UCLan Sport Memberships

All UCLan students receive a Free Sports Membership*

Staff Memberships are now only £9.99 per month.

A Sports Membership gives access to:

-  Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre
-  UCLan Sports Arena
-  Activities delivered by the university's sports staff including exercise classes/fitness instruction

Membership does not include any sports activities organised and funded by the students union such as joining a sports club, competing in British University College Sport, GetIn2, Student's Union Leagues, or any other activity the Students' Union may organise.

*please see below for details on eligibility


Please visit STFSC Reception to activate your membership.  



All UCLan undergraduates and postgraduates at Preston Campus are eligible. This includes foundation year, 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year, postgraduate (Masters and PHD), and part-time students. Unfortunately, free membership is not available to students at partner colleges.


£9.99 Monthly (Minimum 3 months)

Payment taken direct from salary


£23.00 Monthly (Minimum 3 months)

Casual Admission


This option is only open to current UCLan staff and registered members of the Alumni (STFSC is not open to non-UCLan students)

Please note: All users must swipe their UCLan ID card to gain access to STFSC. If you forget your card a £1 fee is payable. All SU Club members must have a Sports Membership.

Conditions of Use

Please read the Conditions of use for the University's Sports Facilities by Students, Staff & Alumni

The document contains important information on using the facilities at Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre and UCLan Sports Arena.

How to Join

To join, you will need to complete an application form and a health screening form (the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire – PAR-Q ). These are available from STFSC reception or UCLan Sports Arena reception.

All applications must be accompanied by the following identification:

Students: Current University ID Card

Staff: University Staff ID Card

Alumni: Alumni card (application form is available from the <i>) and photographic ID (Drivers License, passport etc.)

Payment is by card or cheque only.



Students/Alumni: email STFSportsCentre@uclan.ac.uk with your name, address, Reg No and membership type.

Staff: email  STFSportsCentre@uclan.ac.uk and copy in payrollqueries@uclan.ac.uk

Memberships can be purchased from both Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre and UCLan Sports Arena.

For any membership enquiries please contact us at:

Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre reception:
External tel: (01772) 895400
Internal tel: 5400

Email: SirTomFinneySportsCentre@uclan.ac.uk