Staff memberships

For current University of Bristol employees, including honorary staff. Choose a membership option and payment plan. Join at any time and upgrade whenever you want.

Active #1

£19.99 monthly (+ £19.99 joining fee)
£180 for 12 months 

  • Book outdoor tennis, sports hall & squash for free.

Plus choose one option:

  • Off-peak gym.*
  • Off-peak fitness classes.*
  • Swimming.

*Off-peak is all weekend, and 7 am to 3:30 pm on weekdays.

Our basic membership option.

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 576kB)

Active #2

£24.99 monthly (+ £24.99 joining fee)
£225 for 12 months 

  • Book outdoor tennis, sports hall & squash for free.

Plus:

  • Anytime gym.

OR combine off-peak gym* with either:

  • Off-peak fitness classes.*
  • Swimming.

*Off-peak is all weekend, and 7 am to 3:30 pm on weekdays.

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 576kB)

Active Plus

£31.25 monthly (+ £31.25 joining fee)
£281.25 for 12 months 

  • Book outdoor tennis, sports hall & squash for free.

Plus all of these benefits:

  • Anytime gym.
  • Anytime classes.
  • Swimming.
  • Discounted indoor tennis court hire.
  • Langford gym membership.

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 576kB)

Langford Gym

£12 monthly (+ £12 joining fee)
£115 for 12 months

For staff working at Langford, and contract staff employed directly by the Veterinary School.


You will have:

  • Anytime access to gym facilities at Langford gym, located at the Veterinary School in the village of Langford, North Somerset, 14 miles south-west of Bristol.

Buy membership

Once bought, email sports-members-admin@bristol.ac.uk so we can add Langford Gym access to your UCard.

Terms and conditions (PDF, 576kB)

Pay as you go

You can access some of our classes and facilities on a pay as you go basis.

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 using the Gym for the first time, you must complete a gym induction. This will be supervised by a member of our Health and Fitness Team.

Visit us on reception at the Indoor Sports Centre to book your induction.

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 (PDF, 576kB)

Staff clubs and societies

University staff can join a range of clubs and societies coordinated by Staff Social. These include sport and exercise groups.

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

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