REC Center FAQ
The fee for WVC Wenatchee students is $5 per credit up to a maximum of $75 per quarter/per student. All WVC Wenatchee students taking credit classes* will pay the fee. The fee will be applied quarterly. It is not an increase to tuition, but rather a separate fee that is paid by students with their tuition payment.
*Students in non-credit classes (continuing education) and pre-college courses (adult basic education) are not eligible to use the facility at this time.
The State of Washington does not pay for non-classroom spaces on campus. Regardless of the need and the desire of students, taxpayer dollars cannot be used to fund recreational spaces. Therefore, a student-initiated and student-funded project is the only way a recreation center can be built.
The student recreation center is a 20,000 square foot building and a $6.2 million dollar project. The SRC student fees will be used to repay the loan service debt, maintenance and operations cost, and any other associated fees and cost. The loan is expected to be paid payoff in 20 years.
Yes, students are able to bring guests. Guests of students will pay a $10 day pass. Two guest passes per student may be issued each day.
Yes, faculty and staff may use the student recreation center for $75 per quarter.
Only WVC students, faculty, staff and recent alumni will have access to the student recreation center. Recent alumni who paid the SRC fee between 2015-2017 will be able to access the building for up to two years. Alumni enrolled during the 2015-16 academic year will have access to the center through summer quarter 2018. Alumni enrolled during the 2016-17 academic year will have access to the center through summer quarter 2019. Please see SRC staff for details.