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The Recreation Center is free to University of Michigan-Flint students attending classes for the current semester. Students not currently enrolled, as well as university faculty, staff, their families, and the general public may use the facility by purchasing a membership.

Membership Rates

Prices listed are per person. Ages 62 and over, as well as children 12 and under, receive 50% off the listed prices. The Rec Center does not currently offer day passes, but all are welcome to purchase memberships.

Member TypeAnnualPerpetualMonth-to-Month
UM Alumni$340$33$42
Special Status$25

Membership Type Definitions

  • University: Includes UM faculty, staff and household members of currently enrolled students on any UM campus.
  • Special Status: Any UM-Flint student who is not taking classes in the current academic semester, but was/is registered in the previous/next semester, is eligible to purchase a Special Status membership for one semester. University of Michigan students from the Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses who are registered in the current semester and UM-Flint contract employees are also eligible. Membership must be paid on a monthly basis in order to ensure eligibility.

Payment Options

Payment may be made via cash, check, or credit card. Memberships are sold in lengths of a single month, one year, or perpetual (automatic monthly payments or payroll deductions).

  • Annual Membership: A one-year, annual membership begins from the date that the membership is purchased. The total membership fee must be paid in full to receive this discounted rate, and will automatically expire at the end of the one-year period, unless renewed.
  • Perpetual Membership: On-going membership service paid through an automatic monthly payment. The first month is paid at the time of registration. The subsequent payments may be charged to a credit card or deducted from a checking or savings account around the 25th of each month. University of Michigan employees also have the option of payroll deduction. Fees may be applied to suspend perpetual memberships and/or for failed payments. Monthly deductions continue until notification has been received to cancel. Memberships cancelled before 12 months subject to a $25 early termination fee.
  • Month-to-Month Membership: Valid one month from the date of purchase, and will automatically expire at the end of the one-year period, unless renewed.
  • Recreational Services Policies

Locker Prices

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Recreation Center community members must display a parking hang tag and abide by the following parking policies (see the campus map for more information):

  • Monday-Thursday between 8 a.m. & 5 p.m. – Parking is available anywhere in the Mill Street Parking Deck except in otherwise designated spaces.
  • Before 8 a.m. & after 5 p.m. weekdays, all day Fridays & weekends – Parking is also allowed in Lot A (the flat lot adjacent to the Recreation Center) or in the Mill Street Parking Deck. 
  • Handicap Parking – available in the Mill Street Parking Deck.  
  • UM-Flint Students and Faculty/Staff – must park in areas designated for their respective parking permits.