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Memberships must be purchased in-person during Membership Services Hours ; a photo ID for each member is required at the time of purchase. Those reactivating their membership due to being "on hold" from the COVID-19 closure will need to stop by the Membership Desk to pay new monthly charges, sign the new waiver and take a new photo. If you have questions, email us.
Any adult who does not have an affiliation with the University through other categories is eligible for the community rate but are required to pay a non-refundable initiation fee at the time of joining. Community memberships are valid during all facility hours. Membership rates are subject to change.
Blue Membership access hours; slight adjustment in evening hours to accommodate facility closing times during summer and academic breaks.
To receive the member rate for specialty programs and fitness services, any program or appointment for which the blue member registers must take place during Blue membership access hours. The non-member rate will be charged for all program registrations and fitness services outside of Blue access hours.
The initiation fee for all limited access community members and their Spouse/SDA, Dependent is due at the time of joining. Initiation fees are in place to allow non-University personnel access to the facility and are non-refundable.
*Monthly Membership Policies
Spouse or Unrelated Second Domiciled Adult (SDA)
Children and/or Dependents of Members
Try us out at no cost to find out what a Ray membership can mean for you! We offer a free one-week trial for Faculty/Staff new to DePaul or to The Ray.
Current DePaul faculty/staff may purchase a self-sponsored single entry pass for $7 a visit. A valid DePaul ID must be presented. Member guest policies apply.
Who Qualifies as DePaul Faculty/Staff?
The faculty/staff rate is available to current DePaul University employees, university retirees, sub-contracted employees (minimum of 20 hours per week), Vincentians, and Friends of DePaul working on campus.
**Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall 2022 Quarterly Access Dates: Friday, August 26, 2022-Monday, January 9, 2023
Spouses or unrelated SDAs of members may purchase a membership at a matching rate (e.g., spouse/SDA of a faculty/staff member would pay $385 for an annual pass). To establish eligibility an affidavit of eligibility must be completed and verifying documentation presented (marriage license, civil union certificate must be shown, or two recent documents showing a current shared address)
Children/Dependents of Members
Please refer to children/dependent policies for more information.
Full-time undergraduate students have membership fees included in their tuition package.
Graduate, part-time undergraduate, and law students have the option to purchase a membership each quarter/semester enrolled.
Spouse or Unrelated Second Domiciled Adult (SDA)Spouses or unrelated SDAs of students may purchase a membership at a matching rate (i.e., spouse/SDA of a student member would pay $88 for a quarterly pass). To establish eligibility an affidavit of eligibility must be completed and verifying documentation presented (i.e. marriage license, civil union certificate must be shown, or two recent documents showing a current shared address).
Off-quarterStudents not enrolled for the current quarter may purchase a membership at the voluntary student rate with proof of enrollment for the previous or upcoming quarter.
Student Membership Rates
Self-sponsored single entry passes are available to part-time, graduate, and law students for $7. A valid DePaul student ID is required for entrance.
Not a DePaul student but living in the Lincoln Park area? Join us at The Ray.
You may purchase a Visiting Student membership and take advantage of all the facilities the Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center has to offer. Your membership will provide access to our fitness classes, cardio and weight equipment, indoor track and pool, racquetball courts, Atrium games like ping pong, foosball, and pop-a-shot as well as the basketball/volleyball/badminton courts. If you're living in or near Lincoln Park, this is the place for you!
To qualify for a fall or winter/spring membership, visiting students must present a valid student ID from their college or university and proof of enrollment for that semester. To qualify for a summer membership, visiting students need to present a valid student ID from their college or university.
Rosalind Franklin students qualify for the DePaul voluntary student rate.
Winter: January 2, 2023 - March 26, 2023
Interested in giving the gift of wellness? Gift cards can be purchased in any denomination and be used for membership, classes, personal training, nutritional counseling, outdoor rentals or trips and pro-shop items! All gift cards are non-refundable. For more information contact Membership Services at email@example.com
If you would like to cancel your membership, please complete the cancellation request form. Cancellation forms must be received by the 15th of your final month of use so that you will not be charged at the beginning of the next month. Cancellations received after the 15th WILL be charged the following month and billing will be then be discontinued. See Membership Policies for full cancellation information.
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