How to obtain your Membership

Last updated on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 8:04 AM

Burnaby Campus Recreation Memberships:

Recreation Memberships are linked to ID Cards (SFU card, FIC card, Recreation Membership ID card, Temporary Membership card).

How to Activate your Membership

1)     Check your Membership eligibility

 

2)     Complete a waiver

 

3)     Bring your ID Card to access SFU Recreation facilities & services

 

Do you still have questions? See Membership FAQ.

Step 1 - Eligibility

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Students who have been assessed the Recreation & Athletics fee and are registered for 3 or more credits at any campus are eligible for an SFU Burnaby Recreation Membership.

 

Undergrads that have not been assessed the Recreation & Athletics fee may purchase an SFU Burnaby Recreation Membership. This may include students registered in audit courses, designated ‘off-campus’ programs, distance education, co-op, and graduate students.

Graduate Students

Graduate students who are assessed the Recreation & Athletics fee are eligible for an SFU Burnaby Recreation Membership. 

Co-op, Distance Education, Audit, and other "Off Campus" Students

Student who are designated as ‘off campus’ are not assessed the Recreation & Athletics fee and are therefore required to purchase an SFU Burnaby Recreation Membership. Memberships are available at the Recreation Office – Lorne Davies Complex 110 (across from the Aquatic Centre).

Senior Students (60 yrs and older)

Students aged 60 and older may purchase an SFU Burnaby Recreation Membership, unless the Recreation & Athletics fee has been assessed through their tuition. Memberships are available at the Recreation Office – Lorne Davies Complex 110 (across from the Aquatic Centre).

Students not enrolled in academic classes

Students who take a semester off from academic classes are considered Community members and may purchase an SFU Burnaby Recreation Membership. Memberships are available at the Recreation Office – Lorne Davies Complex 110 (across from the Aquatic Centre).

FIC Students (Fraser International College)

Active FIC student Recreation Memberships are available 2 weeks after the start of academic classes. Membership activation is available at the Recreation Office – Lorne Davies Complex 110 (across from the Aquatic Centre).

Staff and Faculty

Many staff and faculty are eligible for an SFU Burnaby Recreation Membership as part of their staff benefits package. This includes full-time, continuing Faculty/CUPE/APSA/PolyParty/Excluded; Post-Doctoral Fellows.

 

Other staff such as Part-Time/Temporary/Contract/Research Assistants/Sessional Instructors/Cornerstone Employees/SFU Childcare Staff may purchase an SFU Burnaby membership through the online portal.

 

Surrey Staff and Faculty may purchase an SFU Surrey Recreation Membership from the Surrey Registrar’s Office.

 

At this time, there are no SFU Vancouver Recreation Memberships available for staff and faculty through SFU Recreation.

Alumni

Univercity

Community

SFU Alumni may purchase an SFU Burnaby Recreation Membership through the online portal.  For new members, please visit the Recreation Office during operating hours to obtain your Recreation ID access card.

Step 2 - Complete a Waiver

Online Waiver

SFU Students:

How to complete your online waiver:
   a) Login to the Student Information System
   b) Click on: “Complete your SFU Athletics & Recreation Waiver Now”
   c) Read and agree to the waiver

 

SFU Faculty & Staff:

How to complete your online waiver:
   a) Login to myinfo.sfu.ca
   b) Click on: Personal Information Home
   c) Click on: Forms
   d) Click on: Athletics & Recreation Waiver
   e) Click on: Complete your SFU Athletics & Recreation Waiver Now
    f) Read and agree to the waiver

 

Online Membership Activation

-  Non-students can purchase a membership through the online portal.

-  Recreation Office Hours of Operation

Step 3 - ID Cards & Access

ID Cards

SFU ID Card – The Recreation Membership will be linked to the SFU card for SFU students and continuing staff & faculty, and to the FIC card for FIC students. 

Recreation Membership ID Cards – These cards are intended for members who are not affiliated with the University.  *This may include Alumni, UniverCity residents, and community. These cards will be produced at the Recreation Office and will include the member’s photo & a barcode for scanning purposes.

Access to Recreation facilities & services:

Barcode scanning stations will be utilized in the Fitness Centre, Aquatic Centre and gymnasiums for Membership validation purposes. Please ensure you have your ID Card with you at all times when using the facilities.

Back to Top

BURNABY MEMBERSHIP FAQ'S

SFU Students

  1. Do I need to visit the Recreation Office?

  2. What if I have not been issued or have misplaced my ID card?

  3. When do I renew my Recreation Membership?

  4. What can I access with my Recreation Membership?

 

1) Do I need to visit the Recreation Office?

Students only need to visit the Recreation Office if they:

- Do not meet the Membership eligibility criteria
- Are FIC studnent
- Want to purchase a book or gym locker.

 

Otherwise, if you have agreed to and submitted your waiver online, your Recreation Membership will automatically be linked to your SFU card and you can simply proceed with using Recreation facilities and services.

 

2) What if I have not been issued or have misplaced my ID card?

New students will typically receive their SFU Card during their orientation process. Students who do not participate in orientation must visit the Burnaby Registrar’s office (top floor of Maggie Benston Centre) or either the Surrey or Vancouver Registrar Offices to have their photo taken and receive their SFU card.

 

3) When do I renew my Recreation Membership?

