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Recreation Services Membership Usage + Fees

Student Recreation Center Memberships

Membership Packages

Currently-enrolled ESU students have access to the facilities with their Hornet ID card.

Rec Center Membership

Graduate Student + Summer Student

$13/month or $32/summer semester

Faculty + Staff

$19/month; $70/semester; $192/year;
(payroll deduction) $6.68/paycheck

ESU Alumni/Affiliate

$32/month; $123/semester; $256/year

Single Day Pass

Guest $5; Faculty/Staff $2

Personal Training

3 Weeks $70; 6 Weeks $130

Recreation Services Membership Card




All current undergraduate on-campus fee-paying students are granted access to the ESU Student Recreation & Fitness Center. Students that are not current undergraduate on-campus fee-paying students must meet the following to purchase a membership.

  • Currently enrolled Graduate Student (Graduate Students do not pay Recreation Services Fees).
  • Students enrolled for the Fall Semester that are not fee-paying students during the Summer Semester.


Currently employed Emporia State University Faculty & Staff, Emeriti and Adjunct Faculty and Instructors.


An Alumni / Affiliate is anyone that falls under the following outline and is above the age of 18.

  • Emporia State Alumni Association Members.
  • Spouse, Partner or Family Member of current ESU Student, Faculty & Staff or ESU Alumni Association Members that possess an active membership.
  • Members of Interfaith Council (Campus Ministries).
  • Current ESU House Moms & Spouse/Partner of house moms.


ESU retired employees are granted membership to the ESU Student Recreation & Fitness Center at no cost as part of your retiree benefit package.

  • To qualify for the Retiree Membership, retirees must be coded as a retiree in HRS.


A Guest is an individual that does not fall under the Faculty/Staff, Alumni or Affiliate definitions. Guest must be accompanied by a current Recreation Services Member at all times and are only eligible to purchase the $5 Day Pass.