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Member Services

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

Full-time UMass Lowell students, faculty, staff and adjunct faculty are considered members of the CRC on East Campus and RFC on South Campus at no additional cost. A valid student or staff UCARD is needed to gain admittance into either location.

CAMPUS RECREATION CENTER (CRC) MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

Membership3-Month6-Month1-YearFallWinterSpringSummer
Full (18+)$120*$200$300----
emptyMaster' (55+)$100*$150$200----
First-Year Alumni--$250----
Part-Time / Continuing Ed---$100-$100$100
MCC Student---$100-$100$100
Non-UMass Lowell College Student----$40-$100

* Three month memberships require an automatic monthly credit card withdrawal every 3 months. To cancel this membership, simply email: Julie_Kelly@uml.edu at least 2 weeks in advance of current membership expiration date to avoid being charged subsequent three-month membership fee.

Membership FAQ

  • Refunds are not given once a membership is purchased and we do not prorate memberships if you wish to cancel; please select the right term membership that suits you best.
  • When the University closes due to snow, check our website for any change in our operating hours. Important facility updates will be posted to our main Campus Recreation webpage or you can follow our current updates on our Twitter handle.

Guest & Parking Policies

Eligibility Requirements

Full Membership (18+)

  • 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. 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.

First Year Alumni Membership

Alumni of UMass Lowell who have graduated within the past 12 months 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 (which all alumni are eligible to purchase). If a first-year alumni wishes to sign up for a monthly or 6-month membership, they must purchase our Full Membership and pay the applicable fee. Please Note: Any alumni who has graduated more than 12 months ago is eligible to purchase any of our Full Membership options.

Part-time / Continuing Education Membership

Part-time and continuing education students who are non-degree (non-matriculated) may purchase a CRC membership for $100 on a trimester basis. Membership dates are listed in the chart below. Half way through each trimester, the fee will be prorated by 50%. 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: September 1 - December 31
  • Spring Trimester: January 2 - April 30
  • Summer Trimester: May 1 - August 31

MCC Student Membership

Current students from Middlesex Community College may purchase this membership on a trimester basis to the CRC. Membership dates are listed in the chart below. Half way through each trimester, the fee will be prorated by 50%. 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. A valid MCC Student ID is required.

  • Fall Trimester: September 1 - December 31
  • Spring Trimester: January 2 - April 30
  • Summer Trimester: May 1 - August 31

Master's Membership (55+)

Community members 55 years and older are eligible for this membership. Master's members can only enter the CRC weekdays between 6:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. There are no access restrictions to the CRC during our weekend operating hours.

Non-UMass Lowell College Student Membership

Students from other colleges and universities may purchase this membership during our winter and summer breaks. These students must provide a valid college ID from their current university to purchase this membership.