Athletics and Recreation

Madison College has something to offer every sports and recreation enthusiast. Whether you're an athlete, a fan, or you just want to stay healthy by exercising, MATC has the activities and facilities to meet your needs.


Intercollegiate Athletics

Go WolfPack! Madison College is part of the National Junior College Athletic Association's North Central Community College Conference. Our teams compete against other colleges in men's and women's basketball and soccer; women's softball and volleyball; and men's baseball and golf. Learn more about Madison College Athletics.



Playing for fun and exercise is a great way to stay in shape while making friends and learning about teamwork and sportsmanship. MATC offers a variety of recreational intramural sports each semester, from basketball to bowling to badminton.


In addition to student sports, MATC hosts a number of youth programs, including camps, clinics and the Girl's and Boy's Tri-County Basketball League.


The newly remodeled Fitness Center at the Truax campus features state-of-the art cardio and weight training equipment, basketball courts and shower and locker room facilities. The Downtown campus also has great fitness options, including cardio and weight training equipment, basketball and showers and lockers.

Like to get your exercise in the water? Truax campus’s six-lane, 25-yard pool is open to all Madison College staff and students as well as to the entire community.  For your comfort, we keep the water heated to a pleasant 82.5ºF. Contact the pool coordinator at 608-245-2115 for more information. 


MATC also offers group fitness classes, including yoga and mindfulness, at the Truax campus’s Health Education Building.


Student Health Services

Being physically active is one of the keys to staying healthy. But illness and injury strike everybody from time to time, whether it’s the flu or a minor injury you suffer while working out. Student Health Services at Madison College can help keep you in the game through preventive approaches, and can help you recover quickly when you do get sick or hurt.