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RecPlex Hours | Spring 2024

Corbo Fitness Center:

  • Monday-Thursday: 6am-11pm
  • Friday: 6am-8pm
  • Saturday: 9am-8pm
  • Sunday: 9am-10pm

IM Gym, Fitness Studio, & Racquetball Court:

  • Monday-Thursday: 10am-11pm
  • Friday: 10am-8pm
  • Saturday: 11am-8pm
  • Sunday: 11am-10pm

Johnson Natatorium (Open Swim):

February 18-24:

  • Sunday: 12-2pm
  • Monday & Wednesday: 11am-1pm and 5:30-9pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 12-2pm and 5:30-9pm
  • Friday: 11am-1pm
  • Saturday: No open swim

February 25-March 2:

  • Sunday: 12-2pm
  • Monday & Wednesday: 11am-1pm and 6-9pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 12-2pm and 6-9pm
  • Friday: 11am-1pm
  • Saturday: No open swim

Short Family Tennis Complex:

  • Closed until Spring 2024

Esports Lounge (DSC E337):

  • Monday-Friday: 2-5pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

Future Modified Hours & Closures

We will have modified hours or closures on the following dates later this year:

  • March 1-10 | Spring Break
  • March 27-April 1 | Easter Break
  • May 6-10 | Exam Week
  • May 11-August 18 | Summer Hours

JCU Recreation offers memberships to eligible individuals only. All memberships must be purchased in-person at the Recreation Desk during operating hours. Cash and check are the only acceptable forms of payment at this time.

Membership Eligibility
In order to use JCU Recreation facilities, programs, and services, individuals must fall into an individual membership category or add-on membership category.

Individual Memberships
The person with a direct relationship with John Carroll University (i.e. Student, Faculty/Staff, Retiree, and Alumni).

Add-On Memberships
Those who are either sponsored by or considered part of the immediate family of a current JCU Recreation member. Add-On Memberships are only purchased in addition to Individual Memberships.


Individual Memberships

Faculty/Staff & Retiree Memberships
All current faculty/staff and retirees with an active Carroll Card are permitted to use JCU Recreation facilities, programs, and services at no additional charge. Membership is included in their employment benefits package.

Undergraduate Student Memberships
All currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate students who are taking at least 12 credit hours are permitted to use JCU Recreation facilities, programs, and services. Graduating seniors who are taking enough credits to graduate are also permitted access. Membership is included in their student activity fees.

Undergraduate students who are not enrolled at least 12 credit hours in a given semester must purchase a membership and do not have automatic access. Students who are inactive, taking a leave of absence, or not affiliated with the university are not eligible to purchase a membership.

Graduate Student Memberships
Individual Memberships are available for purchase by currently enrolled graduate students at the rates listed below.

Rates:

  • Annual Membership: $250 ($150 for Graduate Assistants)
  • Semester Membership: $125 ($75 for Graduate Assistants)
  • Summer Membership: $100 ($50 for Graduate Assistants)

Dates:

  • Annual: 365 days from date of purchase
  • Fall 2023: August 28-January 15
  • Spring 2024: January 16-May 11
  • Summer 2024: May 12-August 18

Alumni Memberships
Individual Memberships are available for purchase by JCU alumni at the rates listed below. They must have obtained a degree from JCU, and status will be verified after the purchase, so documentation is not needed at the time of sale.

Rates:

  • Annual Membership: $350
  • Semester Membership: $175
  • Summer Membership: $100

Dates:

  • Annual: 365 days from date of purchase
  • Fall 2023: August 28-January 15
  • Spring 2024: January 16-May 11
  • Summer 2024: May 12-August 18


Add-On Memberships

Add-On Membership | Single Family Member
Individual Members may add one (1) legal spouse or natural or adopted child/stepchild 25 years old and younger. All children must be listed as a dependent on the member's tax return. They must first apply in-person with their currently-affiliated family member present. Only children who are 16 years old or older at time of purchase will receive a membership card.

Rates (annual; semester; summer):

  • Alumni: $100; $50; $25
  • Student: $100; $50; $25
  • Faculty/Staff/Retiree: No charge

Add-On Membership | Family
Individual Members may add their legal spouse and/or any natural or adopted children/stepchildren 25 years old and younger. All children must be listed as a dependent on the member's tax return. They must first apply in-person with their currently-affiliated family member, and everyone being added must be present. Only children who are 16 years old or older at time of purchase will receive a membership card.

Rates (annual; semester; summer):

  • Alumni: $150; $75; $50
  • Student: $150; $75; $50
  • Faculty/Staff/Retiree: No charge

Add-On Membership | Plus-One
Individual Members may add one (1) person of their choosing as their "plus-one". This person does not need to be affiliated with JCU beyond the person sponsoring them. The Individual Member must be present at the time of purchase, and the "plus-one" must present a photo ID. Plus-one members may not sponsor additional members.

