Authorized Access to Campus Recreation Center (CRC) and Riverview Fitness Center (RFC)

Full-time UMass Lowell (UML) students, faculty, staff and adjunct faculty have access to the CRC on East Campus and RFC on South Campus at no additional cost. Part-time and continuing studies students who are matriculated in a program also have access. A valid student or staff UCARD is needed to gain admittance to either facility.

Campus Recreation Membership Options

Please note: Membership fees will be increasing on July 1, 2024.

Credit card payments preferred (No AMEX). No cash accepted.

Adult 18+ Alumni / Immediate Family Member Membership$120*$200$300---
Adult 18+ / Alumni / Immediate Family Member Rate Starting July 1, 2024$200*$300$450---
Masters Membership 55+$100*$150$200---
Masters Rate Starting July 1, 2024-$200$300---
MCC Student Membership---$100**--
Semester Break Membership----$40$100
Semester Break Rate Starting July 1, 2024----$75$200

*Three-month memberships require automatic monthly credit card payment (no AMEX). To cancel, email: at least two-weeks in advance of current membership term expiration date to avoid additional renewal fee.

**Prices for Middlesex Community College student memberships will be prorated halfway through each "trimester." For example memberships purchased on or after March 1, July 1 or November 1 will drop from $100 to $50.

Please Note:

  • Full or partial refunds are not provided.
  • When UML closes for snow during the semester, the CRC will typically open at 10 a.m. and the Riverview Fitness Center will typically open at 11 a.m.
  • When UML closes for snow during winter break, the CRC will close. Riverview Fitness Center is closed during winter break.
  • Visit our Campus Recreation website or follow us on Instagram @umlcampusrec for updates on facility hours and other important programs and services!

Member & Guest Policies

Eligibility Requirements

full-membershipAdult 18+ Alumni/Immediate Family Member Membership

  • UMass Lowell alumni or immediate family members of alumni, students, faculty or staff (18+)
  • University-approved affiliates (current approved groups include: LIRA, Aramark, Global Spectrum, 110 Canal St. employees, MCC faculty/staff, Navitas staff)

"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. "Immediate family members" are defined as spouses, parents, children, or siblings who live in the same house. Alumni from other UMass campuses are not eligible for the CRC alumni membership.

MCC-StudentMCC Student Membership

  • Current students from Middlesex Community College
  • Provide valid ID from MCC
  • Membership fees will be prorated halfway through each term. For example, on March 1, July 1, and November 1, the membership fee will drop from $100 to $50.
  • Parking is not included with this membership
  • Fall Trimester: Sept. 1 - Dec. 31
  • Spring Trimester: Jan. 2 - April 30
  • Summer Trimester: May 1 - Aug. 31

SeniorMasters Membership 55+

  • Community members 55+
  • This membership has restricted hours Monday - Friday: opening - 1 p.m. This restriction includes any group fitness classes that start after 1 p.m.
  • There are no access restrictions for weekend operating hours

Semester-BreakSemester Break Memberships

  • College students from other colleges & universities
  • Students must provide a valid college ID from their institution
  • Parking included
  • Winter and summer breaks only
    • Summer Break: mid-May (Reading Day) - August 30
    • Winter Break: mid-December (Reading Day) - Saturday prior to MLK day
    • Visit UML Fall Undergraduate Calendar to view current "Reading Day" start dates