Sport and Active Life

Sport memberships

At the University of Leicester, we have a range of great value sport membership options available to support your sport, health and fitness journey. Students, staff, alumni, public and associate members can all take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities.

Our facilities include gyms, pools, saunas, spas, classes, courts active life advisors, health checks, tailored fitness plans and more.

How do I become a member?

  • Students can buy their sport membership online.
  • Non-students (Public, Associate and Alumni) must visit reception to join.
  • Staff who wish to pay monthly from their salary, need to email membership@le.ac.uk with their employee number and the membership type they would like (Gold+, Gold, Courts or Classes). Staff who wish to pay by direct debit or upfront for the year, must visit reception.

You can also arrange a time to come and visit our facilities! Please call the Roger Bettles Sports Centre (+44 (0)116 223 1500) or the Danielle Brown Sport Centre (+44 (0)116 252 3118) and a member of staff will be able to show you around and discuss the best membership option for you.

Memberships and benefits

Students

Student memberships and benefits

Whether you want to join one of our Team Leicester sports clubs, or wish to only go to the gym, or for a swim - our student sport membership options have you covered!

Our range of sport membership options for students will allow you to ‘be active your way’, whilst balancing your studies at the University. Please take the time to find the right option for you. Browse the student sport membership prices for the 2023/24 academic year below.

If you are looking to join a Team Leicester sports club, we recommend that you purchase the Student Gold Sports Centre membership as it provides you access to Team Leicester training and fixtures, as well as all the facilities and activities at both sports centres, and use of BUCS UNIversal

Between Saturday 21 September and Sunday 29 September 2024, there will be a try before you buy period. Simply take your University card to reception at either of our facilities to gain free access.

Purchase your sports membership

*Prices accurate from 1 January 2024. For 2023 pricing, please contact the team*

Activity Gold
£120 
Gold +
£170
Silver
£110
Team Leicester
£50
One Month
£20
PAYG
£5/visit
Gym
Swim
Sauna, steam, spa
Group classes
Pitches
Courts
Tennis
Towel
UNIversal
Access to Team Leicester club

We also offer termly memberships and memberships for our Erasmus students. Please visit our shop to view our full range.

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Public

Public memberships and benefits

Both the Roger Bettles Sports Centre (if you live within 1 mile) and Danielle Brown Sports Centre have opened their doors to public members. As a member of either state of the art facility, you can access our wide range of equipment and extensive facilities. Please note that parking restrictions apply at the Danielle Brown Sports Centre. You will only be able to access the one facility you join.

Prices 

Public membership Annual Monthly
Gold+ £665.50 £60.50
Gold £605.00 £55.00

What does my membership include?

Public membership Gold + Gold
Gym
Swim
Sauna, Steam and Spa
Classes
Courts
Pitches
Towel

How can I pay for my gym membership?

Annual membership: If you wish to pay for your gym membership annually, you can pay via debit or credit card at the reception desk of your chosen centre. Please note we cannot accept American Express cards.

Direct debit: If you wish to pay by direct debit please bring with you proof of address (driving licence, bank statement, utility bill), one form of photo ID (driving licence, passport) and proof the bank account details you wish to pay by direct debit from are yours. This will need to have your name on as well as the account number and sort code (bank statement, debit card, mobile banking app, cheque book).

Staff

Staff memberships and benefits

We offer a number of different staff memberships, which include access to both of our sporting facilities.

Prices 

Staff membership Annual Monthly
Gold + £459.80 £41.80
Gold £399.30 £36.30
Courts and classes £242.00 £22.00

What does my Staff membership include?

Staff membership Gold + Gold Courts and classes
Gym
Swim
Sauna, steam and spa
Classes
Courts
Pitches
Towel

If you have a partner or family member who would also like to join, staff are entitled to a plus one at the same rate!

Not always on campus? Why not try our Worksmart package? £45.00 for 10 sessions. You can purchase these at either reception and use them across both sites. Sessions last for 1 year from date of purchase, so you have full flexibility with how and when you use them!

Please note, WorkSmart users may not bring guests in with them nor can they have a plus one.

