Eligibility & Fees

Eligibility:

FACULTY / STAFF:
Full-time, part-time or retiree. Includes University, UPHS, Presbyterian, CHOP, and Wistar Institute staff members. University employees may purchase membership online or in person with Penn Card ID. HUP, CHOP, and Presbyterian staff must purchase a membership (first), then purchase a Penn Card for $25 from the Penn Card Center in the Book Store. See membership services for more information.

University and HUP Faculty/staff may use the Ringe squash courts at no charge; however a waiver must be signed annually and the PennCard ID activated for this purpose. This privilege expires annually on August 31 and must be renewed at the Membership Services Office in Pottruck. These facilities are only open to CHOP, Presbyterian, and Wistar Institute faculty / staff with purchase of a membership plan.

CHARTER MEMBER:
Currently employed Faculty / Staff members that joined the Pottruck Center prior to its opening on September 9, 2002.

VISITING FACULTY:
Faculty teaching classes at the University that are also faculty at another institution.

GRADUATE STUDENT:
Graduate/professional students enrolled as full-time assessed students. Graduate students may use the Ringe squash courts with their PennID; however the ID must be activated in Membership Services upon completion of a liability waiver. All memberships are annual, non-refundable and expire on August 31.

VISITING STUDENT:
Students attending classes at Penn that are also enrolled at another institution. All memberships are annual, non-refundable and expire on August 31.

PART-TIME STUDENT:
Penn students taking classes part-time that are not assessed the recreation fee. Part-time students may use the Ringe squash courts with their PennID; however the ID must be activated in Membership Services upon completion of a liability waiver. All memberships are annual, non-refundable and expire on August 31.

ALUMNI:
Any individual who has received a degree from an academic program at Penn. All memberships are annual, non-refundable and expire on August 31.
 
ALUMNI EARLY BIRD MEMBERSHIP:
A limited weekday membership to the Pottruck Center. This membership permits Alumni facilty usage Monday - Friday, 6:00 - 9:00 a.m. All memberships are annual, non-refundable and expire on August 31.

AFFILIATE:
Professionals, administrative and support staff affiliated with Penn Museum, Perelman Center, the Abramson Cancer Center, Child Guidance Clinic, Children’s Seashore House, and the University City Science Center. Affiliates must present an introduction letter on departmental letterhead. All memberships are annual, non-refundable and expire on August 31.

SPOUSE/ DEPENDENT:
Spouses, same-sex domestic partners as defined by University policy, and children 18 years of age or younger. Spouse, same-sex domestic partners and dependents must have a PennCard IDand will be required to provide proof of status (examples: Marriage license, lease, dependents must provide a birth certificate) when obtaining the PennCard.All memberships are annual, non-refundable and expire on August 31.

Note: The Spouse / Dependent rate is only applicable if an immediate family member has a membership. If the immediate family member does not have a membership, the rate defaults to the primary membership amount.

2013 - 2014 Recreation Fees

** All memberships are annual, non-refundable and expire on August 31. The Annual Rate reflects memberships purchased for the entire membership year from the day you sign up to August 31, 2014. The current prorated prices are listed below.

The Robert A. Fox Fitness Center in Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field features cardio and strength equipment and Group Circuit classes. Membership designated as FOX FITNESS ONLY will no longer be available for the 2013-14 membership year. Fox Only Members will not have access to the Pottruck Center when Fox is closed. No cancellations accepted.

University Status Annual Fee Prorated Fee Prorated 4/09

Student (Grad/professional/part time)

$324 $162

Faculty / Staff (University/HUP/CHOP)

$425 $210

Charter Member

$375 $185

Visiting Faculty

$425 $210

Alumni

$660 $330

Alumni Early Bird

$325 $163

Affiliate

$750 $375

Student Spouse / Dependent

$275 $139

Other Spouse / Dependent

$325 $163

*The Ringe Squash Courts are free to Penn students and employees with an activated Penn ID card and must be renewed annually. Call Membership Services for more information.

*** Spring Semester Group Exercise and Climbing wall passes are available now for purchase in the membership office. For questions please email pennrec@pobox.upenn.edu.