Memberships

Family, Spouse, Partner in Civil Union, and Partner in a Domestic Partnership

Memberships are available for family and spouses, partners in a civil union, domestic partners, or dependents of current NIU students, faculty/staff, alumni, retirees, and Campus Recreation community members. Spouses, partners in a civil union, domestic partners, and dependents must present their NIU OneCard to access the Student Recreation Center or Chick Evans Field House.

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Spouse/Partner in Civil Union/Partner in a Domestic Partnership

Annual: $240 (includes new amenities)
Valid for one year from date of purchase

Mid Semester Spring 2014: $50
March 3 - May 10

Dependents (ages 17-24)

Annual: $240 (includes new amenities)

Valid for one year from date of purchase

Mid Semester Spring 2014: $50
March 3 - May 10

One-time NIU OneCard Fee: $5
Required at the time of membership purchase. Family members, spouse, partner in a civil union and domestic partners must take their membership receipt to the NIU OneCard Office within three business days of membership purchase to pick up their NIU OneCard.  The OneCard Office is open at 8:15 a.m. and closes at 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, during the school year.

Family (ages 16 and under)

Children can access the Student Recreation Center with their Campus Recreation member parent/guardian from 6:00 a.m.. - 2:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and all day Friday through Sunday, and during NIU interim sessions. Children can swim in Anderson or Gabel pools with their Campus Recreation member parent/guardian during Friday evening and weekend swim hours and during NIU interim sessions. Children cannot have a membership without their parents having purchased a membership.

Family Membership (1-4 Children)

Annual: $150
Valid for one year from date of purchase

Spring 2014: $60
January 2 - May 10

Frequently Asked Questions About Family, Spouse, Partner in a Civil Union, Partners in a Domestic Partnership, and Dependent Memberships

Can I payroll deduct my spouse, partner in a civil union, domestic partner, significant other, dependent, or family membership?

No. Payroll deduction is available for NIU faculty and staff memberships only.

Where can I park when I come to work out?

The parking lots in front of both the Student Recreation Center and Chick Evans Field House are for persons with blue and yellow parking passes. Except for metered parking, permits are required to park on campus. All Campus Recreation members for the Student Recreation Center, Field House, and pools must pick up a parking form at the Student Recreation Center Service Counter, and complete and submit it to Parking Services prior to purchasing a parking pass. There is a parking pass discount for Campus Recreation members.

Metered parking spaces are also available at the Student Recreation Center and are designated by large white signs. Anyone can park in the metered parking spots. Fees for metered spots are $.25 per 15 minutes for up to two hours. The meter for the designated spots is located to the left of the front doors of the Student Recreation Center.

Parking along Stadium Drive East is for blue, yellow, and brown permit parking. Lot K, located south of Stadium Drive, is designated for yellow, brown, and orange permit parking.

Visit Parking Services for more information and parking maps.

Can I bring in a guest?

Yes. Spouses, partners in a civil union, domestic partners, and dependents with valid Campus Recreation memberships can sign in a guest. Your guest must be with you when purchasing a guest pass and must provide a valid photo ID. You will also be asked to show your valid OneCard. Guest passes are $8.00 for one calendar day or $60 for a 15-Visit Pass. By signing in a guest you are taking responsibility for their person while they are in Campus Recreation facilities.