Pay As You Go (PAYG) is also available for staff:

PAYG at the Danielle Brown gives you access to: gym, swim, spa, and all classes.
PAYG at the Roger Bettles gives you access to: Studio 2 classes and courts (e.g. Badminton, Tennis, Table tennis, Basketball).

Associate

Associate memberships and benefits

Find out if you are eligible for an Associate membership.

Prices 

Associate membership Annual Monthly
Gold + £665.50 £60.50
Gold £605.00 £55.00
Gold +
(Staff Rate)*
£459.80  £41.80
Gold
(Staff Rate)*
£399.30 £36.30

*Those eligible for staff rate must have a University of Leicester valid email address, or hold an Honorary position with the University

What does my associate membership include?

Associate membership Gold + Gold
Gym
Swim
Sauna, steam and spa
Classes
Courts
Pitches
Towel

How can I pay for my gym membership?

Annual membership: If you wish to pay for your gym membership annually, you can pay via debit or credit card at the reception desk of your chosen centre. Please note we cannot accept American Express cards.

Direct debit: If you wish to pay by direct debit please bring with you proof of address (driving licence, bank statement, utility bill), one form of photo ID (driving licence, passport) and proof the bank account details you wish to pay by direct debit from are yours. This will need to have your name on as well as the account number and sort code (bank statement, debit card, mobile banking app, cheque book).

Alumni

Alumni memberships and benefits

Graduated from the University of Leicester? We offer our alumni the opportunity to access both of our sports facilities, with a few different membership types.

In order to access an alumni membership you must provide proof of alumni status in the form of your graduation certificate or an email confirmation from DARO, which can be obtained by emailing alumni.relations@le.ac.uk.

Prices

Alumni memberships Annual Monthly
Gold £605.00 £55.00
Gold +  £665.50 £60.50
Alumni +2*
(Gold)
£363.00 £33.00
Alumni +2*
(Gold +)
£418.00 £38.00

*A discounted rate is available for recent graduates of the University (first 2 years after graduation)

What does my alumni membership include?

Alumni membership Gold + Gold Alumni +2
(Gold)
Alumni +2
(Gold +)
Gym
Swim
Sauna, Steam and Spa
Classes
Courts
Pitches
Towel

How can I pay for my gym membership?

Annual membership: If you wish to pay for your gym membership annually, you can pay via debit or credit card at the reception desk of your chosen centre. Please note we cannot accept American Express cards.

Direct debit: If you wish to pay by direct debit please bring with you proof of address (driving licence, bank statement, utility bill), one form of photo ID (driving licence, passport) and proof the bank account details you wish to pay by direct debit from are yours. This will need to have your name on as well as the account number and sort code (bank statement, debit card, mobile banking app, cheque book).

Facilities opening times

Timing Location
Monday to Friday: 6.30am - 10.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8.00am - 7.30pm
Danielle Brown Sports Centre
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH
Monday to Friday 6.30am - 10.00pm
Saturday and Sunday 8.00am - 7.30pm
Roger Bettles Sports Centre
40 Manor Road
Oadby
LE2 2LL

*Bank holiday opening and closing times are subject to change. Please check with the facility for details on any upcoming bank holidays.

Join a Team Leicester club

Team Leicester LogoA Team Leicester club is a sports club who regularly train and compete competitively in their respective sport. All students joining a Team Leicester club will need to purchase a sports membership and a club membership.

Step 1

View our Team Leicester clubs.

Step 2

Attend the Sports Fair and speak with clubs, attend a club taster session or attend a club trial. If a club holds trials, please wait until you hear from the club in regard to their trial decision.

Step 3

Once you’ve decided which club or clubs you would like to become a member of, you will need to purchase your sports membership online.

Step 4

Once you have purchased your sports membership, please purchase your chosen club membership. You can join and purchase your club membership on your chosen sport clubs webpage.

  • If you are joining the Golf or Squash clubs, you will need to purchase the gold sports membership.
  • If you wish to join two sport clubs, you will need to purchase a club membership for each club.
  • If you are looking to join a Team Leicester sports club and regularly use our sport centre facilities alongside your respective clubs training sessions, we recommend that you purchase the Student Gold Sports Membership, as it provides you with a more comprehensive sports membership offer.

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