  • Burnaby Recreation Memberships will continue to be active as long as the student's eligibility status is maintained. Burnaby members who maintain their eligibility status will have to agree to and submit a new liability waiver form (now available online) at the beginning of each new school year (September).
  • At any time (i.e. by dropping classes) fall below the mandatory 3 credits guideline, or who switch to a designated “off-campus” program (i.e. distance education, on-line courses and co-op), the membership will deactivate.
  • Students who are no longer eligible can can visit the online portal to purchase a membership.
  • SFU Surrey and Vancouver Recreation Members can visit the online portal to activate their semester membership based on their eligibility.

4) What can I access with my Recreation Membership?

  • Burnaby Recreation Members have access to the Fitness Centre, Drop-in Swim, Drop-in Sports, Intramural Leagues, squash, racquetball, and tennis courts, and the outdoor track. Recreation programs are open to non-members but program participants are still required to agree to and submit a waiver form.
  • An SFU Surrey Recreation Membership provides access to City of Surrey operated fitness centres, pools, and ice rinks, as well as non–registered aquatic/fitness programs at participating facilities.
  • The SFU Vancouver Recreation Membership provides access to Vancouver Parks Board operated fitness centres, public skating, and public swimming sessions during operating hours at participating facilities.

Back to FAQ's

SFU Staff & Faculty

  1. When can I activate my Recreation Membership?
  2. When do I renew my Recreation Membership?
  3. What if I have not been issued or have misplaced my ID card?

  4. What can I access with my Recreation Membership?

1) When can I activate my Recreation Membership?

You can activate your Membership at any time by completing the online waiver form at myinfo.sfu.ca.  Non-continuing or other staff members who need to purchase their Membership can purchase a membership through the online registration portal.

 

2) When do I renew my Recreation Membership?

  • Burnaby Recreation Memberships will continue to be active as long as the Staff or Faculty eligibility status is maintained. Burnaby members who maintain their eligibility status will have to agree to and submit a new liability waiver form (now available online at myinfo.sfu.ca) at the beginning of each new school year (September).
  • Non-continuing or other staff members can renew their membership up to 30 days before the current membership expired, visit the online portal and visit your profile page.
  • SFU Surrey members must continue to visit the Surrey Registrar Office each semester in order to receive a new Recreation sticker.

3) What if I have not been issued or have misplaced the SFU card?

  • You can obtain one from the Burnaby Registrar’s Office (top floor of Maggie Benston Centre) or at either the Surrey or Vancouver Campus Registrar Offices. 
  • The replacement fee for lost or stolen Recreation Membership ID cards is $17.00.

4) What can I access with my Recreation Membership?

  • Access is provided to the Fitness Centre, Drop-in Swims, Drop-in Sports, Intramural Leagues, squash, racquetball, and tennis courts, and the outdoor track. Recreation programs are open to non-members but program participants are still required to agree to and submit a waiver form.
  • SFU Surrey Recreation Membership provides access to City of Surrey operated fitness centres, pools, and ice rinks, as well as non–registered aquatic/fitness programs at participating facilities.
  • At this time, there are no Vancouver Recreation Memberships available for staff and faculty through SFU Recreation.

Back to FAQ's

SFU Alumni

  1. How do I activate my Recreation Membership?

  2. What if I have misplaced my ID card?

  3. What can I access with my ID card?

1) How do I activate my Recreation Membership?

  • Visit the Online Portal to purchase a membership. Note: Only Alumni with recent student activity since January 2017 will have access to the SFU User log in. 
  • Visit the Recreation Office (Lorne Davis Complex 110) during business hours.

Once purchased, your Membership will be linked to your SFU ID Card (if you have one) or an Recreation Membership ID Card will be produced for you.

 

2) What if I have misplaced the ID card?

If you lose a current SFU ID card you can obtain a new one from the Burnaby Registrar’s office (top floor of Maggie Benston Centre). A replacement fee may be assessed.

If you lose your Recreation Membership ID Card you can obtain a new one from the Recreation Office (Lorne Davis Complex 110).  A replacement fee of $17.00 may be assessed.

 

3) What can I access with my ID card?

Access is provided to the Fitness Centre, Drop-in Swims, Drop-in Sports, Intramural Leagues, squash, racquetball, and tennis courts, and the outdoor track. Recreation programs are open to non-members but program participants are still required to agree to and submit a waiver form.

 

For after-hours service (evenings & weekends) please visit the Equipment Room (access via the General Change Rooms on the bottom floor of the Lorne Davies Complex). Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 7:00am-10:00pm / Sat & Sun 8:00am-10:00pm.

 

Back to FAQ's

UniverCity Residents & Community

  1. What are the Recreation Membership rates?

  2. How do activate my Recreation Membership?

  3. What if I have misplaced my ID card?
  4. What can I access with my ID card?

1) What are the Recreation Membership rates?

Details for Membership rates can be found at the Burnaby Recreation fee schedule.

 

2) How do I activate my Recreation Membership?

5) What if I have misplaced my ID card?

If you lose your Recreation Membership ID Card you can obtain a new one from the Recreation Office (Lorne Davis Complex 110).  A replacement fee of $17.00 may be assessed.

 

6) What can I access with my ID card?

Access is provided to the Fitness Centre, Drop-in Swims, Drop-in Sports, Intramural Leagues, squash, racquetball, and tennis courts, and the outdoor track. Recreation programs are open to non-members but program participants are still required to agree to and submit a waiver form.

For after-hours service (evenings & weekends) please visit the Equipment Room (access via the General Change Rooms on the bottom floor of the Lorne Davies Complex). Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 7:00am-10:00pm / Sat & Sun 8:00am-10:00pm.