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Early Bird offers: August to October

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Early Bird annual membership offer: £140 for 12 months

We offer a variety of membership options at SportBU to give you the most flexibility. Which membership category are you looking for?

BU staff & students Community members

These range from registering and then paying as you go, or paying on a termly or monthly basis – or, for the best value and array of benefits, there’s our Premium annual membership.

Once you’ve registered, you’ll be able to book as many fitness classes, activities and courses as you choose. You can book classes and activities directly via the portal or by calling SportBU on 01202 965012. Plus, as a new member, you'll be entitled to a day's free trial to kick-start your fitness journey.

All membership options

Early bird offer: £140 for 2022/23 academic year

  • Unlimited gym and classes 
  • Universal gym access (access to other University gyms around UK)
  • Half-price facility hire*
  • 14-day advance booking for fitness classes
  • Bring a Friend for Free days (1st of every month)
  • Discounted membership for a referred friend**

*Only for off-peak bookings | **Valid after two weeks of active member use

Termly - £65

  • Unlimited gym
  • Unlimited classes

Monthly - £25

  • Unlimited gym
  • Unlimited classes

Day pass - £5

  • Unlimited gym

Other services

A Zumba class in action

Group fitness classes

From relaxing classes for the body and mind to high-energy classes guaranteed to get your heart pumping, you’re bound to find a class to suit your tastes and fitness levels.

Performance sport

Performance sport

Our performance sports enable you to excel, develop and represent BU in competitive sport.

Wellbeing Hub

Wellbeing Hub

Our Wellbeing Hub content is accessible to all staff and students at BU. This portal provides you with free content on nutrition, exercise, challenges, and events.

Public and local community ONLY

Annual family membership - £360 for 2 adults and 2 kids

  • Unlimited gym, classes
  • Free Premium Health Events thought the year
  • Half-price facility hire*
  • 14-day advance booking for fitness classes
  • Bring a Friend for Free days
  • Discounted membership for a referred friend**
  • Unlimited access to 'Super Saturdays' activities for kids
  • 25% off Kids' Camps over Christmas, Easter and the summer
  • 25% off kids' birthday parties

Community Annual Premium - £160 per year! (Early Bird Offer)

(Usually £199 per year - Offer ends 02 October 2022)

  • Benefits as per Family package (minus kids' discounts) for a single adult

*Only for off-peak bookings | ** Valid after two weeks of active member use

Quarterly - £75

  • Unlimited gym
  • Unlimited classes

£10 for 10 days

  • Unlimited gym
  • Unlimited classes

Day pass - £6

  • Unlimited gym

Explore SportBU

Using resistance bands in the gym

On-campus facilities

Whether you just want to keep fit and healthy or are a top athlete, our on-campus indoor facilities, which includes two gyms and fitness studios, will help you achieve your sporting aspirations.

SportBU Find a sport or class

Find a sport or class

With over 50 group fitness classes and 60 sports teams to join, there is lots on offer to help you keep active or, if you are a top athlete, to develop your sporting career.
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Academy of Performance Coaching

SportBU is proud to be an approved centre for a range of Active IQ Fitness Qualifications, designed to turn your passion for health and fitness into a long term career by developing competent fitness professionals. We work with Active IQ who are the UK’s leading awarding body for Fitness Qualifications.