ESU Student Summer Pass (not currently enrolled)                             $11.42
ESU Employee                                                                                      $11.42
ESU Alumni                                                                                           $17.63
Guest Fee Monthly (for family members of current members only)      $26.95
Guest Fee (Daily)                                                                                $4.00/day


ESU Student                                        Hornet Card
ESU Employee                                     Hornet Card
CommunityAdult                                  $11.42
Community Child                                 $9.16
Guest Fee                                           $2.00/day


Defined as those individuals who have the privilege of being a "patron" of the Student Recreation Center. Patrons must possess a "Hornet" card.

  1. Students, who pay student campus privilege fees toward the Recreation Center, for both building and equipping, and operations fees, are considered "members".
  2. Emporia State University Employees, who can gain the status of "members" by purchasing an annual membership to the Student Recreation Center.
  3. Guests can gain admittance to the Student Recreation Center for a fee, and shall be accompanied by a "members". Guests of members are spouses, significant others, dependents (16 and older), friends, and relatives.
  4. Alumni can gain the status of "members" by Purchasing a membership to the Student Recreation Center, as long as they are a graduate of ESU.

Membership and Guest Pass Policy

Guests will only be admitted with a patron who has a validated "Hornet" Card. A Guest Pass can be purchased for a stipulated price per day, at the Reception Center. Hosts are responsible for explaining Recreation Center use policies and procedures to their guests. Hosts are responsible for any equipment used by guests. Guests must be at least 16 years of age. Guests are not allowed to check out equipment from the Reception Center. No more than two guests per member will be allowed.

Membership Card Regulations

Recreation Center memberships may not be transferred, and admits only the Individual, to which the card is issued. Membership Cards are not refundable. Membership Cards will be prorated on a monthly basis, beginning in the month of July through the month of June, for each specific calendar year. Lost "Hornet" Cards can be replaced at the I.D. Center in the memorial union at a cost determined by the I.D. Center located in the Memorial Union.

Group Use Requests in the Student Recreation Center

Groups made up of members of the campus community (students and employees only), have the privilege of using specific areas of the Recreation Center.

The Student Recreation Center is designed for business occupancy, not assembly occupancy; therefore the Student Recreation Center shall only be used for standard purpose Recreation or Leisure activities.

A Fee will be assessed to any individual or group for use of Emporia State University facilities.  In the event a member of the University community requests use of facilities “for a University sponsored event” whose participants who are “currently enrolled students, faculty, or staff”, the Recreation Services Director may waive the fee upon request.  A fee schedule is available at the Student Recreation Center.