Active Card membership

What's included?

Our Active Card membership offers use of many of our fantastic sports facilities and services to help you reach any health, fitness or sporting goal.

Membership includes:

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Centre for Sport gym user exercising with equipment.


Cost per annual membership  Fee  Monthly rate
Student  £199  N/A
Staff and their families
Retired staff
Aged 60+
 £215  £17.92
Community  £330  £27.50

Guest charges

Guest charges are £4 per court for court bookings, and £5 to use the climbing wall.

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Payment plans

Student payment

If you're a student you need to pay for annual membership up front.

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Non-student payment

Staff and their families can pay the annual membership in full or via a monthly rolling membership paid through the salary sacrifice scheme.

Community members, alumni, retired staff and those aged 60+ can pay the annual membership in full or choose to pay monthly via Direct Debit.

Register as a Pay as you Go member and then email for the direct debit registration link. 

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Student Active Card renewal

If you hold a 12-month student membership, you can save on the cost of your Active Card for the next academic year. Renew up to one month after your membership expires for £150. Contact reception to renew.

Alumni membership

You must have completed a course or programme at UWE Bristol to qualify for alumni membership. You will need to show us a confirmation email from the Alumni Office as proof.

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) UNIversal

If you have an Active Card or Gym Only membership at UWE Bristol Sport, you get access to the exclusive BUCS UNIversal scheme. If you head home for the holidays or visit friends, your membership may get you access to the gym at the local university.

To find out which universities are participating and for further information on how to apply, please visit BUCS UNIversal gym.

Please note, you may need to complete documentation and an induction at participating venues.

Cancelling your membership

Community and staff members on a monthly payment plan can cancel their membership by sending us one month's written notice at

See our terms and conditions

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