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For Newcastle University Sport & Fitness Centre


2 week free trial from 18th September - 1st October 

We're offering a FREE TWO WEEK TRIAL to Newcastle University staff, students and associates for all activities, fitness classes and our gym. From Monday 18th September until Sunday 1st October you can book any activity for free. Please bring your University smartcard with you each time you visit the facilities to access through the reception and gym gates. Download the NCL Sport app now to find out more!  


Our 2023/24 academic year memberships are now ready to purchase

Our pricing is as below:

Sport: £70, active until 30/09/2024

Fitness: £159, active until 30/09/2024

Sport & Fitness: £199, active until 30/09/2024


We also offer our Fitness direct debit membership at £19 per month and our Sport & Fitness direct debit membership at £24 per month.


Pay As You Go (PAYG) bookings

We are currently offering Pay As you Go (PAYG) bookings for the gym, fitness classes and indoor court bookings from £4 a session until 30/09/2023. These can be purchased at the Sport & Fitness Centre reception or online.


1 month FREE trial period for new staff members

New staff members at Newcastle University are entitled to a 1 month free trial period at the Sport & Fitness Centre. This free trial entitles those to use our gym, fitness classes and sports hall activities. 

All activities must be booked prior to arrival. Bookings can be made up to two weeks in advance using our App or Online service. Please note that booking restrictions apply, only one booking per activity can be made each day. 


BUCS UNIversal Gym Membership 

Newcastle University is partnered with the UNIversal Gym membership scheme. This gives staff and students with an active Sport & Fitness membership the opportunity to access more than 90 gyms in the UK.

To register for BUCS UNIversal Gym membership you will need to create a BUCS Playwaze account here.

Downlaod a Setting up your UNIversal Gym Membership guide (PDF:790KB)

How to book a UNIversal Gym session (PDF:840KB)


Find out more about the scheme, including participating gyms and restrictions. For further information contact us on 0191 208 7225 or