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UofG Students

Student NRG Fitness Membership: Purchase this Membership (that also includes the Recreation Membership) to access the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule) (additional fee applicable). JOIN NOW

What do I get for free? You already have a ‘Recreation Membership’ if you are a University of Guelph student (full or part-time undergraduate student or full-time graduate student) that is enrolled in the current semester since you have already paid the ‘Athletic Fee’ (which is the ‘Recreation Membership’) within the Compulsory Fee portion of your tuition. Your Recreation Membership includes limited access to the building for a variety of Drop-in Rec, Virtual Fitness Classes & the option to enroll & pay applicable fees for Registered Programs (Fitness/Wellness, Skill Development 'Learn to' Programs) as well as Intramurals and Clubs.

In order to access to the Fitness Centre Gym & Fitness Classes (NRG Schedule), you must purchase the Student NRG Fitness Membership (this Membership includes the Recreation Membership).  Get access to the GGAC Indoor Climbing Wall by purchasing a Climbing Wall Membership/Pass or registering for a climbing program.  Click here for Climbing Wall details

Not registered in academic classes this summer or semester and still want to workout? Only enrolled in “DE” classes? 
You will need to purchase the NRG Fitness Membership as an Out of Course Student since the Athletic Fee (Recreation Membership) has not been paid for within your tuition compulsory fees. JOIN NOW

Are you a student from another institution?  When purchasing your Recreation Membership, you are considered to be Community/Out of Course Student.  JOIN NOW

View Day Pass options here.

Non-Students (Ages 18+) access Fitness Centre Gym, Fitness Classes (NRG Schedule), Drop-in Rec or Intramurals

Purchase NRG Fitness Membership (18+): This is the monthly membership you want to purchase in order to access the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule).  This NRG Fitness Membership includes the Recreation Membership which gives you access to the building for a variety of Drop-in RecVirtual Fitness Classes & the option to enroll & pay applicable fees for Registered Programs (Fitness/Wellness, Skill Development 'Learn to' Programs) as well as Intramurals and Clubs.  Eligible UofG Staff/Faculty/Retirees are eligible for a subsidized rate. Non-Students can choose Automatic monthly payments with the additional convenience of Automatic Renewal all within one transaction.  JOIN NOW

Purchase Recreation Membership (18+): This monthly membership includes limited access to the building for a variety of Drop-in RecVirtual Fitness Classes & the option to enroll & pay applicable fees for Registered Programs (Fitness/Wellness, Skill Development 'Learn to' Programs) as well as Intramurals and Clubs.  If you want access to the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule), you'll want to purchase the NRG Fitness Membership instead.  Eligible UofG Staff/Faculty/Retirees are eligible for a subsidized rate.  Individuals can choose Automatic monthly payments.  JOIN NOW

View Day Pass options here.

Child & Youth access Fitness Centre Gym, Fitness Classes (NRG Schedule) or Drop-in Rec

Purchase Youth NRG Fitness Membership (Ages 13-17): This is the monthly membership (also includes the Recreation Membership) that you want to purchase in order to access the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule).  This Youth NRG Fitness Membership also includes access to the building for a variety of Drop-in Rec & Virtual Fitness Classes.  This membership is not a pre-requisite to register for Kids & Camps programming.  Youth are not required to have parent/guardian supervision, but waiver must be signed by parent/guardian (18+) at time of purchase.  Prior to the 1st Fitness Centre visit, Youth must arrange to complete the Fitness Centre Orientation with the Fitness Centre Supervisor.  Youth Memberships do not include access to Intramurals & Clubs.  JOIN NOW

Purchase Youth Recreation Membership (Ages 13-17): This monthly membership includes limited access to the building for a variety of Drop-in Rec that does not require parent/guardian supervision, but waiver must be signed by parent/guardian 18+ at time of purchase.  Also included is our Virtual Fitness Classes.  If you want access to the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule), you'll want to purchase the Youth NRG Fitness Membership instead.  Youth Memberships do not include access to Intramurals or Clubs.  JOIN NOW

Purchase Child Recreation Membership (Ages 5-12): This monthly membership includes limited access to the building for a variety of Drop-in Rec for children that are required to be accompanied by a parent/guardian (16+), and must be within eyesight of the child at all times.  The parent/guardian is required to purchase a membership themselves if they are participating with the child, but are not required to purchase if only watching.  Waiver must be signed by parent/guardian (18+).  This membership does not include access to the Fitness Centre Gym, Fitness Classes, Intramurals or Clubs.  JOIN NOW

View Day Pass options here.

Rock Climbing Wall

Registered Programs/Activities (additional fees apply)

The Recreation Membership is a pre-requisite to enroll in Registered Programs (Fitness/Wellness, Skill Development 'Learn to' Programs) as well as Intramurals and Clubs. (If you have purchased the NRG Fitness Membership, it includes the Recreation Membership.)  The Recreation Membership is not a pre-requisite to purchase Personal Training Sessions or enroll in Certification Courses. Visit below pages to discover everything we have to offer.

Kids & Camp Programs/Activities

The Recreation Membership is not a pre-requisite to register for Kids & Camps Programming.  Visit below pages to discover everything we have to offer.

  • Kids Skill Development:  Swim LessonsAquaticsDance, Sports (registration required)
  • Gryphon Camps: Activity Camps, Sports Camps, March Break Camps (registration required)
  • Birthday Parties & Team Building 
  • Follow steps to complete your registration:   
    • hover over the Activity name to view the description and date/time details
    • Click on the Activity name to be re-directed to Connect (our registration system) to complete the registration process
    • It is strongly recommended to register for all Activities you are interested in, even those that are full.  Your name will be added to a waiting list and if a space becomes available you will be contacted by email to confirm your registration.  Waiting lists are carefully monitored and Activities are often added if there is sufficient demand.

