Frequently Asked Questions
Recreation and Well-Being FAQs
Current JHU & JHMI students, faculty, staff, affiliates, and spouse/partners are welcome into the Rec. Guests of current members are also welcome through the purchase of a 1-Day Facility Pass and a state-issued ID (digital or physical).
We will continue to follow the Rec policy that members and guests must be 18 years old or older to use the Rec Center.
Semester Hours. Any changes to our semester hours can be found on the Rec Center homepage.
They can be found under Hours of Operation. Any changes to the hours will be updated on the page.
During the fall and spring semester, it is open Monday through Thursday 9am – 7pm, Friday 9am – 5pm, and Saturday 9am – 3pm. The summer hours are: Monday through Friday 9am – 5pm.
JHU Rec Center Member Portal
Upon reopening, the JHU Rec Center Member Portal will allow members to initiate and renew their JHU Rec membership, update a member profile, view the Rec calendar, and reserve spots in fitness classes.
JH Rec App
The Follow Me to the Rec app is available for download in the Apple App Store and on Google Play Store now. Key features of the app include:
- Digital ID: barcode scanning for contactless entry if you forget your JHU ID
- Sign-up for push notifications (facility and class cancellations, program announcements, etc.)
- Group Fitness Class Registration
- Squash Court Reservations
- Membership Sales
If you have access to a JHU email, log in using your JHU single sign-on credentials (JHED & password). Otherwise, use the email and password created when the membership was obtained. If you experience any issues, please contact the Membership Services office at 410.516.5229.
Locker service is available. Please call the Membership Services office at 410.516.5229 for more information.
Through the member portal or JH Rec App on the first page under “Membership Services” and then under “Membership Sales”. The membership associated with your affiliation will become available. Should you not find the membership, please call the Membership Services office at 410.516.5229 or come in-person during operating hours.
Yes. You should renew your membership at the end of the semester (Fall – December 31st or Spring – May 31st) or the summer session (August 31st). If you have payroll deduction, there is no need to renew.
Yes! You must log in with your credentials to purchase or renew a membership.
Come into the Membership Services office during operating hours with your spouse, both your IDs, and proof of partnership (i.e. marriage license, bill or lease with both your names on it). It is required that you have an active membership in order to obtain one for your spouse/partner.
Current employees of JHU and JHMI can purchase their membership through payroll deduction. Call the Rec Office at 410.516.5229 to enroll. You will need to have your personnel number located on your paystub available.
Based on the status of the Welcome Desk, your access to the facility will be immediate.
Yes! You can purchase a pass on the Rec Portal and sign up for classes on the JH Rec app.