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*Due to Covid 19 Pandemic, KU Recreation Services is not offering Visitor or Guest Passes at time* Please contact Jeremy Chance at jmchance@ku.edu for questions

KU Recreation Services offers membership options for those indirectly affiliated with the University.  Visitors are eligible for temporary membership if they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  1. Association or Employment with a KU-Lawrence campus department during the summer term or
  2. Visitor is a conference attendee at a KU-Lawrence campus department or
  3. Visitor is considered a “guest scholar” for a KU-Lawrence campus department with approval from Department Chair/Designee or
  4. Visitor is a student from a college or university other than KU.

Note: Eligibility for membership is limited to specific terms; students from other institutions are only allowed access during winter and summer breaks and temporary employees are limited to summer terms. Cluck on the appropriate link on the left for more information.

KU Recreation Services also offers one-day guest passes for those not eligible for membership.  In order to purchase a pass, the guest must present:

  1. A valid photo ID
  2. An eligible sponsor with an active membership
  3. Guest must be 18 years of age or older
  4. Member can only sponsor one guest per visit

Kansas Alumni Association members may also purchase a day-pass; guest policies are amended to allow access without a sponsor for active alumni association members.  Click on the appropriate link to your left for more information.

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Daily Hours

Ambler SRFC Building

Friday: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

Monday: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Thursday: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Tuesday: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Wednesday: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Regular Semester Hours 1.28 - 5.14
Live Facility Counts

Administrative Office Hours

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Regular Semester Hours 1.28 - 5.14
Live Facility Counts

Outdoor Pursuits Office

Friday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monday: CLOSED

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

Thursday: CLOSED

Tuesday: CLOSED

Wednesday: CLOSED

Regular Semester Hours 1.28 - 5.14
Live Facility Counts

"The Chalk Rock" Climbing Wall

Friday: CLOSED

Monday: CLOSED

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Thursday: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tuesday: CLOSED

Wednesday: CLOSED

Regular Semester Hours 1.28 - 5.14
Live Facility Counts
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