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Faculty & Staff: Renew Your Sports & Fitness Membership!

As we kickoff the fall semester, Sports & Fitness (S&F) wants YOU to consider renewing your employee membership, or signing up for one. To be eligible for renewal, please follow the link below and complete the application process.  Sports & Fitness also offers a one-week free trial for employees who want to try out all of the services before signing up.  


Membership Registration Link 


Read on to find out the exciting array of programming and services available for UHD employees.


Sports & Fitness Membership         monthly *$20 per month (automatic monthly payroll deduction available for annual membership)
Family Friend Membership max 2$33 per month 
Health & Wellness Workshops   2-3 times per monthFree of charge—no membership required
Nutrition Series2-3 times per monthFree of charge—no membership required
Self-Defense SeriesmonthlyFree of charge—no membership required
American Red Cross CPR/AED Certificationmonthly$65—no membership required
Access to over 100 pieces of strength/cardio piecesdailyFree with membership
Running TrackdailyFree with membership
Group Exercise Classesover 40 per weekFree with membership
Fitness Assessmentas requested$15 with membership
Personal Trainingper hour$35 with membership
Intramural Sports Engagementvariety of sports$5 per sport with membership

*This rate now covers members interested in using the facility during ALL OPERATING HOURS Monday—Thursday 6 a.m.—10 p.m., Friday 6 a.m.—7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.—4 p.m. and Sunday 12—4 p.m. 


As a reminder, you must have an up-to-date UHD employee ID photo in the system and complete a new Release Form upon entering the facility.  Policies and guidelines can be found on the (S&F) website and must be followed at all times.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.