As of July 1, the following Membership policies will go into effect:

  • We will no longer offer Sponsored Adult Memberships. However, we will offer Sponsored Spouse/Domestic Partner Memberships. Existing memberships will be allowed access until their expiration date. 
    • Spouses and Domestic Partners will be required to show proof of one of the following:
  1. Piece(s) of official mail with each person’s name and address.
  2. Marriage Certificate or Affidavit of Domestic Partnership.
  3. Photo ID showing the same address.
  • We will no longer offer Family Memberships but members can still sponsor one Spouse/Domestic Partner and as many dependents for which they are legal guardians. 
  • The daily walk-in fee will be $10 for adults and $8 for dependents.
     
Faculty/ Staff Membership Rates
Category Year Month Day Perpetual Month
UI Faculty / Staff  $456 $38 $10 $38*
UI Faculty / Staff Spouse/Domestic Partner $456 $38 $10 $38*
UI Faculty / Staff Dependent (Ages: 4-18) $152 $13 $8 $13*
UI Faculty / Staff Dependent (Ages: 0-3) Free Free Free Free

*Perpetual is only applicable to UI faculty/staff who pay using monthly payroll deduction. There is a one-time $38 setup fee and requires a minimum of 6 deductions, not including the setup fee, before it can be cancelled. A  Perpetual_Cancellation_Form.pdf or a Online Perpetual Cancellation form must be completed & submitted to Membership Services to cancel. 

 

  • UI Faculty / Staff: Any Merit or Professional and Scientific employee with an appointment with the university, regardless of the percentage.
  • UI Faculty / Staff Sponsored Spouse/Domestic Partner (ages 19+): A qualified UI Faculty / Staff can sponsor a Spouse/Domestic Partner at the same rate as the sponsoring member. The sponsoring member must be a Recreation Member in order to sponsor a Spouse/Domestic Partner.
    • Spouses and Domestic Partners will be required to show proof of one of the following:
      • Piece(s) of official mail with each person’s name and address.
      • Marriage Certificate or Affidavit of Domestic Partnership.
      • Photo ID showing the same address.
  • UI Faculty / Staff Sponsored Dependent (ages 4-18): A qualified UI Faculty / Staff can sponsor all dependents for which they are legal guardians. The fee listed is the fee per dependent. The sponsoring member must be a Recreation Member in order to sponsor a Dependent.

Anytime an individual wishes to purchase a sponsored membership, BOTH the sponsor and the person being sponsored need to be present at sign-up. This includes any renewals.

To cancel your perpetual membership, click here. 

Faculty/Staff Memberships Incentive

The University of Iowa is committed to a healthy campus culture for all UI community members. Physical Activity has many health benefits and helps to reduce health risks associated with inactivity. Visit UI Wellness liveWell for information on the Faculty/Staff Recreation Membership Incentive Program.

Post Doc Fellows - Contact Shea McMurray at shea-mcmurray@uiowa.edu (319) 335-9295 to see if you qualify for the incentive. 

To check your recreation visits, click here. 

Fac/staff perpetual payroll and also paying student fees?

UI Faculty/Staff who are enrolled for classes at the UI will be assessed the student recreation fee. Those UI Faculty/Staff who have purchased a Recreational Services membership may apply for a refund of the student recreation fee paid. To receive the refund, the UI Faculty/Staff must submit the following form no later than the last day of classes for the semester for which a refund is requested:  Rec_Fee_Refund_Form.pdf

Membership FAQs (Click here)