Campus Rec program policies

The following policies are for all department and programs of Campus Rec excluding Intramural and Club Sports, whose policies can be found on the team web pages.


Facility Access: To ensure that only eligible individuals are using Campus Recreation facilities, each participant is required to hand their valid URI ID or membership pass upon each entrance. Individuals will not be allowed to enter the facility without a valid photo ID.

Purchasing a Facility Membership

URI Employees/Affiliates MUST present a current URI picture I.D. card at the time of registration. A partner/dependent must be accompanied by the sponsoring person or bring the sponsoring person’s University identification. All patrons other than URI Students and paying guests will be issued a Campus Recreation photo identification pass at the time of their registration and fee payment.

Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable and may be purchased by cash, check or all major credit cards.  There is a $20.00 fee for all returned checks. 

The fee for a replacement/lost I.D. is $10.00. This includes memberships that are not renewed upon expiration.

Membership Discounts and Benefits

Learn to Swim member rates will only be provided to Family TAC Members. Members will also receive priority registration for aquatic programs (on-line and in person).  URI Students/Individual Members receive discounts for certification classes (first-aid, CPR, AED instructional classes) and Aquatic Fitness Activities. Lockers service and personal training are available for patrons with membership.

Accessibility for All

An all gender shower room in the Anna Fascitelli Fitness & Wellness Center, is open to all individuals. You may gain access by submitted the form below.  Once submitted, you will be notified when your I.D. has been activated.

all gender/accessible shower access

Behavioral Expectation

Use of URI Campus Recreation facilities and program participation is a privilege. Members, participants, and guests shall respect the rights of others and display appropriate behavior while participating in programs offered by URI Campus Recreation. URI Campus Recreation reserves the right to refuse access or remove any individual(s) whose behavior is inappropriate, disruptive, or in violation of University policy, URI Campus Recreation policies and/or the Student Code of Conduct.

URI Campus Recreation is committed to providing a safe environment for all members of the URI community. Recreation staff will take appropriate action to eliminate inappropriate or disruptive behavior. Inappropriate or disruptive behavior may result in immediate removal or suspension from URI Campus Recreation programs as well as additional University discipline. If a participant, member or guest, is directed to leave a facility or program the following outcomes are expected:

  1. The participant will leave the facility immediately.
  2. URI Campus Recreation staff will place a minimum 24- hour suspension on the participant’s ID and he/she is immediately ineligible for further access to any URI Campus Recreation program or facility.
  3. URI Campus Recreation staff will schedule a meeting with the suspended participant to determine further outcomes.
  4. The Director of Campus Recreation or the Division of Student Affairs reserves the right to revoke a participants’ membership at any time due to inappropriate or disruptive behavior. Membership fees are non-refundable.

URI Campus Recreation defines inappropriate or disruptive behavior to include the following:

  • Use of vulgar, obscene, abusive, or derogatory language.
  • Use of profanity or obscene gestures or actions.
  • Fighting and/or unsportsmanlike conduct.
  • Physical violence including striking, pushing, kicking or hitting another participant.
  • Exhibiting abusive behavior, either verbal or physical.
  • Displaying overt sexual behavior.
  • Harassment.
  • The possession, use and/or distribution of alcohol or drugs.
  • Smoking, vaping and/or use of any tobacco products.
  • Entering activity areas that are not open for public use, or entering private offices or restricted areas without permission.
  • Damage to or destruction of any property of the University or property of other participants while on University premise.
  • Possession of a weapon.
  • Posing an unreasonable risk to the health or safety to others.
  • Failure to follow established policies, URI Campus Recreation reserves the right to modify facility policies and implement new guidelines to protect the safety and well-being of all participants. Patrons are responsible for reading, understanding and adhering to all rules and regulations outlined by URI Campus Recreation. URI Campus Recreation reserves the right to take appropriate action to ensure the safety of all participants as well as the security of the facilities and program to mitigate risk. All policies outlined in the University of Rhode Island Student Handbook will be recognized by URI Campus Recreation.  

Tootell Aquatic Center

URI Students, facility members and daily swim pass holders must present their valid pass upon each entry to the Tootell Aquatic Center (TAC) scanning attendant/lifeguard on duty.

Child Supervision Statement:

All children under 12 years of age must be with a parent/guardian at all times, in all areas of our facility.

Community Swim:
Children under 12 years of age: parent/guardian must remain in the spectator area, 
Children under 7 years of age: parent or guardian must be suited to swim and on the pool deck.
Children 4 years and under: parent/guardian must be in the water on a one-to-one basis. Children using approved floatation devices must be supervised by an adult within one arms distance from the child. 
Inflatables (such as water-wings; styrofoam bubbles or floats sewn into bathing suits) are not allowed.