Public memberships

For all members of the public. Choose a membership option and payment plan. Join at any time and upgrade whenever you want.

Sales of Affiliated and Public memberships currently suspended

Due to concerns relating to capacity in the gym, we have taken the decision to suspend sales of Affiliated and Public memberships which contain access to the gym for the time being. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Swim and/or classes memberships are currently unaffected.

Active #1

£25.49 monthly (+ £25.49 joining fee)
£229 for 12 months 

  • Discounted Sports Medicine Clinic services
  • Booking rights: 8 days in advance

Choose one option:

  • Off-peak gym*
  • Off-peak fitness classes*
  • Swimming
  • Outdoor Tennis

*Off-peak is all weekend, and from opening to 2:30 pm on weekdays.

Our basic membership option.

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Active #2

£32.25 monthly (+ £32.25 joining fee)
£290.25 for 12 months 

  • Discounted Sports Medicine Clinic services
  • Booking rights: 9 days in advance

Choose either:

  • Anytime gym

OR combine off-peak gym* with either:

  • Off-peak fitness classes*
  • Swimming

*Off-peak is all weekend, and from opening to 2:30 pm on weekdays.

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Active Plus

£39.99 monthly (+ £39.99 joining fee)
£360 for 12 months 

  • Discounted Sports Medicine Clinic services
  • Booking rights: 11 days in advance

Includes all of these benefits:

  • Anytime gym
  • Anytime classes
  • Swimming
  • Discounted indoor tennis court hire

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Pay as you go

You can access most of our facilities on a pay as you go basis, including classes, swimming, the gym and courts.  This can be done in addition to your membership, or without a membership.

Payment options

Monthly 

  • Join for a minimum of two months.
  • Pay monthly by direct debit.
  • Non-refundable joining fee of one month's membership price.
  • Cancel any time with 30 days notice.

12 month membership

  • Valid for 12 months from date of purchase.
  • No joining fee.
  • Pay at the start of membership.
  • No refund for early cancellation.

Gym induction

Before you begin using the gym for the first time, we will ask you to read the Gym Induction Booklet (PDF, 1,020kB) and sign the Health Commitment Statement, or have a supervised induction with a member of our Health and Fitness Team. You can also view the induction video at any time to refresh your memory.

Inductions can be booked at the Indoor Centre Reception.

Upgrade your membership

You can upgrade your membership via your online account.

Renew your membership

You can renew your membership online before it expires.
To reactive your membership after it has expired, speak to our reception team or contact:
sports-members-admin@bristol.ac.uk

Cancel your membership

Monthly memberships can be cancelled with 30 days notice.
12 month memberships can't be cancelled.‌

Terms and conditions

View and dowload a copy of our full terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Here's a handy guide (PDF, 139kB) to remember some of the key points relating to behaviour, membership and cancellations.

Free swimming for pregnant women

Did you know we offer free swimming for pregnant women? Just download and return this application form free-pregnant-swim (PDF, 510kB) to the pool’s reception desk. You will need your NHS prescription exemption card as proof of eligibility. No membership required.

Contact us

If you have questions that aren't answered in our membership FAQs, contact:
sports-members-admin@bristol.ac.uk

Edit this page