Harper Employee & Retiree Memberships


All full time and part time Harper employees are eligible to purchase a membership with full access to the Health and Recreation Center for $25 per month or an annual membership for $270 per year with no activation or cancellation fee. All employee members are required to use their Harper College ID cards to gain access to the Health and Recreation Center. Bring your Harper ID, a valid government issued ID and a credit card or debit card to sign up for membership. 

Note: Contractors, temporary and short term employees are not eligible for the employee rate.

Employee Payroll Deduction

Harper College benefit eligible faculty and staff are allowed to utilize payroll deduction for their personal membership, household membership and locker rental. Note: Non-benefit eligible employees such as adjunct staff, CE instructors, part-time staff less than 30 hours and contingent employees are not eligible to enroll in payroll deduction; these types of employees are eligible to purchase a monthly membership at the employee rate.

Harper employees that are paid 12 months per calendar year are eligible for payroll deduction year-round. Harper employees that are paid 9 months per calendar year are eligible for payroll deduction from September to May;
9 month employees are eligible for the discounted employee rate of $25 per month from June to August, by keeping a credit card on file for monthly billing.

Prorated membership fees for the current month are due up front payable in cash, check or credit card. If you are registering after the 20th of the month, you must pay the current month plus next month up front. All payroll deduction authorization forms will be processed for the following month (1st paycheck) per the following timelines:

Payroll activation deadline for following month – 20th of the current month
Payroll termination deadline for following month – 20th of the current month

Employee Household Membership

Harper employee members are eligible to add one household member for $40 per month or $432 per year. 

Note: To establish eligibility, household member must present two recent documents showing current shared address. I.E., government issued ID, utility bill, lease agreement, etc. The household member is not eligible to add additional household members. Household members will be added to the paying primary members account for payments. Must be 18 years or older.

Employee Retiree Membership

All individuals who worked for Harper College full time for 10 or more years and are fifty-five years of age or older are eligible for the employee retiree monthly membership fee of $25 per month or $270 (a 10% savings) per year with no activation fee. All employee retiree members will be issued a key tag to gain access to the facility.

Tuition Waiver Use

Effective April 1, 2019 - Harper College employees and their dependents using a tuition waiver to register for a Harper credit course will have access to the Health and Recreation Center during the term in which they are enrolled. Note: We are extending the monthly membership cancellation deadline to March 28, 2019 for those who wish to cancel their monthly membership effective April 1st. Stop by the welcome desk at the Health and Recreation Center and complete a membership cancellation form. 

Single Entry Pass

Single entry passes are available to household members, community members and visiting students for $10 and to Harper employees, alumni, retirees, seniors and military for $7.

For more information about membership, please contact Dimitra Zougras at dzougras@harpercollege.edu or 847-925-6815.

Fieldhouse, Courts and Elevated Track Closure: The fieldhouse, including all four courts and the elevated track will be closed for renovation from Monday, March 9 to Saturday, August 1st. For more information, please contact Veronica Tantoco at vtantoco@harpercollege.edu or 847-925-6862.

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