Residents (18 years of age or older) of Radnor Township and select neighborhoods contiguous to the University (such as Broughton Lane and portions of County Line Road and Spring Mill Road) can purchase a Friends of Villanova card for a $25 annual fee which grants access on a space-available basis to the facilities and programs listed below.
Friends of Villanova cards must be purchased--and renewed annually--in person at the Wildcard Office located in Dougherty Hall. Individuals must present a valid photo ID to verify address information at the time of initial registration and at each annual renewal. Friends of Villanova ID cards and privileges are not transferable.
Please note that Friends of Villanova cards can not be purchased or renewed during New Student Orientation and the first week of classes during the Fall Semester. For the 2017-18 academic year, the applicable dates are Friday, August 18—Friday, August 25, 2017.
Facilities and Programs
Aquatic Facility - Pavilion Pool
Visit the Aquatics Department website for pool hours.
Users under the age 18 may use the Aquatic Facilities but must be accompanied by an adult with a valid Friends of Villanova card.
Open Recreation Facilities - Jake Nevin Field House and Villanova Stadium Track
For Open Recreation Facility availability, visit the Villanova Recreation website.
Users under the age 18 may use the Open Recreation Facilities but must be accompanied by an adult with a valid Friends of Villanova card..
Group Exercise Classes
Friends of Villanova have access on a space-available basis to Group Exercise classes offered in the Davis Center. Class schedules, descriptions and fees can be found at the Group Exercise section of the Villanova Recreation website.
Personal Training sessions in the Davis Center are available for a modest fee to members of the Friends of Villanova program. For more information, please visit the Personal Training section of the Villanova Recreation website.
Fitness Center - Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness
Users must be 18 years of age or older and must have a valid Friends of Villanova card.
Fitness Center Hours
Due to the high volume of student usage, Friends of Villanova will have limited access to the Fitness Center in the Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness when Fall and Spring semester classes are in session. Please note that there will be no usage restrictions during breaks or final exam periods. Current hours of operation are posted on the Villanova Recreation website and changes are communicated via email.
Davis Center Hours for
Friends of Villanova
Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday through Thursday:
7 a.m. - 11 a.m. & 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
7 a.m. - 11 a.m.
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
10 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Friends of Villanova may purchase a campus parking permit at an annual cost of $40. Permits allow parking on a space-available basis in A-2 Lot (Rear Pavilion) only while using Friends of Villanova privileges. Friends of Villanova parking passes must be purchased at the Wildcard Office. More information on campus parking policies can be found at the Villanova Parking Office website.