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    The Recreational Sports Department is using new recreation management software to improve service and enhance communication.  This new software allows faculty/staff members the opportunity to purchase memberships online.  Also new are monthly memberships.  Keep reading below to learn more about memberships and locker rentals for you and your spouse/partner.


    This recreation membership is your ticket to achieve or maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.  Take advantage of UW-L's exceptional recreational facilities by purchasing a membership for the semester, academic year, calendar year, or now on a monthly basis.  Membership includes:

    • access to the REC Strength Center, track-side cardiovascular and strength equipment, 200 meter track, courts, climbing wall, racquetball courts, multipurpose room, and conditioning room
    • access to the Mitchell Hall pool
    • reduced rental and trip rates at the Outdoor Connection

    Current UW-L faculty and staff may purchase a membership online with a credit card payment (payroll deduction not available online).  Payroll deduction, retirees, emeriti and spouse/partner memberships (spouse/partner eligibility verification required) must be purchased in person at the REC Information Counter.  Payment options at the REC include cash, check, credit and debit.  Purchase your membership today! 


    All UW-L faculty, staff, retirees and emeriti are eligible to purchase a recreation membership and must have an official University identification card.  The Rec Sports Department extends membership privileges for a fee to the spouse/partner of current students, faculty, staff, retiree and emeriti (UW-L affiliate must possess an active recreation membership before a spouse/partner is permitted to purchase).

    Verification of eligibility:

    • UW-L faculty, staff, retiree and emeriti:  official University identification card
    • Spouse/domestic partner:  marriage certificate or domestic partner affidavit presented at time of purchase (affidavit coming soon)


    Students do not need to purchase a membership to use the REC.  This service is included in your student fees.

    Membership fees (includes faculty, staff, retirees, emeriti, and spouse/partners):

      Rate                    Term
    Annual $277           Calendar Year
    Academic Year* $233                Fall & Spring Semesters
    Semester $117 Fall or Spring Semester
    Month                               $40 Calendar Month

    *2014-15 academic year memberships are now discounted to $175.

    SAVE $100 with membership reimbursement!

    Health Tradition, Health Plan offers a fitness center reimbursement program for the subscribers under the State of Wisconsin group health insurance plan.  Health Tradition subscribers are eligible to get money back from their fitness center membership dues by working out! 


    Full and half lockers are available for rental in the locker rooms and include a towel service.  Lockers must be purchased in person at the REC Information Counter and require a $10 deposit for lock and towel.  Rates (plus $10 deposit):

                                            Full Locker                Half Locker       
    Annual $55 $45
    Academic Year $50 $40
    Semester $25 $20
    Month                $13 $8
                                            Start Date                End Date     
    Annual sign up date full calendar year from sign up date
    Academic Year August 25, 2014 May 23, 2015
    Fall Semester August 25, 2014 December 30, 2014
    Spring Semester January 5, 2015 May 23, 2015
    Month                sign up date full month from sign up date

    Purchase your membership today!