Interested in taking part in sports at our Lancaster campus? Then here’s where you’ll find all the benefits of membership.

Sports Card

A sports card gives you unrivalled access to all of the university’s sports facilities and entitles you to:

  • Unlimited use of the Fitness Room
  • Free admission to all exercise classes
  • Free use of the Sports Hall (via the booking system)
  • Free hire of equipment—footballs, basketballs and rackets.

Offers for Students, Staff and Alumni

Students, staff and alumni at the University of Cumbria can also benefit from an enhanced sports card membership package that includes the use of all facilities at Salt Ayre.

This includes use of:

Also included in the membership is the use of swimming pools at Hornby, Carnforth and Heysham.

Membership prices

Students (University of Cumbria only)

Sports card

Valid fromAnnual feeDuration of membership
1 September 2015 £85 Expires 31 August 2016
2 January 2016 £75 Expires 31 August 2016
1 April 2016 £65 Expires 31 August 2016

International students studying for one term only - £40

Sports Facility Use

  Sports card holderNon sports card holder
Fitness room Free -
All classes Free £3.50
Yoga Free £4.00
Squash Free £2.30
Sports hall Free £2.30
Racket hire Free £1.20

How to join

Complete the application form and return it to reception at the Sports Complex.

Download the application form

Students (Lancaster University)

Annual Fee: £85*

*Does not include access to facilities at Salt Ayre

Sports Facility Use

  Sports card holderNon sports card holder
Fitness room Free* -
Aerobics £2.00 £3.50
Yoga £2.50 £4.50
Squash Free £3.00
Tennis Free £2.00
Sports hall Free £2.30
Racket hire Free £1.80

It is a minimum requirement that a medical screening and induction are completed before access to the fitness room is granted.

How to join

Please pick up an application form at the Sports Complex reception.

Staff

You will pay an annual fee of £125, which can be made in a one off payment for 12 months or monthly direct debit of £11.00. This expires 31 August 2016

Sports Facility Use

  Sports card holderNon sports card holder
Fitness room Free* -
All classes Free £3.50
Yoga Free £4.50
Squash Free £3.00
Tennis Free £2.00
Sports hall Free £2.30

How to join

Please pick up an application form at the Sports Complex reception.

Alumni

You will pay an annual fee of £165. Included in this price is access to facilities at Salt Ayre.

Sports Facility Use

  Sports card holderNon sports card holder
Fitness room Free* -
Aerobics Free £2.90
Yoga Free £3.40
Squash Free £2.30
Tennis Free £1.80
Sports hall Free £2.30
Racket hire Free £1.20

How to join

Please pick up an application form at the Sports Complex.

Partners of staff and students

You will pay an annual fee of £120, which does not include access to facilities at Salt Ayre.

Sports Facility Use

  Sports card holderNon-sports card holder
Fitness room Free* -
Aerobics £2.00 £3.50
Yoga £2.50 £4.50
Squash Free £3.00
Tennis Free £2.00
Sports Hall Free £2.30
Racket hire Free £1.80

It is a minimum requirement that a medical screening and induction are completed before access to the fitness room,

How to join

Please go to the Sports Complex to pick up an application form.

Members of the public

The public have full access to all of the University of Cumbria’s sports facilities which are available through:

  • Booking any facility up to seven days in advance
  • Block-booking a particular time slot in a facility at a regular time each week
  • Joining as a public member
  • Attending an exercise class

To join, please go to the Sports Complex to pick up an application form.

Membership typeAnnual feeMonthly fee (direct debit)*
Full £235 £22.50
Joint full £440 £39
Off-peak £180 £16.50
Joint off-peak £323 £30
Casual off-peak use £3.50 per visit**  

** Please note there is a one-off payment for medical screening and induction in the casual off peak membership category.

* All direct debit memberships are for a minimum period of 12 months.

Activities

ActivityMemberCasual/non-memberJunior
Aerobics £3.50 £4.00 -
Yoga £4.00 £4.50 -
Squash Free £3.00 £2.00
Badminton Free (off-peak)
£2.80 (peak)
£2.30 (off-peak)
£3.30 (peak)
£1.30 (off-peak)
£2.30 (peak)
Racket Hire Free £1.80 £1.30

Facility Hire

Astro Turf PitchAdultJunior
Full £40.00 £22.00
Half £24.00 £12.00
Sports Hall Peak Off-Peak
 

£38.50

£29.00