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The Woodruff P.E. Center (WPEC) offers membership to all eligible faculty and staff employed by Emory University and Emory Healthcare, Oxford College of Emory University, Wesley Woods, Emory alumni/ae and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Current fees are listed below.  Dependents, same sex domestic partners registered with the University and spouses of the above employees or alumni/ae are also eligible to join the WPEC.  Please note:  the office does not accept cash.  We happily accept debit cards, checks and credit cards (Visa, MC and Discover).  



Policies and Additional Information:

Refunds for facility membership will be given up to two weeks after purchase. There is a $15.00 processing fee. No refunds will be granted if employment is terminated, or if member is leaving Emory.

Annual membership:  Members who wish to pay for the full year up front with check or credit (Visa, MasterCard or Discover) may visit the office during office hours to complete the application process and make their payment.  These memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase.  If you would like to use a credit card online, please follow this link. Please note: Emory University does not accept American Express.

Click here to purchase a membership

Payroll deduction: Emory University and Emory Healthcare employees may also choose the option of payroll deduction as their method of payment. Initiate the process by visiting the Member Services Office located in the Recration and Wellness Sutie on second level of the WPEC. You will pay the first two months up front with a check or major credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover); $18.00 deductions will come out of your monthly wages each month thereafter until you choose to cancel. 

Cancelation requests must be made in writing, with 30 days' notice.  You may fill out a form at the membership office or email  Please include your name, employee ID number and the date you would like the cancellation to take effect.  Office staff cannot accept cancellation requests over the phone.

Member Services Office Location
Main level (2nd floor)
Woodruff PE Center

Membership Fee Schedule

Effective September 1st, 2014

Rate Type Valid For Price Expires
Rate 1 Faculty/Staff - Emory University and Healthcare


Retirees (15+ years of service)


Rate 2 Spouse or Same Sex Domestic Partner
of Emory University or Healthcare Faculty/Staff
$216.00 Annually
Rate 3 Dependent Children (Ages 6-25) of Emory University or Healthcare Faculty/Staf and Student Spouses   
$144.00 Annually
Rate 4


Alumni Spouse and Dependent Children





Rate 5

Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Bon Appetit, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Crawford Long, and Wesley Woods $240.00 Annually
Guest Pass (1 Visit) Guest with Current Member
(Member must have valid EmoryCard)
$10.00 Daily
Guest Pass
(14 Visits)
Guest with Current Member
(Member must have valid EmoryCard)
$75.00 Daily
Locker Rental Current Members $25.00 Semester
Locker Rental  Current Members $60.00 Annually

Spouses, Same-Sex Domestic Partners, and Dependents

Spouses of students, faculty, and staff are eligible for membership. Each must present photo identification with the same last name as the employee. If last names are different, other verification must be presented such as a marriage certificate, tax forms, etc. Same-sex Domestic Partners registered with the University are eligible.

Dependents under 26 years of age living in the same household and financially dependent on employee are eligible for membership.

  • Dependents must be accompanied by the parent or guardian when signing up for membership.
  • Dependents under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult WPEC member at all times while in the Woodruff PE Center.  An adult is defined as a person who is 18 years of age or older.
  • All dependents over the age of six must have a valid EmoryCard for admittance.
  • Children under 14 are not allowed in the weight area under any circumstances and must be accompanied by an adult at all times in other parts of the Center. The Center is not designed as, and must not be used as, a daycare provider.
  • To procure an EmoryCard after signing up for membership, dependents between the ages of 6 and 15 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian to the EmoryCard office and provide proof of identification to receive their EmoryCard.

The EmoryCard Office is located at 101 Boisfeuillet Jones Center, Atlanta GA 30322.  Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Contact the office at 404 727 6095 or by emailing


Graduates of Emory University and Oxford College are eligible for membership. Alumni spouses and dependent children are eligible at the same rate as the affiliated alumna/alumnus. Each member is required to sign a waiver. 


Administrators/managers of Bon Appetit, Barnes and Nobel Bookstore, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Wesley Woods, Crawford Long, Emory Mail and Copy Services (IKON) are eligible for membership. Affiliate spouses and dependents are not eligible.  Affiliates may join in the Membership Office.

Locker Rentals

Rental lockers may be purchased by faculty, staff, students and alumni. Renters are responsible for cleaning out locker contents by the end of their rental agreement period. If renters fail to empty their lockers after receiving notice to do so by the appointed date, their items will be removed and donated to charity.   Emory University is not responsible for personal items, including items stored in lockers. Keys for daily-use lockers can be obtained in the Equipment Room.  These lockers are free, available just for the day and located on the first floor.


Clean towels may be obtained from the Equipment Room by using the prox on your EmoryCard.