Memberships

Dedman Center Memberships

Dedman Center offers a variety of membership options.  The Dedman Center is a campus recreation center with the primary purpose and focus on the SMU student and bound by University calendar, policies, and procedures.  The Center is also host to academic classes, programs, and special events.  As an institution of higher education, the Center is also a "classroom" providing students with valuable employment education and experiences.

Entry to the Center requires a photo ID.  Non-members have various options available to use the Center without a long-term commitment.  However, privileges and benefits are limited with these options.  All memberships and pass packages are non-refundable and non-transferrable.  See chart below for details.

All members and guests are expected to abide be Dedman Center Member Expectations and Standards

Membership, as well as other services, can be purchased at the front desk prior to 1 hour before closing or at the convenience of the Dedman Center Online Member Portal.  Instructions for Member Portal available soon.

Membership Cancellation

Accepted Payment Types:

  • Cash (we do not accept bills of $50 or greater unless the product or service exceeds value)
  • Personal Check
  • Credit Cards (Discover, MasterCard, or VISA)
Membership Annual* Semester Criteria and Options

SMU Students

$0 $0

Automatically activated upon enrollment in 1) for-credit classes on a degree seeking path, and 2) payment of tuition and applicable student fees. 

Students enrolled in the spring semester will have access through the summer or until August 15.

 

 New SMU Alumni $0 $0

 A limited duration, courtesy membership, assigned by the University, to recently graduated students.

Membership will expire 4 months from date of designation by University.

Does not include a Dedman Member ID or parking.

 

SMU Student Spouse* or  SMU Student Bundled Family Membership

$20/Month

$240/Year

$80

Membership option for spouse or domestic partner defined as married or domestic partner, sharing residence, AND financially dependent.  See Terms Here.

Photo ID at time of enrollment and each visit.  Dedman Center Member Card provided with membership duration > 3 months..

Options include semester and annual enrollment or monthly credit card deduction.  Payment expected at time of enrollment.

Monthly credit card deduction available online ONLY at Dedman Center Member Online Portal. 

Student Bundled Family must be purchased by the SMU Student and includes a Spouse-Partner and up to 4 minor children.

*Minors of current members must be registered to the main member with a signed electronic Minor Release of Liability on file.

Parking is available at an additional charge.  See staff at front desk.

 

 Faculty/Staff *  $10/Month

$120/Year
 N/A

 Designated full-time, benefits eligible employees on the University payroll with SMU ID. Does not include temporary or Non-Benefit eligible employees.

Options include automatic monthly credit card deduction, payroll deduction, or annual enrollment.

Monthly credit card deduction available online ONLY at Dedman Center Online Member Portal.

Monthly Payroll deduction must be enrolled in-person at Dedman Center.

Parking is not available.

 

 Faculty/Staff Spouse***  $20/Month

$240/Year
N/A 

Membership option for spouse or domestic partner defined as married or domestic partner, sharing residence, AND financially dependent. See Terms Here

Photo ID at time of enrollment and each visit. Dedman Center Member ID provided with membership duration > 3 months.

Options include automatic monthly deduction or annual enrollment.

For Monthly credit card deduction, must purchase a Faculty/Staff Bundled Family membership through the Dedman Center Online Member Portal.

Faculty/Staff member can add to Monthly Payroll deduction in-person at Dedman front desk.

Added Spouse-Partner membership will expire with Faculty/Staff main member.

Parking is available at additional charge. See staff at front desk.

 

Faculty/Staff Bundled Family

$30/month

$360/Year

N/A

Full-time, benefits eligible employees on the University payroll + Spouse Partner+ up to 5 minor children. Does not include extended family members.

Options include monthly automatic deduction or annual enrollment.

Monthly credit card deduction available online Only at Dedman Center Online Member Portal.

Monthly Payroll deduction available in-person at Dedman Center.

*Minors of current members must be registered to the main member with a signed electronic Minor Release of Liability on file.

Parking is available for Spouse-Partner at additional charge. See Dedman Front Desk.

 

 Retiree**  $10/Month

$120/YeaR
 N/A

Designated SMU Retiree by University with SMU ID.

Options include monthly credit card deduction or annual enrollment.

Monthly credit card deduction available online ONLY at Dedman Center Online Member Portal.

Parking is available through the SMU Parking and ID Office in Hughes Trigg Student Center

 

Retiree Spouse***

$20/Month

$240/Year

N/A

Membership option for spouse or domestic partner defined as married or domestic partner, sharing residence, AND financially dependent. See Terms Here

Photo ID at time of enrollment and each visit.  Dedman Member Card provided with membership duration > 3 months.

Options include automatic credit card deduction or combined monthly payment up to main member's expiration date or 1 year.

