WKU Retiree Memberships:
Retired faculty/staff membership fee is $125.00 per year or $50 per semester. Spouse memberships are available for the same rate, provided the spouse is not a WKU employee. Membership for children/grandchildren (18 and under) are available for $50 annually or $25 per semester, per child.
Membership application as well as payment (by check, money order, or credit card) can be made at the Intramural-Recreational Sports Office located at 54a Preston Center. New members who do not have a Big Red Card, must go to the ID Center (DUC 126) after application, where a card will be made. You must have a Big Red Card for entry to the Preston Center.
*Retirees who are enrolled in class will not have the option of paying the student rate.
Optional retirees are eligible for the Retiree membership category, however, they are not eligible for payroll deduction (lump sum payment only).
Retiree Membership Application (print and bring to Preston Center 54a):
For more information regarding memberships and/or questions about our services offered, please contact our Office Coordinator, Becky Sims, at (270) 745-6061 or visit the Intramural-Recreational Sports offic located on the second floor of the Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities Center.
WKU ID Card Information:
A WKU ID card must be presented to the front desk staff to gain access to the facility. Individuals who are not enrolled as students and are not employed by the university will be issued a “Preston Only” membership number from our office. Once this number has been assigned, it is the member’s responsibility to take a copy of the application to the ID Center located in room 126 of the Downing University Center, to have an ID made. “Preston Only” ID’s cost $10.
Preston Center members who are not enrolled as students and are not employed by the university are eligible to purchase a Preston Center parking permit at a fee of $10.00 per semester. (Fall Semester, Spring semester, and Summer semester). The parking permits must be purchased at WKU Parking and Transportation. For further details regarding “Preston Only” parking permits, please contact Parking and Transportation at (270) 745-2361