Memberships

The recreation membership is your ticket to achieve or maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.  Take advantage of UWL'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 Fitness Center, track-side cardiovascular and strength equipment, 200 meter track, courts, climbing wall, racquetball courts, multipurpose room, conditioning room, and multi-activity court
  • access to the Mitchell Hall pool
  • reduced rental and trip rates at the Outdoor Connection
  • ability to sponsor guests (up to 3 per visit) for appropriate guest fee
  • eligibility to play intramural sports
  • ability to participate in family weekends
  • Purchase your membership today!

Students do not need to purchase a membership to use the REC.  This service is included in your student fees, if enrolled in classes and paying the student fee for the Rec for the current semester.

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REC Membership Information

Students who are enrolled in the current semester do not need to purchase a membership to use the REC if enrolled for current term and paying the student fee for the REC. 

Student memberships to the REC are included in your student fees and are based on term(s) of enrollment.  You must be enrolled in a minimum of 1 (one) credit to gain access (exception:  summer and winter session).

Students who are not enrolled in the fall or spring semester are ineligible to purchase a semester membership.  Daily guest passes can be purchased for $8 and require a current UWL student sponsor.

Students not enrolled in summer or winter session are eligible to purchase a short-term membership if enrolled in the semester just prior to or immediately following that term.  Daily guest passes can be purchased for $4.

Former students who do not meet these eligibility requirements must pay an $8 guest fee and be accompanied throughout the visit by a current UWL student sponsor.

The Rec Sports Department extends membership privileges for a fee to the spouse/partner of current students, faculty, staff, retiree and emeriti, UWL affiliate must possess an active recreation membership before a spouse/partner is permitted to purchase a membership.

Verification of eligibility:

  • UWL faculty, staff, retiree and emeriti:  official University identification card
  • Spouse/domestic partner:  marriage certificate or domestic partner affidavit presented at time of purchase

Frequently Asked Questions

Do students need to purchase a membership? expanding section

Student memberships to the REC are included in student fees and are based on term(s) of enrollment. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 1 (one) credit to gain access (exception: summer and J-term).

Can visiting college students use the REC? expanding section

SUSPENDED TO FURTHER NOTICE!

Yes, students attending college at a different institution can use the REC according to the following requirements:

  • Fall or spring semester:  purchase $4 daily guest pass and be sponsored by current UWL student throughout visit; institutional ID required
  • Summer or winter session:  purchase membership plus $5 card fee; institutional ID and proof of enrollment in the semester just prior to or immediately following the term required
What's included in a REC membership? expanding section

Membership includes access to the REC Fitness Center, track-side cardiovascular and strength equipment, 200 meter track, climbing wall, racquetball courts, multipurpose room, and conditioning room. Programs and services may require an additional fee.

What if a former student is not enrolled in a fall or spring semester course? expanding section

SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Students who are not enrolled in the fall or spring semester are ineligible to purchase a semester membership. Daily guest passes can be purchased for $8 and require a current UWL student sponsor.

What if a student is not enrolled in a summer or winter session course? expanding section

Students not enrolled in summer or winter session are eligible to purchase a short-term membership if enrolled in the semester just prior to or immediately following that term. Daily guest passes can be purchased for $4.

Why is there a fee if a student is not enrolled in summer school or winter session? expanding section

Students who are enrolled in summer school or winter session pay a segregated fee.  Therefore, in fairness to all, it was determined that students not enrolled in these sessions should pay a comparable amount to use the REC (approved by the UWL Student Association, Spring 2014).

Who is eligible to purchase the summer or winter session student membership? expanding section

Students must be enrolled in the semester just prior to or immediately following the term (summer or winter session) of purchase.

How much does it cost to purchase a summer or winter session membership? expanding section

Summer 2021: $66 entire summer or $30/month
Winter Session 2020-2021: $25

What are the summer and winter session membership dates? expanding section

Summer:  expires Sept. 5, 2020
Winter Session: Dec. 28th, 2020 - Jan. 31st, 2021

Does a summer or winter session membership affect rates in the Outdoor Connection? expanding section

Yes, the Outdoor Connection has special rental and trip rates for currently enrolled students and REC members. Non-members will pay higher rates.

Can a daily pass be purchased instead of a membership for summer or winter session? expanding section

Yes for $4 if you were enrolled for the semester just prior to or immediately following summer/winter session. Current UWL ID is required.

