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Memberships

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Summer Membership Information

Available for all membership types

July 20th - August 28th are available for $30

August 3rd - August 28th available for $20

Beginning July 20th, sign up online at shoprecwell.umn.edu or at a Member Service Desk at the University Recreation and Wellness Center.  Beginning August 3rd, in person sign up available at the St. Paul Gym

Students will need to purchase a summer membership to access Recreation and Wellness facilities as Student Service Fees are not being paid this summer term.

Payroll Enrollments Waived (Faculty and Staff on the Twin Cities Campus)

$0 enrollment fee July 20th - Sept 30th

Visit a Member Service Desk at the University Recreation and Wellness Center or the St. Paul Gym to enroll.


Download the UMN RecWell app, enter your U of M ID, and a barcode will pop up to scan.

You're Welcome Here

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.

2020 - 2021 Semester Membership Dates

Fall: Aug 29, 2020 — Jan 8, 2021
2nd Half: Nov 2, 2020 — Jan 8, 2021

Spring: Jan 9, 2021 — May 14, 2021
2nd Half: Mar 13, 2021 — May 14, 2021

Summer: July 20, 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.

Special Summer Promotions

Special Summer Promotions

Summer Membership (all membership types)

July 20th - August 28th are available for $30

August 3rd - August 28th available for $20

Beginning July 20th, sign up online at shoprecwell.com or in person at the University Recreation and Wellness Center. Beginning August 3rd, in person registration also available at the St. Paul Gym.

Students will need to purchase a summer membership to access Recreation and Wellness facilities as Student Service Fees are not being paid this summer term.

Payroll Enrollments Waived (Faculty and Staff on the Twin Cities Campus)

$0 enrollment fee July 20th - Sept 30th

Visit a Member Service Desk at the University Recreation and Wellness Center or the St. Paul Gym to enroll.

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

NOTE: Guest Passes currently suspended due to COVID-19.


Rates
 

Daily Rate $12
Week Rate $35

 

Family Day

Family Day

NOTE: Currently suspended due to COVID-19