Gym and Sports

Stay active and relaxed at the University Club

Please note that the lift will be closed for refurbishment from 17 May to 12 August 2024. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please contact if you have any queries about whether this will affect a new or existing booking with us.


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We are excited to announce that our gym has recently been renovated and now boasts a collection of new machines, providing you with a top-notch fitness experience. 

At our gym, we prioritise convenience and flexibility. We understand that managing your time is crucial, which is why we offer timeslot booking. The user-friendly Oxford sports app lets you quickly reserve your preferred workout time. This ensures you can easily plan your fitness routine and have a dedicated space to achieve your goals. 

Opening hours are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Membership types 


Join or Renew 

Member of the University  

All staff currently working for the University or working for an Oxford college. 

from £135.00 per 12 months


Postgraduate Student 

All registered Postgraduate students currently studying at the University of Oxford. 


from £135.00 per 12 months



from £135.00 per 12 months


*Memberships are non-transferable or refundable. Full terms are available during the application process. 



The days are getting longer, the weather is beginning to change, the first hints of spring are in the air. This means the cricket season must be right around the corner.

If you want to play social cricket this summer, the Oxford University Cricket Club (OUCCC) always looks for new members. We are open to University staff, postdocs and graduate students of any gender with any level of experience or ability.

We organise friendly matches against local cricket teams throughout the summer. Matches are usually on Sundays and will run most weeks from April until September. We can provide all equipment, and players are free to play however often fits with their schedule.

If you want to sign up or have any other questions, please contact the club email:

You can also find more information on our website:

Our season has started and we play at various OU venues including Balliol College next door. We have casual net sessions midweek at the Uni Club nets (weather permitting).

Get in touch for more details. We'd love to see you there!

The all-weather sports pitches are floodlit and provide an ideal location for a game with your team or colleagues. You can book the pitches up to 8 weeks in advance using the Oxford sports app or the 'Pay as you go' option on the Book Online platform. No membership is required to make a booking. The multi-use sports pitch at the University Club are open from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm on both weekdays and weekends.


Our Tuesday evening Pilates classes are run by Jane Callaway of Clever Movement

Jane is a local Chartered Physiotherapist with over 20 years of experience and offers physio-led pilates classes face to face and online.

Classes timetable

Tuesday, 16.45 - 17.45

Tuesday, 17.45 - 18.45

Booking is essential. Please contact Jane at to book your space. 

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These Pilates classes are run by Gill Stansfield, Pilates and TRE. Gill has a clinical background in nursing has been teaching Pilates for almost 20 years, with a wealth of experience, particularly in helping people with back pain, musculoskeletal challenges and chronic health conditions.

The classes are run and booked in advance as a block of classes. They are not available as drop-in sessions.

These are mixed-ability intermediate classes.

The level of these classes will depend to some extent on the participants' experience. Gill can provide various options from more challenging to more fundamental levels to accommodate a range of abilities. However, if you are a beginner or have specific health challenges, please arrange a personal 1:1 assessment and review with Gill before your first session.

Timings, location and attendance

  • Wednesdays at 4.30 pm – Gentle Intermediate class
  • Wednesdays at 5.30 pm – Intermediate class

The classes take place downstairs in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR). Small mats are provided, as is some small equipment, but please bring your own towel or head support and, if preferable, a larger mat.

Further details and booking

For more details about Gill or Pilates, please see Gills website (Move better, feel better): 

You can email Gill at to book and get payment details, be added to the mailing list or receive any updates about classes.

If emailing to book and pay, please note your place is only confirmed once Gill has replied to your message and received payment. Please reference any BACS payments with “your name”, “Pilates” and “venue name”.

Current participants can book in advance, within a specific timeframe, for their regular class for a new block.

All participants must complete a health registration form, available here or from the Gills website. Please note this is not a form for booking blocks of classes.

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+44 (0)1865 271044

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