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Activity prices

Summer Membership

From July

Gym, Swim & over 80 Fitness Classes a week all for £30 a month no contract!

Gym induction


You must watch the gym induction videos and read the gym code of conduct and the health committment statement before using the gym.


Staff, students and members of the public can use many of our sports facilities without a membership.

Why should you sign up?

  • Membership prices are being frozen again (no membership rise since 2013)
  • No joining fee
  • More than just a gym – you can access 2 swimming pools, sports halls, exercise studios, artificial pitches, indoor cricket centre, 10 indoor tennis courts, access to sports coaching qualifications and much more!
  • Two campus locations – convenience of training near your lecture, accommodation or workplace
  • Brand new, top of the range Life Fitness cardio equipment at both gyms
  • Introduction of fitness tracking app, Halo, with integration to other 3rd party apps e.g. Strava etc.
  • Highly qualified fitness staff to provide a broad range of health and fitness advice (for free)
  • More gym floor classes and fitness instructional workshops from September in the Russell Seal Fitness Centre (RSFC)
  • New Wattbike area at the RSFC
  • New Eleiko platforms at the RSFC
  • Creation of dedicated HIIT areas within the RSFC with new equipment
  • New large stretching area at the RSFC
  • Greater access to personal trainers
  • Access to internal and external gym challenges
  • Updated visuals in the gym with your images and quotes - look out for communications inviting your ideas!

Gym Membership receives:

  • Unlimited access to the Russell Seal Fitness Centre at the Sports Park
  • Unlimited access to St Luke's Sports Centre
  • On-line induction (no queues or booking)
  • Free face to face induction
  • Free Boditrax (precision body composition) - 12 maximum
  • Access to fitness tracking app - Halo (book gym floor classes, request programme, link 3rd party apps)
  • 1 free basic programme design - requested via Halo fitness app or in person
  • Access to 3rd party fitness promotions
  • Free external gym challenges (Archon Combine) and internal challenges
  • Free gym floor instructional workshops and pop-up classes

Inclusive Membership receives:

  • All of the above gym benefits
  • Use of St Luke's Sports Centre Indoor Pool
  • Access to the University's heated Outdoor Pool (April-Sept)
  • Access to Swim Fit classes
  • Over 80 classes a week in term time (over 60 during holidays)
  • Access to the latest Les Mills classes, launches and promotions (virtual and instructor-led)
  • Full suite of virtual classes
  • Free bookings of squash courts, badminton courts, outdoor tennis courts and table tennis
  • Discounted rates on other activities e.g. football pitches, cricket nets etc.


BUCS UNIversal Gym Membership Scheme

The University of Exeter have partnered with British Universities & Colleges (BUCS) as part of the UNIversal gym membership scheme. This scheme allows students and staff with valid annual Gym or Inclusive memberships free access to fitness facilties at participating Universities across the UK.

Students and staff who have purchased a gym or inclusive membership can collect their free Universal gym membership card from the Sport Park or St Luke's Sports Centre receptions.

UNIversal gym card holders from other institutes are also welcome to use our gym facilities.

The UNIversal Gym membership cards for 2018-19 will expire on 31 August 2019.

The list of participating universities are listed here


Membership choices

  PAYG Gym Inclusive
Russell Seal Gym at the Sports Park  
St Luke's Sports Centre Gym  
Fitness Classes    
Indoor Swimming (St Luke's Sports Centre)    
Outdoor Swimming (Streatham Campus)    
Squash (Sports Park)    
Table Tennis    
Outdoor Tennis (Sports Park)    
Member rates for other activities (where applicable)
  • Pay as you go (PAYG) Pay each time you use the gym/fitness classes and get discounted rates on other activities
  • Gym  - Unlimited use of gyms and discounted rates on other activities
  • Inclusive - Unlimited use of gyms, fitness classes, squash, indoor and outdoor swimming, badminton, table tennis and outdoor tennis as well as discounted rates on other activities

There are also separate swimming memberships and tennis memberships available. Don't forget to read our Terms & Conditions 2018/19!




Membership prices

Student membership

Prices will depend on the type and duration of your membership.

Type of membership PAYG Gym Inclusive
Full year (1 September - 31 August) £24 £250 £314
Joining from 05/11/18 £20 £208 £256
Joining from 07/01/19 £16 £166 £209
Joining from 18/02/19 £12 £124 £157
Joining from 29/04/19 £8 £83 £105

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Staff and Alumni membership

Prices will depend on the type and duration of your membership. To sign up for an alumni membership, please contact the Sports Park (01392 724452) or St Luke's Sports Centre reception (01392 724940).

Type of membership PAYG Gym Inclusive
Full year £53 £305 £362
Staff salary payments (per month)*   £25.42 £30.17
Direct Debit (per month)   £27 £32

*Staff members can make monthly payments from their University salary by completing the Staff Salary Application Form 2018/19 and returning it to the Sports Park or St Luke's Sports Centre reception.

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Public membership

Type of membership PAYG Gym Inclusive
Full year £66 £368 £430
Monthly (direct debit)   £32 £37

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Summer Membership for Everyone

Date What's Included? Price

Monday 29 April 2019


Monday 2 September 2019

  • Unlimited Access to the 200-station Russell Seal Gym and 30-station St Luke's Gym.
  • Access to over 80 fitness Classes a week.
  • Unlimited swimming at Cornwall House Outdoor Pool
£30 a month - no contract

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