About the R Club

River Campus Fitness Center Membership

All faculty, staff, alumni, residents, post-docs, friends of the university, and part-time students are welcome to join the R Club at any time throughout the year. The R Club gives you access to the Goergen Athletic Center on River Campus. Membership fees include access to all of our facilities, as well as fitness classes and private or group tennis and squash lessons (for an additional fee). There is something for everyone to enjoy!

We are now offering one week trial memberships, more info can be found here.

Current full-time University of Rochester students have access to our facilities at no additional cost. If you are a full-time student, just bring your ID card to swipe in when you visit the GAC.

Learn more about:

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Membership Benefits

  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff
  • Variety of fitness and wellness options for everyone
  • Accommodating facility hours
  • Bloch Fitness Center strength and cardio equipment
  • Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center
  • Indoor/outdoor tennis courts
  • Squash and racquetball courts
  • Three full-size, multi-use recreational courts
  • A field house with 200-meter track
  • Fitness classes
  • Intramural sports
  • Eligible for tennis/squash lessons (fee)
  • Locker rental

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Membership Rates

Membership rates for 2022-2024. Rates effective July 1, 2022.

Category Primary
Member 
Secondary
Member 
Full-time University student $0 $165
Faculty/staff
Part-time student
Alumni
$265 $165
Retired faculty/staff $130 $70
Friend of University $500 $300
Parent of a current full-time student $265

Annual rate memberships (full amount) expire one year from the date of purchase. Annual rate membership fees (full amount) are not eligible to be prorated or reimbursed.

To activate the R Club membership, all members must have a Statement of Risk on file and a valid University of Rochester ID card.

Any secondary member must be a spouse, partner, or a dependent under the age of 22 years.

Payments are accepted by credit card online or by payroll deduction.

Separation from the University will result in the termination of your membership. If you are no longer affiliated with the University, you have the option of re-joining as a friend of the University.

Failure to comply with University of Rochester or Goergen Athletic Center policies may result in the suspension or termination of your R Club membership.

To cancel or change your membership information, please contact rclub@sports.rochester.edu.

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How to Join

All memberships must be purchased online. We are no longer accepting front desk payments.

Payment with credit card:
Please select a membership option from the shop page and complete the checkout form.

Payment with payroll deduction:
Please select a membership option from the shop page and complete the checkout form, selecting ‘payroll deduct’ as the payment method.

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Payroll Deduction Payment Option

Payroll deduction for membership fees is available to all University of Rochester employees. Payroll deduction may include a locker. Once payroll deduction is initiated, it is the responsibility of the employee to notify the R Club office to make any changes to the deduction. You can cancel the payroll deduction at any time.

Separation from the University will result in the termination of your membership. If you are no longer affiliated with the University, you have the option of re-joining as a friend of the University.

If you would like to cancel your membership and stop deductions, please email rclub@sports.rochester.edu

The following is a breakdown of the payroll deduction schedule:
(Rates effective July 1, 2022)

Deduction Category Yearly Rate Monthly Semi-Monthly/Bi-Weekly
Hourly
Primary Member $265.00 $22.08 $11.04
Primary Member + Full Locker $325.00 $27.08 $13.54
Primary Member + Half Locker $315.00 $26.25 $13.13
Primary Member + Secondary Member $430.00 $35.83 $17.92
Pri. Mem. + Sec. Mem. + Full Locker $490.00 $40.83 $20.42
Pri. Mem. + Sec. Mem. + Half Locker $480.00 $40.00 $20.00
Pri. Mem. + Sec. Mem. + 2 Full Locker $550.00 $45.83 $22.92
Pri. Mem. + Sec. Mem. + 2 Half Locker $530.00 $44.17 $22.08
Pri. Mem. + Sec. Mem. + 1 Full Locker

+ 1 Half Locker

$540.00 $45.00 $22.50

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Locker Rentals

Annual Rental: Facility users can rent a locker for a year. There are two locker rooms: one near the Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center (Zornow Locker Room) and the other in the Hajim Alumni Gym (Alumni Locker Room). Both are located in the Goergen Athletic Center. Locker rentals must be done online.

Day Use: A limited number of no-cost lockers are available in the hallways for one-day-only use. Any items left in these lockers overnight will be removed. The Department of Athletics and Recreation does not assume responsibility for items left in any lockers.

Locker Rental Fees:

Locker Size Annual
Full-size $60
Half-size $50

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