Sport & fitness


The UCT Gym is located on Lower Campus close to Graça Machel Hall women's residence.

Membership is limited to UCT staff and students.

The gym is open throughout the year at these times:

  • Mondays to Fridays – 08h00 to 17h00
  • Saturdays -  08h00 to 15h30
  • Sundays - Closed

Full membership is R800.00 per year.

Students can join using PeopleSoft by following these instructions below:

When logged into PeopleSoft Click  on the Student Finance tile then click on Clubs and Societies then Join. Read Terms and Conditions then click Agree. On the look up section enter and search FIT then Submit.

Your student card will be activated by the Sport Admin without you coming to the office. Staff members who want to join the gym can email or phone the Sports and Recreation reception. Sports and Recreation reception is in the Sports Centre, open from Mondays to Fridays from 08:30 to 15:30.


Due to COVID-19 protocols there won't be any classes for Aerobics in 2021.

Under normal conditions Aerobics classes take place in the Fitness Centre on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday between 18h00 and 19h00.