Athletics and Recreation is now accepting new memberships! Please visit to learn more about our Slug Recreation Memberships and gain access to our Virtual Group Exercise Programming!

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Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year may be delivered remotely.  Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.  Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final.  Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate.  Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.

Membership Type




Summer Quarter 2021

7/1/21 - 9/30/21


*3 Month Minimum

Faculty/Staff/Alumni Monthly


Affiliate Monthly


Retiree Monthly


Community Monthly $36.00
Student, Summer Session (Non-Enrolled) Monthly $15.00

Other Fees



ID Card Replacement Each $25.00
Membership Cancellation Each $30.00


 Slug Recreation Membership Includes:

    • Full access to the entire Slug Recreation Complex (SRC) during operating hours including: East and West Field Houses (closed until further notice), use of Fitness Center (closed until further notice), Aquatics Center (open), East and West Tennis Courts (open), Racquetball Courts (closed until further notice), East Gym (closed until further notice), and locker rooms (closed until further notice).
    • Group Exercise Program which includes:
      • Access to virtual group exercise (GX) classes via Zoom (pre-registration required).
      • Access to our online library of on-demand workout videos and recordings of recent live virtual GX class-sessions.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The East Tennis Courts and Aquatics Center are currently open by reservation only

  • Purchase of a Slug Recreation Membership is required in order to make reservations to visit any Athletics & Recreation facility. All sales and reservations must be made online only. See pricing and additional information below.
  • In order to make a reservation for the tennis courts or lap swimming, you must first purchase a Slug Recreation Membership by visiting Once your membership is activated, you can view and reserve upcoming time slots by clicking here or visiting Reservations open 7 days in advance.
  • For students who are not currently enrolled in classes over the Summer, but were enrolled in the Spring and upcoming Fall terms, please contact our Customer Service Team at or call us at (831)-459-2531.


 Please Note: Please visit the Athletics & Recreation website for more information, including hours of operation. In addition, Slug Rec Card holders are eligible to take Physical Education classes and participate in Intramural Sports once these programs resume in-person.


Terms & Conditions:

  • This membership does not guarantee space for any specific pool or tennis court reservation slot. Reservations will be granted on a first come, first served basis according to available capacity.
  • This membership does not guarantee space in any specific group exercise session. Space in group exercise class sessions will be granted on a first come, first served basis according to available capacity.
  • Members must pre-register for all reservations and group exercise class sessions prior to the scheduled start time of the session.
  • Members must check-in for virtual group exercise class sessions no later than 5-minutes after the scheduled start time of the session.
  • This membership is non-refundable and non-transferable (i.e. it may only be used by the person who purchased them).
  • Members must be logged into Zoom with an active Zoom account in order to be granted admission to virtual classes.
  • The group exercise class schedule is subject to change and advanced-purchase of this membership does not guarantee the future availability of any specific classes. The rescheduling or removal of classes from the schedule does not entitle the member to a refund.
  • This membership provides access to the classes/workouts listed on the program calendar and to the online video library, not to any specific instructors. Instructors are subject to change at any time, and the change in availability of any specific instructor does not entitle the member to a refund.

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