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Welcome to the Idaho State University Campus Recreation Center

The Idaho State University Student Recreation Center offers membership benefits to:

  • Full-time students (do not need to sign up for a membership; gym membership included in student tuition/fees)
  • Part-time students (do not need to sign up for a membership; gym membership is included in student tuition/fees)
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Reduced-fee and dual-enrolled students
  • ISU Alumni Association members
  • Spouses
  • Seniors (ages 60+)
  • Community members

Full- and part-time student gym membership is included in the student activity fees paid each semester.

Other membership categories have options to purchase a pass by the month, up to 12 months.

Full-time faculty or staff may have their gym fees taken as a payroll deduction.

Memberships may be purchased at the Student Rec Center Front Desk with cash, check, or Visa/MasterCard

Spouse memberships are available to faculty, staff, and alumni members who have a spouse not otherwise affiliated with the University. In some cases, exceptions are available to provide memberships for dependents ages 16-19.

Idaho State University Affiliates

Faculty or Staff

  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time
  • Retired
  • Adjunct
  • Affiliate
$24/Month

Memberships for FS Spouses or Dependents

  • Gym memberships may be purchased for FS Spouses or Dependents, regardless of whether the Faculty or Staff member has a primary membership. 
  • Additional family memberships available at 25% discount if paid via payroll deduction.
  • Dependent memberships are sold to ages 16-19.
$24/Month

Reduced- or Non-Fee-Paying Students

  • Early college/dual enrolled
  • Senior citizen student
  • FS spouse who is a student
  • "Gap" or incoming students*
$50/Semester

Spouse of Currently Enrolled, Full-Time Student

Purchase Student Spouse Bengal ID from Campus Connection ($30 per semester) to be eligible for student gym membership rate.

$50/Semester
Alumni

Alumni**

Spouses and dependents (aged 16-19) may purchase additional memberships at the same rate.

$35/Month

**ISU Alumni Association membership required for gym membership eligibility.  Alumni must present their Alumni Benefits Card or email confirmation of ISU Alumni Association membership at the time of gym membership purchase.

Community Members

Seniors (ages 60+)

$35/Month

Community

$50/Month

Visiting College Student*

$50/Semester


 *Proof of enrollment required

Do students need to buy a membership to use the Student Recreation Center?
No.  All part-time and full-time activity fee paying students have gym privileges automatically.  Students who do not pay activity fees will need to purchase their gym membership. "Reduced fee students" include those taking classes as dual enrolled/early college, senior citizen, and FS spouse students.  Please note that "activity fees" are different from lab or class fees.

Do ISU Faculty and Staff need to purchase a gym memberships?
Yes. 

Why are faculty, staff, alumni, and retirees charged to use the Student Recreation Center?
ISU students fund the Student Recreation Center, including its construction in 2007-2008, through activity fee payment  Student fees continue to be the primary funding source for Student Recreation Center. operations.  The philosophy behind charging non-students is that all who use the facilities help pay for its operations.  

Do I have to be affiliated with ISU to buy a membership?
Any community members (ages 18+) may purchase a gym membership.   

Who is eligible to purchase a spouse membership?
Faculty, staff, adjuncts, affiliates, alumni, and retirees may all purchase spouse memberships.  Spouses of current students will purchase or renew their Student Spouse Bengal ID at Campus Connection to be eligible for a discounted gym membership rate.

Who is eligible to purchase dependent memberships?
We do not sell memberships to community members who are under age 18.  However, currently-enrolled students, ISU Alumni Association members, or full-time benefited employees with gym memberships may purchase a membership for their dependent(s), age 16-19. Dependents may use the facilities without parental supervision with these memberships.

May a spouse purchase a membership if the employee/alumnus/retiree has not?
Yes, spouses of full-time, part-time staff, adjuncts, affiliates, retirees, and alumni can purchase a membership even if the primary person does not have a membership. 

What types of memberships are available?
Memberships are sold by the month. Any number of months can be purchased, up to 12 months.  Day passes are also available.

Do Faculty/Staff and spouses need to purchase a membership if they are taking classes?
If you are a faculty/staff member and are taking classes on reduced tuition ($5 credits), you do not pay student activity fees (also known as the "consolidated fee." Waived-fee students may purchase a membership at the student semester rate at Campus Recreation.

What does a Student Recreation Center membership include?
Membership includes use of the swimming pool; indoor and outdoor tennis courts; weight and cardio equipment; racquetball courts; gymnasium spaces; multipurpose and dance room spaces; climbing wall; spin classes; and indoor jogging track.

How much is a membership?
See our list of fees for more information.

Are day passes available?
Day passes may be purchased for $12 per day or 10 visits for $80. You must be age 18 or older (or under the direct supervision of an adult) to purchase day passes.

