Membership Information

Community Membership



Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult




Family member is recognized as a spouse, and any tax deductible dependent


Family member is recognized as a spouse, and any tax deductible dependent


Persons ages 62 and older are eligible


This is a punch card membership available for the Ryder Center. For $50.00, you can have ten (10) visits to the Ryder Center. This pass can be purchased at the Customer Service Check-In Desk at the the Ryder Center (cash or check only) and is non-refundable.


A daily guest pass may be purchased which permits entry to the Ryder Center. An SVSU student, faculty, staff or a current Ryder Center member must sponsor a guest. A maximum of two guests will be allowed per sponsor. Individuals should check availability of activity areas prior to purchasing a pass. Once a daily pass is purchased, the fee is not refundable. Current price information is available at the Customer Service Check-In Desk. Individuals purchasing a day pass must abide by all Ryder Center policies/procedures. Violators will be asked to leave the facility.


Employee and Student Memberships

Employee Membership

Each full-time employee is recognized as a member at the Ryder Center. The membership is provided at no cost to the employee.

  1. Employee membership includes all recreation areas of the facility.
  2. TheCARD, the official SVSU employee identification card, serves as the membership card for all employees. Photo identification cards are issued at the Campus Financial Service Center on the first floor of Wickes during normal business hours. 
    *Employees may rent a small locker in the faculty/staff locker rooms for $25 (September-August). See the Ryder Center service desk for additional information.

Employee-Spouse and Dependent Membership

  1. Spouse and dependents also are recognized as members to the Ryder Center.
  2. Includes all recreation areas of the facility.
  3. There is no fee for this pass.
  4. To receive the photo ID/membership card, the employee should also complete the Ryder Center Membership Cards for Spouses and Dependents form online [use your SVSU username and password to login, and then complete the Dependent section under My Account] or print and complete the Ryder Center Membership Cards for Spouse and Dependents Form (19kB) and bring to the Ryder Center. 

Student-Spouse/Dependent Memberships

Students who wish to bring their husbands, wives, or dependents can purchase memberships for the semester. (A dependent is recognized as a tax deductible dependent).

  1. Includes all recreation areas of the facility.
  2. $50.00 per person per semester.
  3. The membership can be purchased at the Ryder Center offices. (No tax deductible contribution).

Contact Us

For information on purchasing or renewing a membership, contact us at (989) 964-7333.