Membership Information

A. Member Eligibility

Membership to the WRC for current GC students is included in the mandatory student fees.

Memberships are available to GC employees and community patrons 18 years and older. 

Segmented memberships are not available at this time (i.e. pool only, group fitness only, track only, etc.).

At the time of registration, whether online or in-person, patrons will be required to:

  1. sign the Waiver, Release of Liability, and Covenant Not to Sue,
  2. sign an Authorization to Draft (for either credit/debit card or payroll deduction), and
  3. answer the PAR-Q questions. 

A new member screening/consultation may also be required for some patrons.

WRC reserves the right to approve or deny any membership.

For Faculty/Staff membership > REGISTER

For Community membership > REGISTER

Community and Employee Guest Policy

Community and Employee members are not allowed to bring guests, however we do offer a 1-day membership.

1-Day Membership

Any person 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license may purchase a one-day membership for $10. Waiver, Release of Liability and Covenant Not to Sue is required.

GC Student Guest Policy

GC student members are awarded four complimentary guest passes for their entire time at GC.

Wellness and Recreation reserves the right to approve or deny any guest pass transaction. Guests are subject to specific program eligibility policies where applicable. Wellness and Recreation reserves the right to ask any person to exit the building at any time.

Requirements and Limitations

  • Guest passes are intended for out-of-town family and/or friends, who wish to work-out while visiting a student.
  • Guest passes are valid for one-time entry only.
  • Guest passes are limited to a maximum of four visits per guest.
  • GC Students may not access the facility as a "guest".
  • GC Students cannot check another currently enrolled GC student into the facility using a guest pass.
  • GC Students must accompany his/her guest and remain in the facility with the guest.
  • GC Students must understand that the WRC is a controlled access facility, and as such, abide by all policies and procedures when bringing guests into the facility.
  • Guests must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Guests must provide a valid driver's license to register and upon each entry.
  • Guests must complete and sign Waiver, Release of Liability, and Covenant Not to Sue.
  • Guest must check-in with a student member at the member services desk upon each entry.
  • Guest must become a monthly, paying community member or purchase a one-day membership in order to access the WRC after a fourth guest visit.
  • Guest must abide by policies and procedures of the WRC.

 

Centennial Center Pool Guest Policy

Community members may bring 1 guest to the CC Pool. 

Employee members may bring up to 4 guests to the CC Pool.

  • Guest(s) must be with member.
  • Guest(s) may be any age.
  • Guest(s) must read/sign Waiver, Release of Liability and Covenant Not to Sue
  • Guest(s) must provide Driver’s License

Last day CC pool will be open is Sunday, September 2, 2018 (day before Labor Day.)

 

Official University Visitors Guest Policy

Special requests for official University visitors will be handled on a case-by-case basis and must be submitted in advance to bert.rosenberger@gcsu.edu.

 

Non-Participation Guest Policy

WRC allows current members to bring guests for various activities and programs. On occasion, some events may be open for non-participatory spectators.

A pre-participation screening is required for all students, employees, and community applicants who meet the following criteria:

1) Person 18 and over with any "Yes" marked on the PAR-Q
2)  Male 45 years of age and over
3) Female 55 years of age and over

Screenings are conducted with a WRC Graduate Assistants or Laura Childs, Associate Director of Fitness Operations. During the screening, members will complete a Medical History Questionnaire and review with qualified staff.

Screenings may be scheduled by calling (478-445-7777), emailing (wellness.recreation@gcsu.edu) or stopping by the Member Services desk.

Access to the WRC activity spaces and equipment is permitted at time of account activation.

Same-day screening appointments will not be granted. 
 
Anyone with one (1) or more items marked "YES" on the PAR-Q will be asked to obtain a written physician's clearance from your primary care physician. Additional information disclosed on the medical history may also warrant the need for a physician's clearance.

The WRC allows current members to bring guests for various activities and programs. On occasion, some events may be open for non-participatory spectators.

Upon entering the facility, all non-GC persons must check-in with the Member Services Desk and sign-in.

Upon exiting the building, all non-GC persons must stop by the Member Services Desk to sign-out.

The WRC Staff reserves the right to ask any person to exit the building at any time.

1. Employees
      The monthly fee is $25. 
      The first month's membership fees must be paid at time of registration via credit/debit card. No cash or checks accepted.
      Prorates will not be granted based on a per-day-rate. The first month's cost will be discounted by 50% if joining between the 16th and the last day of the month.

Each member's account will be set up on automatic draft. 
Automatic draft options include:

  •  Credit/Debit Card
  •  Payroll Deduction

Draft date is the 2nd of each month. If the 2nd falls on Saturday, Sunday or a holiday, fees will be drafted on the next business day.

If you elect to have your membership dues payroll deducted, note the following:

  • The first month's dues must still be paid at time of registration via credit/debit card.
  • The following month's dues will be deducted from the current month's paycheck.
  • Example: If John Doe registers his membership on May 5. He will pay the prorated amount for the remaining of May via credit/debit card, and his May paycheck will be deducted $25 for April's membership dues.

2. Community/Wellness 101 


The first month's membership fees must be paid at time of registration via credit/debit card. No cash or checks accepted.
Driver's License Required.

Community members will be placed on automatic monthly billing at time of registration. 

Automatic draft options include: Credit/debit Card

Fees will be automatically drafted on the 2nd of each month.
If the 2nd falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, fees will be drafted on the next business day.

Monthly memberships fees will be drafted each month until Department Staff receive and approve an Online Cancellation Request.

  • All memberships are eligible for cancellation with the exception of the standard GC Student Membership.
  • Community and Employee Credit/Debit card Membership cancellations requested in the middle of the month will NOT be eligible for full or partial refund.
  • Membership will remain in effect until your Online Cancellation Request is received and approved by Department Staff. Each member understands and agrees that he/she is responsible for satisfying the membership dues each month, and may be charged $25 for insufficient funds. He/she also understand that the authorized amount is subject to change annually.

All WRC memberships, excluding GC students, are available for purchase anytime and automatically renew each month.
No contract is required.