Gym membership

Our fitness centre is well equipped with over 50 stations consisting of cardiovascular equipment, resistance equipment and a midsection training area as well as a weights room and a functional fitness space. 


COVID-19 update

We are now open!
Our opening times are as follows: 

Mon/Tue/Thur 9.45am-9.45pm
Wed/Fri 1pm-6.30pm
Sat/Sun 10.30am-4.15pm


See further details on re-opening here >

Please see our Fitness Classes Page for a full timetable.

Before returning to the Sports Centre, please watch our videos on Returning to the Sports Centre, What to Expect When Returning to the Gym, and AU Clubs Returning to Sport.

For a step by step guide into how to book your time slot online, please see our Step by Step Guide to Booking Online

Our gym membership offer

Our gym membership offers everything you need to incorporate fitness into your life, whether you have specific performance goals or just want to be active and healthy. As a member of our student-friendly gym community you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • A free online induction
  • Access to over 10 classes per week included in your membership
  • A free personalised fitness programme
  • Advice and support to help you reach your goals from our qualified fitness instructors

Plus, there's NO joining fee when you sign up!

UNIversal gym membership

If you take out our annual gym membership, you also get the BUCS UNIversal membership. This means when you're at home, you can use your local university gym for free! 

Over 100 Universities across the country are now partnered with us and signed up to this scheme. For more information about the UNIversal gym scheme please come into the sports centre and speak to our staff or visit the BUCS website to find out what gyms are signed up!

PLEASE NOTE: UNIversal gym access will currently be subject to individual institution restriction.

Opening times

Mon/Tue/Thur  9.45am-9.45pm
Wed/Fri  1pm-6.30pm
Sat/Sun  10.30am-4.15pm


Gym memberships (including classes)

Staff and student academic year all inclusive


Staff and student full year all inclusive   


Concession full year all inclusive


Standard full year all inclusive


Staff and student 3 months all inclusive


Standard 3 months all inclusive


Concession 3 months all inclusive


Staff and Student 1 month all inclusive


Concession 1 month all inclusive (Not currently available)


Standard 1 month all inclusive (Not currently available)



Basic gym memberships

 Student and staffConcessionStandard
Pay as you go (not currently available) £4.50/Session £5.00/Session £5.50/Session

How to join

If you require an induction please watch the online induction video.

There's NO joining fee when you sign up and non-contractual memberships are available (in other words we don't do direct debit and therefore won't tie you in to a 12 month contract if you'd prefer to try a shorter membership)

Please call us on 01782 733368 if you have any questions