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Facilities & Membership

Pool Memberships

Due to updates in public health guidance and tightening restrictions on public gatherings the Student Recreation Center will suspend operations beginning March 17 until normal campus operations resume.

Visit our list of suggested resources for fitness and wellbeing at home.

The pool membership is a great option for those who would like to use the outdoor pool, courtyard and locker rooms only. Courtyard amenities include two sand volleyball courts, two basketball courts and two horseshoe pits. Visit the Aquatics page to learn more about the facilities available through the pool membership, as well as the outdoor pool policies.

Eligibility

Our pool membership is available to the following members of the SFA community who are not already Campus Recreation members:

Explore the sessions below to learn more about membership rates and holiday hours.

Note: Membership rates are per person and are due in full to become an active membership. Memberships will not be prorated.

2020 sessions

Spring session: March 2 through May 8

Eligible Members Fee
Student – Continuing classes $50
Faculty/Staff, Retiree $50
SFA Alumni Association Member $65
Spouse of Student/Faculty/Staff $50
Spouse of SFA Alumni Association Member $65
Dependent 16+ years $50
Dependent 5 to 15 years $20
SFA Alumni Association Member Dependent 5 to 15 years $35
Dependent 0 to 4 years Free

Spring Break - Reduced Hours

  Outdoor Pool
Friday, March 6 Noon to 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 7, through Wednesday, March 11 Closed
Thursday, March 12 Noon to 7 p.m.
Friday, March 13 Noon to 7 p.m.

Easter Holiday - Reduced Hours

  Outdoor Pool
Thursday, April 9 Noon to 7 p.m.
Friday, April 10 Noon to 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 11 Closed
Sunday, April 12 Closed

Employee Banquet - Reduced Hours

  Outdoor Pool
Sunday, April 26 2 to 6 p.m.

Graduation Weekend - Closed

  Outdoor Pool
Saturday, May 9 Closed
Sunday, May 10 Closed

Summer session: May 11 through Aug. 20

Eligible Members Fee
Student – Continuing classes $60
Faculty/Staff, Retiree $60
SFA Alumni Association Member $75
Spouse of Student/Faculty/Staff $60
Spouse of SFA Alumni Association Member $75
Dependent 16+ years $60
Dependent 5 to 15 years $30
SFA Alumni Association Member Dependent 5 to 15 years $45
Dependent 0 to 4 years Free

Memorial Day - Closed

  Outdoor Pool
Monday, May 25 Closed

Independence Day - Closed

  Outdoor Pool
Saturday, July 4 Closed

Graduation Weekend - Reduced Hours

  Outdoor Pool
Saturday, Aug. 8 Noon to 4 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 9 Noon to 4 p.m.

Additional options

Locker service

There are two options for securing your belongings:

  • Bring your own lock. There are 70 day-use lockers in each locker room of the Student Recreation Center. These lockers are first come, first served. Locks left on these day-use lockers overnight will be cut.
  • Rent a locker. Lockers with locks are available to rent for $12 for the term of your pool membership. To rent a locker, visit the front desk.

Guest passes

Must be sponsored by an active pool membership card

  • Limit six guests per day
  • Non-refundable
  • Guest must present a photo ID
  • Guest must remain with sponsor while on the premises. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Outdoor Pool

Is pool towel service offered?

We do not provide a pool towel service at this time.

Am I allowed to bring my own tubes or floats?

You are not permitted to bring your own tubes and floats. Inner tubes and noodles are available for guests to use.

What type of personal floatation device is allowed for my child?

Only U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal life jackets are permitted. We offer a limited number of life jackets that can be used by guests.

Is my life jacket U.S. Coast Guard approved?

All approved life jackets will have a U.S. Coast Guard-approved number on the label.

What are the rules concerning my child wearing a personal floatation device?

If a child is wearing any form of personal floatation device, an adult must be within three feet of the child.

Who must take a swim test to use the diving board or enter the pool without an adult?

Our policy is that all children 8 years old or younger must take a swim test to be able to swim without a guardian within 3 feet or use the diving well. Any person, at the discretion of the Campus Rec lifeguard on duty, may be asked to take a swim test to re-enter the diving well.

What is the swim test?

The person taking the swim test must jump into the water, recover to the surface then swim the length of one lap lane (25 meters) without touching the bottom of the pool. The person passes at the discretion of a Campus Rec lifeguard.

Hours

Hours for the pool and courtyard are weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather, Campus Rec will close the outside facilities. Call 936.468.3507 if you would like to confirm facility availability before arrival.

Family Hours

Friday at 5 p.m. through Sunday at 8 p.m.

Administration Office

Monday and Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Outdoor Pool (2019-20 closure dates: Oct. 25 to March 2)

Monday through Friday: Noon - 8 p.m.
Saturday: Noon - 7 p.m.
Sunday: 1 - 8 p.m.

Student Recreation Center

Monday through Thursday: 6 a.m. - Midnight
Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - Midnight

 

Contact

Campus Recreation Department
936.468.3507
campusrec@sfasu.edu
Staff directory

Physical Address:
Student Recreation Center
1817 Wilson Drive

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13016, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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