why pound the pavement when you can scale obstacles, jump over fire, and best of all, end the day covered in mud? If you agree with this, you're in luck, because the mud-run craze has caught on big in the Milwaukee area, and there are several races taking place in the area during summer /...

Milwaukee Day Trips - Kohler
Those looking to get away from Milwaukee's urban sprawl for a day or two have many getaway options just an hour or two away. Located about an hour north of Milwaukee, about 60 miles, the village of Kohler, along with it's big-sister city, Sheboygan, can offer a nice way to spend the day, or the weekend

Common Winter Birds in Milwaukee
Winter in Wisconsin can be cold. With this in mind, one might be surprised to find that there are a number of birds that make their home here throughout the winter months. The following are some of the most common of our feathered friends that you are likely to see during the cold months in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee River Cruises
Milwaukee's namesake river cuts through the heart of downtown, and during summer months it's not uncommon to spot one of our city's great "party boats" cutting through the waves of this waterway. Find out how to get yourself aboard one of these cruises and enjoy the city from a new angle.

Milwaukee's Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

A Listing of Martial Arts Schools in Milwaukee
Training in the martial arts can be a great way to build confidence and get in shape, while learning some serious methods of self-defense along the way. Milwaukee's offerings of dojos and studios are plentiful and offer instructors with...

Milwaukee Suburban Martial Arts Schools
Training in the martial arts can be a great way to build confidence and get in shape, while learning some serious methods of self-defense along the way. There are plenty of martial art schools in Milwaukee, but don't think you have to live downtown to get the chance to train with a great instructor. There are many martial arts schools to check out all over the Milwaukee metro area.

Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan
Kids, gardeners, and children's book lovers of any age will appreciate a walk through Bookworm Gardens, located just 50 miles north of Milwaukee and a quick 45 minute drive up I-43. Everything in the garden is themed on classic children's books.

Runs, Walks & Bike Rides for Charity
Participating in one of Milwaukee's many summer runs, walks and bike rides for charity is an easy way to get fit, get outside and get money for some worthy organizations all at the same time.

Urban Ecology Centers
Milwaukee's Urban Ecology Centers are the main hubs, each located in a unique green space, of a unique organization devoted to bringing environmental education to a diverse urban audience.

Beekeeping in Milwaukee
In 2010, the City of Milwaukee passed an ordinance allowing residents to keep up to two colonies of honeybees on private property within Milwaukee City limits. Learn what is required of Milwaukee residents who wish to keep bees.

Wisconsin Campground Reviews
An listing of reviews for Wisconsin Campgrounds as posted on About.com's Camping guidesite by David Sweet.

Milwaukee Farmers Markets 2012
For fresh produce and flowers, nothing beats buying from a farmers' market. Find a farmers' market in Milwaukee and learn which days to drop by.

Coyotes in Milwaukee
Coyotes are present in every county in Wisconsin. They prefer to live in areas where food and shelter are plentiful, but have no issues living in urban or agricultural areas. In Wisconsin, coyote home ranges reach 8 to 10 miles, but normally are more limited to within three miles

Wisconsin Campground Directories
A listing of campgrounds in Wisconsin.

Milwaukee Pumpkin Patches
There aren't any pumpkin farms in the city of Milwaukee, but with just a short drive you can find yourselves in pumpkin heaven in our surrounding rural areas. Choose to visit any from this list of great Milwaukee-area farms to enjoy a pleasant day of harvest, hayrides and other fall fun.

Yoga studios in Milwaukee
Yoga studios in Milwaukee offer classes, workshops and retreats for beginner, intermediate and advanced yogis in various styles.

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