FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

UC Davis Campus Recreation and Unions (CRU) Online Store

Before you can enroll in our services you will need to set up your user profile:

Create Profile*

*Must be a minimum of 18 years of age or a UC Davis Student to participate in any adult recreation programs or services. Minor participants enrolled in adult recreation programs or services, either by error or intent, will be removed from the activity upon discovery and refunded in accordance with the Campus Recreation and Unions (CRU) refund policy. To verify you are being offered the best pricing available to you please call 530-754-5306 or visit the Membership Services desk at the ARC

Next, Enroll

Browse our catalog of classes and programs currently available for purchase online from the navigation links on the left-hand menu of our front page.
UC Davis Faculty/Staff/Alumni/Extension/Retirees/Family: Only $30.50/month
Community Members: Only $35.83/month

In addition to complete access to the region's premier full-service fitness facility, CRU members receive discounted pricing for all Campus Recreation and Unions programs. CRU members also enjoy free admission to Recreation Pool and Hickey Pool; access to low-cost Group Exercise, Dance, Martial Arts, and Fit For Life (55+) classes; access to affordable Personal Training; and much more. Visit our web site at cru.ucdavis.edu/crumembership to learn more.

I'm a UC Davis student NOT taking classes in the current academic session. I received a message that I'm not eligible when trying to enroll in a Campus Recreation and Unions (CRU) services or I'm not able to purchase an item at the CRU Member price.

Only fee-paying UC Davis students are eligible for CRU Membership, services, and pricing. Students who are not up to date on their fees can purchase many of our programs at the non-member price.

I'm a UC Davis student taking classes in the current academic session. I received a message that I'm not eligible when trying to enroll in a Campus Recreation and Unions (CRU) program/activity or I'm not able to purchase an item at the CRU Member price.

Log into your Online Store Profile and verify that your Student ID is entered correctly. If it is, please call 530-754-5306 for assistance.

How old do I have to be to participate in Campus Recreation and Unions (CRU) programs/activities?

All participants, excluding current UC Davis students, must be a minimum of 18 years of age to participate in programs/activities. Exceptions include Rec Pool access, Youth Programs activities, and other special programs yet to be determined.

How do I enroll my child in Youth Programs?

To get started...

  1. Create an Online Store Profile.
  2. Add your child(ren) using the My Family section in your Online Store Profile.
  3. Complete the online forms for Medical and Household/Emergency Contacts for each child using the My Forms section in your Online Store Profile.
  4. Purchase the camps listed in the Youth Programs section of the Online Store, or pay in person at the Business Center, located at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), if you prefer.

How is my medical information protected?

When you submit your medical information, the data is encrypted and stored offline and can only be viewed by our staff using customized software designed to protect sensitive information in accordance with state regulations.

To update or correct this information, the medical form data fields must be completed then resubmitted with desired changes added.

I'm not a UC Davis student. Can I enroll in Campus Recreation and Unions (CRU) programs/activities?

Many of our programs are available for both members of the community and UC Davis affiliates. Some programs/activities indicate "Logon Required"; these are limited to CRU Members only. By becoming a CRU Member, you can gain access to the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), purchase low-cost classes only available to CRU Members, and receive member discounts on all other available CRU activities/programs.

Create an Online Store Profile to access many of our exciting activities.