UMKC Campus Recreation Memberships include access to the updated fitness center with cardio and weight equipment, five multipurpose studios, indoor track, outdoor track, racquetball courts, 25-yard swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, recreational field and locker rooms. The Swinney Center provides all members with daily lock and towel service. Sports equipment is available for check out at no additional cost from our Service Center.


Sign-Up or Renew Membership Here 


All members and daily guests must be over the age of 18. If purchased online, government-issued identification with date of birth will be required when picking up a membership ID card or for use of a day pass. 

Please note, we only accept credit card or check for payment. No cash.

Please review our Membership Handbook when purchasing or renewing a membership to ensure you are up to date on the most current Campus Recreation policies. 



Membership Options

This membership is for individuals not affiliated with UMKC. It includes alumni, constituents, lecturers, and continuing education faculty. 
  • Rate: $35/month
  • Rate with Parking: $45/month
    • Parking passes will be ready for pickup in the Membership Office during regular office scheduled hours. 

New Members Only

  • $5 one-time fee for Membership ID Card
  • Payment will be collected at the time of pickup, not when purchasing a membership
  • Membership ID will be ready for pickup in the Membership Office within 24 business hrs of purchase (72 hrs. if purchased over the weekend)


1 Day Guest Passes are $10/day.

Purchase your day pass the same day you plan to utilize the pass in our Membership Office. Day Passes must be purchased in-person in the Membership Office.

A current member must be present with you in the Membership Office to be a sponsor when purchasing a Day Pass.

When you visit the facility, you are REQUIRED to have a government issued ID that includes your date of birth to show to the Welcome Desk attendant. All guest must be over the age of 18

Guest Passes are good for 1 calendar day. Guests may come and go during facility hours. 

This membership is available for UMKC students currently enrolled in classes who pay the university Student Life fee. Students can verify their fee has been paid in Pathway.

This membership option is available to UMKC students who are taking non-fee bearing credits.
  • Current fee is $35 per Fall and Spring semester and $17 for the Summer semester. 
  • Part-Time or Online students may not be automatically assessed the fee. Instead, students can purchase the membership online at

UMKC Recent Graduate status applies to individuals who have graduated from UMKC in the last 12 months.
  • Rate: $25/month
  • This rate is a one-time use for first membership purchase in the UMKC Recent Graduate Status. Subsequent purchases will be assessed at the Community Member rate. 
  • Must have GRADUATED from UMKC, not just attended, in the last 12 months.

This membership option is for UMKC payroll-compensated faculty and staff

Non Payroll Deduction 

  • Rate: $20/month
  • Purchase online at
  • Sign In with your UMKC SSO
  • Select Memberships
  • Choose the number of months you'd like to purchase

Payroll Deduction

  • Rate: $20/month
  • Must purchase in person at the Membership Office. See facility hours for hours of operation.
  • Faculty/Staff Member is responsible for canceling their payroll deduct and membership. The membership will be ongoing until the faculty/staff member cancels the membership.
  • To cancel your payroll deduction membership, you must complete the payroll cancellation form by the deadlines listed below.
    • Employees paid bi-weekly must complete the form by the last day in the pay period.
    • Employees paid monthly must complete the form 72 hours prior to the payroll change forms deadline.
    • Please review the schedules below for deadlines.


Faculty/Staff members who would like access to the Hospital Hill gym location will need to request access by emailing


New UMKC payroll-compensated faculty and staff are eligible for a one time discount of $10 off their first month. This discount cannot be combined with payroll deduct. Visit the membership office to redeem this discount and sign up!

Frequently Asked Questions

View our full membership handbook and list of Frequently Asked Questions


Please consult your physician regarding your ability and preparedness to participate in the various activities offered. The University assumes that users of the center have verified their health/fitness with their personal physicians and that they assume their own risk in participating.

All members and daily guests must be over the age of 18. If purchased online, government-issued identification with date of birth will be required when picking up a membership ID card or for use of a day pass. 

There is no free parking at UMKC, day or night. Please visit Parking and Transportation to learn more about parking on campus and download the campus map to view spaces. Community Members may purchase a parking pass with their membership if desired. 

UMKC Volker Campus Parking Map


Cancellation of an individual membership will be allowed only under special circumstances. There will be no cancellation privileges with student memberships. Refunds for memberships will only be granted for one of the following reasons:

  • Employment from UMKC is terminated. Verification will be made with Human Resources.       
  • Medical emergencies that inhibit members from utilizing Swinney Center. Written documentation is required from a physician.



All members will be required to use a Campus Rec/UMKC ID for entrance to the facility.

If you forget your I.D. Card, we can look you up by your phone number. You can forget your card 3 times a semester. After the 3rd time, you won’t be able to access the facility without your I.D. Card.  

All members are able to rent daily locks for free. Overnight locks can be purchased for $10 per month in the membership office. (Locker rentals must coincide with an active membership).