Sport & fitness


Notice: The Gym is currently closed until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

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 – 08:00 to 17:00
  • Saturdays and Sundays – Closed

Full membership is R800.00 per year.

When the gym is operational, students can join using PeopleSoft. Staff members 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 Friday.