Public members

Both the Roger Bettles Sports Centre 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.

Alumni and Associate members

We offer University Alumni and Associates the opportunity to access a membership to the sports facilities at the University.

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 PACE, which can be obtained by emailing

Find out if you are eligible for an Associate membership.

Membership options

Membership category Gold Plus Gold 
Annual fee paid in advance; 12 months for the price of 11
Monthly payment via direct debit 
£55 £50 
Annual fee paid in advance; 12 months for the price of 11
Monthly payment via direct debit 
£110 £100

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

Member benefits

There are a range of benefits that we offer to our members. All of our facilities are great places to get active, relax and achieve your goals. By becoming a member you can make the most of: 

  • Excellent gym equipment, swimming pool, spa facilities and a comprehensive group fitness programme
  • You can access, regular gym programmes and health checks.
  • Use the range of additional facilities on offer depending on your chosen gym such as squash courts or sports hall.

How do I become a member?

Pop into either Centre and one of the staff will show you around and talk you through the membership options.

Student membership and benefits

We have a wide range of membership options for students to get fit and active whilst studying at the University. Students can either pop into one of the two facilities or purchase their membership online.

Activity Gold+ £300 Gold £250 Silver £150 Team Leicester £140 PAYG £5/visit
Gym Y Y N N Y
Swim Y Y N N Y
Sauna, steam, spa Y Y N N Y
Squash Y Y Y N N
Group classes Y Y Y N Y
Personalised programmes Y Y N N N
Pitches Y Y Y N Y
Courts Y Y Y N Y
Tennis Y Y Y N Y
Towel Y N N N N
UNIversal Y Y N N N
Access to Team Leicester club Y Y Y Y N

Frequently asked questions

What times are the facilities open?

Timing Location
Monday to Friday: 6:30am - 10:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00am - 7:30pm
Danielle Brown Sports Centre
University Road
Monday to Friday 6:30am - 10:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am - 7:30pm
Roger Bettles Sports Centre
40 Manor Road

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

Can I come in and view the facilities before I purchase a membership?

Yes, Just pop into any one of the facilities and a member of staff will be able to show you the facilities and discuss all the membership options with you. 

Once I am a member can I use both gyms?

You can only be a member of the gym that you specifically join. For more information contact your preferred facility. 

How can I pay for my public or associate/alumni gym membership?

Annual Membership: If you wish to purchase your gym membership you can pay by cash, debit/credit card or cheque to the Roger Bettles Sports Centre or the Danielle Brown Sports Centre. Please make all cheques payable to "The University of Leicester".

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, cheque book).