Student memberships

We offer great value student memberships, as well as pay-and-play options.

Buy your membership online now.

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.


  • Anytime gym use
  • Unlimited group exercise classes
  • Anytime racket sports court hire
  • 14 days advance booking rights for classes and courts
  • Gym introduction
  • Access to more than 90 facilities at 75 universities nationwide with BUCS UNIversal Gym (year Gold only). Universities include Surrey Sports Park and Kings College London.


  • Off peak fitness room use (up to 2.30pm)
  • Unlimited group exercise classes
  • Off peak racket sports court hire (up to 4pm)
  • 10 days advance booking rights for classes and courts
  • Gym introduction.


  • Reduced rate pay-and-play fitness room 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.

Membership prices from 1 September 2020

Student (year) £150 £115 £5
Student (four months) £70 N/A N/A
Graduate (year) £150 N/A N/A

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

Please note: annual student memberships are not rolling and run for the academic year, so if you purchase a yearly membership from September onwards it will automatically end on 31 August.

Graduate memberships are only available to students in their first year after graduation.

Buy your membership now

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

You must be on a full or part-time programme of study at the University of Sussex and will need to show your University ID when you sign up.

For more information, call Falmer Sports Complex on 01273 877125, the Sport Centre on 01273 678228 or email us:

Club sport

For individual Students' Union sports club membership, visit the sport and societies webpage to find out more.

US Girls Can fitness sessions

Our instructor led US Girls Can 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 drop-in group exercise class rate for Bronze members and non-members. These are open to all self-identifying women, trans and non-binary staff and students on campus.

Non-members and Bronze members

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


Students can swim for £1 at the King Alfred, Prince Regent and St Luke's pools in Brighton & Hove and at pools in Lewes, Newhaven, Seaford Head 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.