Faculty/Staff Membership

Faculty or staff employed on the Boulder campus, Boulder campus retirees, and employees of University System offices in Boulder are eligible for membership.

Membership Fees:

Details Price

Payroll Deduction (available for Boulder campus employees paid monthly)

Payroll deduction form- Please fill out form and turn it in at Guest Services desk to process membership.

Note: Payroll deduction cancellation must be received by the 10th for deduction to stop for the month. 
A $5 cancellation fee is assessed for all membership cancellations.
Please email us at RecPass@colorado.edu
 to cancel payroll deduction.

$48.09/pay period

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child*

$16.17

Semester

$217 ($143 summer)

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child*

$73 ($48.00 summer)

10-Punch Pass (Non-transferrable, expires 1 year after date of purchase)   $60

Monthly

$53

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child*

$18

Daily

$7

*Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child Membership Policy
In order for a spouse/partner to purchase a membership for the spousal rate, primary membership is required and must be purchased first. If the affiliated patron is not going to purchase a primary membership, then the spouse can purchase a primary membership for the regular fee (not the spousal rate). In either case, the patrons must present a marriage license/certificate, joint tax return(s), proof of joint bank account or a lease with the same residence. City of Boulder Domestic Partnership registration is also accepted.

Dependents are children ages 1-17. Anyone 18 and over must affiliate on their own.

University Affiliates Membership

The following are eligible for university affiliate memberships:

  • Alumni
  • Boulder campus adjunct appointees
  • Persons involved at 50 percent or more in university research projects
  • Employees of LASP, JILA, CIRES, OCS, IBG, NCAR, NIST, NOAA, USGS, other Research Park employees

Membership Fees:

Membership Details Fee

Semester

$226 ($150 summer)

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child*  

$76 ($50.00 summer)

Monthly

$56

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child*

$19

10-Punch Pass (Non-transferrable, expires 1 year after date of purchase)   $60

Daily

$7

 

*Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child Membership Policy
In order for a spouse/partner to purchase a membership for the spousal rate, primary membership is required and must be purchased first. If the affiliated patron is not going to purchase a primary membership, then the spouse can purchase a primary membership for the regular fee (not the spousal rate). In either case, the patrons must present a marriage license/certificate, joint tax return(s), proof of joint bank account or a lease with the same residence. City of Boulder Domestic Partnership registration is also accepted.

Dependents are children ages 1-17. Anyone 18 and over must affiliate on their own.

Student Base Fee Membership (Fall & Spring Only)

Full-fee-paying Students: All CU-Boulder students who pay full CUSG fees are members of the Recreation Center.  Students who pay a portion of CUSG fees or base fees will be charged a fee for membership to the Rec Center.

Membership Fees:

Membership Details Fee

Semester

For rates please bring a copy of your tuition bill to the Rec Center's Guest Services Desk.

Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child* 

$66

*Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child Membership Policy
In order for a spouse/partner to purchase a membership for the spousal rate, primary membership is required and must be purchased first. If the affiliated patron is not going to purchase a primary membership, then the spouse can purchase a primary membership for the regular fee (not the spousal rate). In either case, the patrons must present a marriage license/certificate, joint tax return(s), proof of joint bank account or a lease with the same residence. City of Boulder Domestic Partnership registration is also accepted.

Dependents are children ages 1-17. Anyone 18 and over must affiliate on their own.

Student Affiliate (Fall & Spring Only)

Student Affiliate: Non-credit Continuing Education, Stay Connected, ACCESS, UC Denver, UCCS, and International English Center (IEC) students are eligible to purchase student affiliate memberships.

Membership Fees:

Membership Details Fee

Semester

$207

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child* 

$69

10-Punch Pass (Non-transferrable, expires 1 year after date of purchase) $60

Daily

$7

*Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child Membership Policy
In order for a spouse/partner to purchase a membership for the spousal rate, primary membership is required and must be purchased first. If the affiliated patron is not going to purchase a primary membership, then the spouse can purchase a primary membership for the regular fee (not the spousal rate). In either case, the patrons must present a marriage license/certificate, joint tax return(s), proof of joint bank account or a lease with the same residence. City of Boulder Domestic Partnership registration is also accepted.

Dependents are children ages 1-17. Anyone 18 and over must affiliate on their own.

Continuing Student (Summer)

Continuing Student: All students enrolled for Fall Semester and not enrolled for Summer term.

Membership Fees:

Membership Details Fee

Weekly

$13

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child* 

$5

Daily

$7

*Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child Membership Policy
In order for a spouse/partner to purchase a membership for the spousal rate, primary membership is required and must be purchased first. If the affiliated patron is not going to purchase a primary membership, then the spouse can purchase a primary membership for the regular fee (not the spousal rate). In either case, the patrons must present a marriage license/certificate, joint tax return(s), proof of joint bank account or a lease with the same residence. City of Boulder Domestic Partnership registration is also accepted.

Dependents are children ages 1-17. Anyone 18 and over must affiliate on their own.

Guest Pass

When accompanied and sponsored by a member, a guest may use Recreation Services facilities on a daily basis for the current daily fee.  Members may sponsor up to three guests per day. 

Sponsors are responsible for guests’ behaviors as well as loss/damage to the Recreation Center equipment and/or facilities. Children 4 and under are free, and children aged 5-17 must pay for a daily guest pass.

Individuals affiliated with the University of Colorado who are not current Rec Center members, may buy themselves a guest pass as well as sponsor up to three additional guests per day.  Proof of affiliation is required (University Faculty/Staff ID, Buff One Card, or valid Alumni Association ID).  

Photo ID and signed waiver is required for all guests.

Membership Fees:

Membership Details Fee

Daily

$7

7-Day Punch Pass

  • Valid for 7 days from purchase.  
  • CU Sponsor must be present for initial purchase, but guest can enter on their own for the rest of the week.  
  • Sponsors are still responsible for guests’ behavior at the Recreation Center for the duration of the 7-Day pass.
$35
Special Use (Ice Rink Only)

An annual limited use pass may be sold to community members for the Ice Rink only.

Membership Fees:

Membership Details Fee

Annual

$602

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child* 

$202

*Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child Membership Policy
In order for a spouse/partner to purchase a membership for the spousal rate, primary membership is required and must be purchased first. If the affiliated patron is not going to purchase a primary membership, then the spouse can purchase a primary membership for the regular fee (not the spousal rate). In either case, the patrons must present a marriage license/certificate, joint tax return(s), proof of joint bank account or a lease with the same residence. City of Boulder Domestic Partnership registration is also accepted.

Dependents are children ages 1-17. Anyone 18 and over must affiliate on their own.