Essex Sport

Community Membership

Community membership

Colchester general public

The University of Essex Sports Centre's excellent health and fitness facilities are all located within the Wivenhoe Park grounds. With public memberships starting at less than £16 per month, and include access to facilities such as our climbing wall and tennis courts, we've got tons to offer.

Plus, all of our public memberships include free parking.


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Four month summer sport membership
Four month summer memberships

Tone up in time for summer with our exclusive four month Essex Sport gym memberships for just £100! Take advantage of over 200 fitness classes per month, and get 50% OFF our adult sports courses, including Cardio Tennis, Intro to Lifting, Rock Climbing and more! Plus no joining fee. *This offer is valid from 1 May 2018 to 30 June 2018 and is available for staff and public memberships only.

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Public membership

Bronze membership package

Cost

£180 per year or £15.99 monthly by direct debit

What's included?

  • Sports facilities; including badminton, basketball (1 hoop only), volleyball (practise court in new arena only), climbing wall (1 belay only), table tennis, tennis, punch bag, kick bag, squash, activity studios. All sessions are subject to a maximum number of participants
  • 7 day advance booking of facilities
  • Online booking allowing you to book facilities and manage your membership wherever you are 
  • Anytime access to sports facilities listed above

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Silver membership package

Cost

£305 per year or £26.99 monthly by direct debit

What's included?

  • Sports facilities; including badminton, basketball (1 hoop only), volleyball (practise court in new arena only), climbing wall (1 belay only), table tennis, tennis, punch bag, kick bag, squash, activity studios. All sessions are subject to a maximum number of participants
  • 10 days advance booking of facilities
  • Online booking allowing you to book facilities, fitness classes and manage your membership wherever you are
  • Off-peak access to the gym and fitness classes (off-peak times are before 3pm)
  • Anytime access to sports facilities listed above
  • Timetabled fitness classes

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Gold membership

Cost

£380 per year or £32.99 monthly by direct debit

What's included?

  • Anytime access to the gym, classes and sports facilities listed above
  • Access to our relaxed, air-conditioned gym at the Colchester Campus
  • Specialist fitness classes, such as cycle fit and pilates included at no extra charge
  • 14 days advance booking of facilities
  • Access to an extensive range of other sports and facilities, including tennis, badminton, the climbing wall, squash and more
  • Online booking, allowing you to book facilities, fitness classes and manage your membership wherever you are

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Concession membership

Concession eligibility 

  • Husband/wife/partner of current UoE student or staff
  • Essex graduate
  • Temporary summer/conference staff
  • Disabled user – physical or long-term mental disorder
  • Current student at another university or college
  • Senior citizen
  • Registered unemployed
  • Intermitting Essex student
  • Non-University community service volunteer for Essex student
  • Colchester Institute (non-sports) staff

Bronze membership

Cost

£145 per year or £13.99 monthly by direct debit

What's included?

  • Sports facilities; including badminton, basketball (1 hoop only), volleyball (practise court in new arena only), climbing wall (1 belay only), table tennis, tennis, punch bag, kick bag, squash, activity studios. All sessions are subject to a maximum number of participants
  • 7 day advance booking of facilities
  • Online booking 
  • Peak access to sports facilities listed above

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Silver membership

Cost

£245 per year or £21.99 monthly by direct debit

What's included?

  • Sports facilities; including badminton, basketball (1 hoop only), volleyball (practise court in new arena only), climbing wall (1 belay only), table tennis, tennis, punch bag, kick bag, squash, activity studios. All sessions are subject to a maximum number of participants
  • 10 days advance booking of facilities
  • Online booking 
  • Off-peak access to the gym and fitness classes.
  • Peak access to sports facilities listed above

Become a member today

Gold membership

Cost

£320 per year or £27.99 monthly by direct debit

What's included?

  • Peak access to gym, classes and sports facilities listed
  • Sports facilities; including badminton, basketball (1 hoop only), volleyball (practise court in new arena only), climbing wall (1 belay only), table tennis, tennis, punch bag, kick bag, squash, activity studios. All sessions are subject to a maximum number of participants
  • Access to our relaxed, air-conditioned gym at the Colchester Campus
  • Specialist fitness classes, such as cycle fit and pilates included at no extra charge
  • 10 days advance booking of facilities
  • Online booking, allowing you to book facilities, fitness classes and manage your membership wherever you are

Become a member today

Junior membership

Junior membership eligibility 

For children aged 8 to 18 (if in full-time education). Restriction apply, so please check the appropriate age restrictions (.pdf). Proof of date of birth is required when applying for membership.

Bronze membership 

Cost

£99 per year or £9.99 monthly by direct debit 

What's included?

  • Sports facilities; including badminton, basketball (1 hoop only), volleyball (practise court in new arena only), climbing wall (1 belay only), table tennis, tennis, punch bag, kick bag, squash, activity studios. All sessions are subject to a maximum number of participants
  • 7 day advance booking of facilities
  • Online booking 
  • Peak access to sports facilities listed above

Become a member today

Silver membership

Cost

£170 per year or £14.99 monthly by direct debit

What's included?

  • Sports facilities; including badminton, basketball (1 hoop only), volleyball (practise court in new arena only), climbing wall (1 belay only), table tennis, tennis, punch bag, kick bag, squash, activity studios. All sessions are subject to a maximum number of participants
  • 10 days advance booking of facilities
  • Online booking 
  • Off-peak access to the gym and fitness classes.
  • Peak access to sports facilities listed above

Become a member today

Gold membership 

Cost

£205 per year or £17.99 monthly by direct debit

What's included?

  • Peak access to gym, classes and sports facilities listed
  • Sports facilities; including badminton, basketball (1 hoop only), volleyball (practise court in new arena only), climbing wall (1 belay only), table tennis, tennis, punch bag, kick bag, squash, activity studios. All sessions are subject to a maximum number of participants
  • Access to our relaxed, air-conditioned gym at the Colchester Campus
  • Specialist fitness classes, such as cycle fit and pilates included at no extra charge
  • 10 days advance booking of facilities
  • Online booking, allowing you to book facilities, fitness classes and manage your membership wherever you are

Become a member today

How to join

Join online

When joining online you will be asked to confirm that you have read the terms and conditions (.pdf) and the health commitment statement (.pdf), so you may wish to do this first.

You can also complete an application form at our Sport Centre reception at our Colchester Campus and pay in full.


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Pay in instalments

You can pay for your membership by monthly direct debit. You can set up your direct debit membership online, but if you would prefer to do it in person then please complete a direct debit form (.pdf) and hand to the Sports Centre reception.
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