Memberships and Daily Use Fees

Membership rates and day use fees will increase June 1, 2024.

Membership Access

All memberships for the James Norris Events Center and include access to the Pool, Public Fitness/Weight Room, Climbing Wall, and day use lockers. These areas are available for use during scheduled operating hours of the Norris Center, unless areas have been assigned/reserved for other functions by the Norris Center Management.

REGULAR Monthly 6 Month Year
Single Recreation $40.00 $210.00 $350.00
Spouse* $25.00 $150.00 $300.00
Junior (14-18) $30.00 $150.00 $225.00
Family Recreation** $60.00 $330.00 $600.00

dues paying

Monthly 6 Month Year
Alumni Single*** $32.00 $168.00 $280.00
Alumni Family*** $48.00 $264.00 $480.00

*Must provide proof of marriage.

**Alumni Discount must be a DUES PAYING Alumni.

***Includes (2) guardians and (3) dependents under the age of 18.

Senior Citizens



Monthly 6 Month Year
Single $20.00 $75.00 $105.00
Couple $26.00 $111.00 $174.00

Government Employee

REGULAR Monthly 6 Month Year
Single Recreation $34.00 $178.00 $297.00
Family $51.00 $280.00 $510.00

Daily Use Fees

Drop-in skating or hockey $4.00
Adult Day Use (includes: SAC, pool, Racquetball, Climbing Wall) $5.00
Child Day Use (includes: SAC, pool, Racquetball, Climbing Wall) under 13 $4.00
Family Day Use (includes: SAC, pool, Racquetball, Climbing Wall)* $15.00
Climbing Wall $5.00

*Includes (2) guardians and (3) dependents under the age of 18.

Corporate Memberships



5-9 Employees 10-14 Employees 15-19 Employees 20+ Employees
Discount 10% 15% 20% 25%

* All participants must be current employees (or dependent if applicable) of the company initiating a corporate purchase. Rates and discounts based on the regular membership rates.

Each business must designate a company liaison for general communication purposes.

All corporate memberships are annual and must be purchased at one time through the employee’s organization. Shorter term memberships may be purchased at the discount rate set with initial corporate purchase (additional ‘mid-year’ membership purchases will not increase the discount rate). Additional purchases must be approved by both the company liaison and University Recreation.

Current members must honor their active membership before becoming eligible to purchase a corporate rate.

Corporate memberships are non-refundable.

Membership Cancellation and Refund Policy

You may cancel your membership within three business days of your join date and receive a full refund. After that, a 30 day notice must be given in order to cancel. Please see below for information regarding general membership cancellation policies.

  • If a member fails to abide by the policies outlined in the Membership User Agreement/Waiver, their membership may be suspended or cancelled by management.
  • Advanced notice must be given for all membership cancellations.
  • Membership cards must be surrendered to the Norris Guest Information Desk prior to approval of the membership cancellation.

Refunds for Membership Fees require the approval of the Norris Center Management. The following are reasons for permitting membership fee refunds:

  • Relocation outside of Chippewa County
    • Must be able to provide proof of relocation (a utility bill, a new lease/mortgage, or other evidence of relocation)
  • Personal Health Reasons
    • Must provide a letter that is signed and dated by your primary doctor/physician’s on their letterhead that specifically states you are unable to use our facility for remainder of your membership term
  • Family Health Reasons (disability or death)
  • Exceptions: hardship and special circumstances require the prior approval of the Associate Director of University Recreation

** Our cancellation/refund policy is subject to change at the discretion of Norris Center Management. Our decision on all questions regarding interpretation of these policies is final. We may change these policies at any time without notice in our sole discretion.