Masters Registration


 

 

Fall Session 2022 

The Fall session runs September 1st - December 31st. All existing swimmers will need to log in and re-register even if your CC is currently on file. All new swimmers must complete this process prior to joining the team. You must be registered through our RICE Registration link in order to be on our updated roster and have RICE ID reactivated.  The Rice Recreation Center will deny entrance if you are not registered starting September 6th.
 
Masters Schedule

Fall 2022 at RICE University 

6:00 - 7:05 AM on Monday - Friday. 

8:15 - 9:15am on Tuesday and Friday

12:00 - 1:00 PM on Monday - Friday 

5:30 - 6:30 PM on Monday - Thursday 

10:00 - 11:30 AM on Saturday and Sunday.

Fall Rates: 

Community Member $500
Staff/Faculty of RICE $450
Full Time Student  $400

Fall Notes: 

Here are important points to know regarding RICE Recreation Center guidelines:

  • You must be registered online and on the fall roster in order to gain entry.  Your Receipt of Registration will serve as a 7 day temporary pass.  Just show this to front desk attendants.
  • If you desire a parking pass; Rice Parking, located in the McNair Building garage, located across the street from the pool has Community Early Bird/Late Bird passes. You can show receipt of  fall registration with your ID.

Fall Payment Options:

Online CC/ACH payment with registration (full rate)
Pay in person with check or mobile CC receive 5% discount (choose to pay in person on registration)
Pay by cash in person and receive 10% discount (choose by in person in registration)

 


Tryouts

We offer tryout dates specific to your request. We will send you a "Tryout Pass" via email that gives you access to the recreation facility for Masters practice. For times and information, please email Seth Huston.


Sessions

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 (see below).


Initial Registration

To register for Rice Aquatics Masters, please start by filling out the online registration forms completely and legibly.

If you are registering mid-session, please email Seth Huston prior to choosing the online registration for any changes/pro rate in fees. We will prorate mid-session additions on a monthly basis as follows: 100% (full rate) any time during the first month, 80% any time during the second month, 60% any time during the third month, and 40% any time during the fourth month.

Each Masters 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. With the ID, you will be able to access the recreation center during our practice times for the remainder of the session.


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

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.


Mid-Session Registration

If you are registering mid-session please email  Seth Huston  prior to choosing the online registration for any changes/pro rate in fees.  We will prorate mid-session additions on a monthly basis as follows: 100% (full rate) any time during the first month, 80% any time during the second month, 60% any time during the third month, and 40% any time during the fourth month.

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 there will be a $25 reactivation fee. Once the re-registration period has ended you must email Coach Seth 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. 

Sessions:

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: All Masters Swimmers must be USMS Registered

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 $60 for the calendar year. Swimmers will not be able to gain access to practice if they are not a current USMS member. 

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:

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.