Recreation

Effective August 14, 2021, the University is requiring everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a face covering indoors.

Beginning September 13, 2021, All IMA guests,  Retiree members, Plus One members and Affiliate members are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to use the IMA.  A guest or IMA member must be fully vaccinated at the time of purchasing a guest pass or IMA membership.

The following are included as acceptable proof of vaccination:

 a. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or photo of the card;

b. Documentation of vaccination from a health care provider or electronic health record;

c. State immunization information system record; or

d. For an individual who was vaccinated outside of the United States, a reasonable equivalent of any of the above.

“Fully vaccinated” means 2 weeks after the second does in a 2-does vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, (e.g., Johnson & Johnson).

IMA Membership

The Intramural Activities (IMA) Building is UW’s premier fitness center nestled on the bank of Lake Washington.  The IMA includes access to the Pavilion Pool, gyms, assorted courts, indoor track, climbing center, cardio and weight rooms and a variety of studio spaces. 

Memberships to the IMA are available on a quarter or annual basis for University of Washington students, UW employees and UW retirees.  Plus One memberships are also available to anyone with an IMA membership.  Membership restrictions apply.

Summer Quarter 2021 Membership: Expired September 19, 2021

Autumn Quarter 2021 Membership: September 13 – December 19, 2021

Winter Quarter 2022 Membership: December 13, 2021 – March 20, 2022

Spring Quarter 2022 Membership: March 14 – June 12, 2022

Membership Types & Fees

Seattle, Bothell, or Tacoma Students

UW SEATTLE STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

UW Seattle IMA Membership: Included in Tuition (Services & Activities Fee)

UW BOTHELL / TACOMA STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

Currently enrolled UW Bothell / UW Tacoma Students may purchase IMA Membership.

 

Single Visit Quarter
Seattle Included with SAF** Included with SAF**
Bothell/Tacoma $5.75 $70
Summer $5.75 $70
Plus One N/A $80*

*does not include sales tax

** Services and Activities Fee

Member Facility

UW Employee or UW Retiree

UW Employee & UW Retiree’s may purchase Quarter or Annual IMA Memberships.

UW Employees & UW Retiree’s are also eligible for a FREE one week trial at the IMA.  The free week trial is good for 7 visits and expires in 7 days.  Employees are eligible for the free week trial one time.

*If you had an Annual Employee or Retiree IMA Membership on the day the IMA closed in March 2020, you should have received an email on how to reactivate your IMA membership with the number of days remaining on your membership when the IMA closed.  If you did not receive an email, please email julies14@uw.edu.

Single Visit 5-Visit Pass Quarter Annual
UW Employee $7.45 $37.25 $100 $325
UW Retiree $7.45 $37.25 $100* $325*
Plus One N/A N/A $105* $355*

*does not include sales tax

 

 

Membership Benefits

Equipment Issue

Guest Sponsorship*

Use of Indoor Climbing Center*

Personal Training*

Peer Nutrition*

Massage*

Rec Clubs Membership*

Participation in Intramural Sports*

Enrollment in Recreation Classes*

*Additional fee

Membership Information & Eligibility

Student

UW Seattle Students

Eligibility: All registered, matriculated, UW Seattle students who pay the Services and Activities Fees may use the IMA by presenting their current Husky ID Card*.

*Husky ID Cards are non-transferable and should never be used by anyone else to gain access to the IMA. Misused Husky ID Cards will be impounded.

UW Tacoma & UW Bothell Students

Eligibility: Current UW Tacoma and UW Bothell students may purchase an IMA membership. When purchasing membership, bring your UW Husky ID Card to the IMA Member Services Desk.

Student Summer Memberships

Students enrolled in Spring or Autumn 2022 classes but not attending classes during Summer term may purchase an optional Summer IMA membership. Memberships can be purchased by bringing valid Spring Quarter 2022 Husky Card or Autumn 2022 Enrollment Confirmation Acknowledgement from the Office of the Registrar.

*UW Bothell/UW Tacoma students do not need to have purchased an IMA membership in Spring.

Student Plus One

Eligibility:

Students and on-leave graduates with a valid IMA Membership can add a Plus One Quarterly Membership to their account.   A Plus One membership allows independent access to the IMA during all hours of operation.  An IMA member can have ONE Plus One member on their account at all times.  The Primary member (UW Student) AND Plus One Member must be present to purchase the Plus One Membership.  The Primary member (UW Student) must be present to renew the Plus One membership (Plus One Member does NOT need to be present) – the Plus One Member CANNOT renew their own membership.  Plus One Members must be 16 years of age or older.

Plus One Quarterly IMA Membership: $80.00 + Tax

Purchasing Membership: 

All Student Plus One memberships must be purchased at the IMA Member Services Desk. When purchasing a membership, please bring the following:

Plus One Membership

  • Primary member and Plus One*
  • Husky ID (Primary member)
  • Photo ID (Plus One)
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required for membership (Plus One IMA members must be fully vaccinated – “fully vaccinated” means 2 weeks after the second does in a 2-does vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, (e.g., Johnson & Johnson)).

