Students running on treadmills at the Denton Fit and Rec

Our Fitness and Recreation Center offers various levels of membership to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff. Membership includes access to:

*Additional fees may apply. 

Membership Costs

TWU students enrolled in classes are automatic members of Fitness and Recreation and must have a valid TWU Student ID to access the facilities.

  • TWU Student: No additional cost
  • TWU Faculty/Staff: $73 per semester
  • TWU Alumni: $105 per semester
  • TWU Sponsored*: $105 per semester
  • Family Pool: $85 per person
  • Intramural membership: $50/seasonal sport ($40 for membership, $10 league fee)
  • Summer Student: $73 per semester
  • Community*: $120 per semester
  • Aquatics: $85 per semester
  • Guest**: $5 per day, $25 per week, or $40 per month
  • TWU Retired Faculty/Staff***$73 per semester

*A joining fee of $30 is required for Community and Sponsored memberships. If a membership has been expired for more than one year, an additional $30 joining fee will be required at the time of renewal.
**Guest passes are available to those 18 years of age and older accompanied by an active Fitness & Recreation member.
***Retired Faculty/Staff Memberships will require verification of retirement through TWU Human Resources. 

Semester Dates

  • Fall: September 1 - December 31
  • Spring: January 2 - May 31
  • Summer: June 1 - August 31

Payroll deduction is offered twice a year in January and August for TWU Faculty and Staff.

Types of Memberships

TWU Faculty/Staff

All full-time, part-time, or adjunct TWU faculty or staff members are eligible for faculty/staff memberships. Aramark employees and bookstore employees may join the Fitness and Recreation Center at the Sponsored rate.

TWU Alumni

All alumni memberships are subject to verification.

TWU Sponsored 

TWU faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are current members with Fitness and Recreation may sponsor a dependent (16 years or older), spouse, or partner. Two individuals may be sponsored at a time.

The TWU employee or student MUST be present when the sponsored member is signing up each semester.


Any Fitness and Recreation member may sponsor up to two individuals per day as guest(s) for a fee. The member must be in the facility with the guest(s) at all times and is responsible for his/her guest's conduct

Guests must provide photo identification (a valid driver's license or state issued ID). The sponsor must present his/her TWU ID or membership card to obtain the guest pass. The guest pass is valid only for the date listed on the receipt. Guests must be 18 years or older.

TWU Retired Faculty/Staff

All retired full-time, part-time, or adjunct TWU faculty and staff members are eligible for a retired faculty/staff membership. 

Page last updated 11:21 AM, January 14, 2020