Gym Facilities

Keep fit on campus and in halls

University College Birmingham's gym facilities are open to students, staff and alumni. The facilities include three state-of-the-art gyms located at Moss House, Richmond House and The Maltings accommodation, as well as a sports hall which is available for students to book at weekends.

If you would like to become a member, please visit the Moss House gym, located on the 3rd floor of Moss House. You can use Kick-Start to purchase a gym membership.

Students and staff must bring their ID cards with them. Alumni should contact stating GYM MEMBERSHIP as the subject to find out more information. 

Membership prices
(from September 2020)

  • Student: 12 months £95, 6 months £55
  • Alumni: 12 months £120
  • Staff: 12 months £120, 6 months £65
  • Day pass: £5

Moss House gym

Our brand new Moss House gym offers state-of-the-art equipment with an array of cardiovascular and resistance machines, as well as a functional area. Members can attend fitness classes across sites inclusive of their membership.

Helpful staff are on hand to assist you in the gym and training programmes are available for new members on request by our qualified instructors.

To help motivate you throughout the year, personal training is available for those who want one-to-one sessions (please enquire at reception). We also run a number of gym challenges and events that members can take part in. You can monitor your progress using our Tanita® scales that will give you an accurate and detailed weigh-in.

Opening times

  • Monday to Thursday – 7am-8pm
  • Friday – 7am-7pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – closed (subject to change)


The Maltings gym

As a member of the gym, your membership includes access to The Maltings gym, which opens on weekday evenings and weekends.

The Maltings gym offers a variety of equipment such as cardiovascular machines and a selection of free weights. The gym also has strength and conditioning equipment such as an Olympic lifting platform and a squat rack for more strength-focused workouts.

Opening times

  • Monday – 5pm-10pm
  • Tuesday – 6pm-10pm
  • Wednesday – match days only, please check at Moss House gym
  • Thursday – 5pm-10pm
  • Friday – 5pm-9pm
  • Saturday – 11am-7pm
  • Sunday – 11am-6pm

Richmond House gym

Richmond House gym has a wide range of cardiovascular equipment, resistance machines and free weights. Facilities are open to further education (college) students only, and free of charge as a part of their enrichment offering.

Our gym team are qualified instructors who are on hand to help and offer advice to members to ensure you have a great experience, whether you're a first-time gym user or regular gym-goer.

Membership includes access to the sauna and steam room, where you can relax after a workout.  

*If under 18, a parental consent form will be required.

Opening times

  • Monday and Tuesday – 2pm-6pm

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