Memberships

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A RecWell membership provides you affordable access to several facilities, programs, and services on campus. Membership grants access to the following University Recreation and Wellness Facilities: URWC, SPG, Fieldhouse, Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center, and URW Sports Field Complex.

2018-19 Semester Membership Dates

Fall: Aug. 24, 2019 — Jan. 3, 2020
2nd Half: Oct. 28, 2019 — Jan 3. 2020

Spring: Jan. 4, 2020 — May 15, 2020
2nd Half: Mar. 16, 2020 — May 15, 2020

Summer: May 16, 2019 — Aug. 28, 2020
1st Half: May 16, 2020 — July 5, 2020. 

2nd Half: July 6, 2020 — Aug 28, 2020

NOTE: Be sure to enroll with NIHCA to receive the gym reimbursement if you have an eligible insurance plan that includes a gym membership reimbursement program.

Students

Students

 

Fee-Paying Students — You're Already A Member!

All University of Minnesota students paying the Student Services Fee have automatic membership. A valid U Card gets you to access to various RecWell facilities.

Non-Fee Paying Students

Students at the University of Minnesota not paying the Student Services Fee need to purchase a membership at the rates below. 

Graduate Assistants on the Graduate Assistant Health Plan who are not paying the Student Services Fees can receive an $80 discount on a gym membership each semester at RecWell.  Visit Member Services at the University Recreation and Wellness Center - Minneapolis campus to update or start your membership, and let them know you would like the Boynton discounted rate. The gym discount program is structured so the discount is taken off upfront. 

If you have questions, please contact the Member Services office at (612) 626-9222 and press “0” or email recwell@umn.edu.   

Fall Semester $185
Fall Semester: 2nd half $95
Spring Semester $185
Summer Semester $85

*Membership provides access to the following University Recreation and Wellness Facilities: URWC, SPG, Fieldhouse, Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center, and URW Sports Field Complex.

Faculty, Staff, and Retirees

Faculty, Staff, and Retirees

Faculty and staff members at the University of Minnesota are eligible to purchase a RecWell membership. Retirees are eligible to purchase non-payroll deduction memberships at the Faculty/Staff Rate.

Payroll Deduction $16.00 / pay period*
3-Month $120
Semester** $185
6-Month $240
Annual $480

Membership provides access to the following University Recreation and Wellness Facilities: URWC, SPG, Fieldhouse, Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center, and URW Sports Field Complex.

*26 pay periods + $40 plus tax enrollment fee. Payroll Deduction memberships must be purchased in-person at the Members Service Desk of the University Recreation and Wellness Center or the St. Paul Gym. **$185 rate is for fall and spring semester periods. 

Please note that Aramark, University of Minnesota Physicians, Visiting Scholars, Post Doctorate Fellows, retirees, and non-Twin Cities location employees are not eligible for payroll deduction memberships.

All purchases will be tracked and those eligible for membership will have the option to apply Day Pass fees up to $24 towards a semester, 6-month, annual or payroll deduction membership within 30-days of purchase.

Alumni, Affiliates, & Community

Alumni, Affiliates, & Community

 

Community Members

Community memberships are available at the St. Paul Gym for individuals age 18 or older not affiliated with the University of Minnesota. This membership is valid only at the St. Paul Gym and does not offer any guest or family day privileges. Community members are unable to access the St. Paul Gym Monday — Friday from 3:00 pm — 7:00 pm.

Alumni

Graduates of any University of Minnesota campus are eligible to purchase a membership. Alumni must provide a copy of their diploma or unofficial transcript at time of initial enrollment to verify status.

Affiliates

Affiliates include UMMC Fairview, UMN Physicians, Aramark, French Meadow, St. Paul Campus Forestry Department, USDA, North Central Research Station, and MN Crop Improvement Association.  Affiliates must present photo ID and most current pay stub for verification at the time of membership purchase or renewal. 

3-Month $130
6-Month $260
Annual $500
*Membership provides access to the following University Recreation and Wellness Facilities: URWC, SPG, Fieldhouse, Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center, and URW Sports Field Complex.

All purchases will be tracked and those eligible for a membership will have the option to apply Day Pass fees up to $24 towards a semester, 6-month, annual or payroll deduction membership within 30-days of purchase.

Sponsored Member

Sponsored Member

 A current RecWell member can act as a sponsor for one adult (18 years or older). A sponsored member is charged the same fee as any member. Please note that a sponsored membership may not exceed the duration of the sponsor's membership and his/her membership must remain active to stay eligible.

*Membership provides access to the following University Recreation and Wellness Facilities: URWC, SPG, Fieldhouse, Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center, and URW Sports Field Complex.

Sponsored Member Policies

Daily Pass

Daily Pass


Rates
 

Daily Rate $12
Week Rate $35


Daily Pass Policy

  • Members of University Recreation and Wellness (URW) may bring one (1) guest into the facilities by purchasing a Guest Pass
  • Children 8 and older require a Guest Pass, while children 7 and under are admitted free; limit two children per parent
  • Each member is allowed to bring two (2) paying guests on weekends, during breaks and summer session
  • Guests must present a photo ID
  • All Guests must enter and leave with their host
  • The host is responsible for the conduct and actions of their guest
  • Improper conduct by a guest can affect the current and future eligibility of the host
  • Sponsored Members and St. Paul Gym Community Members do not have guest privilege

Family Day

Family Day

Family Day is on Sunday from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Members may bring their spouse and their immediate children into the facilities at no cost. Members must remain with their children under the age of 18 at all times. Limit of two children per parent.

Free Amenities

  • Swimming
    • 12:00 pm — 2:00 pm @ Minneapolis and 12:45 pm — 2:30 pm @ St. Paul
  • Climbing
    • 3:00 pm — 5:00 pm @ Minneapolis and 1:00 pm — 5:00 pm @ St. Paul
  • Racquetball
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton

Family Day Policies

St. Paul Community Members are not eligible for Family Day privileges.