Staff memberships

We offer a wide range of memberships and pay-and-play options.

Membership prices from 1 August 2019

Staff (year) £2101 £1651 £25
Staff (three months)* £1051 N/A N/A

1 University of Sussex employed staff can pay for these memberships via salary deduction. Please ask at Sport Centre reception (01273 678228) or Falmer Sports Complex reception (01273 877125) for further details.

*3 month memberships are equal to 92 days or 13 weeks.

To qualify for staff membership you must be a full or part-time member of staff at the University of Sussex (proof will be required). This includes: SussexFood staff, University of Sussex Co-op staff and SEF staff.

Staff employed and paid by the University of Sussex can pay for annual Gold and Silver memberships via salary deduction subject to contract, just enquire at reception to find out more. SussexFood, Co-op and SEF staff can pay for their memberships via standing order. Please ask at either the Sport Centre or Falmer Sports Complex reception for details.

Which option is best for me?

Our Gold, Silver and Bronze memberships offer great value for money. Have a look at our membership types to find out which one is best for you.



  • Off peak gym use
  • Unlimited group exercise classes
  • Off peak racket sports court hire
  • 10 days advance booking rights for classes and courts
  • Gym introduction.


  • Reduced rate pay-and-play gym use (from £3.60 a visit)
  • Reduced rate pay-per-class group exercise classes (from £4.40 a visit)
  • Reduced rate pay-and-play racket sports court hire (from £2.80 a visit)
  • 7 days advance booking rights for classes and courts
  • Gym introduction.

Please read our membership terms and conditions for full details of our offer and download and view our Health Commitment Statement [PDF 465.44KB].

Buy your membership now

Buy your membership now via our online shop or in person at reception at the Sport Centre or Falmer Sports Complex

For more information, call Falmer Sports Complex reception on 01273 877125 or Sport Centre reception on 01273 678228, or E:

Women-only fitness sessions

Instructor led women-only fitness sessions run on Mondays and Thursdays during term time in the Sport Centre fitness room. Sessions are free for Gold and Silver members and priced at the group exercise class rate for Bronze members and non-members. 

Non-members and Bronze members

You can still access our facilities and classes as a non-member, or at a reduced rate with a staff Bronze membership.

Download our price list for pay-and-play prices: Price list 2019-2020 [PDF 73.54KB]. All non-members are entitled to five days advance booking rights.

Swimming from £1

Staff can swim for £2 at Freedom Leisure pools in Brighton & Hove and for £1 at Wave Leisure pools in Lewes, Newhaven, Seaford and Ringmer.

Just show your University of Sussex ID card at every swim to receive your discount

Peak times at our fitness rooms and facilities

Fitness rooms

Peak - Monday to Sunday 2.30pm-close at both sites

Hall, badminton, table tennis, tennis and squash bookings

Peak - Monday to Friday 4pm-10pm (3.50pm will be the start of peak squash)

ATP and 3G bookings

Peak - Monday to Friday 4pm-10pm; all day Saturday and Sunday

All other times are off peak