Rec Cen Memberships

The Department of Recreation offers 1-month3-month or Annual memberships. All membership terms begin on the date of purchase. Only two 1 month memberships may be purchased in any calendar year.

All Memberships can be purchased in person at the Recreation Center's Customer Service Center. Please check hours and location.

Community (Annual, 3-month) and Faculty/Staff (Annual, 3-month) memberships can be renewed online by visiting our Registration Portal. Details on how to renew these memberships can be downloaded here: How To Renew a Membership Online. *Please take note that in order to renew memberships online, you must do so before the expiration date*

If bringing a child/teen under the age of 18 who is not a dependent (ie. family friend's child, nephew, etc) then a waiver still needs to be signed by parent/legal guardian. Waiver can be printed and completed by clicking: Waiver of Liability release form before entering the Recreation Complex. Children must have this form signed by a parent/legal guardian. 

2018 Rec Cen Calendar

Standard Membership Prices


Affiliation

1 Month
(2 per calendar year)


3 Month


Annual

 UCSB Student

N/A

N/A

N/A

 UCSB Faculty & Staff

$35

$90

$300

 Spouse of UCSB Student

$35

$90

$300

 UCSB Alumni
 (With validation from Mosher Alumni House)

$50

$125

$450

 Sponsored Member

$50

$125

$450

 Community

$60

$155

$575

Day Pass
(
All Day Pass patrons are required to follow the policies of Rec Cen Rules. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the Rec Cen)

Adult Day Pass

$15 

Teen Day Pass
(13-17 yrs old)

$10 

Child Day Pass
(16 yrs old and younger)

$8 

 Note: Children/Teens are only permitted within the facility 10am-6pm on the weekends during the academic year. Parent or legal guardian must be present to enroll children and teens for Day Pass and sign waiver of liability. Adults 18 years of age and older may purchase a Recreation Center Day Pass. The Day Pass fee will not be deducted from future membership purchase. Day Passes will expire at closing of date activated, it is not valid for a 24 hour period.

Summer Membership Prices

Summer Memberships*
The Department of Recreation offers Summer memberships that typically run from the middle of June through mid-September, at which time children are allowed to use many of the recreation facilities. Summer Family Memberships are sold in the beginning of June at the Recreation Center's Customer Service Center. The Customer Service Center (CSC) is open: Mon-Fri: 8:30am-7pm and the first Saturday of each month. Contact (805) 893-3738 for additional information.

 Affiliate  Summer Session A
(Jun 25-Aug 6)
 Summer Session B
(Aug 6-Sept 16)
 Full Summer
(Jun 25 - Sept 16)

 Non-Registered UCSB Student

$30

$30

$60

 Note: UCSB Students enrolled in either Summer Session A or B will be admitted all summer with their Access Card or photo ID. Students not enrolled in Summer Sessions may purchase a Student Summer Membership. Proof of enrollment from Spring OR Fall must be provided at time of purchase.
 
Summer Family Membership
(New Members)
 UCSB Faculty & Staff

 
 N/A N/A $270
 UCSB Alumni
 (with validation from Mosher Alumni House)
 N/A  N/A  $325
Community

 
N/A N/A $355
 Teen Pass
 (age 13-17)
N/A  N/A  $80
 
 Current Members Adding Family
 UCSB Student

 
N/A N/A $170
 UCSB Faculty & Staff

 
N/A N/A $190
 UCSB Alumni
 
(with validation from Mosher Alumni House)
N/A N/A $210
Community

 
N/A N/A $235
 Note: Valid for two adults and all children living in the household. Children/Dependents 18 or older will be charged an additional $60 each. Current members may add children to existing membership for $55 per child. Children may only enter the Rec Cen after 10am.
 
 Current Members Adding Children/Dependents
 Single Child Summer Pass
(age 17 & under)
N/A N/A $55
 Single Dependent Summer Pass
 (age 18-23)
N/A N/A $60
 Multiple Child Summer Pass
 (age 17 & under)
N/A N/A $110
 Multiple Dependent Summer Pass
 (age 18-23)
N/A N/A $120
 Note: Parent or legal guardian must be present to enroll children and teens for the membership and sign waiver of liability.
 
