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 UCT Gym is open throughout the year, from 06:00 to 21:00, Mondays to Fridays, and from 08:00 to 19:00, Saturdays and Sundays.

During UCT vacations the UCT Gym opens at 06:00 and closes at 19:00.

Full membership is R650.00 per year.

Students and staff can join the UCT Gym at the Sports & Recreation reception in the Sports Centre, Mondays to Fridays from 08:30 to 16:00.

Off-peak membership

This package is R300.00 per year. Off peak members can only use the UCT Gym between 08:30 and 15:00, Monday to Sunday.


Aerobics classes take place in the Fitness Centre on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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