Kent Sport

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University of Kent staff membership

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Join Kent Sport!

With the Kent Sport facilities at the heart of the Canterbury campus, they are immediately accessible to all staff members. Staff can enjoy the fitness and sport activities during term time as well as vacation periods.


Staff membership

Kent Sport staff membership is available to University of Kent staff based at the Canterbury campus. Annual membership is available to purchase at the prices listed below until 31 August 2018.

Gold membership now includes UNIversal Gym Membership. Find out more about other Kent Sport membership benefits here.

"When I popped in to book a tour, I was made to feel really welcome and in fact a member of staff made themselves available for a tour straight away.  Excellent customer service throughout. Really impressed with the facilities – especially the ‘Pit’.  I was in at 7am this morning and got back onto some Olympic lifts after 9 months off those kind of exercises."
Kimberley C Bree | Associate Project Manager  
Business Improvement and Projects Unit (BIPU) | University of Kent

Staff annual membership 1 September 2018 - 31 August 2019

Membership type



Payment options How to join
Gold annual £296 Cash, cheque, card Join at the Sports Centre or Pavilion receptions.
continuous £26* Monthly payroll deductions
Silver annual £255 Cash, cheque, card
continuous £23* Monthly payroll deductions
Bronze annual £5** Cash, cheque, card

prices valid until 31 August 2018
*plus pro rata payment calculated dependant on the time of month, minimum 12 month contract
**activity fees payable on entry

Full membership prices and details

  Gold Silver Bronze
Booking 7 days in advance 3 days
Fitness suite Off-peak times apply* £5.50
Classes £5.50
Cycle Hub bike hire Visit Cycle Hub webpage
for details
1/2 Astro or 3G booking £5.50
Whole pitch booking £11
Indoor tennis courts £5.50
1/2 hall £5.50
Whole hall booking £11
Other facilities £5.50
Hire items £1


*Weekdays 7am to 9am and 2pm to 4pm, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays10am to 12pm.

Please note: 

  • Membership is non-transferable and non-refundable. 
  • That an additional fee is required for: fitness assessments; exercise programmes and some courses/events.
  • Sports facilities are closed over the Christmas and New Year University vacation period.
  • Sports halls are closed during the exam period.

Please be sure to review Kent Sport membership terms and conditions.

Kent Sport are always looking at ways to improve our membership offering; we had hoped to start work on a tennis centre extension in September 2018, but due to unforeseen circumstances this project has been pushed back. This however, is still very much part of Kent Sport’s commitment to provide the best facilities possible for students, staff,  alumni and members of the local community, we hope work will commence later in the 2018/19 academic year. Once we have a confirmed timeline for the programme we will update our members accordingly.

If you have any membership questions or enquiries please contact the Membership Services Manager



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Last Updated: 04/09/2018