Reduced membership prices for returning students

Our new pricing makes it easier to get active with Kent Sport

Welcome back to The University of Kent! It’s been a long and uncertain time for everyone, and for many it means adapting to a ‘new normal’. So, to make things a little easier, we’ve reduced the cost of our membership options for returning students for the 2020/21 academic year. Our annual memberships are up to £50 cheaper this year. Whether you want to join a club, or get more active, you can do it all for less.

Student memberships for 2020/21 are available to purchase now, for use from 1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021. You can buy membership online

Please note: If you live in on-campus accommodation, you’ll get membership for free at Kent Sport.


Membership prices 2020/21


  • Premium Plus – All-inclusive membership combining the benefits of Premium and Plus. The perfect option if you want to join a sports club* and stay active with gym or class sessions. Save £50 – now just £195
  • Premium – Gym and fitness and dance class membership with physiotherapy and massage discounts. Perfect if you want to keep fit and healthy. Save £20 – now just £170
  • Plus – Sports-only membership including recreational sport bookings and club training session access*. Save £25 – now just £150
  • Pay to Play – Our pay-as-you-go option. £5 annual joining fee, £4.50 per activity


Membership benefits


Premium Plus Premium Plus Pay to Play
Gym access  £ £
UNIversal gym membership (students and staff only) X X X
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) £ £
Let’s Play activities (students and staff only) £ £
Bike hire from the Cycle Hub £ £ £
Discounts on physiotherapy and fitness services** X
Equipment hire £ £ £ £
Advanced booking Seven days Five days Five days Three days


More information


Dual payment

Students can pay for Premium Plus membership in two instalments, the first payment is taken on application, with the second payment due at the beginning of term two 2021. Dual payment is only available to purchase during term one.

Buy dual payment membership online


*Club joining fees apply. **Higher discount for Premium Plus members. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we have implemented safety measures throughout our facilities which will restrict access. All activities, including the gym, classes and sports, will need to be pre-booked through your online account, which can be created at

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