The following are included as acceptable proof of vaccination:

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or photo of the card;
  • Documentation of vaccination from a health care provider or electronic health record;
  • State immunization information system record; or
  • For an individual who was vaccinated outside of the United States, a reasonable equivalent of any of the above.

*Renewal of Plus One membership – The primary member (person with active IMA membership via eligibility) must be present to renew the IMA Plus One Membership on their account  (Plus One member does not need to be present).

Guest Policy

Students with IMA membership and Plus One IMA Members may sponsor one guest per day (defined as a friend or a person you know) 16 years of age or older (proof of age required) upon payment of the single use guest fee. The sponsor must appear in person with their guest.  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all guests (guests must be fully vaccinated – “fully vaccinated” means 2 weeks after the second does in a 2-does vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, (e.g., Johnson & Johnson)).

The following are included as acceptable proof of vaccination:

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or photo of the card;
  • Documentation of vaccination from a health care provider or electronic health record;
  • State immunization information system record; or
  • For an individual who was vaccinated outside of the United States, a reasonable equivalent of any of the above.

Single use guest fee $10.00

All guests MUST show valid photo identification with proof of age and proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Guests are not eligible to use the IMA Crags Climbing Center facilities or participate in classes, intramurals, or other paid program areas.

UW Employee or UW Retiree

UW Employee or UW Retiree

Eligibility: Current UW faculty and staff who are active in Workday and University of Washington retirees with a Retiree Husky Card are eligible to purchase IMA membership.  Bring your UW Employee or Retiree ID Card to the IMA Member Services Desk.

UW Retiree’s must show proof of COVID-19 Vaccination. Retiree IMA members must be fully vaccinated – “fully vaccinated” means 2 weeks after the second does in a 2-does vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, (e.g., Johnson & Johnson).

The following are included as acceptable proof of vaccination:

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or photo of the card;
  • Documentation of vaccination from a health care provider or electronic health record;
  • State immunization information system record; or
  • For an individual who was vaccinated outside of the United States, a reasonable equivalent of any of the above.

UW Employee or UW Retiree Plus One

Eligibility:

Faculty, Staff or UW Retiree’s with a current IMA Membership can add a Plus One Quarterly or Annual Membership to their account.   A Plus One membership allows independent access to the IMA during all hours of operation.  An IMA member can have ONE Plus One member on their account at all times.  The Primary member (UW Employee or UW Retiree) AND Plus One Member must be present to purchase the Plus One Membership.  The Primary member (UW Employee or UW Retiree) must be present to renew the Plus One membership (Plus One Member does NOT need to be present) – the Plus One Member CANNOT renew their own membership.  Plus One Members must be 16 years of age or older.

Plus One Quarterly IMA Membership: $105.00 + Tax

Purchasing Membership: 

All UW Employee or UW Retiree Plus One memberships must be purchased for the first time at the IMA Member Services Desk. When purchasing a membership, please bring the following:

Plus One Membership

  • Primary member and Plus One*
  • Husky ID (Primary member)
  • Photo ID (Plus One)
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required for membership (Plus One IMA members must be fully vaccinated – “fully vaccinated” means 2 weeks after the second does in a 2-does vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, (e.g., Johnson & Johnson)).

The following are included as acceptable proof of vaccination:

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or photo of the card;
  • Documentation of vaccination from a health care provider or electronic health record;
  • State immunization information system record; or
  • For an individual who was vaccinated outside of the United States, a reasonable equivalent of any of the above.

*Renewal of Plus One membership – The primary member (person with active IMA membership via eligibility) must be present to renew the IMA Plus One Membership on their account  (Plus One member does not need to be present).

**Purchase of a quarter membership allows the member to purchase a quarter Plus One membership. Purchase of an annual membership allows the member to purchase an annual Plus One membership.

Payroll Deduction

Reoccurring bimonthly payroll deduction is available for purchase of a UW Employee Annual IMA Membership and/or UW Employee Plus One Membership (for qualifying UW Employees). Please inquire at the IMA Member Services Desk for bimonthly rates.

  • One-time payroll deduction is available for purchase of a UW Employee annual or quarter membership and Plus One annual or quarter membership.
  • If you plan to continue your membership purchased via payroll deduction, your annual membership will be automatically renewed, and your paycheck will continue to be debited unless you notify us.
  • If you choose to stop payroll deduction after one year you will need to submit a payroll deduction cancellation form, available at the Member Services Desk or send a notification to cancel via email to julies14@uw.edu including your full name, employee ID number and date you would like your membership cancelled.

