Recreation Membership

Recreation Membership


Welcome to Brown Recreation! 

Brown Recreation Memberships are all-inclusive, so one fee allows access to all Recreational Facilities during open recreational hours. 

Please review our membership categories below, and click the title (in red) to continue the membership process.

For more information, please call the Welcome Desk at the Nelson Fitness Center at (401) 863 5100.

Please consider the Varsity Water Sport pool closures before purchasing your membership.

Brown/RISD Membership

Community Membership One Day Membership Guest pass

for those affiliated with Brown/RISD, i.e.

  • Students (and their spouses) at Brown / RISD
  • Pre-Orientation Admitted Brown Students
  • Faculty (and their spouses) at Brown / RISD
  • Staff (and their spouses) at Brown / RISD
  • Children (17 & under) of Faculty / Staff / Students at Brown / RISD
  • Sponsored ID Holders (View FAQ)
  • Alumni

for those not affiliated with Brown/RISD, i.e.

  • Community-at-large members
  • Long term visitors



for short-term guests (18+)

Can be purchased on site and is good for one time entrance into one facility

 If you are unsure of which category you fall under, please call the Welcome Desk at Nelson Fitness Center (401) 863 5100 for more information. 

Are you a Pre-College student visiting Brown University? Click HERE to visit our page dedicated to Pre-College policies / membership information.