Program Overview: Eligible employees may receive free visits to any UMS fitness center. Family members may also be eligible to receive free visits (see details below). Employees should contact their employing campus' office of human resources for more information.
Currently, eligible employees include:
- AFUM unit members
Each employee may receive a voucher for free use of campus fitness facilities; dependents (family members) enrolled in a UMS health plan are also eligible for free visits subject to facility rules such as age limitations. Immediate family members not enrolled in a UMS health plan remain eligible for 32 visits per year.
All other Regular, Active (NON PATFA) employees: unlimited visits
Each employee may receive a voucher for free use of campus fitness facilities; dependents (family members) enrolled in a UMS health plan are also eligible for free visits subject to facility rules such as age limitations.
PATFA unit members
All PATFA members, regardless of participation in the health insurance program, are eligible to receive vouchers for the free use of campus fitness facilities.
Fitness Center Voucher - HR Contacts
|Campus||UM||USM||UMA||UMF||UMFK||UMM||UMPI||University Services (Bangor)|
|Information||UM employees & family members can go directly to UM facility; Click here for details.||Employees may present a valid I.D. and gain admission to Sullivan Gym and other USM facilities as appropriate.||UMF HR will issue paper vouchers that can be taken to the UMF fitness center. The fitness center will then issue a scan card to the employee and eligible family members.||Paper vouchers will be issued by UMFK HR.||Paper vouchers will be issued by UMM HR.||Paper vouchers will be issued by UMPI HR. One voucher each for all eligible employees and family members. Gentile Hall will then create membership id cards upon receipt of the voucher. MotivateMe vouchers will be retained by employees in case they visit other recreation facilities across the system.|
Employees: Show valid employee ID as well as valid Cigna Insurance card.
Dependents: Show a valid Cigna Insurance card
|Pamela Goding 207-621-3043 firstname.lastname@example.org||Miranda Brodeur|
Lori J. Googins, Ph.D
Frequently Asked Questions
Note: Fitness center visits are subject to individual facility rules such as age limits and hours of operation.
Q. I am an employee with a family member covered by the medical plan however they are also an enrolled student who is being charged a fee for the fitness center each semester. Can that fee be waived?
A. No, the student fees cannot be waived.
Q. What happens if the employee loses their voucher and wants a replacement?
A. Issue another voucher if the employee is eligible (since there is an unlimited number).
Q. Can vouchers be used in conjunction with wellness hours (paid time off for wellness activities per union contract)?
A. No, vouchers can only be used outside normal work schedule.
Q. Will vouchers be tied to Wellness activity points?
A. Not automatically, however, folks can enter activity themselves on the MotivateMe website.
Q. Will laid off employees be eligible for vouchers?
A. No, vouchers should only be issued to employees whose payroll status is Active or Leave. Vouchers issued while the employee was Active are valid and can be used at the fitness facility.
Links to Campus Fitness & Recreation Centers
The above is a brief summary of a benefits program offered by the University of Maine System. If you have a question about benefits enrollment, call toll-free 866-269-9635 (or 973-3373) or email email@example.com. Have your Employee ID number for faster service.