Can alumni use the REC? expanding section

NEW -Alumni Association Rec Memberships - Only 50 memberships will be sold

Alumni Association Memberships are now available for purchase. Must be a current Alumni Association member to qualify. Bring your current association membership card to the rec to sign up. Cost is $40/month or $325/annual.

Guest Passes

Yes, UWL alums are able to purchase a daily guest pass to use the REC according to the following requirements:

  • Be a current member of the Alumni Association
  • Present current Alumni Association membership card upon each visit
  • Pay daily guest fee of $4 and sign waiver

Alumni members who meet the above requirements are able to sponsor up to 3 guests.  Guests must pay the appropriate daily fee based on status.  Minimum age for using the REC is 16 (exception: climbing wall has no minimum age requirement).

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Eligibility

All UWL 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 (UWL affiliate must possess an active recreation membership before a spouse/partner is permitted to purchase a membership.

Verification of eligibility:

  • UWL faculty, staff, retiree and emeriti:  official University identification card
  • Spouse/domestic partner:  marriage certificate or domestic partner affidavit presented at time of purchase

Purchasing a Membership

Current UWL 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.

Rates

Rate                    Term (see term dates below)
Annual

$316       

1 year from date of purchase
Academic Year $251            Fall & Spring Semesters (includes winter session)
Semester $126 Fall or Spring Semester (18 weeks)
Summer

$66

Summer Only (or $30/month for summer)
Winter Session    $25 Winter Session Only
Month $41 1 month from date of purchase

Terms

                                        Start Date                End Date 
Annual date of purchase 1 year from date of purchase
Academic Year August 31, 2020 May 22, 2021
Fall Semester August 31, 2020 December 23, 2020
Winter Session December 28, 2020 January 31, 2021
Spring Semester January 25, 2021 May 22, 2021
Summer May 24, 2021 August 14, 2021 
Month                date of purchase 1 month from date of purchase
Alumni expanding section

Limited to 50 memberships

Benefits

Membership allows same benefits and privileges as students/other members

  • Can use all spaces during all open hours
  • Can sponsor guests (same rules apply of up to 3 guests)
  • Can purchase group fitness membership & rent lockers
  • Will receive reduced rates for Outdoor Connection rentals (student/member rate)
  • Have access to Mitchell Hall pool during lap swim hours (must bring card to pool)

Alumni must have an Alumni Association membership and present current card to be able to purchase a Rec membership.

Alumni memberships must be purchased in person at the REC Information Counter.  Payment options at the REC include cash, check, credit and debit.

Rates

Term
Annual

$316       

1 year from date of purchase
Academic Year $251            Fall & Spring Semesters (includes winter session)
Semester $126 Fall or Spring Semester (18 weeks)
Summer

$66

Summer Only (or $30/month for summer)
Winter Session    $25 Winter Session Only
Month $41 1 month from date of purchase

Parking

Must follow University parking rules, policies and procedures.

Guest Pass

Alums are able to purchase a daily guest pass to use the REC according to the following requirements:

  • Be a current member of the Alumni Association
  • Present current Alumni Association membership card upon each visit
  • Pay daily guest fee of $4 and sign waiver

Alumni members who meet the above requirements are able to sponsor up to 3 guests.  Guests must pay the appropriate daily fee based on status. Minimum age for using the REC is 16 (exception: climbing wall has no minimum age requirement).

Group Fitness expanding section

Part of our Play Safer Initiative includes offering a no-risk purchase guarantee for all Group Fitness Memberships (semester or month). No risk means that if there is a need to close the REC and discontinue in-person classes, each member will only pay for the weeks we were open (pro-rated).  

Group Fitness Free Week is February 1 to February 6. Come and try a class for free. Registration is required.

COST  - Current members will receive special pricing

Early bird: January 18 to February 6th
Only $35 for semester

Normal Cost:
$40 per semester
$15 per month

Payment Options

At the Rec Info Counter: Credit/Debit Card, Campus Cash or Student Bill

Rec Portal: Credit/Debit Card

Student Bill Online Form: will be processed the next business day. If access is wanted immediately, please visit the online portal or go to the info counter at the Rec.  

REGISTRATION
 
NEW and IMPROVED Class Registration: can be booked 2 days prior to class. 

SAFETY MEASURES 

The in-person max capacity for all classes has been reduced. (18 maximum per class for cycling and 21 maximum per class for the aerobics room)

Each person gets a 10'x10' (100 square feet) personal workout space

Members must pre-register before attending a class. If you can't make it, please cancel so others can use your area.

