MERSC – Minnesota Employee Recreation & Services Council
City of Minneapolis employees and retirees and immediate family members are eligible for MERSC discounts. See the MERSCwebsite for information about a variety of discounts on entertainment, theater tickets, products and services. To obtain the MERSC discount:
1. Tell the vendor prior to purchase that you are an employee of a MERSC member company.
2. Be prepared to show proof of employment with the City (such as an employee I.D. or a recent pay stub) as we are a MERSC member company.
City employees are eligible for a 10 percent discount on child care costs at New Horizon Academy. Visit the New Horizon Academy websiteor call (763) 557-1111 for more information.
If you’re interested in enrolling, be sure to tell the New Horizon representative that you are a City of Minneapolis employee, and the City participates in New Horizon’s corporate discount program.
City of Minneapolis employees are eligible for special membership rates at Life Time Fitness.
The Metropass is a great deal – it gives you unlimited use of public buses and light rail. Plus, its cost is taken out of your paycheck pre-tax. Learn how to sign up for the Metropass.
The following discounts are negotiated by Information Technology, call (612) 673-3190 if you have questions about them. (The following links go the City's Intranet and are not accessible outside the City's network.)
City employees can buy Dell Computers at a discounted price. Learn more about the Dell Discount.
City employees can buy Microsoft software at a discounted price. Learn more about the Microsoft Discount.
City of Minneapolis employees receive a 15 percent discount on current and new wireless services from Sprint and Nextel. Learn more about the Sprint Nextel Discount.
City of Minneapolis employees and their families receive a discount on current and new wireless services from T-Mobile.
Last updated Apr. 19, 2012