For Monthly credit card deduction, must purchase Retiree Bundled Family at Dedman Center Online Member Portal.

Parking available at additional charge.  See Dedman front desk.

 

 Retiree Bundled Family  $30/Month

$360/Year
 N/A

 University designated Retiree + spouse-partner in one payment with one expiration date.

Options include automatic credit card deduction or annual enrollment.

Monthly credit card deduction available ONLY at the Dedman Center Online Member Portal.

Parking available at additional charge. See Dedman front desk.

 

 Alumni  $600/Year N/A

 Must have graduated from SMU (Bachelor's, Master's, PhD...). Access is granted for one semester following graduation.

Photo ID required at enrollment and each visit. Dedman Member Card provided.

Payment expected at time of enrollment available in-person or online at Dedman Center Member Online Portal.

Parking is included with membership. To request parking activation and permit, visit the Dedman front desk or Dedman Member Parking.

 

 Alumni spouse***  $300/Year N/A

Membership option for spouse or domestic partner defined as married or domestic partner, sharing residence, AND financially dependent. See Terms Here

Photo ID required at enrollment and each visit. Dedman Member Card provided with membership duration > 3 months.

Added to existing Alumni main membership for a duration up to main member's expiration.

Enrollment is in-person and payment for duration expected at time of enrollment.

Parking is included with membership. To request parking activation and permit, visit the Dedman front desk or Dedman Member Parking.

 

 Alumni Bundled Family  $900/Year N/A

Includes University designated Alumni main member + Spouse-Partner + up to 5 minor children with one payment and one expiration date. Does not include extended family.

Payment at time of enrollment available in-person or online at Dedman Center Online Member Portal.

Photo ID required at enrollment for adults and each visit. Dedman Member Card provided.

*Minors of current members must be registered to the main member with a signed electronic Minor Release of Liability on file.

Parking is included with enrollment. To request permit, please visit the staff at the front desk or Dedman Member Parking.

 

Adult Child Dependent

$20/Month

$240/Year

N/A

Defined as 18-25 years, a dependent of the Main member, & resides at the Main Member's residence or Full-time student at another institution.  See Terms Here.

Only available with active Student, Faculty/Staff, Alumni or Community parent membership and Duration minimum of 3 months up to 1 year. 

Photo ID required at time of enrollment and each visit. Dedman Member Card provided for memberships exceeding 3 months.

Payment is expected at time of enrollment. Enrollment is in-person only.

Parking available at additional charge. See staff at front desk.

 

Non-Benefit Employee

Adjunct Faculty
 $120/Year $60

 SMU ID - Validated through University Human Resources or SMU Payroll.

Non-benefit employees must provide letter or email from immediate supervisor/Dean confirming contractual dates of employment.

No Spousal or Adult Child Dependent Benefits Available.

*Minors of current members must be registered to the main member with a signed electronic Minor Release of Liability on file.

Parking is not available.

 

 Bush Library

 $10/Month

$120/Year

 N/A

Bush Library employee with a Bush Library SMU Sponsored ID required at enrollment and each visit.

Payment options available are monthly credit card deduction, or annual enrollment.  Monthly credit card deduction available ONLY online at Dedman Center Member Portal.

Parking is not availble.

 

 Bush Library Spouse-Partner***

 $20/Month

$240/Year

N/A

Membership option for spouse or domestic partner defined as married or domestic partner, sharing residence, AND financially dependent. See Terms Here

Bush Library employee must be an existing Dedman Center Member and spouse-partner membership durations may not exceed the main member's expiration.

Photo ID required at enrollment and each visit.  Dedman Member Card provided for additional memberships exceeding 3 months.

Enrollment is in-person only and payment for the entire duration expected at time of enrollment.

For monthly credit card deduction, must purchase Bush Library Bundled Family membership available in-person or the Dedman Center Member Online Portal.

Parking available from the front desk at additional charge.

 

 Bush Library Bundled Family 

$30/Month

$360/Year

 N/A

Bundled membership to include the Bush Library employee + Spouse-Partner + up to 5 minor children with one payment and one expiration.

Options available are automatic credit card deduction and annual enrollment.

Monthly credit card deduction available ONLY online at Dedman Center Member Portal.

*Minors of current members must be registered to the main member with a signed electronic Minor Release of Liability on file.

Parking available from the front desk at additional charge.

 

 SMU Sponsored ID Card

$240/Year  N/A

SMU Sponsored ID card required.  Excludes 3rd party temporary employees.  Must be verified and approved by Dedman Center Membership Admin.  NOTE: Some Sponsored ID affiliations do not have membership eligibility.  Inquire with Membership Admin at dedman_memberships@smu.edu

In-person enrollment only.

Family membership options and parking not available.

