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Faculty/Staff Membership

Faculty & Staff

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

Fees are paid thorugh a 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. 

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

$10

*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

University Affiliates 

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

$10

*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 (Rec Expansion and Student Activity Fee) are members of the Recreation Center.  Students who pay partial or base CUSG fees can purchase a Rec Center membership that makes up the difference between the partial and full fee amounts. 

Membership Fees

Membership Details Fee

Semester

Guest Services staff can verify student fees paid by students, including the Rec Expansion and Student Activity Fee.

Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child* 

$59

*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

$203

          Spouse/Partner/Dependent Child* 

$68

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

Daily

$10

*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

Daily

$7
Guest Pass

Guest Pass Membership Fees

Membership Details Fee

Daily

  • Includes fitness class*

*Daily pass is not transferrable. The flat fee is $10, even if the fitness class is not used.

$10

7-Day Guest 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)

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.

Membership Cancellation

Membership Cancellation

  • Refund for paid semester and annual memberships is calculated pro-rata based on membership purchase and expiration dates, and the date cancellation notice is received, less the $5 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation on memberships paid with payroll deduction must be received by the 10th for deduction to stop for the month.
  • The cancellation of a primary membership will result in the cancellation of all secondary memberships (Spouse/Partner and Dependent memberships).
  • Punch passes, weekly and monthly memberships are not transferable and non-refundable.

For all membership cancellation notices and related inquiries, please contact Guest Services staff or email RecPass@colorado.edu.