 Summer Day Pass
(
All Day Pass patrons are required to follow the policies of Rec Cen Rules. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the Rec Cen)
 Adult                       $15 
 
 Teen
(age 13-17)
                      $10
 Children
(age 12 and under)
                       $8
 Note: Children/Teens are only permitted within the facility Mon-Thurs: 10 am - 9 pm; Fri: 10 am-8:30 pm; Sat & Sun: 10am - 8:30 pm. Including Child/Teen/Dependent of Current Full-Time UCSB Student.

Determining Membership Eligibility Group

Community
Anyone not directly affiliated (Student, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Retiree, etc) with the university.

Dependent
Child/teen (under the age of 18) under the supervision of a legal guardian. Children 13-17 years of age must have a parents or guardian on the premises. Children under the age of 13 years must have direct parental supervision at all times. 

Faculty & Staff
UCSB faculty or staff with at least a 50% campus appointment.

Non-Registered Student
UCSB students not enrolled in class during the term they wish to have access to the recreation center may purchase a membership at a reduced rate. Students must provide proof of either previous or subsequent quarter registration.

Retiree
Any retired UC Campus or Office of the President (UCOP) faculty/staff member. Must show proof of retired status.

Sponsored
The spouse or Domestic Partner of a UCSB faculty/staff member. Must show proof of marriage or California Domestic Partner Registration.

Student
UCSB student enrolled in at least 12 units and their student fees are up to date. Students not enrolled in at least 12 unites (full-time) must purchase a "Non-Registered Student" membership in order to have access to the recreation complex.

Note: Must have UCSB Perm Number to qualify. Only available in quarter immediately after graduation or if student is not registered for current quarter but can show proof of registration from previous quarter.

UCSB Alumni
Any graduate from UCSB. In order to validate alumni status individuals must visit Mosher Alumni House to receive printed/email verification. Additionally, anyone who purchased an Alumni Association Membership prior to Nov 1, 2017 (including non-UCSB alumni) and has an active recreation membership, may continue to renew their membership at the alumni rate.
Note: Alumni Association Memberships must be maintained and NOT overlap in order to keep alumni rate.

UC Reciprocity
During the academic year, visiting full-time students, faculty and staff with valid UC IDs and membership at their recreation center, will be admitted at no charge to rec sports facilities system-wide. Faculty and staff should attain a UC visitors pass from the membership office at their respected recreation facility. At specialty facilities, i.e. aquatic centers, equestrian centers, etc., the visiting students may participate by paying the standard campus student rate.

UC Reciprocity is meant for those students, faculty and staff that are traveling or visiting other UC schools on an occasional basis. Access for extended periods (more than 1 week) may require the purchase of an applicable membership. UC Reciprocity does not extend to the Hastings School of Law and excludes participation in IM Sports and Sport Clubs.

Other Eligibility Groups
The Department of Recreation at UCSB serves and offers a variety of membership opportunities to various campus and community groups. If you have any questions on what type of membership you are eligible for please feel free to contact our Customer Service Center at: (805) 893-3738

Membership Policies and Information

Refund Policy

Membership refunds are reviewed and granted only at the discretion of the administrative supervisor. Refund request forms can be picked-up and submitted in person at the Customer Service Center (CSC) or the form can be found online and emailed to Jarrell.garcia@recreation.ucsb.edu. Submitting a refund form DOES NOT GUARANTEE A REFUND. All refunds are subject to the following policies:

  • Notification of refund status will be sent via email once processed.
  • Membership Refunds can NOT be transferred across programs/services.
  • Refunds for short-term memberships (1-month and 3-month) are NOT available; excluding unprecedented circumstances. There are NO refunds for day passes.
  • Refunds for annual memberships will only be considered by the administrative supervisor for following reasons within the first 5-months and will be subject to a one month cancellation and $10 administration fee: 
    • Changes in medical condition resulting in physical limitations
      • Medical conditions require doctors note to be submitted at time of refund request form submission.
    • Relocation
  • Refunds, if given, take four to six weeks to process through university accounting.
  • If granted, the refund will be sent to the address provided on the submitted refund request form.
Cancellation Policy
  • All cancellations must be made in writing (e-mails will be accepted).
  • Patrons on the annual Payroll Deduction membership will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee and it will be deducted from your paycheck for early cancellation. 
    • A Payroll Deduction form must be picked-up and completed at the Customer Service Center (CSC) in order to process a cancellation. 
    • PD memberships can take one billing cycle for the request to be processed by campus payroll. 



Prices are subject to change at the discretion of the Governance Board.
Memberships are non-transferable.