Athletic Union

Keele’s Athletic Union provides sports and fitness opportunities for all Keele students.


Keele’s Athletic Union is home to 35 sports teams, open for all students to join, whether you are an experienced player or new to the sport.

Join a Team:Keele sports team for the chance to compete in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) tournaments against other university teams, as well as the annual Varsity competition against Staffordshire University and other sporting tournaments.


Fitness Classes

The Athletic Union operates over 25 fitness and exercise classes, including circuits, spinning, Zumba and insanity workouts, among others.

Charges per class start from £1.70 off-peak and £2.70 at peak times. All classes are free with membership.

To book a class, drop into the Athletic Union, call on 01782 733368 or click here.



The Athletic Union includes a Fitness Centre containing equipment for cardiovascular and resistance training, a weights room, and an 8-station Kinesis Suite. Membership of the Athletic Union Gym includes:

  • A free induction from an experienced instructor
  • Access to over 25 classes
  • Free parking at the Sports Centre (for up to 2 hours)
  • A free personalised fitness programme
  • Advice and support to help you reach your goals

Keele Gym is open Monday to Friday, 7:30AM to 10PM and Saturday & Sunday, 9:30AM to 5:30PM.