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Student membership

With a gym that is central to University halls, we offer the cheapest multi activity membership in Portsmouth

Our flexible gym memberships are perfect for your fitness goals this year, whatever happens. With great value for money, opening times that ensure your safety is always paramount, workout with like-minded students, in a facility specifically here for students. Our staff are available throughout our opening times to ensure you’ll always have some to talk to, ask questions and offer support. You won’t find that in a 24/7 gym. Sign up now for our all-inclusive gym membership for University of Portsmouth students.

Our facilities are about to get even better, with Ravelin Sports Centre due to open later this year. Be the first on the start line and through the doors.

Student rates are available to any student aged 16+ in Further or Higher Education.

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One-Month Memberships for St. Paul's Gym

Access St. Paul's Gym at great value, until Ravelin Sports Centre Opens.

One-month memberships for St. Paul's Gym are available, at great value to keep you fit and active whilst we wait for Ravelin Sports Centre to open in 2022. Includes fitness classes and unlimited gym access.

Join now for only £7.50 per month

Alternatively to a month membership, you can pay only £4.95 per session through Hussle for individual St. Paul's Gym sessions.

Sign up for one of our health and fitness memberships, get yourself Ravelin ready. No joining fee.

Our Membership Guarantee

  • We know there is a lot of uncertainty at the moment around lockdowns and restrictions.

    If our facilities have to close due to a national or local lockdown, we will automatically pause your membership, and restart it when we re-open.

    You won't be charged for any time that we are closed, so you can join without the worry of wasted money. 

    We are also following all Covid-19 guidelines for member safety, to ensure we are doing everything we can to keep you safe whilst we are open.

Ravelin Sports Centre prices

Core, Super and Ultimate memberships will be available when Ravelin Sports Centre opens.


Choose 2 activity options:

  • Gym
  • Swim (incl. Steam and Sauna)
  • Fitness classes (excl. aqua classes)

Simple, straightforward access to our facilities, no joining fee.

Choose your favourite two activities to get started today.

£15 p/m


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Choose 3 activity options

  • Gym
  • Swim (incl. Steam and Sauna)
  • Fitness classes (excl. aqua classes)
  • Climbing
  • Squash

More choice from your membership, same great facilities.

£20 p/m


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All activities included:

  • Gym
  • Swim (incl. Steam and Sauna)
  • Fitness classes (excl. aqua classes)
  • Climbing
  • Squash
  • Discount on courses and bookings
  • BUCS Universal - access over 100 gyms nationwide
  • 10% Discount on Team UOP Sports Kit
  • 10% Discount on Swim Academy lessons

No joining fees, no long term contract, simply great value.

£22.50 p/m


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Why you should join us

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

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

Ravelin Sports Centre (open December 2021)

  • Open 6.30am to 10.30pm on weekdays
  • Open 7am to 9pm on weekends

St. Paul's Gym

  • We open at 7am 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, up to 7 days in advance.

Frequently asked questions

You have full access to the gym anytime and a range of fitness classes, as well as squash courts and a range of discounts on outdoor bookings.

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.

As soon as you have signed up with us, you'll receive a confirmation email and you can access our facilities straight away.

No, your University Student Campus card will be activated when you sign up. This will give you full access to our facilities, including our gym turnstiles and kiosk access point.

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.

To cancel your direct debit membership, please email with your 1 month cancellation notice. 

Yes, we have changing facilities at both St. Paul's Gym and Spinnaker Sports Centre which you can use throughout our opening hours. Each building has shower facilities, toilets and changing areas with some private changing cubicles.

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 when you go home for the summer.

We are open weekdays 7:00am – 10:00pm and weekends 08:30 – 6:00pm during our 'Core' opening times (based around term-time). During our 'Non-core' opening times (generally vacation periods) we are open weekdays 07:30am – 9:00pm and weekends 08:30am – 1:30pm (St. Paul's and Langstone only).

Unfortunately not, we know it's boring, but due to health and safety requirements, we need each individual to sign up to ensure they agree to our health commitment statement, terms, conditions and rules of use as well as confirm gym competency.

We don't currently offer a family membership. Our Ultimate memberships do however include one designated under 16 swim whenever you swim, they'll also get a discount on other activities. Your designated under 16 can be assigned to your account on your first visit.

On your first visit, please come to reception so the sports staff can activate your campus card (students and staff) to use the sports facilities. Public members will need to take their photos at reception so the sports staff can order them a membership card.

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