Campus Recreation

Membership Options

Full Time Student/Faculty/Staff Memberships

All full-time UMass Lowell students, faculty, staff and adjunct faculty are considered members of the Recreation Center and also have access to the Riverview Fitness Center on South Campus. A valid student or staff ID (UCARD) is needed to gain admittance into the Campus Recreation Center or Riverview Fitness Center.

Full Membership (18+)

Eligibility Requirements:
  • UMass Lowell Alumni and immediate family members of UMass Lowell alumni who are 18 years or older 
  • Immediate family members 18 years or older of current UMass Lowell faculty, staff or students 
  • University Approved Affiliates (i.e. Aramark, Global Spectrum and 110 Canal St. Staff)

Note: "Alumni" is classified as someone who has graduated and earned a degree from UMass Lowell. If you simply attended classes at UMass Lowell but did not graduate, you would not be eligible to purchase a membership. 

Note: "Immediate family members" are defined as: Spouses, parents, children or siblings who live in the same house.

All CRC members have access to Costello Pool on North Campus during open pool hours.
Note: Campus Recreation does not prorate memberships.

Full membership rates are as follows:

  • *Monthly - $40 *credit card required (automatic monthly withdrawal). 30-day written notice required for cancellation; Minimum of 2 months required before cancellation.
  • 6 Month Membership - $200
  • 12 Month Membership - $300

Young Alumni Membership: $250 for a 1 Year Membership (NEW THIS YEAR!)

Alumni of UMass Lowell who have graduated within the past 5 years are eligible to purchase this 1-year membership to the Campus Recreation Center for $250. This is $50 cheaper than our 1-year full membership option for UMass Lowell alumni. If a young alumni wishes to sign up for a monthly or 6-month membership, they must purchase it under our Full Membership option and pay the applicable membership fee.

Part-Time/Continuing Education Membership

Part-time and Continuing Education students (who do not pay the activity fees) may purchase a Campus Recreation Center membership for $100 per semester and each summer at the Welcome Desk. Note: Campus Recreation does not pro-rate memberships.

  • Fall semester membership: September 1 - December 31
  • Spring semester membership January 2 - May 31
  • Summer membership: June 1 - August 31

Master's Membership (55+)

Seniors and retirees in the community 55 years and older can purchase our Master's membership. This membership allows entry into our facility from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday-Friday, normal hours on Saturday and Sunday. Masters members will also have access to Costello Pool during open pool hours. Master's membership rates are as follows:

  • *Monthly - $35 *credit card required (automatic monthly withdrawal). 30-day written notice required for cancellation; Minimum of 2 months required before cancellation.
  • 6 Month Membership - $150
  • 12 Month Membership - $200

College Student Winter & Summer Break Memberships

Students from other colleges and universities may purchase a membership to our facility during our winter and summer breaks. The cost is $40 for the winter break membership and $100 for the summer break membership. Students must provide current and valid college ID to purchase these membership.

Guest Policies

Any host can bring up to two guests into the Campus Recreation Center each day. A $10 guest fee is required for each guest and they must present a valid picture ID showing they are 18 years or older. The host must accompany their guests at all times. The host takes full responsibility for his/her guest's actions and are also responsibility for conveying facility policies to their guest(s). Upon the host departing from the facility, the guest must also depart the facility. Guests can re-enter the facility with their host during the date of purchase if they bring their receipt and valid ID.

Parking Policies

CRC and Master's Members have access to park in the CRC Lot, East Campus Garage and the Perkins Street Lot on East Campus. Members will receive a parking hang tag to display in their rear view mirror.

CRC members now have 10 designated parking spots in the CRC lot that are reserved for them Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Please note : Paying for a CRC or Master's membership does not guarantee a parking spot for our members, just the access to park in the designated lots when available. There are instances where the lots will be unavailable for University events or programs. The parking lots may also be full from time to time as faculty and staff have access to park in these same lots. To view parking lots members are eligible to park in, please go to: UMass Lowell Maps.

CRC and Master's members interested in using Costello Pool can request additional parking access for the Riverside Lot on North Campus near the pool. If you would like this access added to your CRC ID card, simply contact us!

Member Services