We have a range of excellent facilities available for staff, students and the general public. Our facilities are open to the public, with additional facilities available for University students and staff.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday : 8:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday : 9:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday : 10:00am - 4:00pm


Fitness Suite

Our air-conditioned fitness suite is equipped with:

Sports Hall

Our large multi-purpose Sports Hall is suitable for a variety of sports, including football, badminton, basketball and exercise classes. The Sports Hall also features a gymnastics area.

Grass and Artificial Pitches

Organising a tournament? Want a kickabout with friends? Take your sports outside on our grass football pitch and floodlit artificial turf pitch.

Human Performance Laboratory

The human performance laboratory, used within the degree programmes, is housed within the sports complex. It can accommodate individual, group and team bookings for advanced sports performance testing.


Access to the car park is just off Wyresday Road, which is next to the Sports Complex.

The entrance to the Sports Complex is on the ground floor with automatic doors. A dropped curb next to the disabled parking bays lead from the car park to the Sports Complex.

There are two private disability changing rooms, both with toilets and showers.

A lift to the first floor of the building is available to get to staff offices and students' labs.

Showers and Changing Rooms

We have two large changing rooms with showers for males and females, and several toilets in a separate area.

Class timetable

Lancaster Fitness Classes 23-24

Book online or email: uocactive@cumbria.ac.uk


Children's activities

The recreational gymnastics programme which takes place at the University of Cumbria Sports Complex is managed by The City of Lancaster Gymnastics Club, for all enquires please get in touch using the contact details below:

The City of Lancaster Gymnastics Club

Tel: 01524 843344


Our Student/Staff Standard Membership provides unlimited access to our on campus Fitness Rooms. Premium members get additional access to classes, squash, Sports Hall use and access to the facilities at Salt Ayre (UoC staff/Students Only). This includes gym, swim and exercise classes.

Lancaster Student Membership


Student Standard


Student Premium


Staff Memberships


Staff Standard


Staff Premium

£150.00 or £12.50 per Month

Lancaster University Students

Per Annum £175


University of Cumbria Alumni

Per Annum £150


Public Membership

Our Public Membership package gives you access to our fitness rooms, equipped with Primal Strength weights, various resistance machines and a range of cardiovascular training machines. The memberships (except "casual" membership) also includes free classes, squash, badminton, and basketball.

Over 55's £160/annum £15/month Direct Debit
Standard Full £235/annum £22.50/month Direct Debit
Joint Full £440/annum £39/month Direct Debit
Casual £15 join-up fee, then £4/visit  

 Join online today

For more information about memberships and facilities, please email uocactive@cumbria.ac.uk.

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