Guest Policy

UW Employees and UW Retiree’s with IMA membership and Plus One IMA Members may sponsor one guest per day (defined as a friend or a person you know) 16 years of age or older (proof of age required) upon payment of the single use guest fee. The sponsor must appear in person with their guest.  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all guests (guests must be fully vaccinated – “fully vaccinated” means 2 weeks after the second does in a 2-does vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, (e.g., Johnson & Johnson)).

The following are included as acceptable proof of vaccination:

  • CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or photo of the card;
  • Documentation of vaccination from a health care provider or electronic health record;
  • State immunization information system record; or
  • For an individual who was vaccinated outside of the United States, a reasonable equivalent of any of the above.

Single use guest fee $10.00

All guests MUST show valid photo identification with proof of age and proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Guests are not eligible to use the IMA Crags Climbing Center facilities or participate in classes, intramurals, or other paid program areas.

 

Member Services

Purchase Your Membership

All new memberships must be purchased in-person at the IMA Member Services Desk. To purchase membership:

1) Bring Husky Card to Member Services Desk in IMA lobby

2) Pay using check, Husky Card, VISA/Mastercard/Discover/American Express, or payroll deduction (if eligible)

3) After purchase, Husky Card becomes IMA membership card

*Part-time employees without a Husky Card and Plus One members will receive an IMA membership card at time of purchase

Renew Your Membership – UW Employee & UW Retiree

1) Click the RENEW HERE button below

2) Log In (upper right corner)

3) Click Sign in with UW NETID

4) Click ‘your name’ (upper right corner), then choose Profile

5) Click Memberships (on left)

6) Click Renew on the membership you would like to renew

Renew Here

Frequently Asked Questions

I had an annual IMA membership when the IMA closed. What will happen to my membership?

All Annual memberships that were active on March 16th, 2020 will be extended by the number of days that were remaining on your membership.  Please contact julies14@uw.edu to have your membership activated.

How do I contact Member Services?

Please call the IMA at 206-543-4590 or email recinfo@uw.edu.

What is your cancellation & refund policy?

Refunds for Membership Fees require the approval of the Operations Manager. The following are viable reasons for permitting Membership Fee refunds:

  • Termination of employment or withdrawal from class
  • Change in employment status: shift change, home department, or job duties
  • Cancelled Rec Class Pass or Intramural Pass
  • Medical request: unable to use service, may include family medical leave
  • Exceptions: hardship special circumstances require the prior approval of the Associate Director, Facilities & Operations

Refunds for check transactions must be refunded by check.

Credit card refunds must be processed via credit card transaction credit.

Refunds will include that portion (prorated) of the State Retail Sales Tax based upon the tax rate charged at the time of purchase for those transactions where the tax was applied.

Refunds are permitted in accordance with the refund schedule, available at the Member Services Desk.

For payment by reoccurring bimonthly payroll deduction:

  • The payroll deduction must continue for at least one year from the date of purchase.
  • The membership and deductions will continue after the first year until a cancellation form is filled out at the IMA Member Services Desk or an email is sent to julies14@uw.edu with your full name, employee ID number, and date of cancellation.  There will be no refund and the deduction will be stopped according to our stop schedule.  An email confirmation will be sent once the stop has been processed.

For payment by one-time payroll deduction:
To receive a refund for an one-time payroll deduction, please fill out a refund form at the IMA Member Services Desk or email julies14@uw.edu.

Can I sponsor more than one guest?

No. IMA members are only allowed to sponsor one guest per day.

Do you offer child care?

No.  The IMA does not have child care available.

Do you offer guided tours?

The IMA offers self-guided tours.  Check in at the Member Services Desk with a photo ID and proof of COVID-19 vaccination.  If groups would like to schedule a tour, please email recinfo@uw.edu.

Can I try out the facility before purchasing a membership?

Current UW Employees are eligible for a Free Week Trial (valid for 7 visits and expires in 7 days; can only be applied one time).  Current non-matriculated UW Seattle students, UW Bothell or UW Tacoma students must purchase a single use pass to use the facility (see ‘Membership Types & Fees).

Who pays the Services and Activities Fee?

Registered, matriculated, UW Seattle students. You can find the ‘Services & Activities’ fee under the Tuition Charge Breakdown on your tuition statement.  The fee varies depending on how many credits you are taking.

Questions About Accessibility?

The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. UW Recreation encourages everyone to participate in our department offerings; please contact us at (206) 543-4590 or at recinfo@uw.edu for more information on how to get involved. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 business days.

Request Disability Services Office

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at:

Request Disability Resources for Students

Or the Disability Resources for Students Office at:

 

UW Recreation does not provide accident/medical coverage for participants. It is recommended that participants obtain their own personal coverage. Students may obtain additional information on student accident/sickness insurance by contacting:

Student Insurance Office
Room 459 Schmitz Hall
(206) 543-6202
stdins@uw.edu