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Memberships

Current UWL students do not need to purchase a membership to use the Recreational Eagle Center (REC) or the Fieldhouse. Access is included in your student fees, if enrolled in classes and paying segregated fees for the current semester.

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 monthly basis.  Membership includes:

Purchase your membership today!

Membership Fees & Dates

Term Fee Dates/Notes
Day $4-6 More Information
Month $43 1 month from date of purchase
Semester (Fall or Spring) $132

Fall: 8/25/24 - 12/23/24
Spring: 1/19/25-5/17/25

Academic Year $264

8/25/24 - 5/17/25

Annual $329 1 year from date of purchase
Summer $65 5/20/24-8/24/24
Summer Month $25 Summer Only: 1 month from date of purchase
Winter Session    $25 12/26/24 - 1/25/25

Locker rental and towel service are available for an additional fee. 

Limited Access Memberships

Memberships may be purchased that only give access to the EZONE or Climbing Wall. To learn more, visit their respective web pages. 

Membership Types

Current Faculty/Staff, Retirees, and Emerti

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.

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

FREE WEEK: One-Time Free Trial

If you are still deciding on purchasing a membership, Rec Sports offers a 1-week free trial membership for all current UWL faculty, staff, affiliates, retirees, and emeriti for the opportunity to try out the facility and its amenities.  The one-time free trial can be used any time throughout the year.  To request a free trial membership, visit the REC Information Counter or purchase it online by using the promo code “FREEWEEK”.

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 check, credit and debit.

Non-UWL College Students

Eligibility

Visiting college students are eligible to purchase a recreation membership during the winter and summer sessions only.

Verification of Eligibility:

  • Valid school ID
  • Class schedule for the semester before or after the session 

Parking

Must follow University parking policies and procedures. Visitor parking is available in lot C-7. Visitors may purchase short-term or hourly parking at Parking Services during business hours or by using the Passport Parking mobile app.  

Guest Pass

During the fall/spring semesters, visiting college students are eligible to purchase a daily guest pass to access the REC with a current UWL sponsor.

During summer/winter break, a sponsor is not required to purchase a guest pass.

Alumni

Eligibility

Alumni must provide verification of alumni status by completing this form.  Prospective members will receive a confirmation email that must be presented to the Rec Sports staff when purchasing a membership.  Requests for verification will be processed Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm by the Alumni Association.

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. The minimum age for using the REC is 16. Exception: The Climbing Wall & EZONE have no minimum age requirement.

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

Parking

Must follow University parking policies and procedures. Visitor parking is available in lot C-7. Visitors may purchase short-term or hourly parking at Parking Services during business hours or by using the Passport Parking mobile app.  

Guest Pass

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

  • Provide verification of alumni status (email confirmation from Alumni Association - see above)
  • Pay daily guest fee of $6 and sign waiver
Affiliates

Eligibility

All UWL affiliated employees (Chartwells, Mayo Clinic, etc.) are eligible to purchase a recreation membership.

Verification of Eligibility

  • Must provide current status of employment at the time of purchase
  • Must maintain employment with the affiliated organization through the length of membership

FREE WEEK: One-Time Free Trial

If you are still deciding on purchasing a membership, Rec Sports offers a 1-week free trial membership for all current UWL faculty, staff, affiliates, retirees, and emeriti for the opportunity to try out the facility and its amenities.  The one-time free trial can be used any time throughout the year.  To request a free trial membership, visit the REC Information Counter or purchase it online by using the promo code “FREEWEEK”.

Purchasing a Membership

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

Guest Pass

Affiliates are eligible to purchase a daily guest pass to access the REC with verification of employment.

Guest Access & Fees

 Status        Daily Guest Fee Additional Requirement          Sponsor Required?          Able to Sponsor Guests?
Student from another institution $5 Institution ID       Academic Year: Yes -  Summer/Winter Break: No No
UWL Alumni $6 Be an alum No Yes*
UWL faculty and staff (current, retired, emeriti) $5 UWL ID No Yes*
UWL Affiliates (Chartwells, Mayo Clinic, etc.) $6 Current employee for affiliated organization No No
Military (active or Veteran) $5 Government issued ID Yes No
General Public $8 None Yes No
Current UWL Student (not paying seg fees) $4 UWL ID No Yes
Mitchell Hall Pool Only** $4 None No N/A
Climbing Wall Only $5 None No N/A
EZONE Only $8

Youth Policy

No N/A

*Sponsor and guest must both purchase day pass; see sponsorship rules above.

