• Policy is in effect August 17, 2015 – August 14, 2016
  • This policy applies to the ShipRec building only. 
    Policy and associated fees are subject to change.  
  • Click the following link for a copy of the  ShipRec Membership Brochure  


  • Currently employed SU Faculty and Staff Members  
  • Currently enrolled SU Graduate Students  
  • SU Retirees as defined by SU Human Resources   
  • SU Alumni as defined by SU Office of University Relations                 
  • SU Donors as defined by the SU Foundation  
  • SU Trustees  
  • SU Affiliates
    • Dining Service Full-Time Management Staff, Supervisors, and Union Associates    
    • Student Services, Inc. Full-Time Employees 
    • SU Foundation Board Members and Full-Time Employees 
    • Juvenile Justice Training and Research Full-Time Employees     


  • Individuals may choose from two options which classify them as a “Member”.  
  • Fees are pro-rated based on purchase date.    


Dates Valid 



Fall:  8/17/15 - 12/31/15 



 Spring:  1/1/16 - 5/15/16 



Summer: 5/16/16 - 8/14/16 



1 year:  8/17/15 - 8/14/16 




  • Punch cards may be purchased as an alternative to membership.  
  • Limited access card for $3 per visit.    
  • Minimum purchase of 10 punches is required.    
  • Punch cards do not expire and are non-transferable.    
  • Presentation of photo ID is required at time of purchase.    


  • Bring payment and SU ID to ShipRec entrance desk during hours of operation.  
  • Individuals without a valid SU ID (alumni, retiree, donor,    and trustee), must present another form of photo ID.  
  • Payment accepted:  cash or check (made payable to Shippensburg University)  
  • No group or family discount offered.  


  • Dependents are defined according to the policies established by the SU Office of Human Resources   
  • Dependents of SU faculty, staff, affiliate, trustee, and retiree members, who are at least 16 years of age, are eligible to purchase a membership or punch card based on the membership status of sponsor.  Dependents of punch card holders are not eligible for membership but may purchase a punch card.  
  • The member assumes role of “Sponsor” and accepts responsibility for the actions of the dependent (s).   
  • Dependent membership or punch card is concurrent with employee separation from SU.  
  • Dependents ages 10-15 are not eligible for membership or punch cards.  However, they may be sponsored by a member as a guest with applicable guest fees.  Refer to the guest pass policy for more information.  
  • Dependents of graduate students, donors, and alumni are not eligible for membership. However, a member may sponsor a dependent as a guest with applicable guest fees.  Refer to the guest pass policy for more information.       
  • Dependents must be at least 14 years of age to use the Cardio/Strength area.  
  • Individuals under the age of 10 are not permitted in the facility  for recreational purposes.  


  • Members/punch card holders must present SU ID or ShipRec card to entrance desk staff.  
  • All parties are subject to random verification of ID through visual inspection.  
  • Cards provided by ShipRec have a replacement fee of $5.    


  • Members may sponsor a guest at ShipRec.  Punch card users and dependents may not purchase a guest pass. 
  • Guest pass fee: $3 (valid for one date of use) 
  • Members may purchase up to two passes per week (Mon.- Sun.) and sponsor up to two guests at one time.   
  • Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. 
  • Sponsor and guest must show photo ID at time of purchase.   
  • Guest passes may be purchased at ShipRec during all hours of operation. 
  • Sponsor must remain with the guest(s) at all times, and assumes responsibility for the actions of the guest(s). 


    • Day lockers are available for day-use only and require a quarter for access.  Quarter is refundable after use.  
    • Full-size  lockers are available for day-use or semester rental.  Day-users supply their own lock which must be removed daily.  ShipRec supplies renters with a lock.    
    • Fee for locker rentals is $10 per semester.   
    • Group fitness classes are included in the purchase of ShipRec access.
    • Class descriptions, class schedule, and group fitness policies are posted at the ShipRec entrance desk and    at: www.ship.edu/recreation/aerobics/ 
    • Faculty and staff must park in a faculty/staff parking lot.  
    • Alumni, donors, trustees, retirees, and dependents are issued a ShipRec parking decal at time of membership or punch card purchase. These individuals must park in the Commuter Lot (C6) located in front of ShipRec. 
    • The ShipRec parking pass expires concurrently with membership/punch card expiration.  
    •  SU parking regulations and campus parking map are located at:    http://www.ship.edu/police/    
    • Violations of established ShipRec policies or parking regulations may result in loss of membership/punch card privileges without a refund.       

   Questions regarding ShipRec membership? 

 Contact the Department of Recreation

717-477-1755  or rec@ship.edu

Recreation Hotline

Call for updated facility, intramural, and club sport information and schedules:

(717) 477-1561

Contact Information

Director - Galen Piper

Assistant Director - Melissa Hazzard
717-477-1123 x 3732