Masters Summer Registration 2018

May 1, 2018 - Aug 13, 2018
May 1, 2018


Welcome to the Rice Aquatics Electronic Registration platform for our Summer 2018 (May 1st - August 31st.) swim season! We are pleased to offer electronic payment processing and registration. The process is simple for both new and returning members. You'll get access to your own private account that will enable you easily maintain your own contact information, and more.

We look forward to having you join the Rice Aquatics and are excited for another great season!

Summer Session 2018

The Summer session runs May  1st - August  31st. Please click attend this event and follow the online instructions. All existing swimmers will need to log in and re-register even if your CC is curently on file. All new swimmers must complete this process prior to joining the team.

Registration Check List :

  • ___ Fill out Registration Information Online
  • ___ Register online with USMS
  • ___ Register Online and pay by CC/ACH (or coach on last try out date if paying by check)
  • ___ Print Success/Confirmation Receipt and Go to RUPD and get photo ID
  • ___ (Optional) Go to RICE Parking and purchase parking pass (cash or check only)
  • ___ Begin Swimming

New Swimmer Tryouts:

We offer tryout dates specific to your request.  We will send you a “Tryout Pass” via email that gains you entrance to the recreation facility.  For times and information please email     Seth Huston.

Initial Registration

Please fill out the online registration forms completely and legibly. If paying by check please have the registration receipt and check with you at your first masters practice.

At the end of the online registration process you will be able to input payment options. Once completed your will see a confirmation page that states "pending approval". Print this page to gain access the first couple of days of practice. You will also be able to go to the RICE University Police Department (RUPD) and get a RICE Masters ID Photo (read below) once payment is complete. You will now be able to have access to the recreation Center during our practice times for the remainder of the session.

We will pro rate mid session additions, but only on a monthly basis; full rate during the 1st month, 80% during month two, 60% during month three and 40% during month four.

Returning Masters Swimmers:

In advance of the upcoming session RICE Aquatics will send out an email for re-registering. Swimmers must chose to "attend this event" through the registration event page if you plan to swim the next session. Once the new session has begun, non renewals will have their ID's deactivated upon completion of the current swim session. If you renew after the registration period (May 10th) there will be a $25 reactivation fee. Once the re-registration period has ended you must email     Coach Seth    and Coach Jason directly with your intent to swim. If you ID is deactivated for failure to complete the registration it may take up to 72 hours to get it active once registration is completed. Please print your completed payment page from the website to gain access to the rec center until your ID is reactivated. 

We encourage all members to pay through our website through the registration process. If you prefer to pay by check or cash your payment must be received before or during the first week of the new session. If you miss the deadline your ID will be deactivated and you will have to pay a $25 reactivation fee.

A couple notes on payment options
  • Paying by Check
    • You still have to register online through the website and choose pay by check as your payment option. 
    • Dropping off a check at the pool prior to or in place of registering online will not allow you to gain access to our practices.
    • Please make it out to RICE Aquatics Masters. If you give a coach a check please follow up with an email to so we can ensure your check is registered quickly in our system.
  • Paying by ACH or CC
    • Log in and enter your CC info with each registration to ensure you are billed properly.
    • CC should be an instant payment and ACH can take up to 3 -5 business days to clear your bank.
  • Questions about Registration
    • If you have any questions please send an email prior to registering online. 


We offer a fall, spring and summer session.  Each session is approximately four months in duration.  New members can join in the middle of a session and fees will be prorated.

USMS Club Registration:

You can register for the club by going throuh our online sign up. Click attend this event.  All of our master swimmers need to be USMS registered in order to meet liability standards and you can link to a USMS online registration page on our registration link.  USMS registration is $35 for the calendar year.

USMS Registration

Recreation Center Access and Use: Masters Only

Each master swimmer must go to the RUPD station and get a Rice ID badge after joining.  Once you join we send your information over to RUPD.  The cost of a Rice ID card is $10.  The RUPD station is on campus at the corner of University and Stockton.

Your Rice Aquatics Masters membership only gives you access to the pool and locker room facilities for our scheduled practices.  The recreation center has limited numbers of community memberships available for use of the whole center at anytime.  Our use of the aquatic center is a privilege.  We ask that you keep your use of the facility limited to our practice times.


Parking on the Rice campus is at a premium.  You can pay as you go in the central parking garage across the street from the recreation center for $2 per 35 minutes or at the north visitor lot at entrance 20 off Rice Blvd. or at the west lot #1 in front of the Alice Pratt Brown Building.  Parking at these spots is $1 per 35 minutes. 

A better option is to buy an early bird/evening bird parking permit.  Parking permits are available in the central garage offices across the street from the recreation center.  Your name goes to the parking services as well and you may also present your Rice ID. There is a $25 proxy card purchase at the time of registration for a parking pass. Click  here for a map of campus parking.