 

 NON-SMU
 Community 

$900/Year   N/A 

 Photo ID at time of enrollment and each visit. Dedman Member Card provided.

Payment at time of enrollment available in-person or online at Dedman Center Member Online Portal.

Parking is included with enrollment. To request permit, please visit the staff at the front desk or Dedman Member Parking.

 

 Community spouse***   

 $450/Year   N/A 

Membership option for spouse or domestic partner defined as married or domestic partner, sharing residence, AND financially dependent.  See Terms Here

Additional membership for Spouse-Partner to existing Community main membership up to expiration date.

Photo ID required at enrollment and each visit. Dedman Member Card provided with membership duration > 3 months.

Enrollment in-person only and payment expected at time of enrollment.

Parking is included with enrollment. To request permit, please visit the staff at the front desk or Dedman Member Parking.

 

  Community Bundled Family  


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 $1350   N/A 

 Includes Community main member + Spouse-Partner + up to 5 minor children. Does not include extended family members.

Photo ID required at enrollment and each visit. Dedman Member Cards provided.

Enrollment is in-person or available online at the Dedman Member Center Online Portal.

Payment expected at time of enrollment.

*Minors of current members must be registered to the main member with a signed electronic Minor Release of Liability on file.

Parking is included with enrollment. To request permit, please visit the staff at the front desk or Dedman Member Parking.

 

 SUMMER MEMBERSHIP
$150

Summer ONLY individual membership for 18 years of age or older beginning May 19 to expire on August 19. Price is prorated from time of enrollment until expiration date.

Payment expected at time of enrollment.  Non-refundable.

Photo ID required at enrollment and each visit.

Does NOT include Spouse-Partner, Minor Children, On-campus Parking, or Member Card.

 

 
* Annual memberships paid through a credit card may be made by monthly payments. This payment option is not available for Community and Alumni members. Faculty and staff may pay the monthly rate by filling out a Payroll Deduction form at the Main Desk.

** A retiree is defined as a 60 year old individual with 10 years service to the University.

*** Spouse-Partner memberships to student, faculty, staff, alumni, and community spouses or domestic partners are available only when existing student, faculty/staff, Bush, alumni, or community main member.

Guest Fees Amount Criteria
One Day Guest Membership $10

Available to any non-member, SMU or Non-SMU, over 18 years of age and with a valid picture ID at time of purchase. Guest passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.  Minors are not permitted with Daily Guest Membership.

Available in-person or online at Dedman Member Online Portal.

Guest Pass Package (12 Visits)

$100

Available to any non-member, SMU or Non-SMU, over 18 years of age and with a valid picture ID at time of purchase AND EACH VISIT. Guest pass packages permit a limited number of entries.  Single pass expires upon departure.  Guest Passes are for the purchaser only, and are non-transferable and non-refundable.  Minors of Guest Pass Package holders are not permitted.  Expires after 250 days of purchase.

Available in-person or online at Dedman Member Online Portal.


   

Miscellaneous Fees
Bath Towels
*Semester Towel Service

$12.00 (No limit to number of towels for the duration.  Limit of 2 towels at one time.  Semester rate is prorated from time of purchase)

Available at the front desk or online at Dedman Member Online Portal.

* Large towel (1 towel) $0.25 Cash Only at the Fitness Desk.
Lockers
*Half Locker (Men & Women)

$15/semester (Fees are pro-rated to expire on the corresponding end of semester date as determined by the University academic calendar).  Maximum rental is annual.

Initial or new rentals must be in-person at Dedman.  Renewals can be done in-person or online at Dedman Member Online Portal.

*Full Locker (Women Only)

$25/semester (Fees are prorated for the first semester to expire on the corresponding end of semester date as determined by the University academic calendar).  Maximum rental is annual.

Initial or new rentals must be in-person at Dedman.  Renewals can be done in-person or online at Dedman Member Online Portal.

* Locker Combination Lock $8.00 + tax
For questions regarding lockers, please contact dedmancenter@smu.edu or call 214-768-3374.
Headphones $4.50 + tax
 
Parking pass+ $30+ tax 
+ Dedman Center parking passes are available to eligible members.  Excludes faculty/staff, Bush, SMU Sponsored, retiree members and students. Parking passes are included in the memberships for Community and ALUM.

For additional questions please contact Membership Desk at 214-768-3366 or David Chambers at 214-768-4823/ dchamber@smu.edu.
Replacement Membership Card

$30 + tax

Membership cards are complimentary with the purchase of a membership exceeding 3 months.  Membership cards will be replaced at no charge for members 2 years after original issue or gap in membership exceeding 1 year.

Last Updated: April 2018

For any questions regarding memberships, please contact David Chambers at 214-768-4823 or dchamber@smu.edu.