OPERS Membership Information

An OPERS Membership Card provides access the East Field House and West Field House during operating hours. This includes use of the Wellness Center, Pool, Tennis Courts, Racquetball Courts, East Gym, West Field House Fitness Center and locker rooms. Please see the OPERS Facilities web page for information on hours of operation, open lap swimming times, drop in hours, procedures for reserving tennis and racquetball courts, and locker rentals. In addition, Membership Card holders are eligible to take Physical Education classes and participate in Intramural Sports.

How to Purchase a Membership

New memberships and renewals are available at the OPERS Business Office located on the second floor of the East Field House.

Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. See Business Office hours for current information on reduced hours during holidays and breaks.

For Day Pass, Quarterly Membership or Annual Membership, please bring your proof of UCSC or UC affiliation, photo ID, and OPERS Membership Card (for renewals only).  If you do not have proof of affiliation, you will be charged the Community/Non-affiliate rate.

For new memberships, your photo will be taken. No hats or no sunglasses may be worn in the photo.

For monthly flat rate, no proof of affiliation is needed.

Payment is accepted by cash, check or credit card. Some UCSC Employees are eligible to sign up for Payroll Deduction. 

OPERS Membership Calendar 

We are a student facility and our calendar is based upon the academic year. The dates vary a bit from year to year due to the nature of the academic term.  

2013-14 Quarterly and Yearly Dates

  • Summer 2013 - Mon, June 17 to Thu, Sept. 19.
  • Fall 2013 - Fri, Sept. 20 to Thu, Jan. 2
  • Winter 2014 - Fri, Jan 3 to Thu, March 27
  • Spring 2014 - Mon, March 31 to Thu, June 12
  • Full Year - Mon, June 17, 2013 to Thu, June 12, 2014