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Membership Information

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Membership Information

The membership program will resume on January 9, 2023 for all community members and Alumni. All membership holders must be 18 years of age. All Alumni membership purchases will be verified for eligibility through the University Office of Institutional Advancement.  

When an individual purchases a membership to the Kiernan Center, it will permit the member to use the Kiernan Center facilities during the center’s regular hours of operation in accordance with the center’s rules and regulations. Before an individual joins the Kiernan Center, the following should be considered:

  1. The Kiernan Center is a student recreational facility. The operations and management of the facility will focus upon the student population.
  2. At times, the use of the Kiernan Center may be restricted due to university scheduled events and activities.
  3. During school recess periods and summer school sessions, the hours of the Kiernan Center will be reduced.

Membership Rates

Memberships are sold in a number of categories and time frames including three semesters per year: fall, spring and summer. The membership fees are as follows:

Membership TypeCost
Community$500 per year
Alumni*$300 per year
Alumni and Spouse*$500 per year
Full-Time Employee$100 per year
Employee Spouse$300 per year
Employee Child (16-21)$300 per year
Part-Time Employee$300 per year
Grad and Part-Time Student$100 per semester
Summer Membership (5/1-8/31)$100

*Individuals must be on record as an alumni with the Advancement Office to receive the alumni rate.

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Employees of Niagara University

All university employees are invited to use the Kiernan Center facilities free of charge from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday during the academic year. This service is done to promote health and wellness for the university community. Employees may purchase a membership if they wish to use the facility outside of wellness hours (see below for cost).

For your convenience, membership payments can be conducted through a payroll deduction. Forms for the authorization of a payroll deductions are available in the Human Resources Office.

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