The McLane Student Life Center (SLC) is a 156,000 square foot recreation center for student, faculty, and staff. The SLC includes a fitness center, a climbing ROCK, leisure pool, outdoor basketball & sand volleyball courts, 4-court gymnasium, conference rooms, racquetball/squash courts, indoor jogging track, aerobics studio and student lounge. Come and check out everything the SLC has to offer!
Be sure and review our Building Usage Policies.
Current Baylor students, faculty, and staff may bring their friends and family along with them to enjoy the McLane Student Life Center. All guests must present a picture ID, complete a Guest Waiver Form (Adult Waiver, Minor Waiver), and pay all applicable guest fees before entering. All SLC policies will be enforced.
Daily Non-Student/Baylor Guest Fee:
Child (15 years and under): $5/day
Please note: To use the Fitness Center, all users must be 16 years of age, bring a towel and wear a shirt with sleeves.
Open House Weekends
Children of Baylor cardholders are welcome at the SLC during Family Hours. Children must be accompanied by an adult cardholder throughout their use of the facility.
Family Hours are extended to regular SLC hours when Baylor classes are not in session and throughout the summer. See Baylor Calendar.
Lockers in the Student Life Center include both full and half-size lockers that may be rented by the semester for the entire year.
Note: Lockers that have not been renewed by their expiration date will be cleared and made available for a new user. The contents of expired lockers will be held at the SLC for no more than four (4) weeks before being donated to local charity.
Towels are required for all patrons working out in the Fitness Center. You may purchase either a Full or Workout Towel Service that allows you to present your Towel Card at the Service desk each visit for a fresh towel. Towel Services expire on August graduation date.
Forget something? There are a variety of convenience items available at the SLC Service Desk and it’s open anytime the building is in operation.
Our skilled and licensed therapist offers 30 minute, 60 minute and a 90 minute massage sessions that will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed! To schedule an appointment, stop by the SLC Service Desk or call (254) 710-7542.
Visit Massage Therapy for more information.
Please print and complete the proper registration and waiver form below and bring it to the SLC Service Desk to complete the registration process. Fees may apply.
Adult Guest Waiver Form (18 years & up)
Minor Guest Waiver Form (17 years & under)
Adding Family Members:
In order to add a dependent, student spouse or grandchild to a Campus Recreation Family Account, the Baylor ID holder and additional family member are asked come to the SLC Service Desk together to complete the process.
Faculty & Staff Dependent Registration: Ages 18-25
Faculty & Staff Dependent Registration: 17 & under
Grandchild Registration (15 years & under)*
*Note: As part of the Grandchild Registration process, the waiver form MUST be signed by their parent or legal guardian before access can be granted.