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The Student Recreation Center Aquatics Center will be closed May 20th-24th due to the Evansdale Campus Steam shutdown. Students and Members will have access to the Mylan Park Aquatic Center during this time. Please note building temperatures in Rec Center will be cooler than normal during this time. 
For more information, please visit our Facility Impacts page



WVU students with valid Mountaineer Cards are automatically members through payment of tuition and “Campus Fees” when currently registered for classes. If a student does not pay "Campus Fees," they may purchase a semester membership for $110.00/per semester. Must be enrolled in classes to qualify. 


Employees must present verification of current West Virginia University employment (a valid Mountaineer Card with employee designation satisfies this requirement) and pay the membership fee. Once eligibility is confirmed and your fee is paid, eligibility will be added to your employee identification card through the Mountaineer Card Office. Spouses/Partners and/or family members will be issued photo ID cards through the SRC Membership Office.

Approved University Affiliate groups are also eligible for a membership. University Affiliate Groups include WVU Ruby Hospital, WVU Medical Corporation, WVU Foundation, WV Geological Survey, WVU Research Corporation, WVU Faculty / Staff Retirees, WVNET.

SilverSneakers is a FREE fitness program provided by dozens of insurance plans. 1 in 5 people 65 and older are eligible. As a SilverSneakers member, you enjoy free access to thousands of gyms, fitness classes designed especially for you, SilverSneakers On-Demand video workouts and so much more. 

Silver Sneakers Information

Basic Information

WVU Students, WVU Faculty/Staff and our approved WVU Affiliate groups are eligible to sponsor and enroll memberships for their spouses/partners or dependents. A WVU student/employee must be present at the time of a spouse/partner’s first membership purchase and must show valid documentation.  

Valid Documentation Examples

  • Piece of mail or lease with both people’s names on it
  • driver’s license with the same last name

Dependent Information

  • A dependent is defined as someone who lives with a member on either a permanent or temporary basis.
  • Dependents must be under the age of 24. 
  • Dependents who qualify and are over the age of 24 will pay Head of Household/Partner Spouse pricing rates. Our family dependent membership is a flat rate for all dependents. 
  • There is no charge for dependents under the age of 5. 
  • Birth certificates are required for the first purchase of a dependent membership. 


To learn more about membership pricing and how to enroll, visit our Membership Fees & Enrollment page.

Membership Fees & Enrollment


Members can enroll in a membership at the Student Recreation Center or Downtown Fitness Center Front Desk during operational hours. Please come prepared with required documentation and have any partners/dependents present at the time of enrollment. 


A WVU student/employee must be present at the time of a spouse/partner’s first membership purchase and must show valid documentation.  Examples include a piece of mail or lease with both people’s name on it or driver’s licenses with the same last name. Birth certificates are required for the first purchase of a dependent membership.