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Sport and Wellbeing

Student membership

Student membership is available for all undergraduate and postgraduate students registered on academic courses at the University of Southampton. Some restrictions may apply to students under 18 years of age due to Health and Safety regulations.


Students can get involved with their favourite sports and fitness activities in the following ways:



SPORTWEL STUDENT MEMBERSHIP Want the full Sport and Wellbeing experience? With a Sportwel membership, you can do just that. Monthly membership with 1 calendar month minimum term required. £19.99 per month*
MAYFLOWER STUDENT MEMBERSHIP Want to start off with just the Mayflower Gym? 60-station fitness suite and fitness studio. Monthly membership with 1 calendar month minimum term required.  £14.99 per month*
PAY AS YOU GO Did you know that our pool, gyms, courts, and fitness classes are all available on a Pay As You Go basis (subject to booking restrictions)?  £4.50 per session
SPORTS PASS Want to join an AU or IM sessions? The Sports Pass allows entry to all sessions (other than IM training sessions) and is free. Please see below regarding AU and IM memberships. FREE

 *£15 joining fee will apply. Pro-rata rates in the first month may apply. Membership prices are subject to change. 

Exclusive UoS Student & Staff Active Nation Partnership

As part of the student membership you will be entitled to use* the Active Nation gyms and swimming pools at the Quays Swimming and Diving complex, the Bitterne Leisure Centre and the Chamberlayne Leisure Centre for no additional fee. This significantly increases the diversity of our facility offering, whilst adding value to the membership and allowing people to exercise closer to their place of work or their home. We hope you take this opportunity!

UoS Staff & Student Sport and Wellbeing members can access the Active Nation facilities at no extra cost - simply ensure you have ticked the “consent to share” box on our membership application form or if you already have membership and have not ticked the box fill out our online form.

Sport and Wellbeing's membership offers fantastic value access to a host of facilities through-out the city including the Jubilee Sports Centre, Wide Lane Sports Grounds, the Watersports Centre, Athletics Track and Alpine Snowsports Centre.

*Please note that fitness classes are not included.

Purchase membership or sign up for PAYG

Click on the button above to create or sign into your online account to start using your membership today.

Basketball match
Basketball match

Athletic Union (AU) and Intramural Leagues (IM)

Students participating in AU matches or training sessions held at Sport and Wellbeing facilities must have a Sports Pass, or Student monthly membership. Students participating in IM matches sessions held at Sport and Wellbeing facilities must sign up for a FREE Sports Pass (vaild for the academic year of 2021/2022).

Sport and Wellbeing Membership does not include University Sports Club membership fees. Details of these fees and a list of sports clubs can be found on the SUSU website.

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