Rates (annual; semester; summer):

  • Alumni: $450; $225; $100
  • Student: $450; $225; $100
  • Faculty/Staff/Retiree: $450; $225; $100


Other Memberships

Community & College/University Memberships
Individual Memberships are available during summer break for any University Heights or Shaker Heights residents as well as any students currently enrolled at a college or university. Must be at least 16 years old, and a photo ID and/or university ID are required to verify eligibility. Summer 2024 memberships prices will be announced at a later date.

Guest Passes
For $8 per guest, each JCU Recreation member with a membership card may sponsor up to two (2) guests per visit. Additionally, any membership-eligible individual may purchase a guest pass for a single visit. All guests must show a valid ID to use the facilities. Add-On Members may not sponsor guests.

Facilities:
The JCU Recreation Complex is located in the D.J. Lombardo Student Center, and facilities include:

  • Corbo Fitness Center
  • Fitness Studio
  • Intramural Gymnasium
  • Johnson Natatorium
  • Racquetball Court
  • Short Family Tennis Complex
     

Faculty/Staff Locker Rooms:
JCU Recreation offers long-term locker reservations for all current faculty/staff and faculty/staff retirees. To request a locker, please complete our Locker Request Form. Once received, a JCU Recreation staff member will contact you with your locker assignment and start date.

Locker rooms are located near the Corbo Fitness Center. Reserving a long-term locker guarantees ongoing and overnight use until the faculty/staff member no longer wishes to have a locker. Day-use lockers are available for those who do not wish to have a long-term locker. JCU Recreation does not provide padlocks, so patrons are asked to supply their own.


Equipment available for checkout:

  • Basketballs
  • Cornhole boards
  • Footballs
  • Frisbees
  • Kam-Jam
  • Racquetballs and rackets
  • Soccer balls
  • Tennis balls and rackets
  • Volleyballs
  • Walleyballs


Group Facility Reservations:
Most facilities are available for group reservations pending review and approval. Reservations are free of charge to internal groups affiliated with JCU, and external groups may reserve facilities for a pre-determined cost. All reservations are subject to charges for additional labor or extended facility hours. To request use of any JCU Recreation space, please complete the Facility Reservation Request Form. For more information, please email recreation@jcu.edu.

The following is a list of student employment positions with JCU Recreation. All interested students are required to apply for positions online using the university's employment website, Handshake. Current open positions, job descriptions, and application requirements can be found there and will be updated when more positions become available.  

Student Employment Opportunities: JCU Recreation is one of the largest on-campus employers with over 140 student employees overseeing day-to-day operations, programs, and services. Students play an important role by providing a safe, inclusive, and fun atmosphere for our patrons, and employment will provide you with valuable skills, opportunities, and friendships. Our entry-level opportunities include:

  • Facility Operations Attendant
  • Group Fitness Instructor
  • Intramural Sports Official & Scorekeeper
  • Lifeguard
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Personal Trainer

Employment Interest Form: Interested in working for JCU Recreation but the position you seek is not currently available on Handshake? Complete our Employment Interest Form, and we will contact you when positions become available in your area of interest.

Who is permitted to access the RecPlex?
Membership is required to access all facilities and can be purchased at the Recreation Desk during normal hours of operation. All undergraduate students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, current faculty/staff, and retirees have automatic access. Graduating seniors who are taking enough credits to graduate also have automatic access. All graduate students and undergraduate students enrolled in less than 12 credit hours must purchase a membership. All other individuals must purchase a membership, if eligible. All members are permitted to sponsor up to two (2) guests per day for $8 per guest.


What if I forget my university ID or JCU Recreation membership card?
All members must present a valid university ID or membership card. Members may forget their ID or membership card two (2) times per semester and still be allowed into the facility. After two times, they must pay the $8 guest fee.


What if I want to try the RecPlex before purchasing a membership?
Any membership-eligible individual who does not have a current membership may pay the $8 guest fee per day to access the facility.


If I attended John Carroll University but didn’t graduate, am I eligible for an Alumni Membership?
To be eligible for an Alumni Membership, you must have graduated from John Carroll University.


Can I drop off my children to use the facilities?
Members may purchase add-on memberships for their children/dependents. Children under age 16 do not receive their own membership card and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times when using the RecPlex. Children under the age of 16 may not use the Corbo Fitness Center.

Address:
JCU Recreation
1 John Carroll Blvd.
RecPlex 151
University Heights, OH 44118


Phone:
Recreation Desk: 216-397-1610
Recreation Office: 216-397-3092


Director of Recreation:
Matt Clark
cclark@jcu.edu


Graduate Assistant:
Sophie Dahn
sdahn25@jcu.edu
 

General Inquiries:
recreation@jcu.edu
imsports@jcu.edu