Not sure how to access facilities and programs? Let us explain in more detail

Students

Student NRG Fitness Membership: Purchase this Membership (that also includes the Recreation Membership) to access the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule) (additional fee applicable). JOIN NOW

What do I get for free? You already have a ‘Recreation Membership’ if you are a University of Guelph student (full or part-time undergraduate student or full-time graduate student) that is enrolled in the current semester since you have already paid the ‘Athletic Fee’ (which is the ‘Recreation Membership’) within the Compulsory Fee portion of your tuition. Your Recreation Membership includes limited access to the building for a variety of Drop-in Rec, Virtual Fitness Classes & the option to enroll & pay applicable fees for Registered Programs (Fitness/Wellness, Skill Development 'Learn to' Programs) as well as Intramurals and Clubs.  In order to access to the Fitness Centre Gym & Fitness Classes (NRG Schedule), you must purchase the Student NRG Fitness Membership.

Not registered in academic classes this summer or semester and still want to workout? Only enrolled in “DE” classes? 
You will need to purchase the NRG Fitness Membership as an Out of Course Student since the Athletic Fee (Recreation Membership) has not been paid for within your tuition compulsory fees. JOIN NOW

Are you a student from another institution?  When purchasing your Recreation Membership, you are considered to be Community/Out of Course Student.  JOIN NOW


Non-Students

Daily Access Pass: Non-Members Ages 18+ can purchase a Day Pass @ Client Services (in-person only) that includes access for the day for Drop-in Rec, Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule) & Virtual Fitness Classes.  Get access to the Indoor Climbing Wall by purchasing the Climbing Wall Membership/Pass.   Please review Child & Youth Day Pass restrictions.  View Day Pass details here.

NRG Fitness Membership (18+): This is the monthly membership (that also includes the Recreation Membership) you want to purchase in order to access the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule).  This NRG Fitness Membership includes the Recreation Membership which gives you access to the building for a variety of Drop-in RecVirtual Fitness Classes & the option to enroll & pay applicable fees for Registered Programs (Fitness/Wellness, Skill Development 'Learn to' Programs) as well as Intramurals and Clubs.  Eligible UofG Staff/Faculty/Retirees are eligible for a subsidized rate. Non-Students can choose Automatic monthly payments with the additional convenience of Automatic Renewal all within one transaction.  JOIN NOW

Recreation Membership (18+): This monthly membership includes limited access to the building for a variety of Drop-in RecVirtual Fitness Classes & the option to enroll & pay applicable fees for Registered Programs (Fitness/Wellness, Skill Development 'Learn to' Programs) as well as Intramurals and Clubs.  If you want access to the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule), you'll want to purchase the NRG Fitness Membership instead.  Eligible UofG Staff/Faculty/Retirees are eligible for a subsidized rate.  Individuals can choose Automatic monthly payments.  JOIN NOW

Youth NRG Fitness Membership (Ages 13-17):  This is the monthly membership (that also includes the Recreation Membership) you want to purchase in order to access the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule).  This Youth NRG Fitness Membership also includes access to the building for a variety of Drop-in Rec & Virtual Fitness Classes.  This membership is not a pre-requisite to register for Kids & Camps programming.  Youth are not required to have parent/guardian supervision, but waiver must be signed by parent/guardian (18+) at time of purchase.  Prior to the 1st Fitness Centre visit, Youth must arrange to complete the Fitness Centre Orientation with the Fitness Centre Supervisor.  Youth Memberships do not include access to Intramurals & Clubs.  JOIN NOW

Youth Recreation Membership (Ages 13-17): This monthly membership includes limited access to the building for a variety of Drop-in Rec that does not require parent/guardian supervision, but waiver must be signed by parent/guardian 18+ at time of purchase.  Also included is our Virtual Fitness Classes.  If you want access to the Fitness Centre GymFitness Classes (NRG Schedule), you'll want to purchase the Youth NRG Fitness Membership instead.  Youth Memberships do not include access to Intramurals or Clubs.  JOIN NOW

Child Recreation Membership (Ages 5-12): This monthly membership includes limited access to the building for a variety of Drop-in Rec for children that are required to be accompanied by a parent/guardian (16+), and must be within eyesight of the child at all times.  The parent/guardian is required to purchase a membership themselves if they are participating with the child, but are not required to purchase if only watching.  Waiver must be signed by parent/guardian (18+).  This membership does not include access to the Fitness Centre Gym, Fitness Classes, Intramurals or Clubs.  JOIN NOW

Climbing Wall:  Individuals 18+ can access the GGAC Indoor Climbing Wall by purchasing a Climbing Wall Membership/Pass or registering for a climbing program.  Click here for Climbing Wall details.   

Registered Programs (additional fees apply):  The Recreation Membership is a pre-requisite to enroll in Registered Programs (Fitness/Wellness, Skill Development 'Learn to' Programs) as well as Intramurals and Clubs. (If you have purchased the NRG Fitness Membership, it includes the Recreation Membership.)  The Recreation Membership is not a pre-requisite to purchase Personal Training Sessions or enroll in Certification Courses or Kids Programming/Camps.  Visit below pages to discover everything we have to offer.

Intramurals & Clubs:  The Recreation Membership is a pre-requisite to register for Intramurals and Clubs (additional fees apply). (If you have purchased the NRG Fitness Membership, it includes the Recreation Membership.)  Visit below pages to discover everything we have to offer.

Please assist us by adhering to the following Facility Guidelines

There is NO Access to Athletics facilities & programs without a registered program, membership, Day Pass, Ticket or Rental Permit, otherwise you will be trespassing, and the Campus Safety Office will be contacted.