U of M Student Membership
Recreation Services is here to help you make the most out of student life. As a student of the University of Manitoba, you have access to over 1 million square feet of buildings and spaces dedicated to fitness, recreational and leisure pursuits.
We strongly encourage our students to consider making recreation a regular part of their day. It is documented that students who participate in consistent aerobic physical activity can reap the benefits of increased concentration, memory, creativity and problem solving skills. Regular physical activity can also aid in helping to reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep and is also linked to helping students acheive better grades.

U of M Student Sport and Recreation Fee

This fee supports the University of Manitoba's commitment to active living, sports and recreation. The Sport and Recreation Fee will be assessed to all University of Manitoba students, excluding those with existing agreements precluding the payment of service fees to the U of M.

Students who have been assessed this fee may activate a Recreation Services Student Membership that includes access to all regular season University of Manitoba Bison home games. These services will be available as follows:

  • September to December for students assessed the fee in the Fall term
  • January to April for Winter Term
  • May to August for Summer Term

Off-Term Memberships

If you are an active U of M student currently not enrolled in classes, you are eligible to purchase a 4 or 8 month membership at the same rate as the Sport and Recreation Fee applied for those taking classes.  To purchase your membership, visit one of our customer service desk locations with your U of M student card.

Current Off-Term Rates

  • 2017 Spring/Summer Rate is $58.  Membership expires August 31, 2017.

Activate Your Student Membership

To activate your U of M Recreation Services Student Membership, please visit one of the Recreation Services Customer Service desks with your student card and aurora fee statement.  It's that easy!

Enviro tip: instead of printing a copy of your Aurora account summary, simply log in to your account on your smart phone and show us!

NEW! If you are a returning student and you've had a membership in the past (effective after September 2015), we will activate your pass for you. Simply show up and swipe in!

Customer Service desk locations are as follows:

  • Active Living Centre, Room 154 (Fort Garry Campus)
  • Joe Doupe Recreation Centre Centre, Room 030 Brodie Centre (Bannatyne campus)

Recreation Services Student Membership FAQ

Additional Services Available for Students





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