Free for all first year undergraduate students and all students living on the Canterbury campus (including those commuting from Medway Campus)
Free membership options for students living in Medway and studying at Canterbury, or living in Canterbury and studying at Medway
The University of Kent is offering all first-year students free Premium Plus membership with Kent Sport. We've extended this to any UG or PG student living in Canterbury campus accommodation and those commuting from Medway.
Membership with Kent Sport has a wide range of fantastic benefits, including:
A wide-range of the latest fitness equipment including cardio and weight machines, plus strength training and functional zone
Our dance studio hosts a full timetable of popular fitness and dance classes each week, from spinning to Zumba and yoga
Get access to more than 60 University gyms across the country as part of your membership with Kent Sport
Access club training sessions and train with your team. Club joining and team fees apply.
Join intramural (on-campus sport) leagues and competitions. Team fees apply
Enjoy discounts on personal training, consultations and on appointments at the Kent Sport Physiotherapy Clinic
Book your favourite classes or activities up to seven days in advance through your online membership portal
Enjoy all that the Kent countryside has to offer with free bike hire for up to eight hours per day with the Cycle Hub
Membership will be automatically added to your Kent One card, so you’ll be able to book activities as soon as you’ve registered*
*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 https://kentsport.kent.ac.uk/Horizons/
Please note: Kent Sport membership is for the Canterbury campus only, and does not include access to Medway facilities.
Contact us if you have any questions about Kent Sport membership.
Call us: 01227 823 623
If you are living in Pier Quays in Medway and you are studying at the Canterbury campus, you have a choice of either the Premium Plus membership at Kent Sport (see above) or one of the options at Medway.
If you are a first year commuting student studying at the Medway campus or a student living at Pier Quays, you can choose one of the following free sport options with Medway Park:
Class and swim
This membership gives you:
Gym and Swim
This membership gives you:
Racquet and Swim
This membership gives you unlimited access to court space at Medway Park, Strood and Hoo Sports Centre. These spaces include:
You also get free access to Medway Park, Strood and Hoo swimming pools during open sessions.
Please note that the above membership options are for the sports, fitness and recreation facilities in Medway only, and are for students living at Pier Quays or studying at the Medway campus. These options do not include access to the sports facilities at the Canterbury campus.