Spring 2021 Group Fitness Schedule

TIME MON TUE WED THR FRI
7:30am Zumba & Core   Zumba & Core    
7:45am   Cycle   Cycle   
12:05pm Tabata Tabata

Cardio Sculpt Fusion

12:30pm         Cycle
2:15pm Cardio Kickboxing   Cardio Kickboxing  
3:30pm   ZUMBA & Core  HIIT it! ZUMBA & Core  
4:15pm  Cycle Cycle  Cycle Cycle  
4:45pm  HIIT it! Barre, Bells, Body Sculpt Yoga Barre, Bells, Body Sculpt   
5:30pm Cycle  Cycle Cycle  Cycle  
6:00pm Group Strength HIIT it! Group Strength Insanity  
6:45pm Cycle  Cycle Cycle Cycle  
7:15pm ZUMBA & Core  Yoga Sculpt  ZUMBA & Core Yoga Sculpt   
8:30pm Kettlebell Conditioning  Yoga Kettlebell Conditioning  Yoga

 

Saturdays:
   Bootcamp: 11am
   Cycling: 12pm

 

Barre

This full body workout inspired by ballet, yoga, Pilates and resistance exercises will sculpt and tone your body while burning major calories.

Barre, Bells, Body Sculpt

This “BEST” of exercise class utilizes movements from Barre, Pilates, Group Strength, & Kettlebells and is designed specifically to precisely prune & tweak your muscles giving you absolute results!!

Boot camp

A mix of traditional cardio and strength exercises that is challenging but gets you results you want.

Cardio Kickbox

Jab, punch & kick your way into a tight strong body to pulsing beats!  Instructors will coach you on as you train hard and get results!

Cardio Sculpt Fusion

Turn up the heat on your workouts! Pulsing beats and moves that will help tighten and tone your body and spark your metabolism.

Cycle

An intense ride that includes flats, hills and sprints followed by a sculpting ab workout. Turn up the heat on your workouts! Pulsing beats and moves that will help tighten and tone your body and spark your metabolism.

Group Strength

The name of the class says it all ~ gain overall body strength while learning the proper techniques of lifting weights in a group setting.

HIIT it!

Short of time & want to boost your metabolism & blast calories? Then this high intensity interval training class is for you! This fierce yet fun workout combines similar class types, strength moves, & core training, helping you get results & feel fabulous.

Insanity

This life changing, incredible body fitness workout is the number one workout in the planet! A mixture of high intensity athletic drills and total body conditioning exercises that get you fast results.

Kettlebell Conditioning

Up for a challenge? Try our new Kettlebell class!! This class is a fusion of toning, strength and traditional cardio exercises while using a Kettlebell. Dynamic yet controlled movements are performed making it a great strength and cardio workout! If you’re in rut, pick up a Kettlebell.

Tabata

Short on time but want a kick butt calorie burning workout? This high intensity workout of 20 seconds all out and 10 seconds rest will rev up your metabolism and get you results!

Yoga

Stressed out? Want to improve overall body strength? Need help with flexibility? Are you anxious or feeling not yourself? This mind, body, & soul class will help reduce stress, improve strength, flexibility, posture, reduce anxiety and so much more! Sun salutations, breathing work and poses, yoga is for everyone. Whether you’re an athlete, recovering from an injury or just want to get healthier, yoga can help.

Yoga Sculpt

This hybrid class infuses yoga and sculpting movements. Designed to give you peace and calm while you tone and strengthen your body.

Zumba

Groove & sweat to pulsing Latin beats followed by sizzling toning exercises

 

Locker Rentals

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, including tax (plus $10 deposit):

Prices

                                        Full Locker                Half Locker       
Annual $70 $60
Academic Year $65 $55
Semester $32 $27
Summer $27 $22
Month $14 $9
Winter Session $12 $8

Rental Dates

                                        Start Date                End Date     
Annual date of purchase 1 year from date of purchase
Academic Year August 31, 2020 May 22, 2021
Fall Semester August 31, 2020 December 23, 2020
Winter Session December 28, 2020 January 31, 2021
Spring Semester January 23, 2021 May 22, 2021
Summer Currently Closed TBD
Month                date of purchase 1 month from date of purchase

Deposits:

Deposits are refunded if requested. Please request the refund at the info counter and return your towel and lock. A check will be mailed.