Membership InformationA. Member Eligibility
Membership to the WRC for current GC students is included in the mandatory student fees. Memberships are available to GC employees and community patrons 18 years and older. Segmented memberships are not available (i.e. pool only, group fitness only, track only, etc.). All memberships require biometric registration at Member Services and completion of Facility Usage Forms. A pre-participation screening is also required for all patrons over the age of 40. WRC reserves the right to approve or deny any membership.
B. Membership Categories
1. Student Membership
Currently enrolled GC students paying the mandatory student fees are eligible for membership at no additional charge. Students not enrolled in classes, or taking only online classes for the current semester will pay $50 per month to continue using the facility.
2. GC Memberships
The GC Employee membership is $45 per month and is available to current full-time GC employees eligible for benefits as well as GC part-time employees who are not eligible for benefits. Membership requires Driver’s License, biometric registration, completion of Facility Usage Forms, and automatic monthly, credit card or bank draft.
GC Emeriti Retirees
Georgia College Emeriti status retirees are eligible for membership for a monthly fee of $45. Retired status will be verified with the Georgia College Payroll Office.
Employees and Emeriti may elect to have their membership fees payroll deducted.
3. Community Memberships
The term Community refers to part-time GC employees and those employees not eligible for benefits, employee spouses/domestic partner, non-Emeriti status retirees, alumni, and any person(s) not affiliated with GC.
Paid via WRC Building Fees.
Current Full-time GC Employee eligible for benefits
Part-time employees OR those not eligible for
GC Emeriti status
All other Retirees
Part-time/non-benefited GC Employees
Employee Spouses/Domestic Partner
Non-Emeriti Status Retirees
Anyone not affiliated with GC
C. Guest Pass
Current GC students will be awarded four (4) complimentary Guest Passes to use at their own discretion. The GC student’s WRC membership account will automatically deduct the number of remaining passes at time of use. Free Guest Passes are not transferable and expire on expected graduation date.
Guest Passes can be purchased at the Member Services desk for $10 and are non-refundable. Guest must be accompanied by a member.
D. Member Consultation
A Member Consultation is required for all Community and Employee memberships who answered yes to a question on the Par-Q. Member Consultations will be conducted by the Associate Director for Fitness Operations. Members must complete a Medical History Questionnaire and a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) prior to the Consultation. These forms are available at Member Services or online (www.gcsu.edu/wellness).
E. Non-Participation Policy
WRC allows current members to bring guests for various activities and programs. On occasion, some events may be open for non-participatory spectators. The WRC Staff reserves the right to ask any person to exit the building at any time.
Memberships may be purchased at the Member Services desk. The first month’s membership fees may be paid via credit card only. Valid Bobcat ID or Driver’s License required.
- All memberships are eligible for cancellation with the exception of the standard GC Student Membership paid via the mandatory Wellness Center Building Fee.
- Community and Employee CC Drafted Membership cancellations in the middle of the month will not be eligible for full or partial refund.
H. Facility Usage Forms
WRC Facility Usage Forms must be read and signed by all users of the WRC before accessing the facility. Required forms are available at Member Services and online (www.gcsu.edu/wellness).
I. Length of Membership
All WRC memberships, excluding GC students, are available for purchase anytime and automatically renew each month, however, there is no contract required.