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Teesside Sport

The Gym

Health and fitness membership

Improve your health and well-being. With a wide range of sport facilities and fitness classes Teesside Sport provides the best opportunities and environment to work out and keep fit.

Free weights in the Olympia sports building

Opening times

Last admission is 1 hour before closing.

Monday – Friday

  • 7.15am - 9.00pm: gym open


  • Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm: gym open
  • Sunday 12.00pm - 8.00pm: gym open

Closed bank holidays and university Christmas vacation period.

Fitness timetable and class details

Download the timetable

The Gym

Putting health and well-being at the heart of the Middlesbrough campus and University life, this attractive, high-quality facility for staff and students provides:

  • state-of-the-art equipment
  • sprint track, free weights areas, cardio and resistance equipment and flexible studio spaces
  • spinning studio
  • specialist treatment area
  • accessible 7 days a week

All gym sessions and exercise classes must be booked in advance.

Membership benefits

  • unlimited use of The Gym and fitness classes (including Pilates, Yoga, Zumba and Metafit)
  • access to Olympia – badminton and squash courts, Astroturf pitch, climbing wall and sports hall
  • access to the fitness studio
  • online booking system for University facilities
  • The Gym and climbing wall inductions

Personal training

The Gym offers personal training to provide that bit of extra motivation to reach health and fitness goals.
More about personal training

How to join


Semester 1 membership purchase will be suspended on Sunday 27 November 2022. Student Semester 2 membership can be purchased from 9 January 2023 and needs to be renewed each semester.

  • Semester 1 Membership - 19 September 2022 - 22 January 2023: £40
  • Semester 2 Membership - 9 January 2023 - 21 May 2023: £40
  • Summer Membership 22 May 2023 - 17 September 2023: £40 (Not available to students who graduate in 2022)

Sign up online (students)


Staff membership is £120 per year (Payroll deduction £10 per month).

Staff membership can be taken out at any time and cancelled at any time.

Staff can join the gym by completing the attached Payroll deduction and Health Commitment Statement and emailing it to

Former students/alumni

Alumni membership is £150 per year, paid in one instalment.

This membership is currently open to those who have graduated at any time within the last two calendar years.

To gain membership, proof of graduate status is required. For each year of membership, reissued proof of eligibility is required.

To process your membership request, please visit Teesside Sport's reception at the Olympia Building, Middlesbrough Campus weekdays, between 9.00am and 4.30pm. Don’t forget to bring along your proof of eligibility.

Request proof of eligibility

Casual use

Pay as you play for each activity as and when you want to take part (Card payment only at Olympia):

  • £3.50 per session for students


All new members must complete a Health Commitment Statement before using the facilities. If you join online you will be prompted to do this. Those paying by cash or staff paying by direct debit 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.

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