Rates - Membership - UC RecCentre - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

2017 Memberships, casual visits and other fees

A UC RecCentre gym membership is simply great value. You can choose to join at our regular low prices, or pay for a casual visit at the low rate of just $11 per visit*. Concession cards also available ($99 for 10 visits). You must be 16yrs or age to use the facility and Photo ID is required for all new members.

* this is a one time entery into the facility not an all day pass.

UC Student Memberships

  Until March 1st, 2018
UC Students FREE

All UC students issued with a UC Student ID Card are eligible for free membership. You must still however sign up online, or in person, and agree to our terms and conditions of use, and code of conduct.

UC Staff who are also UC students are eligible for free membership if you have paid the student levy. Those who have paid fees and levy by staff waiver are NOT eligible for free membership.

Your UC student card becomes your membership card and you must present this every visit to gain access.

UC Staff, Affiliate / Alumni and Community memberships

3 months 6 months 12 months Fortnightly
UC Staff (includes UCSA staff)* $119 $189 $329 $20*
UC Staff - TEU and PSA members** $94 $139 $229 n/a
Other Students Non-UC (includes secondary and other tertiary) $109 $159 $279 n/a
Affiliates/Alumni*** $169 $269 $439 n/a
Community $209 $329 $549 n/a

New member/replacement membership card fee
(UC Staff/Student/Visitor Card holders exempt)


*You must obtain a UC Staff Card, ask your manager for details. This becomes your membership card. Salary deduction option valid for staff on fixed term or continuing contracts only.
** A letter from your Union confirming your current membership must also be provided within 2 weeks of joining, or full rate will apply.
***Those eligible for the alumni rates include: Graduates of University of Canterbury and the former Christchurch College of Education. ***Those eligible for the affiliate rates include: campus based businesses or see management
* See terms and conditions for salary deduction option for staff

Please note: You must be at least 16years of age at the time of joining, and proof of age will be required. Photo ID is required of all those requesting membership at the RecCentre.

Casual Rates
10 visit concession entry card $99.00 10 visit card
Access to facilities $11.00 per visit
(includes Group Fitness classes except Spin)
Spin (additional to membership or casual entry fee) $3.00 per class
Spin - 10 class concession card $27.00 10 class card
Squash (additional to membership or casual entry fee) $2.00 per person, per ½ hour
Squash 10x 30min booking concession card (addtional to membership or casual entry fee) $30.00 per card
Badminton (additional to membership or casual entry fee) $10.00 per court, per hour
Ball/Towel concession card $14.00 32x 50c hire value
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