Staff memberships

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

Membership prices from 1 August 2018

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.

Membership package includes:GoldSilverBronze
Unlimited fitness room use (peak)   From £4.30 a visit From £4.30 a visit
Unlimited fitness room use (off-peak) From £3.60 a visit
Unlimited group exercise classes*     From £4.40 a class
Advance booking rights (inc. online) 2 weeks  10 days 1 week 
Fitness room induction    
Racket sports court hire (peak) From £3.40 a visit From £3.40 a visit
Racket sports court hire (off-peak)     From £2.80 a visit
Free access to more than 50 university gyms nationwide (annual Gold only)   × × 
Swimming (price per swim)** From £1.00  From £1.00  From £1.00 

*  Number of classes booked at any one time are limited to 10 for Gold members, 7 for Silver members and 5 for Bronze members.

** Available to current University employed staff on the presentation of a valid staff ID card at each swim. Prices start from £1 per swim at Wave Leisure pools (Lewes; Newhaven; Ringmer and Seaford Head) and £2 per swim at Freedom Leisure pools in Brighton & Hove. Please see our staff swim page for full details. This offer is based on funding for up to 1,500 individual swims per annum. The length of this offer in any given year is therefore under regular review.

Please read our membership terms and conditions for full details of our offer.

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 2018-2019 [PDF 73.54KB]. All non-members are entitled to five days advance booking rights.

Peak times at our fitness rooms and facilities

Hall, badminton, table tennis, tennis and squash bookings

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

ATP bookings

Peak - Monday to Friday 4pm-10pm. All weekend

Fitness room usage

Peak - Monday to Friday 2.30pm-10pm. Weekends 2.30pm-6pm (Saturday 2.30pm-8pm at the Falmer Sports Complex during term time and Sunday 2.30pm-9pm at the Sport Centre during term time).

All other times are off-peak