Membership prices and benefits

2022 to 2023 membership options and prices

Please make sure you review the following prices and details thoroughly before purchasing your membership. If you have any questions, please contact memberships@kent.ac.uk or visit the Sports Centre and The Pavilion receptions.

Kent Sport membership is for the sports, fitness and recreation facilities at the University of Kent Canterbury campus only.

All prices below are our standard prices and do not include any discount through promotions. 

 

Membership benefits

Premium Plus Premium Plus Pay to Play
Gym access and visits £ £
UNIversal gym membership (students and staff only) X X X
Unlimited fitness and dance classes £ £
Recreational sports bookings (halls, courts and pitches) £ £
Club training entry (students only, club joining fees apply) £ £
BUCS entry (students only) £ £
Intramural sports (staff and students only, team fees apply) £ £
ALL Active activities (students and staff only) £ £ £
Discounted Kent Sports Clinic services X
Equipment hire £ £ £
Advanced booking Seven days Five days Five days Three days

 

 

Student annual membership 2022/23

Current annual membership cost based on the time of year.

Membership type Price
Annual 3 month (Erasmus)
Premium Plus £140 £85
Premium £125 £70
Plus £110 £60
Pay to Play £4.50 per session (no joining fee)

How to buy: Join online from 10 December 2022. For use until 31 August 2023.

Pro-rata payments

Student membership runs from 1 September to 31 August the following year. The annual cost of student membership is based on the time of year (pro-rata). See pro-rata prices and dates below.

Date Premium Plus Premium Plus
1 September 2022 £195 £170 £150
10 December 2022 £140 £125 £110
1 April 2023 £89 £79 £69
1 June 2023 £54 £48 £40

How to buy: Join online.

 

Instalment plans

Students can choose to spread the payment of their Premium Plus membership throughout the year with our instalment plans.

Two payment option Payment dates Amount
Payment one 01 September 2022 £112.50
Payment two 15 January 2023 £112.50
Four payment option Payment dates Amount
Payment one 01 September 2022 £100
Payment two 01 November 2022 £75
Payment three 01 February 2023 £30
Payment four 01 April 2023 £20

How to buy: purchase through our instalment plan online store. Instalment plans are available on student Premium Plus memberships only and only purchasable during term one each year.

 

Free student membership

Each academic year, the University of Kent gives free student membership to its:

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students living on the Canterbury campus in University of Kent accommodation
  • First year undergraduate students studying at the Canterbury campus
    (including those living on the Medway Campus)

See our free student membership webpage for more information and eligibility criteria.

 


Staff annual membership 2022/23

Membership type Price
Annual 6 month Monthly payroll deductions
Premium Plus £296 £174 £26
Premium £255 £150 £23
Plus £195 £115 £18
Pay to Play £5.50 per session (no joining fee)

How to buy: Join at the Sports Centre or The Pavillion receptions from 1 September 2022.

Prices are valid until 31 August 2023. University of Kent Staff can purchase a leisure pass for use at the Medway Park Leisure Centre. *Children (up to 18 years old) must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Only children 16 to 18 years old can access the gym. Hire fees apply to all members on the family membership.

 


Alumni annual membership 2022/23

Membership type Price
Annual Standing order
Premium Plus £384 £409 – £109 plus 12 payments of £25
Premium £353 £378 – £90 plus 12 payments of £24
Plus £251 £276 – £60 plus 12 payments of £18
Pay to Play £6.50 per session (no joining fee)
Family membership £768 – two adult Premium Plus members with up to two children free of charge*

How to buy: Join at the Sports Centre or The Pavillion receptions from 1 September 2022.

Prices are valid until 31 August 2023. *Children (up to 18 years old) must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Only children 16 to 18 years old can access the gym. Hire fees apply to all members on the family membership.

 


Public adult annual membership 2022/23

Membership type Price
One off Standing order Monthly Quarterly Concessions (aged 55+)
Premium Plus £495 £520 – £100 plus 12 payments of £35 £74 £168 £273
Premium £464 £489 – £93 plus 12 payments of £33 £61 £156 £256
Plus £323 £348 – £72 plus 12 payments of £23 £43 £109 £178
Pay to Play £6.50 per session (no joining fee)
Family membership £990 – two adult Premium Plus members with up to two children free of charge*

How to buy: Join at the Sports Centre or The Pavillion receptions from 1 September 2022.

Prices are valid until 31 August 2023. If you are a local business and wish to discuss the possibility of corporate membership for your employees please contact us. We offer corporate membership to NHS employees. Full details are available on the NHS employee’s website or contact us. *Children (up to 18 years old) must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Only children 16 to 18 years old can access the gym. Hire fees apply to all members on the family membership.

 


Public junior (16 to 18 year olds) annual membership 2022/23

Membership type Price
One off Standing order Monthly Quarterly
Premium Plus £337 £362 – £98 plus 12 payments of £22 £58 £113
Premium £304 £329 – £89 plus 12 payments of £20 £49 £100
Plus £220 £260 – £68 plus 12 payments of £16 £38 £79
Pay to Play £5.50 per session (no joining fee)

How to buy: Join at the Sports Centre or The Pavillion receptions from 1 September 2022.

Prices are valid until 31 August 2023. Junior members must be aged 16 to 18, unless in full-time education. Under 16s who are accompanied by an adult can enjoy the facilities for £4 per activity and without an annual membership fee.

 


Pay-to-Play membership prices and details

Activity  

Join at the Sports Centre or The Pavillion receptions from 1 September 2022.

Students Staff and public junior Alumni and public adult
Fitness suite £4.50 £5.50 £6.50
Fitness and dance classes £4.50 £5.50 £6.50
Cycle Hub weekly hire* £20 £20 £20
Cycle Hub termly hire* £50 £50 £50
1/2 Astro or 3G booking £4.50 £5.50 £6.50
Whole pitch booking £9 £11 £13
1/2 hall £4.50 £5.50 £6.50
Whole hall booking £9 £11 £13
Other facilities £4.50 £5.50 £6.50
Hire items £1 £1 £1

 

Pricing per activity and subject to activity duration. Please contact memberships@kent.ac.uk for more details.

*Cycle hire is subject to a £50 refundable deposit.


Fitness services

Fitness service Price

Book at the fitness suite reception.

Premium Plus Premium Plus Pay to Play
Initial fitness consultation £8 £12 £14 £14
Fitness tests £6 per test £10 per test £10 per test £12 per test
Exercise program £12 £14 £20 £20
Personal training Individual single session £30 £35 £35 £40
Individual block of six £150 £175 £175 £200
Group single session £40 £45 £45 £50
Group block of six £200 £225 £225 £250
Nutritional consultation £10 £12 £14 £14
Commit to a nutrition plan £28 £32 £40 £40

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