Student Gym Membership

If you're on the search for student gym membership deals, then consider some of the options below. As a student looking for s gym club deal, you need to think about the contract length, the monthly cost, the facilities, whether you can pause the contract and the times at which you are allowed to use the gym club. Options include mainstream gym chains, the YMCA, university gyms and local authority fitness facilities and many offer discounted gym membership for students

Student Tip - Make sure you use the free gym trials to find the best gym for you

LA Fitness 5 Day Free Pass
LA fitness is a market leader when it comes to offering a wide range of fitness options in a convenient location. Positioned at the value for money segment of the health club market, its business philosophy is to provide the facilities and the motivation for people of all ages, shapes and sizes to get as fit as they realistically can in a vibrant and friendly environment. With 81 clubs in the UK and Ireland and facilities including fully equipped gyms, personal training, over 40 studio classes a week in most clubs, spin studio and swimming pools, sauna / steam rooms. That's why nearly 220,000 people choose to be members of an LA fitness club. They offer a range of peak and off peak membership packages that should suit students gym needs. It's best to visit there website and find your local branch for more specific student membership details.
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Fitness First
Fitness First Student membership offers 4-month minimum or 12 month minimum contracts available with reciprocal use of other Fitness First Clubs (see club access options. It entitles you to unlimited use of all the facilities at restricted times of the day, but these times still allow you to fit your gym session in around lectures. Student NUS card required
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Esporta Gym Pass offer a couple of different membership options, not specific to students. They include short term membership, where your contract length is reduced, which fits with the student lifestyle with term time only making up 7 months of the year. The other option is an off peak membership which allows you to train only on weekdays usually between 9am and 5pm at a reduced rate. Like all these clubs it is best to visit your local branch as prices vary and you should alway try to bargain them down.
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Nuffield Health
Nuffield Health Student Gym deal is available to those in full time eductation, this membership includes the use of all the centre facilities during off peak hours. Off peak hours may vary from centre to centre. Its best to enquire at your local nuffield health gym in order to secure the best offer.
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David Lloyd
Get a head start on those New Year's resolutions with FREE* membership until 1st January 2012 when you join before 30th November 2011.

The David Lloyd Leisure Group operates 78 clubs and gyms in the UK and a further 10 sites across Europe. The Group, which is now Europe's largest racquets, health and fitness operator, was formed on the 1st January 2008 following the acquisition of David Lloyd Leisure Ltd by London & Regional Properties, owners of Next Generation Clubs. Across all clubs, David Lloyd Leisure has 12,500 exercise machines, over 150 swimming pools (of which half are indoor) and offers over 10,000 exercise classes per week. The racquets facilities are unparalleled with 700 tennis courts (over half of which are indoor), as well as 180 badminton courts and 140 squash courts. Additional facilities include health & beauty spas, club lounges with free internet access, creches, nurseries and specialist sports shops to name a few.
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Virgin Active
Virgin Active offer student membership and off peak membership, both of which appeal to students depending upon their gym needs. For a full list of gyms visit Virgin Active Clubs where you can get contact details of the gym nearest your student digs.
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YMCAs have been committed to community-based health and fitness for over 150 years. Participation in YMCA sport, health, exercise and fitness programmes promotes a sense of wellbeing, self-confidence and belonging along with the more obvious benefits associated with exercise such a healthy heart, lungs, bones and strengthened muscles. YMCA facilities across the country are renowned for their friendly and non-intimidating environments that offer exercise opportunities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities.
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Local Authority
Local authority gyms and leisure centres offer a cheaper alternative for students than big chain gyms. The often have less sophisticated equipment and maybe not so many of each machine, but there are plenty to be getting on with for the majority of gym goers. Flexible student memberships are nearly always available to ensure you don't waste money on monthly gym direct debits when you're either at home for the holidays or at Uni (depending on where you join). Look at your local council website (a list can be found on
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