Student memberships

For University of Bristol students. Choose a membership option and payment plan. Join at any time and upgrade whenever you want.

#WeAreBristol

£5.99 monthly (+ £5.99 joining fee)

£19 for 3 months 
£54 for 12 months 

  • Join team sports activities and training with BUCS
  • Free access to all B:Active Campus sessions
  • Discounted Sports Medicine Clinic services
  • Booking rights: 7 days in advance

Our most basic membership option.

You need at least this level of membership to join British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) teams, activities and training.

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Terms and conditions handy guide (PDF, 139kB)

Active #1

£16.79 monthly (+ £16.79 joining fee)
£59 for 3 months 
£150 for 12 months 

  • Join team sports activities and training with BUCS
  • Free access to all B:Active Campus sessions
  • Discounted Sports Medicine Clinic services
  • Booking rights: 8 days in advance

Plus 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.

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Active #2

£20.99 monthly (+ £20.99 joining fee)
£79 for 3 months 
£189 for 12 months 

  • Join team sports activities and training with BUCS
  • Free access to all B:Active Campus sessions
  • Discounted Sports Medicine Clinic services
  • Booking rights: 9 days in advance

Plus:

  • 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

£25.99 monthly (+ £25.99 joining fee)
£99 for 3 months 
£235 for 12 months 

  • Join team sports activities and training with BUCS
  • Free access to all B:Active Campus sessions
  • Discounted Sports Medicine Clinic services
  • Booking rights: 11 days in advance

Plus all of these benefits:

Buy membership

Terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Active Langford

£8 monthly (+ £8 joining fee)

£75 for 12 months


You will have:

  • 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.
  • Join team sports activities and training with BUCS.
  • Free access to all B:Active Campus sessions.

Buy membership 

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

*Access is currently restricted to pre-booked sessions on Mondays 12pm - 2:30pm, Wednesdays 3pm - 7pm and Fridays 11am - 3pm due to covid-safety compliance. All sessions will be 60 minutes with a break between each session to allow our staff to undertake cleaning.

Terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Pay as you go

As a student at Bristol, you can access most of our facilities on a pay as you go basis, including classes, swimming, the gym and courts, without the need for a membership.

Bursary Sports Pass

You can buy a discounted sports membership if you have been awarded the University of Bristol Bursary or Access to Bristol Bursary.

Available to buy once bursaries have been allocated.

Valid from the time of purchase until 31 August.

To find out more or buy your pass, email us at sports-members-admin@bristol.ac.uk, including your student number.

Terms and conditions (PDF, 766kB)

Please note: We cannot activate your discounted membership until we have received confirmation of your eligibility from the Student Funding Office.

BUCS UNIversal Scheme

All University of Bristol students who take out a 12-month paid-in-full Active Plus membership are entitled to free access to 90+ UK universities' gyms with BUCS UNIversal scheme.

Visit our BUCS UNIversal page for more information

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.

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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