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UW Health Sports Factory

Welcome to UW Health Sports Factory

UW Health Sports Factory is located in Rockford, Illinois. We are equipped with premium sports facilities and offer modern quality features in a friendly community atmosphere that will make your event truly memorable.

Venue Features

UW Health Sports Factory is one of the largest facilities in the Midwest. It is operated by the Rockford Park District. GoRockford markets and books tournaments to the facility. 

The UW Health Sports Factory name symbolizes the history of the site as it was once the former Ingersoll factory located in the heart of a major manufacturing hub in Rockford. The shell of the former factory still remains in place today.  

  • 12 Pickleball courts 
  • 8 highschool regulation-size basketball courts
  • 14 regulation volleyball courts 
  • Flat space for other sports such as dancing, cheer, futsol, table tennis etc. 
  • 2 meeting rooms (Upper Conference Room that seats 14; Lower Conference Room that seats 40-50)
  • Riverfront boardwalk
  • The Courtside Grill and concessions onsite
  • Seating for up to 3,700 people with portable bleachers
  • Access to downtown Rockford within a short walk

Sporting Events 

UW Health Sports Factory is equipped to host a wide range of sporting events, including basketball, volleyball, pickleball, dodgeball, table tennis, futsal, adaptive sports and more. Our versatile space and state-of-the-art equipment ensure an exceptional experience for athletes and spectators.

From summer to winter season, our indoor facility provides a perfect fit environment for year-round play.

Family and friends

We understand the importance of personalized family’s accommodations. That's why we've curated a selection of executive lodgings to enhance your stay:

Places to Stay: there are a variety of safe and secured hotels and room options, budget friendly located near the venue. From cozy bed and breakfasts to modern hotels, there's something for every preference and budget.

Attractions: You will have access to the beautiful city of Rockford attractions, including museums, parks, and entertainment venues to enjoy the history, nature, or culture, there's plenty to see and do.

Food and Drink: Fuel up for your event with a delicious meal at one of Rockford's many restaurants and eateries. From casual diners to fine dining establishments, you'll find a variety of culinary options to satisfy your taste board.

Ready to take the next step?

Submitting a Request for Proposal (RFP) is quick and easy. Simply click here to fill our form and provide details about your event.

Our dedicated team will review your request and provide you with all the information you need to plan a successful event at UW Health Sports Factory.

Contact us today to learn more about hosting your next event with us. We can't wait to welcome you to Rockford!