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PUBLIC membership

Explore what we have to offer at your local gym facility - cheap, friendly and great value

Keeping you safe during your workout

Find out how we're protecting you while you workout – as well as the steps you need to take to book a session, and what you'll need to before, during and after exercising with us.

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Although we are a University of Portsmouth facility, we’re open to the public too. Some of our longest-serving members are from the local community. Why not come in take a look around and join in the fun. 

Our facilities are about to get even better, with our new £57 Million Ravelin Sports Centre under construction and due for completion summer 2021. There is no better time to join us.

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Gym membership to fit your needs

Pay monthly for your membership until 31 July 2021 and benefit from the ultimate flexibility. With no contract you can join for a month and then take a couple of days off if you wish, then rejoin when you want. Access the gym regardless of what Tier Portsmouth is in, fitness classes are included either in-person or online depending on what Tier Portsmouth is in.

Only £20 a month

Sign up for our one-month public health and fitness membership. No fixed-term contracts for the ultimate flexibility. No joining fee.

Why you should join us

Lively buzz in term time, quiet and peaceful in vacation.

From Cycling to Zumba and Yoga to Kettlebells, there's so much to choose from.

Fit in fitness classes around your schedule, with a range of Les Mills Virtual classes for you to get your teeth into.

  • We open at 8am during the week, we close at 10pm so if you're a late exerciser, we're there for you too.
  • We're open from 8.30am until 6pm at the weekends, so we've got you covered 7 days a week.
  • Out of term time our hours and programmes change slightly.

  • UOP Sport – Our all in one bookings and information app. Book classes in 3 simple steps, 3 days in advance.
  • UOP Gym – Our exercise and nutrition tracking app. You instantly get a PRO membership worth £60 a year with any membership.

Including pilates, mindful meditation, our transformation challenge and krav maga.

Perfect for those wanting to be pushed a bit further or wanting to hit their goals.

Frequently asked questions

Of course! The only requirement is that you must be 16 or over to use the gym and attend classes.

We don't offer free trial sessions, however you are able to purchase a single gym session pass for £5.75.

If you consider yourself to be a competent gym user you will not be required to book an induction. However, if you are not a confident gym user you can book a free 1-to-1 gym induction with one of our fitness instructors.

No joining fee, just quick access.

You cannot freeze a 12 month (annual) or 6 month membership, this runs from the day you sign up until 6/12 months later. You can however freeze your direct debit for a maximum of 3 months. In order to do this, we must receive written notice (to sport@port.ac.uk) of your desire to freeze, and dates to be frozen between – but this must be with a minimum of one month's notice.

If you have a direct debit membership you will have to contact DFC, who collect the payments on our behalf.

If you have a 6 or 12 month membership, we are only able to end your contract early if you have an illness or injury which exercise will not help in your recovery or if you have left the University. Please note we may ask for evidence to support this.

Once you have activated your membership, download our app UOP Sport, use your email and four digit pin to log in then you can book classes as you please! If you need your PIN please speak to any member of staff.

Memberships to University sports clubs are only open to University of Portsmouth students.

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