**Mitchell Hall pool passes need to be purchased online. You will need to setup a profile, then choose membership, then choose the correct option to purchase. Please make sure to complete the whole process, such as click "Complete Sale" after credit card payment is entered.

Waiver Forms

Waivers are required to be signed by all guests. In addition, minors must have their waiver signed by a legal parent/guardian.  

The EZONE and Climbing Wall will require different waivers than the ones listed above.

Minimum Age

Most spaces in the REC have a minimum age of 16. The Climbing Wall and EZONE have special youth policies. All users under age 18 must have legal parent/guardian sign a waiver prior to access.

Sponsors

Current students, REC members, UWL faculty/staff and Alumni are able to sponsor up to three guests/visit.  As a sponsor, you accept responsibility for the actions of your guest(s) and must accompany your guest(s) throughout the visit.  All sponsors and guests are expected to follow all policies and procedures.

Parking

Must follow University parking policies and procedures. Visitor parking is available in lot C-7. Visitors may purchase short-term or hourly parking at Parking Services during business hours or by using the Passport Parking mobile app.  

Alumni

As an alum, we welcome you back to the REC!  However, since you are no longer paying segregated fees, you must pay the REC daily guest fee of $6.  Alumni must provide verification of alumni status by completing this form.  You will receive an email confirmation with your status that must be presented to the REC Info Counter staff.  Requests for verification will be processed Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm by the Alumni Association.  Alumni are allowed to sponsor up to three guests.  See above information regarding minimum age and sponsorship requirements.

Student Fee Funded

The Rec Sports Department is funded 100% by student fees and program revenue. Therefore, use of the Recreational Eagle Center (REC) is geared toward students who are currently enrolled and paying student fees. Current faculty, staff and emeriti are allowed to purchase a membership to the REC for the same fee students are paying. Guests are welcome and allowed to use the entire facility based on the fees and requirements listed above.

Recreational Eagle Center (REC) Hours

Regular Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:  8am-8pm
Saturday: 12pm-6pm
Sunday: Closed

The REC will be closing at 5:30pm on the following days:
Tuesday, July 16
Thursday, July 18

Contact Us
608.785.5225
recoffice@uwlax.edu

Outdoor Connection (OC) Hours

Regular Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:  10am-4pm
Saturday:  12pm-6pm
Sunday:  Closed

The REC will be closing at 5:30pm on the following days:
Tuesday, July 16
Thursday, July 18

Contact Us
608.785.8860
outdoorcnt@uwlax.edu

Fitness Center Hours

Regular Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:  8am-8pm
Saturday: 12pm-6pm
Sunday: Closed

The REC will be closing at 5:30pm on the following days:
Tuesday, July 16
Thursday, July 18

Live Facility Counts

Contact Us
608.785.5210
recoffice@uwlax.edu

Climbing Wall Hours

CLOSED FOR RENOVATION

Contact Us
608.785.5225
recoffice@uwlax.edu

EZONE Esports & Gaming Hours

Regular Summer Hours

Monday - Friday:  12pm-8pm
Saturday: 12pm-6pm
Sunday: Closed

The EZONE will be closed on the following days:
Tuesday, July 9: 5-7pm

The REC will be closing at 5:30pm on the following days:
Tuesday, July 16
Thursday, July 18

Contact Us
608.785.8921
recsportsesports@uwlax.edu

Mitchell Hall Pool Hours

CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER

Contact Us
608.785.8698
recoffice@uwlax.edu

Fieldhouse Hours

Access to the Fieldhouse during open rec hours is restricted to those who have a current REC membership (student, faculty/staff, alumni).

Open Rec Hours 
Closed for the summer

Second Floor Track Hours
Managed by the Athletic Department
Monday-Friday:  11am-1pm

There will be no summer open walking. Open walking will begin again on the first day of classes on Sept. 3, 2024

Contact Us
608.785.5225
recoffice@uwlax.edu