There are a variety of activities offered at Western Michigan University for the enjoyment of your conference attendees. The Conferences staff can help arrange entertainment plans, navigate around campus and the Kalamazoo area, or coordinate transportation. Please feel free to contact us for assistance.


The Conferences staff can organize a group visit to the WMU Student Recreation Center for a variety of activities. Modern facilities feature a climbing wall, pool and sauna, fitness facilities, running track and a variety of athletic courts from basketball to racketball and many option in between.

Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium has public skate sessions for WMU visitors during scheduled times. The pool is also open to guests for select hours and is available for group rental.


Tickets for Miller Auditorium performances can be purchased in advance, and same-day purchases may be available at the ticket office. Group sales can be reserved in advance to ensure availability.

An eclectic mix of live stage performances at the Little Theatre is open to the general public. The theatre is conveniently located on WMU's campus. Show times and prices vary.

The WMU Department of Theatre hosts live performances at several locations on campus. Current productions ticket prices, and box office hours are available on their website.

City of Kalamazoo

The city of Kalamazoo has much in the way of entertainment to offer your conference attendees as well as what is available on our campus. Additional information about what Kalamazoo has to offer can be found on Discover Kalamazoo.