Sport and active lifestyle

Welcome to Keele University's Sport pages! Here you can find out everything from gym membership and facility prices and to our Active Keele Programme. Any questions, just email or call 01782 733368. And don't forget to check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Mon 20, Tues 21 Dec - 7:30am-10pm

Wed 22 Dec - 7:30am-5pm

Thurs 23 Dec - Tues 4 Jan - CLOSED

Wed 5 Jan - 7:30am-10pm (normal hours resume from this date onwards)

(Tues 4 Jan will be Staff training day)

From 22nd December – 5th January a small selection of gym equipment and a table tennis table will be available for use on the ground floor of the Campus Library.

The Sports Centre team will also be providing hints and tips for staying active over the festive period via their social media channels, and a number of virtual classes will be available to access online from home.

Follow @sport_keele on Instagram and SportKeele on Facebook and Twitter.


COVID-19 update

Updated 1 December 2021 

The Sports Centre is now open in line with government guidance for gym use, fitness classes & facility bookings. As always, our priority is the safety and well-being of our customers & staff, so we will be gradually returning to normal and following university guidance on remaining restrictions in place. The university's level of operation will be Level 2 as of 1 September 2021, to find out more about this, please click here.

From Tuesday 30 November all students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face coverings indoors on campus. One exception to this is when participating in indoor sport, so please wear your mask around the building until you get to your activity.

Memberships are now live, you can purchase yours by heading to our Sports Centre reception on campus or calling our Sports Centre reception on 01782 733368. You can find our fitness class timetable here. All our drop-in sessions are also available, including; Tennis, Outdoor Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Table Tennis & Badminton. Please ensure you are booking onto any of your sessions beforehand. If you have a block booking query, please contact

As we take cautious steps towards returning to normal we appreciate your continued support and understanding. We will also continue to provide online support for your fitness journey. Please follow us on social media and check our webpages for further updates.

We offer range of support to help you sustain your level of Sport whilst studying at Keele, from access to our sports facilities and coaches, to physiotherapy and help with seeking funding.

Want to be part of a sports club or team? Enjoy competitive sports or just for fun? Become a part of our community with Keele's Athletic Union.

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