Gym Facilities

Keep fit on campus and in halls

University College Birmingham has a range of gym facilities which are open to students and staff, offering a wide variety of equipment to help you keep fit on campus and in our halls of residence.

We have two state-of-the-art gyms located at Moss House and The Maltings, as well as a sports hall which is available for students to book (government restrictions apply).

To self-enrol on our gym canvas page, click here. You will find useful information as well as our membership form in the 'New Member's' section. If you have any questions or issues with completing your membership application online, please send an email to gym@ucb.ac.uk.

Find out more:

Student membership

  • Sep 2021 onwards – £95 full academic year, £55 half academic year

Staff membership

  • Sep 2021 onwards – £120 full academic year, £65 half academic year

Personal training

  • £15 per hour – booking at the gym reception.

Important information for gym users


We are continuing to follow government guidance amid the ongoing circumstances surrounding Covid-19.


Please see below for specific information on each of our facilities. More updates will be made available in due course.


As a member of the gym, you will have access to our range of fitness classes, sports hall and The Maltings gym (higher education only). One-to-one personal training with our qualified PTs will be available, charged at £15 per hour.

Moss House Gym

Our gym at Moss House offers state-of-the-art equipment with an array of cardiovascular and resistance machines, as well as a free weights 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 several 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.

Make sure you follow us on Instagram or Facebook – just search @ucbgym.

Access and opening times

The Moss House gym is open Monday to Friday from 7am to 7pm. The gym is currently open to members only – to sign-up for membership, click here.

Changing facilities are available and ID cards will be active at the gym reception. We also ask members to:

  • Wash hands regularly (hand sanitiser is provided)
  • Wipe down any equipment used with the cleaning products provided

The Maltings Gym

The Maltings gym offers a variety of equipment such as cardiovascular machines and a selection of free weights. The gym also has squat racks for more strength-focused workouts.

Access and opening times

The sports hall is open Monday to Friday from 5pm till 10pm, and at weekends between 10am and 6pm.

 

The Maltings Sports Hall

The sports hall is available to book outside of teaching. We offer a range of activities such as fitness classes, indoor football, basketball, netball, badminton, volleyball and cricket. Our sport teams also use the sports hall for some of their training.

Access and opening times

The sports hall is open Monday to Friday from 5pm till 10pm, and at weekends between 10am and 6pm.

The sports hall must be booked via the gym Canvas page.

FE Gym (coming soon)

A new dedicated FE gym will be opening soon at our Summer Row campus. The gym will be full of cardio machines, resistance machines and free weights to help you achieve your goals.

This gym will be free to our further education (college) students. All you will need to do is complete an application, a PAR-q form and have a parent/guardian consent form signed (under 18s only).

Our team of qualified instructors can help you whether you are a beginner or an avid gym-goer. Whatever your need, we can help! Being active has a positive effect on your physical as well as your mental wellbeing, so we would encourage you to join up and make the most of your time at University College Birmingham.

More details will be released on our social media accounts. Make sure you follow us on Instagram or Facebook – just search @ucbgym.

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