Community - Sport Science and Recreation Services - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Community & Visitors

You don't need to be directly associated with UC to become a gym member or to use our facilities. We have a wide range of reasonably priced memberships options. Casual visits are also welcome.


12 months 6 months 3 months 1 month
Gym Membership $549 $329 $209 $99
Casual gym visit       $11
Concession card 10 visits   $99    

Visitors to UC

If you are an official visitor to UC and have been issued with a Visitor Card, you are eligile for UC Staff Rates. Simply bring your card to reception and you can start straight away!

Short term Visitors to UC

If you are here for the short term (less than 3months) on an official fellowship or programme (such as Erskine, Canterbury, Cambridge and Oxford Fellowships) we are able to calculate a short term rate for you and your family/partner as follows: (usual T&C's apply)

Per week or part week per person Card Fee per person
UC Visitor $10 No
UC Visitor's family/partner $12.50 $15

It is essential that you bring your Canterbury Card (Visitor status will be stated clearly on this) with you.
Your family/partner must attend with you at sign up, bringing suitable photo ID, to obtain the family/partner rates

If you are not sure whether you qualify, please contact for more information.



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    University of Canterbury
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    Christchurch 8140
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