Upenn Recreation

Guest Passes

All current members are allowed to sponsor up to 2 guests per day for $15 per person.  Sponsors must accompany their guest(s) at all times. Sponsors will be held responsible for the actions or behavior of their guest. Passes may not be purchased for personal training or instruction. You may only sponsor someone under the age of 18 if you are their legal guardian. All guests must bring a form of state-licensed ID with them to enter the gym.

Guest passes are available in Membership Services during open hours OR at the Front Security Desk of the Pottruck Health & Fitness Center when Membership Services is closed. All sales are non-transferable transactions. Guest passes expire at the end of the purchase date.

Payment Method Update: Penn Campus Recreation accepts Visa or MasterCard credit or debit cards only.


FREE Guest Passes for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Members

Current Penn Graduate and Undergraduate students who have an active Recreation Membership are allowed to sponsor a max of 2 guests for FREE each Semester. Free student guest passes can only be obtained in the Pottruck Membership Services Office, do not roll over from semester to semester, and are non-transferable. Recreation will not accept requests to obtain these free passes outside of office hours. Each pass is valid for one day of access. Students may NOT sponsor a guest under the age of 18 unless they are the legal guardian of their guest. All guests must bring a form of state-licensed ID with them to enter the gym.

Free student guest passes must be reserved the week of your planned visit. Passes must be reserved in Membership Services between the hours of 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Monday-Thursday and 9:00 am – 5:00 pm on Friday.  After you have used your 2 free passes, guest passes can be purchased for $15 per person per day.  See below for when each semester ends:

Fall Term End Date: Spring Term End Date: Summer Term End Date:
December 22 May 22 August 17


Penn Card Holder Day Passes

Penn part-time graduate/professional students, faculty, staff, and alumni who do not have a Campus Recreation Membership can purchase a $15 Day Pass to use the facilities with a presentation of a valid PennCard. Day passes cannot be purchased in advance and are non-refundable non-transferable transactions. Day passes expire at the end of the purchase date.


Bring Your Professor/Mentor to the Gym

All Penn students, with an active membership, can invite current or past professors/mentors to workout at Pottruck Health & Fitness Center or Fox Fitness Center during open hours. Click here to find out how!

Age Requirements

Dependent members/guests under 18 years of age must enter the facility with an adult/guardian who must also remain in the facility while it is being used by the dependent. Individuals under 18 years of age are prohibited from weight rooms, fitness areas, classes, and sauna.

Members/guests 15 years of age and under must be directly supervised by an adult/guardian at all times. Children 4 years of age and older are not permitted in opposite-sex locker rooms. Family changing rooms are available at both facilities.

Guest access is free for individuals ages 6 and under.

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