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Student membership

Sign up for a 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:

Student MembershipsDescription 


Annual Membership

This includes all the benefits of a monthly membership but with added perks of 12 Free Passes for friends, access to BUCS UNIversal gyms (70+ University gyms around the UK) and 20% off hourly PT Sessions.

£199 annually
Monthly Membership

Want the full Southampton Sport experience? With this membership, you can do just that. This Monthly membership will grant you access to our swimming pool, gym facilities and fitness classes, with 1 calendar month minimum term required.

£19.99 per month*
Mayflower 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)? 

£4.99 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.


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 Southampton Sport 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.

Southampton Sport'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.

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Athletic Union (AU) and Intramural Leagues (IM)

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

Southampton Sport 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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