Cleveland State University

Community Memberships



Cleveland State University is proud to be one of the few campus recreation facilities in the country to offer memberships to those in the surrounding Cleveland State University communities and metro Cleveland.  Spouses, domestic partners, and dependants of community patrons are eligible to receive the same discounted rate.

Membership Prices:

Community Non-Prime

A community membership will incur a one-time $50.00 initiation charge covering administrative fees and a recreation card.  The initiation fee is waived three times per year during our special promotions of New Year, New You (January); Spring Forward (May) and; Fall into Fitness (September). 

Non-Prime Option

The community membership also includes a non-prime option.  This option is perfect for the early bird or weekend warrior.  Non-prime community patrons can access the facility during the following times:

Non-Prime Fall & Spring Semester
  • Monday through Thursday – 5:45am until 9:00am and 8:00pm until 11:00pm
  • Friday – 5:45am until 9:00am and 6:00pm until 9:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – 9:00am until 6:00pm
Non-Prime Summer Semester & Break Hours
  • Monday through Thursday – 5:45am until 9:00am and 6:00pm until 9:00pm
  • Friday – 5:45am until 9:00am and 5:00pm until 8:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – 9:00am until 6:00pm
Payment Options:

The Cleveland State University Recreation Center accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Check (must provide state issued identification)
  • Viking Cash (on-line debit account through Viking Card)
  • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover)
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (transfer of funds via checking/savings account or credit card)
  • Payroll Deduction (full-time faculty/staff only)

The Recreation Center offers memberships on a month-to-month basis.  Memberships can be purchased as a recurring payroll deduction, Electronic Funds Transfer, or purchased in full through monthly increments.