Do I need a membership to use the swimming pool?
Faculty, staff, adjuncts, affiliates, and retirees do not need to purchase a membership to use the pool. Alumni, dual-enrolled students, and senior citizens older than 60, must purchase a Student Recreation Center membership or pay the daily fee.

Where can I purchase or change my membership?
Memberships may be purchased or renewed at the Front Desk of the Student Recreation Center during any operational hour.

What payment options are available?
Memberships may be paid for with cash, check, Visa, or MasterCard and is due at time of service.  We are unable to take payments from flex cash or as a bank auto-deduct.  Full-time (paid over 12 months) benefited faculty and staff may sign up for payroll deduction. 

Are family passes available?
We do not offer a family pass.

May I bring my children?
Members may bring their tax-dependent children up to age 19 for free during family hours. Outside of family hours, membership or day passes are required.  

When are free family hours?

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday: all open hours year round
  • Summer: all open hours
  • University breaks & holidays: all open hours
  • The pool offers family hours during Combo Swim.

What are the Free Family Hours for swimming?
Please note the pool is currently closed for maintenance.  Free Family Hours will be offered during combo and recreational swim times. During Family Hours, members can bring their tax-dependent children (to age 19) into the facility at no charge. Please note any minor swimmer needs to be actively supervised by a parent or guardian. In addition, Free Family Hours are a benefit to Recreation Center members--which includes students with active Bengal ID, current F/S, F/S spouses with current “F/S Spouse” Bengal ID, and monthly members with a white Rec Card. Day pass purchasers will need to purchase passes for kids entering the water, and punch pass users will need to use a punch for each child who swims. 

Why are children younger than 16 not allowed to take part in group exercise classes or use the strength/conditioning areas?
Group exercise classes and strength/conditioning areas are age-restricted because they are considered high-risk areas.

What if I lose my Bengal/membership card?
Replacement gym membership cards are available for $15.  Bengal ID replacement cards are available at Campus Connection in the Student Union.

How do I cancel my gym fee payroll deduction?
Complete the payroll deduct change form at the Student Rec Center Front Desk.  You can also email your request to camprec@isu.edu. 

Do I need to bring my Bengal/membership card to use the Student Recreation Center?
Bengal/membership cards are required for entrance and checking out equipment.

  • State tax is included in all membership prices.
  • Memberships may be purchased during any operational hour at the Student Rec Center Front Desk with cash, check, or Visa/MasterCard
  • Payroll deduction is available to full-time faculty/staff, starting at $10.76 per pay period.
  • Dual-enrolled, waived-fee, and reduced-fee students must provide proof of enrollment at ISU for the semester in which the membership will occur.
  • Gap or visiting students will need to provide proof of enrollment.  Students are eligible to purchase one "gap" membership per year (July 1-June 30).  Gap memberships will not be sold for consecutive semesters.
  • Alumni must present their Alumni Benefits Card or email confirmation of ISU Alumni Association membership at the time of gym membership purchase.
  • Dependents must present a photo ID with date of birth at the time of gym membership purchase.

 

Free Family Hours

Members may bring their tax-dependent children (to age 19) for free during family hours. Outside of family hours, membership or day passes are required.

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday: all open hours year round
  • Summer: all open hours
  • University breaks & holidays: all open hours
  • The pool offers family hours during Combo Swim.

 

Free Family Hours for swimming

The pool is currently closed for maintenance.

Free Family Hours will be offered during combo and recreational swim times. During Family Hours, members can bring their tax-dependent children (to age 19) into the facility at no charge. Please note any minor swimmer needs to be actively supervised by a parent or guardian. In addition, Free Family Hours are a benefit to Recreation Center members--which includes students with active Bengal ID, current F/S, F/S spouses with current “F/S Spouse” Bengal ID, and monthly members with a white Rec Card. Day pass purchasers will need to purchase passes for kids entering the water, and punch pass users will need to use a punch for each child who swims. 

 

Questions about policy changes should be directed to the Campus Recreation Business Office at 208-282-4854, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, or camprec@isu.edu.

 

 

Day pass purchase available at the Student Recreation Center Front Desk.

Patrons must be 18 or older (or under the direct supervision of an adult) to purchase a day pass.

Adult (Ages 16+)

$12

Minor (Ages 2-15)

$8

Current ISU Faculty or Staff
with FS Bengal ID

$8

ISU Alumni Association member**    

$8

10-visit punch pass

$80

Week Pass
7 consecutive days

$25

**ISU Alumni Association membership required for alumni rate.  Alumni must present their Alumni Benefits Card or email confirmation of ISU Alumni Association membership at the time of gym membership or day pass purchase.