Health & Fitness Membership

Opening times
Our state-of-the-art gym

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Climbing wall
Monday-Friday: 9.00am-9.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am-5.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm-8.00pm

Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6.00pm-9.00pm, and Sunday afternoons, 4.30pm-8.00pm, are for Teesside University Climbing Club only.

Induction times are 6.00pm-9.00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
T: 01642 342267

  Climbing wall terms and conditions of use (word - 45kb)

  Climbing wall opening times (word - 48kb)

  Climbing wall registration (from 18-years-old) (word - 45kb)

  Climbing wall registration (under 18-years-old) (word - 45kb)

  Fitness class timetable (word - 121kb)

Olympia Building and The Gym

Monday - Friday: 7.15am-9.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am-5.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm-8.00pm
Closed on Bank Holidays and University vacation periods

Saltersgill sports ground

Open during daylight hours. Venue must be booked.
T: 01642 342267

Last admission is 30 minutes before closing for all facilities.

Take advantage of all the sports facilities along with discounted rates at a number of local sports venues by joining the membership scheme, which is currently £100 a year for students and £120 a year for staff, which includes unlimited access to the gym and fitness classes, climbing wall, personal exercise programme, gym and climbing wall inductions, squash and badminton courts. You can also swim for free at the Neptune Centre swimming pool.

To join, or obtain further information, ask at the Brittan or Olympia building reception, or visit the sport & wellbeing page. You can also join online.

For more information on the sports membership scheme contact or call (01642) 342267.

We also offer a wide range of sports participation activities which can be enjoyed while studying at Teesside. The aim is to provide the best University experience as possible, help you make new friends and provide an opportunity to try new sports or activities. Activities include the Intra Mural Sports Leagues (seven-a-side football, badminton, mixed netball), outdoor activities, and sports taster sessions. For further information contact


  • personal exercise programme for the gym
  • access to Olympia - squash courts, astroturf pitch, climbing wall and sports hall
  • access to the fitness studio, sauna and steam room.
  • access to all exercise classes - aerobics, pilates, yoga, dance and circuit
  • free use of the climbing wall
  • online booking system for University facilities
  • mini MOT health check
  • access to sports equipment
  • free entry into the Neptune swimming pool in Middlesbrough


Students and Associate members

Students can now join online.


Staff don't join online, they will need to continue to complete a direct debit form at reception. All new members must have completed a Health Commitment Statement prior to using the facilities. If you join online you will be prompted to do this. Those paying by cash or staff paying by direct debit will need to complete one at reception. Once you have joined you must book a gym and/or climbing wall induction with reception before using the gym or climbing wall.

Casual use

You can also 'pay as you play' paying for each activity as and when you want to take part. Cost per session is £3.50 for students and £4.50 for staff.

Please note that the Brittan Building is unstaffed before 11.00am on weekdays. If you wish to use the facilities during this time on a pay as you play basis, you will need to pay in advance a day before your visit and bring your receipt. To gain access to the facility, please use the free telephone opposite reception to phone the Sport & Well-being office upstairs.