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Membership rates

Cooper and Glimmerglass Fitness Centers are part of and supported by the SUNY Oswego Residence Life and Housing Department. Financial subsidy by the Department of Residence Life and Housing means that students living in residence halls are essentially supporting the centers in two ways: through room rental fees and fitness membership fees. Therefore, to provide for reasonably equitable fees to all members, non-residents are charged a higher fee than residents. This recognizes the amount of time and support an individual has given to the Residence Life and Housing Department as a resident student. The longer any individual stays on campus as a resident, the lower his or her membership fee will be to join the Fitness Centers.

Student rates for academic year 

 Semester   Academic Year

Resident Student

$55 $105

Off campus students who lived on campus for...

- -

4 or more full semester

$60 $115

1-3 full semesters

$65 $125

Commuter Student

$70 $135

Non-student rates

   Semester   Academic Year
Calendar Year

Faculty & Staff

$85 $160 $200

Spouse, Dependent & Alumni*

$90 $170 $210

Summer rates

(May-August)

Summer Per Week
Per Day

Resident Students

$50 $10 $3

Off campus students

$55 $10 $3

Faculty & Staff

$60 $10 $3

Spouse, Dependent & Alumni*

$65 $10 $3

* In qualifying relationships. For details regarding this type of membership contact Fitness Center Management at 315.312.3963 or fitness@oswego.edu.

Membership Includes:

  • unlimited use of both Cooper and Glimmerglass Fitness Centers.
  • use of a variety of cardiovascular equipment including treadmills, elliptical trainers, Arc Trainers and exercise bikes.
  • use of  a complete Cybex circuit in each center.
  • use of a full set of dumbbells in each center (2lb - 120lb).
  • use of a variety of free-weight benches and apparatuses.
  • free Personal Training.
  • 40+ group exercise classes led by trained instructors.
  • personal viewing screens attached to each piece of cardio equipment with full selection of cable channels
  • a selection of specialized training aids such as stability balls, plyometic boxes, jump ropes, weight and dip belts, push-up bars, and stretch mats.
  • access to educational bulletin boards and incentive programs.
  • use of lockers and changing area. (showers in Cooper Fitness Center)
  • 3 free guest passes.

**Members will not be allowed in the centers without proper I.D.**

Dependent Policy

Dependents from the ages of 14 – 17 may purchase a membership at the spouse rate but can only use the fitness center with parent or legal guardian.
Dependents ages 18 and up may purchase a membership at the spouse rate and can use the fitness center without presence of parent or guardian.
All dependents are required to use a spouse ID (from the ID and Meal Plan Office) when using the fitness center. Parent or guardian must be present when purchasing membership to verify identification.

Membership Cards

The SUNY Oswego I.D. issued to students, staff and faculty is used as the fitness center membership card. Members must present their I.D. card at the front desk, upon entering the centers. At the front desk there is a place to leave your I.D. while working out. The centers are not responsible for any lost or stolen I.D.'s left at the desk.

Membership Revocations

All SUNY Oswego and Residence Life and Housing policies and procedures apply to the fitness centers. The fitness center staff is responsible for enforcement of college policies and fitness center guidelines. Courtesy for other members, staff and the equipment in the Fitness Centers is expected and required. Loud, boisterous or abusive behavior will not be tolerated. Failure to comply with college policies and fitness center guidelines may result in immediate eviction from the centers, revocation of membership with no refund, and disciplinary review through the campus judicial system.