Memberships

Membership Qualifications

Full-Time Students

All full-time Thomas Jefferson University students are members of the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center. Access to the facility will not be granted without presentation of a valid Jefferson ID.

Part-Time Students

Part-time university students are eligible to purchase a membership at the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center.

Full-Time Employees

Full-time employees and house staff of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Jefferson Health System, and Wills Eye Hospital are eligible to join the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center.*

*Full-time employees, who are also students in any capacity, shall be subject to the employee membership fee.

Part-Time Employees

Part-time employees are eligible to purchase a membership at the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center with a letter from their department head verifying their employee status.

The following membership types are not currently available.

Alumni

Jefferson graduates are eligible for membership at the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center. This includes all graduates of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Jefferson College of Life Sciences, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, Jefferson College of Nursing, Jefferson College of Population Health, and former residents and fellows of Jefferson.

An alumni photo ID card must be presented at the time of membership purchase. For information on how to obtain an alumni card, please visit the Alumni Resources page.

Retirees

All retired Jefferson employees are eligible to purchase a membership at the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center.

Visitors

Visiting students, faculty, and staff are eligible for a membership at the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center after providing documentation and paying the appropriate fee. Please call the Office of Student Life & Engagement at 215-503-7743, or stop by for more details.

Volunteers

Volunteers are eligible for a membership at the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center. The volunteer must present a memo from: The Office of Volunteer Services, 2180 Gibbon Building, stating that he or she works 20 or more hours a week (40 or more biweekly), and the start and end dates of their volunteer service.

Weekly Trial Passes

Try out the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center for one week. A weekly trial pass includes access to the entire facility, including the pool and group exercise classes. The pass can only be purchased once, and it is only open to Jefferson (and affiliate) employees. Purchases are made at the front desk of the Jefferson Recreation & Fitness Center.