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Membership Types & Benefits

Memberships are available for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the Berkeley community. See all benefits below.

Membership Types

TypeEligibilityAnnualSemesterMonthly Installments
  • Currently enrolled UC Berkeley undergraduate & graduate students
  • Price included in student registration fees
  • No additional cost or steps necessary
Associated Students*
  • UC Berkeley postdoctoral students
  • Students at UC Berkeley affiliated institutions

*In-person sign-up only

  • UC Berkeley faculty/staff or general community members with disabilities (verification required).

*Please email to apply

$370$235Available Following Verification
Faculty & Staff
  • UC Berkeley faculty & staff
  • UC Office of the President
  • Visiting scholars*
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory*
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory*
  • Payroll deduction & credit card auto-pay available

*In-person sign-up only

UC Retiree
  • University of California retirees
  • UC Office of the President retirees
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory retirees
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory retirees
  • Credit card auto-pay available
UC Alumni$825$385$75*
  • Age 17 years or older
  • Credit card auto-pay available

*Monthly installments are ongoing (min. of four months) payments via credit card occurring once monthly at the listed rate.

**Rates updated & effective as of April 1, 2020

Sponsored Membership

All members may sponsor up to (1) family, spouse or housemate (must be 17 years or older and show proof of shared address) per year at the same membership rate of which the sponsor is eligible (please note, UC Berkeley students may sponsor an individual at the Associated Student level). Sponsoring member must have a valid Rec Sports membership at the time of sponsorship and must be present at time of purchase at the Customer Service Center.

Requests to cancel or hold must be submitted via our Action Request Form.

One-Month Pass

Anyone 17 years or older may purchase a one-month pass which grants them many of the same benefits our Rec Sports members enjoy (see below), including access to the RSF and our four swimming pools, as well as free group exercise classes.

Price: $220

Purchase online or in-person at the Customer Service Center.

To learn more about Rec Sports membership, please contact the Customer Service Center at or 510-642-7796.

Day Pass

Anyone 17 years or older may purchase a Day Pass which grants them many of the same benefits our Rec Sports members enjoy (see below), including access to the RSF and our four swimming pools, as well as free group exercise classes.

For more details, please visit the Day Pass page.


Fitness Centers
Courts & Fields
  • Open recreational play for basketball courts, racquetball, squash and handball courts, tennis courts, and fields
Group Exercise Classes
Pro Shop Cafe
  • Full-service cafe with a variety of drinks, sandwiches and snacks
RSF Day Pass
  • Annual/Non-Student members receive (5) complimentary RSF Day Passes to share with friends
No Initiation Fee
  • No additional initiation fee at time of sign-up

Specials & Promotions

Faculty & Staff 30-day Free Trial

Current UC Berkeley Faculty & Staff are eligible for a 30-day free trial to the RSF. Offer valid for first time Rec Sports members only.

How to Join To take advantage of this offer, bring proof of employment to the Customer Service Center at the RSF.

UC Reciprocity

To support student health throughout the UC system, a policy of reciprocity was adopted by the UC Recreation Director’s Council on June 1, 2005.

During the academic year, visiting students, faculty and staff with valid UC IDs will be admitted at no charge to rec sports facilities system-wide. At specialty facilities, i.e. aquatic centers, equestrian centers, etc., the visiting students may participate by paying the standard campus student rate.

UC Reciprocity is meant for those students, faculty and staff that are traveling or visiting other UC schools on an occasional basis. Access for extended periods may require the purchase of an applicable membership. UC Reciprocity does not extend to the Hastings School of Law and excludes participation in IM Sports, Sports Clubs, and student pricing for Cal Aquatic Masters dues.

Thank you to our sponsors