Free daily-use locker service
Free raquetball and squash court usage
Free recreational swimming during informal swimming hours
Free sports equipment checkout service
Family Weekend Memberships available
Free recreational gym court use during informal recreation hours
Free Group Exercise classes
Access to extra programs at published member rates
Ability to sponsor guests on a daily basis
Access to equipment rentals at the Outing Rental Center and participation in Outdoor Adventure Programs
Students currently registered at VCU have full access to Rec Sports facilities and programs at no additional cost. This includes students from both the MCV Campus and Monroe Park Campus, full-time, part-time, graduate, undergraduate, and special students. Membership in Rec Sports is included in the student activity fee.Currently enrolled, non-fee paying students may join on a semester basis. Students who are not registered in summer sessions (yet were enrolled in the previous spring semester) retain their membership until the beginning of the fall semester. Non-fee paying students may purchase a membership for $66.67 per semester/summer.
Currently employed faculty and staff of VCU and VCU Health System are eligible to purchase a Recreational Sports membership for access to facilities and programs. This includes full-time, part-time, house staff, adjunct, emeritus, visiting and retired faculty, classified and hourly staff, and employees of the VCU Health System, and Virginia Biotechnology Research Park employees. Selected full-time contact employees are eligible for membership.
Staff in their first four months of employment are eligible for a one month trial membership. All faculty/staff who have not previously been Rec. Sports members are eligible for a one week trial membership. Fill out a membership/payroll deduction form at our service desk, and if you choose to continue your membership after the trial period ends, your membership will be processed.
Recreational Sports members can sponsor one other individual of their choice over the age of 18 as a Plus One member for an additional fee. The sponsoring member can pay via check at the time of registration, or choose VCU/VCUHS payroll deduction. The Plus One member will be required to purchase a Recreational Sports membership Card for $15 from the VCU Card Office. For full details contact Doris Bryant at (804) 828-6397.
Graduates of Virginia Commonwealth University, both Monroe Park and MCV Campuses, are eligible to purchase a limited number of Recreational Sports memberships. Alumni Association members receive a significant discount on Recreational Sports memberships.
Annual memberships are valid from September 1 to August 31. New memberships are prorated on the first day of each month.
|Faculty and Staff, MCV Physicians, VCU retiree/emeritus||$200|
|Faculty/Staff Plus One Member (for all categories listed above)
Please note: this fee is in addition to the Faculty/Staff membership fee
|Fee Paying Students||Included in Student Fees|
|Student Plus One Member||Sold only by the semester|
|Non-Fee Paying Student||Sold only by the semester|
|Alumni Association Member||$240|
|Alumni Non-Association Member||$335|
|Alumni Plus One Member
note: this is in addition to the Alumni membership fee
|Research Park Employee||$335|
|VCU Non-Employee Database||$335|
|Family Weekend Adult Membership||$120|
|Family Weekend Membership per Child||$40|
|Family Weekend family member guest fee||$10 per person over age 18|
|Family Weekend family member guest fee||$5 per person under age 18|
All memberships can be processed the same day by going to either Recreational Sports facility. Membership contracts are not available online. All persons except VCU Students will need to complete a membership contract. Student spring semester fees cover summer membership fees.
Recreational Sports members may sponsor one guest for $10 per day, or $5 if the guest has a valid ID from another college. The member must be in the facility at the same time as their guest.
The weekend is defined as Saturday and Sunday, during our hours of operation.
Recreational Sports members are entitled to purchase one adult Family Weekend Membership for an immediate family member over the age of 18. This will give the family member access to all Recreational Sports facilities on Saturdays and Sundays. This member must purchase a VCU ID card.
Recreational Sports members are entitled to purchase one child Family Weekend Membership for each child under the age of 18 that said member lives with and/or is financially responsible for.
An adult over the age of 18 must be present in the activity area where the child is located. Parents are responsible for the supervision and actions of their children at all times. Parents are responsible for assuring that children are participating in activities that are appropriate for their age and ability.
Final determination of eligibility for these memberships will be determined by the Membership Services Coordinator.
Rental lockers are available at both the Cary Street Gym and MCV Campus Recreation and Aquatic Center.
|Cary Street Gym and MCV Campus Rec East Locker Rooms||Rate||Size|
|MCV Campus Rec West Locker Room|
New Membership Rates in effect Sept 1, 2011
Work Out Where You Work - VCU Faculty and Staff
Cary Street Gym
Cary Street Gym
101 South Linden St.
P.O. Box 842029
Richmond, VA 23284-2029
Phone: (804) 827-1100
MCV Campus Recreation & Aquatic Center
Jonah L. Larrick Student Center
900 Turpin Street, P.O. Box 980619
Richmond, VA 23298
Phone: (804) 828-6100