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Fitness Benefits Options For Students 

Alumni: Visit the Alumni Affairs webpage to learn about the benefits offered to you.

Students:

You have two fitness benefit options to choose from! Only one option per student and benefits are evaluated annually and are subject to change.

   

Option #1

Membership to LA Fitness 


 

 

 

Option #2

Reimbursement for a non-LA Fitness Gym Membership


Student Housing

Do you pay annually?

Do you pay monthly?

Purchase your student membership
via CashNet in the Student Portal

Price is $99.00 – $219/year
(rate is subsidized by the University)

Receive up to $100.00/year

Submit request at the beginning

of the academic year

Receive up to $100.00/year

Submit request after you’ve paid

for ten consecutive months

Deadline to purchase:
September 1, 2017 
Deadline to submit paperwork:
September 1, 2017 
Deadline to submit paperwork:
June 1, 2018 

See below for complete details!

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Fitness Membership Benefits


 

Option #1: Membership to LA FitnessLA Fitness

Find an LA Fitness near you at www.lafitness.com (WesternU’s zip code = 91766)

 Student Membership Options & Prices: 

How to Join:  

LA Fitness

California Gyms Only

$99.00 per year
Membership without the use of the racquetball courts.
Excludes Signature Clubs.

$119.00 per year
Membership with use of racquetball courts
(Includes “prime time” and “tournament” racquetball court access).
Excludes Signature Clubs. 

Purchase your student membership using CashNet via the YouPortal:

  1. Expand the ‘Student Finance’ section of the ‘Quick Links’
  2. Click ‘View/Pay my Student Account’
  3. Select ‘Click Here to Pay Balance’
  4. Add the LA Fitness option you want to your cart (only one purchase per student) and pay for your purchase.
  5. USA will e-mail you August 1st with activation information.  
  6. See below if you also want to purchase a membership for a family member.

Do not sign up at any LA Fitness location!

 

LA Fitness

Multi-State Gyms

$199.00 per year
Membership without the use of the racquetball courts. 
Excludes Signature Clubs and clubs located in the state of New York. 

$219.00 per year
Membership with use of racquetball courts
(Includes “prime time” and “tournament” racquetball court access).
Excludes Signature Clubs and clubs located in the state of New York.  

Deadline to purchase:  

September 1, 2017 – no exceptions!

Your purchase is final upon payment, so be sure you want to join before you purchase.

Activating your membership:

Memberships start on August 1, 2017, and expire on July 31, 2018. We are not able to start your membership any earlier. 

Starting August 1st, University Student Affairs (USA) will send your information to LA Fitness for activation. 

Names are sent on a weekly basis until the September 1st deadline

Watch for an e-mail from USA with instructions on activating your membership.

Have a family member who wants to join LA Fitness?

Family members living in the same household can benefit from your membership as well! Your family can join at any time (student deadline does not apply), their memberships are valid for one year from date of purchase and cannot be charged to your student account. Family member must reside at the same address and proof of residency may be required. 

Premier Multi-State Gyms

LA Fitness

$30.99/MONTH per person (plus $25 Initiation fee) = membership without the use of the racquetball courts.
Excludes Signature Clubs and clubs located in the state of NY.

$35.99/MONTH per person (plus $25 Initiation fee) = membership with use of the racquetball courts.
Excludes Signature Clubs and clubs located in the state of NY.

Purchasing a Family Membership

Log-in to YouPortal and follow these steps:

  1. Expand the ‘Student Services’ section of the ‘Quick Links’
  2. Click on ‘More on Student Services’
  3. Find the ‘Fitness-Family Memberships’ portlet (this portlet is only visible if you purchased an LA Fitness membership for yourself)
  4. Click the link to be taken to LA Fitness site for WesternU family memberships 
 


Option #2: Reimbursement for a non-LA Fitness Gym Membership 

The University may reimburse you up to $100.00/year for a membership to any commercial fitness facility OTHER than LA Fitness.  There are two options listed below and depending on how you pay/paid for your membership you may be eligible to receive a reimbursement.

How do you pay for your non-LA Fitness Membership?

Annual/Prepaid: 

Monthly:

To qualify for this reimbursement for the 2017-2018 academic year with a prepaid membership you must:

Complete the reimbursement request form and provide documentation showing the membership is:

  1. In your name (the student)
  2. Paid in full (proof of payment required)
  3. Active for the full academic year
    (at least 10 months between July 1 and June 30)

 

To qualify for this reimbursement for the 2017-2018 academic year with a month-to-month membership you must:

Complete the reimbursement request form and provide documentation showing:

  1. The membership is your name (the student)
  2. You’ve paid ten (10) consecutive months of dues
    (proof of payment for all ten months required)
  3. The ten (10) months of dues were paid during this academic year
    (July 1 – June 30)

Acceptable forms of proof include a financial history report from your gym (preferred) or copies of your bank or credit card statement (block out any personal information other than your name and the specific charge showing the name of the health/fitness club).

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT PAPERWORK: September 1, 2017

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT PAPERWORK: June 1, 2018