Campus Recreation values the Mary Washington and Fredericksburg communities, which is why we offer memberships to a wide variety of individuals. Take advantage of the opportunity to stay involved with the community and be a part of all of the wonderful changes happening in the Fitness Center and within Campus Recreation.

Member Benefits

Moving your body frequently in a way that you enjoy can work wonders for your physical health as well as your mental, social, and emotional well-being. Science shows that active individuals experience better sleep, better stress management, and a higher quality of life. Your membership will get you access to the recreational spaces in the Fitness Center and Goolrick Hall including strength and cardio equipment, basketball courts, the pool, locker rooms, and studio spaces.

Membership Types

Community Memberships

Community memberships are available to anyone who lives locally and has no affiliation to UMW. This includes, but is not limited to, Mary Washington Healthcare staff, Germanna Community College faculty, staff and students, and Geico summer interns. (See FAQ for information on our facility age restrictions).

12 Month – $200
Semester – $100
30 Day – $40
Summer – $50

Alumni & Long Term Guest Memberships

Alumni memberships are available to anyone who has graduated from UMW. Alumni Long Term Guest memberships are available to family members of an alumni with an active membership (See FAQ for information on our facility age restrictions). These memberships have the same pricing structure.

12 Month – $150
Semester – $60
30 Day – $20
Summer – $15

UMW Faculty, Staff & Secondary Cardholder Memberships

At this time, UMW employees have free memberships to the Fitness Center.

Secondary Cardholder Memberships
Each UMW employee may request one “secondary ID” cardholder through Human Resources and the EagleONE ID office. A secondary cardholder can be a spouse or family member who is of the appropriate age to use the UMW Fitness Center, as noted in our facility policies. The secondary cardholder membership is the same price as a faculty/staff membership which, at this time, is free.

To obtain the secondary cardholder membership, the UMW employee and their intended secondary cardholder should visit Human Resources in George Washington Hall to get the appropriate form, fill it out, and then head to the EagleONE ID office in Lee Hall office 110 between 9am-5pm Monday-Friday to obtain the secondary ID EagleONE card. After the card is obtained, the secondary cardholder may follow the steps to setting up a member profile.

Retiree Memberships

Retiree memberships are available to those who have retired from working at UMW. The retiree membership is the same price as a faculty/staff membership which, at this time, is free.

UMW Student & Long Term Guest Memberships

Access to the Fitness Center is granted to students enrolled in the present semester.

Summer Student Memberships
Memberships are available during the summer for those students who are not enrolled in summer classes but wish to use the Fitness Center. A summer student membership is $15.

Student Long Term Guest Memberships
Students may sponsor a long term guest. Student Long Term Guest memberships are available to family members/significant others of a currently enrolled UMW student (See age restrictions document for policies on children).

12 Month – $150
Semester – $60
30 Day – $20
Summer – $15

Temporary Guests

Fitness Center members may sponsor a guest for $5 per day. This payment is accepted in cash, credit, or EagleONE in person at the Fitness Center.


Getting started

Creating A Member Profile

To purchase a membership, you must have a profile in our member portal. To create a new member profile, please complete this form:

New Member Profile Request

If you would like to purchase a membership to the UMW Fitness Center, the first step is to have a profile in the Campus Recreation member portal. If you have not created a profile before, please fill out the form below. If you have, please log into the Campus Recreation member portal using your username and password.
  • If you intend to purchase a Long Term Guest or Secondary Cardholder membership (linked to an Alumni, Student, or Faculty/Staff/Retiree), then please write the name of the UMW person you are sponsored by.
  • If you have a UMW ID in your name of any kind (Secondary Cardholder, Alumni, Retired Staff, etc.), please type the 16-digit number located on the front bottom to your EagleONE card. We will link this card to your profile once it is created. If you do not own a UMW ID card, leave this section blank and we will print a Fitness Center membership card for you after you have purchased a membership.

Purchasing A Membership

First, you must have a profile in our member portal. If you do not have an existing profile, please follow the instructions under the “Creating A Member Profile” tab.

Once you have a profile, please follow these steps to purchase your membership:

  1. Visit and log in to your account using the username and password you received after your profile was created.
  2. From the home page, click on the “Memberships & Passes” button.
  3. Click on the membership/pass you would like to purchase.
  4. Follow the steps to checkout, which includes visiting an external site that processes your payment.
  5. Once your payment is successfully submitted, you should receive a successful transaction page and confirmation emails.
  6. Upon your next visit to the Fitness Center, inform the staff that you have purchased a membership and you need a Fitness Center member ID card (if you don’t already have an EagleONE ID). If you are an alumni, secondary cardholder, or retiree with a UMW-issued ID card, please bring that with you and the staff member will assign that card to your member profile.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can my child get a membership to the Fitness Center?
A. Children under the age of 16 are not permitted to exercise in the Fitness Center, but can participate in open recreation swim or basketball if accompanied by their parent/sponsor. Children ages 16-17 must have an active membership and must be accompanied by their sponsor who has an active membership while they are in the Fitness Center and Goolrick. Children 18 years and older must have an active membership and can visit the Fitness Center without their parent/sponsor.

Q. Can I attend fitness classes with my membership?
A. Fitness classes are not included in our memberships, but they are available for $10. If you wish to try a fitness class one time, there is a $5 drop-in fee that can be paid at the front desk.

Q. Do I get a locker and towel service with my membership?
A. Half size lockers are available in the hallway and locker rooms at no additional cost. Full size lockers and towel service are available for purchase. For more information on our locker and towel services, visit our facility webpage.

Q. How does parking work?
A. Overnight and frequent visitors need a UMW parking permit. Visitor passes can be obtained at the Parking Management office in Lee Hall 201B, the University Police Department in Brent Hall, and the Eagle Landing front desk. Vehicle information will be required. Additionally, all on campus parking lots are available for parking during evening events on campus. This information was taken from the UMW Parking web page.

Q. Why do you have limited hours on breaks and during the summer?
A. The UMW Fitness Center is a student-focused facility. During breaks, our primary users, the students, are not around to utilize or staff the facilities.

Q. What are the rules of the Fitness Center?
A. Check our all of our facility policies here!

Contact Us!

If you’d like to speak with someone in Campus Recreation, please email or call 540-654-1732 during business hours.